Founded in 1971 by Zvi Ryzman (photo), American International Industries (A.I.I.) is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. A.I.I. is the “umbrella” corporation for over 40 beauty brands, including 5 Second Nail, Ardell Eyelashes, Andrea Eyelashes, Body Drench, Bye Bye Blemish, Checi, China Glaze, clean+easy, Clubman/Pinaud, Correctionist, Duo, European Secrets, EzFlow, Fright Night, Gena, GiGi, Gypsy Lash, IBD, It’s So Easy, Jeris-Lustray, Nail Tek, No Tweeze/Micro Tweeze, Poshé, Prolinc, RAW, Seche, SuperNail, Surgi-Care, Waterworks, Woltra, Woody’s Grooming and Youthair. A.I.I. has been the leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of innovative, quality beauty and skin care products for men and women.
The company’s corporate headquarters occupy approximately 250,000 square feet and are comprised of executive and administrative offices, warehousing and on-site manufacturing and distribution facilities.
The following companies have been aquired by A.I.I.:
Nail Tek – 2012
Poshe and It’s So Easy – 2011
Prolinc and Checi – 2007
Worldwide Cosmetics (including China Glaze) and Seche – 2005
EZ Flow – 2003
ibd – 2002
For more information about A.I.I. and its brands, visit www.aiibeauty.com.
July 1, 2010
ibd, the company that invented the first nail tip and the first nail glue celebrates 40 years of producing professional UV and adhesive products.
November 1, 2003
Confusion over the pronunciation of Seche, a favorite nail treatment product, is clarified.