Friday, August 28, 2015 - 14:38
It's the key today to unlock today's knowledge-thirsty consumers as well as your beauty store's success in this product category.In a world where knowledge is power, it's not just industry professionals who want to educate themselves about makeup. Lucky for us, we in the beauty business are able to reap the benefits. The staggering amount of knowledge-hungry consumers is growing everyday. Not only do hairstylists want to expand on their makeup skills, but every day women are eager to learn how to choose and apply the correct colors on themselves.
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 13:56
After the highly successful launch of its innovative Programs of Passion in 2014, Matrix announced an expanded lineup for 2015.
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 16:13
Do you have old credit card terminals? Watch out! You could be subject to credit card fraud.Brick-and-mortar beauty stores will be on the hook for credit card fraud if they don’t migrate to new chip card terminals by Oct. 1, according to the major credit card companies. Essentially, MasterCard, Visa, American Express and the like have had it with old technology magnetic stripe cards, which are easy plunder for fraudsters. They’ve decided to shift the liability for fraud to beauty stores and other businesses that insist on clinging to mag-stripe technology and don’t bring in new chip card...

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Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 15:24
American International Industries announced Aug. 27 the acquisition of the Hollywood Fashion Secrets brand. Terms and details of the deal by the privately held, multiple-brands pro- and mass-beauty supplier weren't provided.
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 14:53
ForWeb.jpg Each week Beauty Launchpad will be selecting one fabulous 'do to be featured as our hairstyle of the week! Submit your hairstyles on Instagram by tagging your hairstyle photos #lpweeklydo and @beautylaunchpad. This week's #lpweeklydo: This week's Hairstyle of the Week goes to @belladonnabymollyromano for this pretty-in-plum transformation! ForWeb.jpg read more
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 14:27
Deck: Byline: Main Image: The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) released new recommendations regarding dermatologic tests and treatments that are not always necessary. The list was developed as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, an ABIM Foundation initiative designed to help patients avoid potentially unnecessary care. Items were selected by a work group of board-certified dermatologists who identified: areas with the greatest potential for overuse/misuse, a need for quality improvement and the availability of strong evidence-based research to support the recommendation....

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Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 14:14
Deck: Byline: Valeant Pharmaceuticals announced the addition of D. Robert Hale—partner of San Francisco-based investment firm ValueAct Capital—to its Board of Directors, as well as the resignation of Jeffrey W. Ubben, CEO and CIO of ValueAct Capital, effective as of August 19, 2015. ValueAct Capital owns approximately 4% of the outstanding stock of Valeant and has been a shareholder in Valeant since 2006. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticle free tagging: Valeant PharmaceuticalsValueAct CapitalArticles: ArticlesNews
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 14:10
Deck: Byline: Pharmacy Times and U.S. News & World Report have named Mederma (Merz Aesthetics) the No.1 pharmacist-recommended brand for treating scars and stretch marks. Mederma offers a range of over-the-counter products to treat the appearance of scars caused by cuts, scrapes, burns, acne and surgery, including PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream, Advanced Scar Gel, Scar Cream Plus SPF 30 and Mederma For Kids, while Mederma Stretch Marks Therapy combines ingredients like proprietary botanical extract Cepalin and hyaluronic acid. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticle...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 14:20
Ready to sign a new lease? Smart strategies can protect your bottom line.It's time for your lease renewal. Are you ready to negotiate? If you're like many retailers, your answer is "No." But a lack of preparation can be costly. Rent is typically a retailer's second-largest operating expense after labor. And the common industry practice of adjusting staff levels to reflect a changing business environment simply won't work with lease payments. You're pretty much stuck with them once you've signed on the bottom line. It's more important than ever to negotiate a better deal in today's real estate...


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