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Friday, August 17, 2018 - 10:18
Family-owned and -operated since 1991, DeveloPlus turns unique haircare formulas into a winning recipe for success.On a warm summer day in Corona, California, I visit DeveloPlus’ two-story, 150,000-square-foot headquarters to meet the mother-and-son duo behind the company, CEO Kiran Agrey and COO Steven Barnes. The pair apologizes for running a few minutes behind schedule–they had a frenzied morning and several people await their approval on a seemingly important decision. But when they sit down for the interview, their calm dispositions could’ve fooled anyone into thinking it was a sluggish...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 09:54
Available in bright Pink/Orange and Nude/Pink, the unique shape of the Qosmedix Dual Textured Blending Sponge allows for easy application of foundation, contour and highlight. Using the flat surface, which has a thin protective film to help reduce product waste, to apply products. The rest of the sponge can be used to blend and buff makeup products into the skin. Customers can clean the sponges in cold or warm water and cleanser or liquid soap. SRP: $2 each (wholesale price)
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 09:46
The You’re A Mean One nail polish set from China Glaze will get your store ready for the holiday gift-giving season! This set, which is perfect for those on the naughty list, includes eight micro mini bottles in the following shades: Grinchworthy, Resting Grinch Face, Ho Ho No, Who Wonder, You’re a Mean One, Deliciously Wicked, Luke Warm Wishes and Merry Whatever. SRP: $17.50 For more information, visit
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 09:39
The new Prism Collection from Andis Company is a bold, vibrant take on the three of the brand's most popular tools: the ProAlloy clipper (shown), the Cordless Envy Li clipper and the Slimline Pro Li trimmer. “With our new Prism Collection–a vibrant, geometric colorway on some of our most popular tools–hair professionals can express a bit more of their individuality," says Bruce Bock, senior manager of corporate communications for Andis. SRP: $72.10 to $92.78 For more information, visit
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 12:50
This week, JD Beauty Group announced its acquisition of Ouidad, a curly haircare and styling brand beloved by industry professionals and consumers alike. This makes Ouidad another industry-leading brand to add to JD Beauty's portfolio of haircare and styling tools, which includes WetBrush and Bio Ionic. JD Beauty is based in New York and was founded in 1977.
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 13:23
Discover the best hair oils for every tress type.Consumers are searching for natural options to fight frizz, breakage caused by moisture-zapping villains such as sun and wind exposure, and a slew of other hair troubles. When a client or customer turns to you for advice, you want to be able to recommend just the right remedy for that person.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:41
The summer installment of NY NOW the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift starts this weekend. The show, which features a comprehensive personal care section, runs August 12-15, 2018 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The Jacob K. Javits Center will transform into a decorating, lifestyle and gifting wonderland, filled with incredible products when NY NOW takes over. It is a top destination for buyers, designers, shop owners and more to source what consumers will demand this season, into 2019 and beyond.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:09
The new ABBA Complete All-in-One Leave-In Spray provides hair with manageability, thermal protection, less frizz and more shine! Made with hydrating botanicals like Abyssinian, coconut and watermelon seed oils, and ABBA's gluten-free ProQuinoa Complex (made with hydrolyzed quinoa, barley and soy), this lightweight spray works wonders on all hair types and textures and won't weight it down. Plus, it improves elasticity, strengthens hair and protects against UV rays and environmental stressors.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 09:57
Available in black or white, the new Tri-Plex 3000 Professional Dryer features a lightweight yet powerful 2,000-watt hybrid motor that combines the performance and long life of an AC motor with the low hum and light weight of a rotary motor. For faster drying times, protection from damage, reduced frizz and healthy, shiny hair, this hairdryer features three heat settings, two speed settings, a nine-foot cord, a customized intake screen and comes with three specialized attachments and a travel bag. SRP: $159.95
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 09:45
To prevent color fading on freshly dyed locks and increase the time between salon visits, Infuse My. Colour Wash delivers 100 percent PETA-certified, vegan pigments that are free of silicone, parabens, sulfates, PPD ammonia and peroxide. Plus, the shampoo provides superior conditioning to instantly refresh color or provide an exciting update to the hair's hue. Pick from Ruby, Copper, Gold, Cobalt and Platinum. SRP: $22 (shampoo) and $25 (conditioner) For more information, visit
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 09:17
Here’s how to select the right beauty supplements to help improve the health of your customers’ skin.Beauty supplements are having a moment. Though the concept of outer beauty being affected by what you consume is nothing new, consumer interest in beauty supplements–and their availability–is rapidly increasing.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 09:07
Lure customers back to your brick and mortar with these outside-the-box strategies that truly resonate with today’s consumers.In the age of online ordering, retailers have had to become more creative than ever to attract customers into traditional brick-and-mortar stores. With hundreds of storefronts closing from familiar brand names this year–enough to earn media reports of a “retail apocalypse”–corporate giants and independents alike are struggling to stimulate in-store visits. “The recent technological explosion has blindsided retailers,” admits Barbara J. Crowhurst, CEO of Retail Makeover...
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 16:20
ICMAD announced its Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Awards winners on Monday evening, July 30, during Cosmoprof North America at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. At a dinner celebration complete with live entertainment featuring Las Vegas showgirls, ICMAD's president and CEO Pam Busiek presented the awards with ICMAD board member Dr. Robb Akkridge. “Since the inception of ICMAD’s CITY Awards in 1995, we have been recognizing and celebrating the creativity and ingenuity of our industry’s professionals and their breakthrough innovations,” said Busiek.
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:55
Kai Fragrance's Body Buffer features an invigorating blend of exotic perfumes and natural essences like coconut and olive oil inside an infused, hypoallergenic sponge that cleanses, exfoliates and nourishes the skin. It's formula is free of parabens, sulfates, phthalates, phosphates and gluten. Plus, the product features recyclable packaging, is cruelty free and made in the U.S. Lasts for approximately 15 uses, making it perfect for travel. SRP: $40 For more information, visit
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:50
Miracle Fruit Oil's Miracle Fruit Seed Oil Treatment is clinically proven to strengthen hair, reduce breakage and decrease hair loss. Plus, it protects and reverse damage caused by chemicals, pollution, heat styling and UV rays—even on thinning hair. The formula uses miracle fruit berry seed oil derived from natural sources, which contains healthy phytonutrients to naturally moisturize, condition, detangle, nourish and protect hair, for silkier, smoother, shinier tresses. SRP: $50
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:42
The new Nature's Spirit Collection from Fisk Industries features luxurious essential oils like tea tree, argan, coconut and castor oil to soothe scalps, volumize, nourish, strengthen and protect hair. The line is free from harmful sulfates and damaging chemicals to revitalize locks without stripping them of moisture. The line includes the Scalp Soothing Shampoo, Scalp Soothing Conditioner, hair oil, a hair mask and more. SRP: $11.99 to $26.95 For more information, visit
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 14:48
It's official! What was formerly the Western and Eastern Buying Conferences has now become the International Beauty Exposition. The pending name change was first announced in April, following the Eastern Buying Conference 2018 when it was reported that the two conferences would merge into one conference to be held annually. "The 2019 show will offer new opportunities for one great show," said a representative for the International Beauty Exposition. The newly merged and named show will be held Jan 20-21, 2019 at the Bally’s Hotel and Event Center in Las Vegas.
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 14:16
On Saturday, July 28, nearly 700 people gathered at Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay, clad head to toe in black and white cocktail attire and donning festive masks. They were all there with one singular mission: to celebrate Deborah Carver, founder and CEO of Creative Age Publications*, who received City of Hope’s prestigious Spirit of Life Award while supporting the City of Hope.


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