Stories from Beauty Store Business
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:11
Andis Company recently launched Andis Gear—an apparel collection with over 25 new products, including T-shirts, polos, hoodies, hats and more! Fan of Andis will love the Weekender Hoodie, which is made from soft cotton and polyester with a zip-front, ribbed cuff and waistband, cover-stitching, an anorak-style hood and kangaroo pockets. This hoodie, which features Andis' logo, is comfortable and stylish for men and women. SRP: $54.99 For more information, visit gear.andis.com.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 09:55
Dermelect's new Microfacial Exfoliating Masque helps turn dull complexions radiant using a multi-brightening complex that's suitable for all skin types and tones. It's formulated with THD ascorbate (vitamin C) that evens out skin tone; kaolin clay to absorb excess oil and purify pores; coconut, bergamot, avocado and sweet orange oils for glowing, hydrated skin; and salicylic acid with anti-inflammatory properties. Plus, it's free of sulfates, parabens, synthetic fragrances and dyes. SRP: $38
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 09:45
Wahl Professional’s 5-Star Cordless Senior is now available in the U.S. This heavy-duty clipper features an improved rotary motor with a lithium-ion battery and strong cutting power for accurate on-scalp fading, seamless blends, clipper-over-comb cuts and bulk hair removal. The blades are flat precision, and can be zero-gapped. Plus, it comes six cutting guides, a recharging transformer, a styling comb, oil, a cleaning brush and a red blade guard. SRP: $139 (salon price)
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 09:53
Andis Company, manufacturer of handheld tools to trim, cut, curl, straighten and dry hair, continues to invest in education with the publication of a third addition to its clipper cutting series, Clipper Cutting 301: A Guide for Cutting Highly Textured Hair. Created for those wishing to jumpstart their barbering career and to expand the brand’s online educational initiative, Master Barber School, the guide focuses on techniques for cutting highly textured hair and features multiple tutorials covering hair types and textures, fades and custom styles.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 09:52
The new Facial Exfoliating Sponges from Qosmedix are available in two different styles. The Gentle Exfoliating Oblong Sponge (#20242) is designed to easily work with the contours of the face; the Finger Mitt Facial Exfoliating Sponge (#96654) conveniently fits on the fingers and exfoliates hard-to-reach areas. These sponges are versatile for consumers as well as spa and salon professionals that can use them to prep a client's skin before a treatment. Both sponges are reusable and can be cleaned with soap and water.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 09:46
Barielle's Aloe Growth Therapy is a new nail treatment specifically formulated for brittle, hard-to-grow, thin nails. Fortified with moisturizing aloe, this nourishing formula helps nails grow longer and stronger in only one week. Simply apply one coat, twice a week; this treatment can be used by itself, as a base coat or as a top coat. SRP: $10 For more information, visit barielle.com.
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 13:56
With roughly 1,300 exhibitors and an expected 35,000+ visitors, there’s much to do and see at this year’s Cosmoprof North America (CPNA), to be held July 29-31, 2018, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Beauty Store Business reached out to Daniela Ciocan, marketing director for CPNA, and Eric Horn, North American show director for the Professional Beauty Association (PBA), to get a few tips for attendees and exhibitors as well as a few trends to look for at beauty’s biggest B2B event in the U.S.
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 15:11
More than a passing fad, here’s how J-beauty is leaving a permanent mark on the industry.If you have not heard already, J-beauty is most definitely on the rise. Otherwise known as Japanese beauty, Japan has actually been influencing the U.S. beauty industry for decades with longstanding brands like Shiseido, SK-II and Shu Uemura. The second largest beauty market in Asia (behind China), Japan generated more than $25 billion in revenue from personal care products in 2017–with $2.75 billion in beauty exports last year, according to the Japanese Cosmetic Industry Association.
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 12:09
The Soft 'n Style Hair Accessory Kit features 200 pieces that can be used to achieve an endless array of looks—and come housed in a convenient, compact and sturdy case. The accessories are also organized in plastic compartments for ease of use. Perfect for hairstylists, this kit includes metal duck bill clips, black hair pins in two sizes, bronze hair pins, black bobby pins, bronze bobby pins, silver bobby pins, black elastics, clear plastic elastics, black plastic elastics, a blonde hair net and a brown hair net. SRP: $9.99
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 12:02
Available in gold and silver, the Kitsch Marble Bun Pin features 14 karat gold and sterling silver plated brass alongside a beautiful marble design. Use it to dress up a plain bun to take a look to new heights instantly. Measures 3 inches in length. SRP: $18 For more information visit mykitsch.com.
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 11:54
Charmsies' hair accessories are available in a variety of shapes and colors, like the Silver Stars Hair Charms. Apply them quickly and easily with heat. Created by celebrity hairstylist Kiara Bailey , these adhesive charms are perfect for special occasions, fun looks and festival hair. SRP: $10 For more information, visit haircharmsies.com.
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 11:49
The comfortable, beautiful Lizzy Elastic Stretch Band from Pink Pewter features a nonslip, no-tangle black stretch cord and a variety of shimmery crystal circles for extra sparkle! Great for special occasions, this headband dresses up any outfit for the perfect night out. The outer edge also features clear seed beads on the trim. One size fits all. SRP: $59.99 For more information, visit pinkpewter.com.
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 11:43
The Invisibobble Original hair tie won't leave your customers' hair dented or creased. That's because it's unique spiral shape provides a strong yet comfortable grip with a smooth, non-soaking surface that won't tangle wet or dry hair. It's available in six fun colors your customers will love: Crystal Clear, True Black, Pretzel Brown, To Be Or Nude To Be, Blush Hour (shown) and Mint To Be. SRP: $7.95 For more information, visit invisibobble.com.
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 11:06
Increase cosmetics sales in your store with a section of products trending on Instagram for Gen Z and millenial consumers.Millennial and Gen Z consumers differ from the clients of yesteryear because they are constantly inundated with options. They have become more aware of specific products and brands compared to Gen Xers and boomers, who are more likely to turn to retail sales staff for advice.
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 09:53
Helping women all over the world gain confidence with beautiful hair, Perfect Locks cofounder Priyanka Swamy has a passion for giving back.Born and raised in Bangalore, India, Priyanka Swamy aspired to be a beauty entrepreneur who empowers women across the globe. She achieved this goal by cofounding the hair extension and wig company Perfect Locks with her husband Gautama in 2007.
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 09:35
Introduce your customers to the beauty of beneficial bacteria.Exfoliating, scrubbing, peeling–these words have become synonymous with morning and evening skincare regimens. It’s often believed that sloughing off the top, outermost layer of skin will unveil softer, baby- smooth freshness that’s hidden just beneath the surface. However, when skin is too squeaky clean, it may actually be working against us. This is because our body is packed with microorganisms that inhabit all of our organs and tissues–including our skin. Think of these organisms as helpful bacteria. There are more than 100...
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:21
As Deborah Carver gears up to accept this year’s Spirit of Life Award from City of Hope, she reflects on her bootstrap beginnings and meteoric rise to publishing mogul and beauty industry icon.Deborah Carver has always been ahead of her time. President and CEO of Creative Age Publications (CAP) in Van Nuys, California, for nearly 50 years, Carver has shepherded it to becoming the only beauty trade publishing company covering every segment of the industry. Witness CAP’s roll call of highly successful publications: NAILPRO, DAYSPA, our very own Beauty Store Business, Beauty Launchpad,...
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 11:17
According to the new “2017 Professional Salon & Pro Beauty—Appliance & Shears Study” from beauty data research company Professional Consultants & Resources, manufacturer sales for the professional salon industry’s appliance category were up 2.9 percent in 2017. And in particular, sales to the mega-salon-store and salon-store market grew 23.5 percent.