Family-owned Allured Business Media, of Illinois in the US, has bought Creative Age, a beauty publisher based in California, from founder Deborah Carver. Creative Age was founded in 1971. Its brands include: MedEsthetics, NAILPRO, Beauty Launchpad and DAYSPA. These will add to the Allured portfolio of Skin Inc., Perfumer and Flavourist, Global Cosmetic Industry, and Cosmetics & Toiletries. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.