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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
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
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
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
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.
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 11:04
Exclusive opportunity for rising beauty brands to connect with qualified investors.Award-winning, business-to-business beauty trade show Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) will be introducing Beauty Pitch Angels this year. A new program created after the debut Beauty Pitch 2015 competition, Beauty Pitch Angels provides a way to bring private equity and venture capitalists together with some of the newest industry innovators. Interested brands must apply online. Pre-selected companies will then be invited to pitch to a live group of angel investors at CPNA 2018 taking place at the Mandalay Bay...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 13:53
The one-hour reality competition will feature beauty and fashion experts and influencers showcasing the latest trends.You and your customers can now keep up with the latest beauty trends, learn new techniques and watch social media influencers from the beauty and fashion worlds with The Look: All Stars. Hosted by actress Tori Spelling and style guru Kim Vo, the series is a one-hour makeup competition that pits two teams of beauty and fashion experts against each other in two timed, themed challenges to create inspirational, head-to-toe beauty transformations. The Look's judges and special...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 14:20
Stacy Panagakis, the former general manager of Fresh, joins as Lime Crime's new CEO.Founded in 2008 by beauty entrepreneurs Doe Deere and Mark Dumbelton, color cosmetic brand Lime Crime is known for its whimsical, trend-setting, digitally savvy, cruelty-free and vegan products, which have pioneered such beauty trends as unicorn- and holographic-inspired makeup and vivid hair colors. It was recently announced that the company has been acquired by the private equity firm Tengram Capital Partners.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:57
Available in Brilliant Blonde, Beautiful Brunette and Divine Dark, the Batiste Hint of Color Dry Shampoo helps blend in root regrowth of dyed, tinted or bleached hair. Simply spritz on this dry shampoo for a revitalizing burst of freshness that matches light to dark hair tones. SRP: $8.99 For more information, visit
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:41
Keep oily hair at bay with the Hask Charcoal Purifying Dry Shampoo. Made using a botanical citrus blend and ultra-fine rice starch infused with charcoal powder, your customers can skip a wash, extend the life of their hairstyles and have soft, clean-feeling hair in seconds. The formula is free of sulfates, parabens, phthalates, gluten and artificial colors for long-lastings oil absorption. SRP: $7.99 For more information, visit
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:36
Amika's Perk Up Dry Shampoo uses a talc-free, natural rice starch formula to absorb oil and add volume and texture to hair—without leaving behind white residue. Safe on color-treated, Brazilian-treated and even keratin-treated locks. It's free of sulfates, parabens, phthalates, gluten, oil, mineral oil, sodium chloride, petrochemicals and artificial colors, and is vegetarian-friendly and cruelty-free. SRP: $25 For more information, visit
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:30
To refresh hair and absorb excess oil while adding body and shine, Style Edit's Invisible Dry Shampoo extends the life of hairstyles and uses a unique micro-powder that's invisible when applied to the scalp and hair. Use this spray to prolong the life of hair color, because this dry shampoo lengthens the time between shampooing. Its blend of oil-absorbing properties neutralize odors, while damage repair technology helps prevent breakage and split ends. Made without mineral oil, petrolatum, parabens and peroxide, and it's not tested on animals. SRP: $23


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