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Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 12:56
Utilize these ideas to create a respectful workplace for your employees.In the era of #MeToo and Time’s Up, every type of business, from small to corporate behemoth, needs to look closely at their company’s sexual harassment policies. The landslide of sexual allegations that have come forward since October 2017 make it clear that comments and behaviors of a sexual nature in the workplace are often highly destructive and may have lasting negative effects. A lackadaisical or tentative response to reported sexual harassment is no longer acceptable.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 12:40
Plump up your product base with this remarkable skincare ingredient.Hyaluronic acid is one of those superstar ingredients that has survived passing fads and, thankfully, is here to stay. Originally the main ingredient of in-office, injectable fillers, volume-boosting hyaluronic acid can now be found in cult-favorite creams, skin-saving serums and even makeup. Here’s a cheat sheet so that your beauty business staff can be informed about this effective skin hydrator.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 12:22
Industry pros sound off on the men’s grooming trends that are steadily taking over barber chairs across the country.With spring in full bloom and the first quarter of 2018 officially complete, the dominating changes and trends within the men’s grooming world are gaining traction. For the lighter and brighter days ahead, it seems hair is going down a more strategic and cleaned-up avenue, although the grungy, unkempt look of the past will still have its place.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 12:05
Born out of a passion for traditional herbalism and science, Gressa elevates green beauty and skin care with luxurious botanical blends.What do you get when you fuse the power of ancient ingredients with modern formulations? The answer is Gressa, a makeup and skincare line fortified with vitamin-rich botanicals. With the philosophy that cosmetics and skincare products should be effective and rich in natural and organic ingredients, founder and owner Svetlana Zakharevich says she created Gressa to fill a void in the market almost 10 years ago.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 10:33
Founded in 1985 with a revolutionary idea to create eco-friendly hairstyling products, Ecoco is now taking the world by storm!In the early ’80s, Aaron Tiram owned beauty supply stores in Miami–so he had plenty of experience working with products of all stripes when he moved north to start his own hairstyling products venture. “He saw all those products and thought, ‘I can make these myself,’ so he came to Chicago to start his own manufacturing company,” recounts Jonathan Tiram, Aaron’s son and vice president of Ecoco, an eco-friendly, unisex haircare brand. “He knows the business inside and...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 11:04
Later this month, salon professionals will converge on Chicago to attend the annual America's Beauty Show (ABS), at McCormick Place (North) Saturday, Sunday and Monday – April 28, 29, 30. Paul Dykstra, CEO of ABS, comments, "We are proud that the 85,000 beauty professionals who attended our three-day show in 2017 came from across the US and 34 foreign countries – and had a $116 million impact on the local economy. The beauty business, which impacts millions of consumers, also makes a very positive impact on the local economy!" (stats from Choose Chicago)
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:48
A recent survey revealed that an overwhelming majority (70 percent) of women of color prefer to wear their hair natural—curly, coily, kinky or fro. Cocotique, a deluxe beauty box subscription company for women of color, surveyed 1,200 of its subscribers for the survey, which also found that 11 percent of women of color prefer relaxed or protective styles, 6 percent prefer to straighten their hair with heat and 2 percent prefer locs.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:32
Thanks to popular demand, the Beauty Innovation & Design (BeautyID) Awards have extended their deadline for entrants to April 16th, 2018. Entries are accepted from designers, suppliers, agencies and brand manufacturers from small and large companies anywhere in the world. Recognizing innovation in packaging design and material and product formulation, the BeautyID Awards cover all cosmetic categories from hair to nails, skin, color, personal care, fragrance, sustainability and cosmetic contract manufacturing across professional, prestige and mass market segments.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:24
According to a new report from market research firm Grand View Research, the global organic personal care market size is expected to reach USD 25.1 billion by 2025. That's an impressive 9.5 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the forecast period. The growing demand for organic and natural haircare, skincare, and cosmetic products is expected to increase market growth over the projected period.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 12:58
When an ill person’s ability to leave home for a beauty service is compromised, the Beauty Bus Foundation is there to help. Here’s how you can too.Having the ability to get up in the morning and go to a hair appointment is a luxury we take for granted. For those fighting illnesses like muscular dystrophy, a trip to the salon isn’t just low on the list of priorities–it’s an uphill battle simply getting out of the house. When people aren’t able to groom themselves, their confidence can reach an all-time low. That’s where the Beauty Bus Foundation comes in. Offering
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 13:50
Opening today in San Francisco and continuing through March 23, the forum will bring together 25 industry experts to discuss beauty-related topics. iArtist The Makeup Show Forum, put on by the team that produces The Makeup Show, has opened its first ever event today, March 21,at the Grand Hyatt in San Francisco, California. Open to the public, the event will continue through Friday, March 23. Participants are also granted full access to The Makeup Shop, held on the following March 24 and 25, with the purchase of an iArtist Forum ticket.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 11:14
South Florida health and beauty products wholesaler, Carib Sales, has presented Gail Hanrahan, sales executive for The Kirschner Group, its “2018 Vendor MVP Award.” Hanrahan was acknowledged for her excellence in service, proactive problem solving, educational knowledge, promotional participation and overall pleasant and helpful working relationship. “Having great customers and working as partners makes my job so rewarding and fun!” comments Gail Hanrahan.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 13:16
For more than 100 years, L’Oréal has asserted itself as a modern, trailblazing brand. Now, with the acquisition of Canadian augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI) brand ModiFace, L’Oréal continues its trend of pivoting when faced with ever-changing market desires. ModiFace’s presence is expected to assist L’Oréal’s digital acceleration strategy, which strives to provide its 34 international brands with continuously innovative customer service- and beauty-oriented technologies.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 12:30
A recent survey revealed that an overwhelming majority (70 percent) of women of color prefer to wear their hair natural—curly, coily, kinky or fro. Cocotique, a deluxe beauty box subscription company for women of color, surveyed 1,200 of its subscribers for the survey, which also found that 11 percent of women of color prefer relaxed or protective styles, 6 percent prefer to straighten their hair with heat and 2 percent prefer locs.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 11:13
From anti-wrinkle, -stretch mark, -acne and -pigmentation products to hair-, sun- and skincare formulas, the antiaging market is exploding in demand and variety. With profiles on L’Oréal SA, Procter & Gamble, Estée Lauder Companies, Unilver, Allergen and others, a report from Research and Markets market research firm has projected the worldwide anti-aging market to reach $66.2 billion by 2023.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 10:58
Still riding the wave of success that followed his 2014 album, G I R L, 10-time Grammy-winning singer and producer Pharrell Williams has filed trademarks for a new beauty brand under the names “Girl by Pharrell Williams” and “Pharrell Williams Girl.” The trademarks cover fragrances, skin- and hair care, tanning and personal care products in addition to cosmetics bags, lingerie, luggage, athletic gear, clothing and jewelry. The move has stirred rumors that the rapper/singer will launch a women's beauty line.
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 17:05
Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive, mature and combination skin, Pai's facial oil is rich in omegas to help revive tired skin and restore balance. It's made using a concentrated dose of organic rosehip fruit and seed oils, known for their healing properties and high concentration of omegas 3, 6, 7 and 9, as well as antioxidant carotenoids that provide protection against environmental stressors. SRP: $40 For more information, visit
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 16:58
For hydrated, glowing skin with just 4 or 5 drops, this facial oil contains sweet almond, avocado and grape seed oils for a powerful dose of antioxidants, vitamins C, E and A, and polyphenols. Lightweight and non-greasy, it absorbs quickly into the skin for luminous results, improved texture, increased elasticity and it helps restore lipid loss to reduce the appearance of fine lines. SRP: $60 For more information, visit


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