Stories from Beauty Store Business
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 14:40
Why you need to establish and protect your business credit.In the beauty industry, credit used wisely can be a profitable friend; used carelessly, it can be a destructive enemy. When your business has an excellent credit score, you are likely to be offered the most favorable interest rates if you need a loan. Equally important, suppliers and vendors will be inclined to extend their most attractive terms, and your business is likely to be well regarded by the business community–all of which makes it more attractive to customers and prospects.
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 10:58
American International Industries (A.I.I.), manufacturer and worldwide distributor of beauty products, announced its acquisition of Spilo Worldwide today. The acquisition includes the entire Spilo family of brands—ColorMode, Master Barber, Mehaz Professional, Rubis of Switzerland, ToolWorx and more.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 10:18
Kat Von D is not slowing down when it comes to her cosmetic line. In a move that leverages the coolness of rock n' roll, she has partnered with long-time pal and Green Day lead singer, Billie Joe Armstrong, to create an edgy, black smudge pencil eyeliner for the ultimate messy, smoky eye. Billie Joe has rocked his signature eyeliner look since the 90's. Brilliantly, the collaboration appeals to guys and gals who want to duplicate the look on themselves. As with most Kat Von D cosmetics, this super limited-edition collaboration will only be available at Sephora and katvondbeauty.com.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 17:13
Luxury Brands, led by company president and CEO, Michael Dodo, expanded its beauty portfolio late last year with the acquisition of FHI Heat and all of its subsidiary beauty brands, including STYLUS, NEO BOND, Hair Veil and Daily Beauty. With the acquisition, Luxury Brands plans to extend FHI Heat's global brand marketing initiatives, to expand both its wholesale and direct-to-consumer retail distribution channels and to invest in new product research and development, helping to maintain FHI Heat as a category leader of cutting-edge hair innovation and technology.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 16:41
Qosmedix is now an authorized distributor of Betty Dain and Colortrak products, which allows the company to provide these ultra-popular salon supplies to industry professionals. The Betty Dain Collection is comprised of capes and aprons, including the following best-sellers: the Bleachproof All Purpose Cape, the Whisper Styling Cape, the Luminous Stylist Apron and the Convertible Stylist Apron. In addition, Qosmedix carries the favorite Betty Dain Folding Tray, perfect for salon stylists or traveling makeup artists.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 16:18
NY NOW, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift,will be held February 3-7, 2018 at New York City’s Javits Convention Center. Of particular interest to beauty retailers, the Personal Care + Wellness section will be located within the Lifestyle collection on Level 1 of the Convention Center.
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 16:00
Discover more about this remarkable natural cleansing and detox ingredient.Beauty consumers are covering their faces and teeth in a black paste that could be your next best-selling product. Activated charcoal can be found in everything from toothpaste to facial cleansers and detox drinks. The food-grade material is even used in hospitals to treat cases of drug overdose and poisoning. Made from such natural elements as coconut shells, sawdust and wood chips, activated charcoal is a form of carbon that has been superheated into a porous substance that traps toxins and chemicals. Its porosity is...
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 16:34
Voesh New York cofounder and CEO Joseph Choi shares how he brought the luxury spa experience home.Business partners Joseph Choi and Vera Oh are today known for being the founders of skincare company Voesh New York (the moniker is a hybrid of Vera and Joseph’s names). But the pair once worked together at a successful electronics firm, where they developed a portable device accessory brand. Within five years, that brand made $55 million in revenue. Together, by applying what they had learned from the world of consumer electronics to the beauty industry, the duo created a fresh skincare company...
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 11:00
Supplements for nail, skin and hair health are taking the nation by storm. From pills to powders and potions, learn all about the best wellness options for your customers.In 2015, the American Academy of Dermatology noted that “nutricosmetics–the use of nutrition or nutritional supplements for skin health and beauty–is popular abroad and may be the next frontier for improving skin health and beauty in the U.S.” The prediction turned out to be prescient. The Business of Fashion reported last October that the beauty supplement category has doubled within the last two years.
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 16:01
Baxter of California's top-selling Deodorant is aluminum-free, so it won't stain or discolor clothes—and it's ideal for sensitive skin types. The deodorant, formulated with tea tree and witch hazel extracts, tackles odors and disinfects, while simultaneously detoxifying and conditioning the skin. Comfrey, yarrow and chamomile provide a hydrating finish, lightweight texture and a refreshing scent. SRP: $19
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 15:39
Ernest Supplies' Shaving Box Set includes a premium Custom Triple Blade Razor (compatible with widely available triple blade cartridges) and a travel-size pouch of the Cooling Shave Cream. This set makes a great gift for any guy. The shaving cream conditions and provides a non-foaming lather for precise shaving—while reducing razor burn, redness and razor clogging. SRP: $48 For more information, visit ernestsupplies.com.
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 15:32
The Anthony 30-count Glycolic Exfoliating + Resurfacing Wipes are paraben free and allergy and dermatologist tested. Enriched with a botanical blend of fruit acids, soothing aloe vera and cooling menthol, these wipes refresh the skin, minimize the appearance of pores and remove dead skin cells and impurities from the surface. Made for normal, combination and oily skin. SRP: $18 For more information, visit anthony.com.
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 15:08
Scalpmaster Barber's Two-Sided Mini Club Brush packs all the benefits of a full-size professional club brush into a mini, travel-friendly size. The 4 3/4-inch brush features 100-percent boar bristles on one side and extra-firm reinforced nylon/boar bristles on the other side. SRP: $3.19 For more information, burmax.com.
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 15:01
One of Wahl's most popular clippers is now available in a cordless style! The Wahl Cordless Designer is fit for barbers and salon professionals—equipped with a lithium-ion battery-powered rotary motor that can run for over 90 minutes, and an ergonomic, lightweight design (10.2 ounces) that fits snuggly in the hand. The cord/cordless feature allows barbers to roam free while trimming wet or dry hair. SRP: $95 For more information, visit wahlpro.com.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 12:28
Beauty Store Business's interviewed CEO David Olsen to talk about Cos Bar's omnichannel strategy and plans for expansion in the future. For more information on Cos Bar, visit cosbar.com. [Videography and photo by Jason Bennett]
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 11:16
A new 10-year analysis of the global skin lightening products market is available from Future Market Insights.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 10:31
Target has announced its plan to acquire Shipt, a leading online same-day delivery platform, for $550 million in cash. With this game-changing acquisition, Target now has the ability to leverage its network of stores with Shipt’s proprietary technology platform and community of shoppers to bring same-day delivery service across the country.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 10:25
Responding to the demand for all things natural, the world’s biggest manufacturer of beauty and skincare products has developed a new plant-based professional hair color called Botanea. L’Oreal Paris created the vegan line of dye without ammonia or other chemicals, which should appeal to millennial consumers. “There’s a very strong demand from women to move toward healthier formulas,” said Marion Brunet, the international manager of L’Oreal’s professional products division, explained at the Paris launch event in December.