Bringing Together the Best of Beauty


  • 12 Mar 2013
  • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles Airport, 5985 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90047


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 "Rock Star Skin Care Ingredients for 2013-2014

Rebecca James Gadberry, Instructor,
Cosmetic Sciences

UCLA Extension, Dept. of Humanitites & Sciences

BIW is a Co-Sponsor of the UCLA Skin Care Ingredient Series for Cosmetic Professionals at UCLA

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Crowne Plaza Hotel - LAX, 5985 West Century Blvd,
Los Angeles  CA 90045

Following up on Ben Bennett's exciting and educational presentation last month about trends from HATCHBEAUTY, where he stated that INGREDIENTS are one of the Key Trends, Rebecca has agreed to share her knowledge and insights about some of the hottest new ingredient trends for 2013-2014.

Speaker Biography:
Rebecca James Gadberry
has been an Instructor in Cosmetic Science at UCLA since 1986 and is an award-winning educator, journalist and product developer and is considered one of the industry’s leading ingredient authorities. Known as “the Ingredient Guru,” Rebecca  will discuss recent skin care ingredient trends and development directions, what’s hot, what’s coming and what everybody needs to know for a knowledgeable discussion with their Lab Developers. Rebecca is also CEO of YG Laboratories Inc., a Southern California Skin Care Manufacturer serving prestige skin care brands worldwide.


  • Members - $40.00 (USD)

Up to 3 guests may be registered at the time of member registration.

  • Non-Members - $50.00 (USD)

Sponsor Information:

Ross Organic is a leader in the sale of eco-friendly, natural, mild and value-added specialty ingredients (aka “Rockstar” ingredients). We employ a team of technical sales professionals who work with marketers & formulators to help them develop new and improved cosmetic and personal care products. Our team places the highest value on long-term, sustainable growth. We look to sell concepts, ideas and new technology and understand that the process takes great care and time.

More and more clients look at ingredient suppliers, like Ross Organic, for guidance on what raw materials they can use and what claims they can make. In this way, we have become a premier supplier of specialty ingredients and a leading resource for information and solutions. Our quarterly newsletter, "The Source", is read by over 3,000 industry professionals. We aim to continue this trend of "thought leadership" as we look to the future.
Ross Organic
9770 Bell Ranch Drive, Santa Fe Springs, CA  90670 | Office
Richard Hersey, VP - Sales,, 562.236.5700
Ali Witwit, Director -  Marketing,, 562.236.5700

Entree Choices :


Irish Green Potato Soup with Fresh Watercress Garnish 

Entrée Choices:

Hot Irish Corned Beef & Cabbage with Baby Red Potatoes 

- or -

Grilled Salmon Filet over Sautéed Spinach with Baby Red Potatoes


Vegetarian - Quinoa over Sautéed Spinach, Asparagus, Baby Zucchini with Roasted Red Pepper & Tomatoes  


Key Lime Pie with Kiwi-Lime Sauce & Fresh Kiwi Slice, served with Fresh Brewed Coffee or Tea

Thursday, March 7th, At Noon,

will apply.

Self Parking & Valet  Parking available:      

Self Park:          No Charge

Valet Park:        $ 12.00 (NOTE: Small increase in Valet Parking Charges)

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