May 14, 1993
Roy J. Karrell, founder of Los Angeles-based Visage Beaute, which made custom-blended cosmetics, has died at age 44. Karrell, who lived in Malibu, died Monday of AIDS. The Boston native began his career in makeup as a stock boy behind Bloomingdale's Elizabeth Arden counter in New York. He moved into management during stints with Chanel and Lancome, and rose to vice president of Halston Orlane.
March 22, 1987 |
Staar Surgical Co., Monrovia, said it purchased Frigitronics of Connecticut Inc., Shelton, Conn., a wholly owned subsidiary of Revlon Inc., for $3 million. Frigitronics designs, manufactures and markets cryosurgical equipment and diagnostic and surgical instruments mainly for the ophthalmic industry.