Stories from Beauty Store Business
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 15:49
Scroll through any Instagram feed these days and you’ll likely see it—a photo of a celebrity wearing a sheet mask. Drew Barrymore, January Jones, Mindy Kaling and even Sean Combs have taken selfies wearing sheet masks as they relax at home or prepare for red carpet events. The Korean-beauty secret originally landed in the U.S. around 2009, and since then, the trend has only increased in popularity.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 12:21
Carlotta Jacobson, president of Cosmetic Executive Women, reflects on her career accomplishments and a lifetime of contributions to the beauty industry.As a veritable force of nature continuously forging ahead throughout her decades in the beauty industry, Carlotta Jacobson isn’t usually one for looking back. She’s always onto the next, biggest, brightest thing—whether growing Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) to record membership numbers in her role as president since 1996, her continuing education both inside and outside the industry, or giving back in a big way.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 20:07
Retailers looking to increase options for their men’s and baby product offerings may want to attend NY NOW, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift. The summer edition of NY NOW will host more than 85 brands in its Baby + Child section for the upcoming summer market; while its Personal Care + Wellness section, within NY NOW’s LIFESTYLE area, will feature some new men’s product offerings.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 19:43
Twelve beauty companies were honored with The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors CITY Awards for their exceptional creativity, entrepreneurship and charitable giving during the 2017 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year awards dinner, which took place July 10 during Cosmoprof North America at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 19:38
The inner beauty trend continues to grow as one of the most iconic faces in beauty agrees to represent rising antiaging supplement Lumity. Supermodel, photographer and humanitarian, Helena Christensen is Lumity’s new global ambassador. Christensen is a long-time user of the clinically tested antiaging supplement created by Dr. Sara Palmer Hussey, Ph.D. The supplement works to restore youthfulness at the cellular level, which is one of the factors that drew Christensen to her new role.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 19:25
There is a new playground for beauty pros and beauty enthusiasts alike, and it's situated in one of the coolest areas in California. Smashbox Cosmetics has launched its first U.S. flagship store on trend-setting Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice Beach, Los Angeles. The cult favorite opened its doors to playful beauty-goers on July 14.
Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 23:22
BREAKING NEWS: Deborah Carver, CEO of Creative Age Publications, will be honored during next year’s City of Hope Gala (held during Cosmoprof Las Vegas) as the 2018 Spirit of Life Award honoree for her dedication to the beauty industry and support of world-renowned cancer treatment and research center City of Hope. Carver has advocated tirelessly for City of Hope throughout her tenure in the professional beauty industry. “I’m incredibly honored to receive this distinction from the Professional Beauty Association and City of Hope,” says Carver.
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 12:27
To take your customers' glow to the next level, they'll need Rituel de Fille's Rare Light Luminizer in Solaris. This limited-edition hue inspired by celestial light radiates a soft, warm glow within translucent opal. The iridescent color changes in different lights, and looks great on a wide variety of skin tones. To get Rituel de Fille's signature "lit-from-within look," stock this highlighter made with ingredients that include jojoba seed oil, castor seed oil, lavender oil and beeswax. SRP: $29
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 11:56
With the help of Bondi Sands' Everyday Gradual Tanning Milk, your customers can get that healthy, natural-looking glow they crave for summer. Its dual-action formula hydrates the skin while also providing a glow all year round. Nourishing ingredients like aloe vera, vitamin E and cocoa butter scents make it suitable for everyday use as a moisturizer. Its light, non-sticky formula make tanning easier than ever before. SRP: $22 (13 oz.) For more information, visit bondisands.com.
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 11:39
The new EzFlow GLO It! Glow in the Dark Pigments will bring your customers' nails to life at night and are the perfect addition to your store's summer selection. The pigments can be blended into the custom color of your choice, and look beautiful during the day and then illuminate at night through the help of artificial or natural light. Choose from six glowing hues: White, Aqua, Green, Blue, Purple and Orange. The pigments work with acrylic powder, dip acrylic powder, gel, gel polishes and lacquer. SRP: $9.95 (each) or $238.80 (salon price for display)
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 15:38
Do you feel it? The professional-beauty atmosphere is pulsating with anticipation as the 15th edition of Cosmoprof North America lies just days away. The top North American B2B beauty show, which caters to the beauty professional via networking opportunities, product debuts, and meetings with key professionals and entities, will kick off at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, July 9-11.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 15:25
The men’s skincare market is booming as increasingly more men are taking greater interest in their overall grooming habits and personal appearance. It wasn’t too long ago that many men balked at the idea of using facial masks, scrubs and moisturizers. But today, market research is estimating that the men’s personal-care market will hit more than $160 million, globally, by 2022, according to a 2016 Allied Market Research report. Just one year before, in 2015, one of the most renown radio and TV personalities, Ryan Seacrest, and acclaimed dermatologist, Dr.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 15:04
The nutricosmetics market, including beauty supplements and beverages, is primed for growth and opportunity, according to insight from global market intelligence firm Transparency Market Research(TMR). It expects the nutricosmetics market to reach $7.93 billion by 2025.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 14:43
Augmented reality continues to broaden its reach in beauty. Webby-award winning virtual beauty platform Perfect365, with more than 100 million users, and NYX Professional Makeup have partnered via Perfect365 PRO to aid NYX makeup artists in developing looks for their clients. The app allows makeup artists to create looks for their clients via a live augmented reality mirror, which now includes 60 virtual NYX Professional Makeup products.
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 12:42
After finding success with the Butterfly Loft Salon and Butterfly Circus, David and Alexis Thurston started a new business venture. Take a look at Pulp Riot.Having grown up in what he calls the “left-brain world” and earning a B.A. in economics from UCLA, serial entrepreneur and Butterfly Loft Salon co-owner, David Thurston, says his career today is a huge departure from where he started. While he once believed he’d spend his entire life practicing law or accounting, Thurston says, “I didn’t realize that there was a world out there where you could actually make a good living not doing those...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 17:24
The new Lash and Brow Accessories from Qosmedix include a diverse array of items your clients will love, including: the Dark DUO Brush On Striplash Adhesive, the Soft Grip Eyelash Curler, the Pink Pointed Scissors, the 5-inch Spoolie Brush and the Curved Eyelash Comb (used to define and separate eyelashes prior to or following mascara application). Get these five products in your store so that your customers can have perfectly primed lashes and brows all year long.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 17:05
Wahl's Beret trimmer, the latest offering from Wahl Professional, was unveiled at Premiere Orlando earlier this month. To make styling convenient for barbers and stylists, the trimmer can be used with the cord or cordless (with a two-hour run time). Lightweight and designed with ergonomics in mind, the Beret includes an automatic charging stand to recharge its lithium-ion battery, a recharging transformer, four trimming guides, oil, a cleaning brush, a styling comb and more. Its rich copper color and sleek design make it eye-catching.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 16:52
The Hot Tools 1" CurlBar features a 24k gold innovative ergonomic design and soft-touch handle that allows hairstylists to curl quickly—with less strain on the shoulders, elbows and wrists. The nine foot swivel cord makes styling clients' hair a breeze, while the built-in curl timer sends vibrating notifications that allow for the perfect curl. It's universal dual voltage, heats up to 450˚F and has a rotating dial control to adjust temperature and timer settings. Plus, it's backed by a three-year warranty and comes with a heat-resistant glove. SRP: $99.99