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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 10:45
The Your Mesh Sponge from Daily Concepts is gentle enough for even the most sensitive of skin types, yet uses a 50-gram mesh that exfoliates and lathers for an unmatched clean. It's also anti-microbial treated to limit microorganism growth, and is clinically allergy and dermatologically tested. Its smart label technology indicates when it's time to replace the sponge with a new once it fades, and it even comes with a suction cup to serve as functional storage. SRP: $10 For more information, visit
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 14:23
Discover the inspiration behind Whish, a skincare company based on simple, clean ingredients.You may recognize Whish from last year’s Beauty Pitch finals hosted by Cosmoprof North America, in the established brand category. Now in its 10th year of business, Whish is a high-performance, natural skincare and body-care line created by Aimee Werner. Werner’s inspiration to start her own line of women’s shaving products orginated from a chance encounter with her husband’s shaving cream—a vision that grew into a complete line of quality skincare products. From founding the company with her husband...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 08:55
Felix Strand, former vice president of Pixi and son of brand founder Petra Strand, has been promoted to president of both Pixi (available at Target stores nationwide and Shopper’s Drug Mart in Canada) and POP Beauty (available at Duane Reade, Rite Aid and Walgreens).
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 08:35
More than 1,200 beauty insiders gathered for the 23rd Annual CEW Beauty Insider Awards luncheon at the New York Hilton Midtown, recently, to celebrate some of the industry’s hottest brands. The event was presented in partnership with the Meredith Corporation and with master of ceremonies Lilliana Vazquez, style expert, author and T.V. host.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 08:29
It’s been more than a decade now that Dove Real Beauty has been guiding women to see their unique and natural beauty through targeted marketing campaigns that started with billboards and have culminated in video productions. It appears that the brand will not be slowing down its “real women,” “real beauty” messaging anytime soon. The brand has partnered with Shonda Rhimes, acclaimed writer and producer, known for such television works as “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How to Get Away With Murder.”
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 15:46
Q&A with Cosmoprof marketing director and mastermind Daniela Ciocan Cosmoprof North America (NA), the beauty industry’s biggest trade show, is nearly here! Beauty Store Business caught up with the show’s talented marketing director, Daniela Ciocan, to provide you with more information about this key business event that will take place July 9–12 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 12:14
Barbers can compete blade to blade in battle for a coveted prize.Wahl Professional, a company known for its innovative and trusted products in the men's grooming category since 1919, now has something new to offer to professionals in the industry. Wahl is excited to announce that they will be the host of the first-ever, online-exclusive battle of the barbers, which will give three talented winners the ultimate in bragging rights. Lance Wahl, Wahl Clipper Corporation's global vice president of professional products, says, "We're excited to be the first professional clipper company to ever host...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 13:11
Innovation is the name of the game for one brand that’s making waves in the industry.Though you don’t necessarily need to have experience in the beauty industry to find success in it, you do need one thing: originality. The founders behind the creative nail brand Mini Mani Moo, Mark and Andreina Landis, are living proof of this philosophy. Because of their combined efforts and passion for innovation, their company is now quickly establishing its reputation as an inventive brand that “creates without limits.” Here, the founders share their story of how it all started and what’s to come.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 16:41
The La Roche-Posay Double Repair Moisturizer SPF 30 is an oil-free, non-comedogenic facial moisturizer that protects against harmful UV damage and free radicals, while restoring and hydrating the skin. Fortified with moisturizing glycerin, this lightweight lotion is ideal for all skin types, including acne-prone, mature and sensitive. Apply it to the neck and face to restore your customers' skin with ceramides that leave it feeling smooth and looking great. SRP: $19.99 For more information, visit
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 14:57
Discover how hair artist Larisa Love went from innovative stylist to social media sensation and CosmoProf brand ambassador. Having 500,000 loyal followers on Instagram, owning and running a thriving, new salon and serving as CosmoProf’s first brand ambassador, Larisa Love has achieved tremendous success by, quite simply, being herself. Known for her signature chairspinning hair transformation video posts, Love quickly became a highly sought-after hair artist. The eye-catching videos showcase her exquisite talent featuring natural to vibrant hair colors—while always conveying a sense of fun....
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 13:43
For an afternoon pick me up and the ultimate in hair hydration recovery, recommend Blackwood for Men's Hair Hydrator to your customers. Fortified with vitamin B5, citric acid and arginine, it will give hair a just-visited-the-spa feel—without costing an arm and a leg. To relieve dry hair and scalps with botanicals that protect, revitalize and moisturize after a day in the sun, this double-duty product works overtime, while your customers sit back and reap all the rewards. SRP: $16.99
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 13:29
The Pick Combs by TEK help combat stubborn tangles and will keep hair looking gorgeous all summer long. Available in nine naturally derived colors that will appeal to all of your customers, the water-resistant combs are made from 100-percent FSC-certified ash wood, polished by hand in Italy and treated with linseed oil and beeswax. Easy for combing wet hair at the beach, this compact comb is also the perfect poolside accessory for keeping waves wavy and curls bouncy in a pinch. SRP: $15 (each)
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 18:33
Beauty aficionados are well aware of the impact that their water intake has on their skin. They’ve been told numerous times that if they don’t take in in their eight glasses of water a day, their skin will reap the consequences--immediately and over the long haul. As a result, experts have offered up continuous tips and tricks that help keep both the body and skin hydrated for health and beauty. From cucumber recipes for skin and food, to seasonal DIY fruit masks, and face mists that can be applied throughout the day, skin hydration is available to all.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 18:21
Attendees of the 4th annual Art and Olfaction Awards, presented by the The Institute for Art and Olfaction, were treated to a night full of intoxicating scents at the Silent Green Kulturquartier in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, May 6. The Kulturquartier—formerly a crematorium built in 1911, revitalized as an arts venue—played host to the night’s events, which included awards, dinner and vocal improvisations by Snowblink, a Los Angeles-based musician who connects the auditory with the olfactory.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 18:08
The 2017 Eastern Buying Conference, held April 1-2 at the Hilton Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey, was met with a storm that shut down airports, including Newark Airport, and delayed flights, causing the show to get off to a rocky start. In the end attendees were able to arrive safely, and the 2017 show was expanded to accommodate additional booths. Overall, attendance was up, according to show organizers.
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 15:50
Cutting-edge technologies that provide an enhanced customer experience.Imagine a beauty store where customers are greeted by a robot that offers to direct them to specific products and answers their detailed questions. Imagine an online beauty store where customers have no need to go in-store to test products because its augmented- reality system allows them to test products without leaving the comfort of their home. And so they digitally try on and then purchase their products, confident that they will complement their skin tone.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 15:37
It was announced on May 1, 2017, that companies J. White & Associates and Coleman/Harrison have created a "strategic alliance," and plan on working together while maintaining their unique brand identities. The companies will unite their teams of talented professional sales agents to provide more in-depth coverage of the industry. Together, the teams will provide sales representation in the northeast, southeast, midwest and southwest regions, as well as for nationwide specialty retail.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 15:45
To cleanse, protect and moisturize hair without stripping it of natural oils, keratin or color, the Anti-Residue Cleanse from Unwash is like a “reset button” for hair. Formulated to be pH-balanced and mild without the use of harsh sulfates or parabens, this product will revitalize your customers’ tresses, leaving them healthier and shinier; safe for use several times a week for fine, oily or minimally damaged hair, or weekly for curly, course or damaged hair. SRP: $24 (10.1 oz.)


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