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Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 14:01
Main image:  Salon and professional beauty appliances and shears grew 7.1% as a category in 2012, according to the new 2012 Professional Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Study from Professional Consultants & Resources, which provides market intelligence and data research for the U.S. salon and professional-beauty industry. Note that the 7.1% growth is 18% greater than the overall salon industry’s growth rate of 6% for the same time frame. read more
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 12:25
Main image:  The hot butter LONDON brand will soon get hotter. The brand continues to expand its product offerings and is launching a collection of Bespoke Colour Cosmetics at ULTA Beauty stores and on nationwide Aug. 1. read more
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 17:13
Main image:  The finalists are now out for the 2013 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year Awards from the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors. From cosmetics to marketing and hair products to body care, they're considered among the best new breakout products, packaging and advertising campaigns in the beauty industry. read more
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 15:01
Main image:  Since May 1, there has been a new president of The Kirschner Group: Jane Caris. Caris has replaced Harlan Kirschner, who is now CEO of the professional-beauty global sales and merchandising organization. “Jane has been with our organization for more than four years,” says Kirschner. “During this time, she has done an excellent job of taking over the responsibility of our day-to-day operations. This shift in duties has allowed me to become more strategic, forward-thinking and big-picture focused in my role. read more
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 16:10
Main image:  May 12, Mother's Day, is almost here! Consumers will spend an average of $168.94 on mom this year, up 11% from last year’s $152.52, and total holiday spending is expected to reach $20.7 billion. That's according to the National Retail Federation's Mother’s Day spending survey conducted by BIGinsight. read more
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 17:48
Main image:  Have you ever thought about buying or leasing one of those new nail art-imaging machines for your brick and mortar's customers? If your beauty store is in the United States, you can do so now via Farmington, Utah-based Style Tech. read more
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 10:12
Main image:  Sephora Americas has promoted Julie Bornstein to chief marketing and digital officer. Bornstein will continue to assume some of her former duties as senior vice president of Sephora Digital, and take on responsibility for brand and store marketing, public relations and creative, which were formerly led by Sharon Rothstein. Rothstein is joining Starbucks Coffee Co. as global chief marketing officer over the brand and the company's emerging brands, including Seattle’s Best Coffee, Evolution Fresh, La Boulange, Tazo and...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 18:25
Main image:  Derma e has hired Jennifer Norman as its new vice president of marketing, overseeing brand management, product development, public relations, ecommerce, education, market research and social media. The role is newly created for the company. In her new position, Norman is responsible for developing and executing the company's marketing and communications strategy. She will help the company achieve its objectives of sales growth, visibility and profitability while ensuring a consistent message that adheres to corporate...
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 18:34
Main image:  Tweezerman International has selected Olympic gold medalist skier Lindsey Vonn as its first brand ambassador. Vonn has a United States record 59 World Cup wins, 14 FIS Alpine World Cup titles, four overall Crystal Globes and two World Championship titles. In addition, she is the only American woman to have captured a downhill gold at the Olympics in 2010. read more
Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 12:22
Main image:  The results are in from Sally Beauty’s 19th Annual Best Tressed Survey, which reviewed the best and worst celebrity hairstyles of 2012. The top three in each category are ... Best Female Hairstyle 1. Kate Middleton 2. Sofia Vergara 3. Taylor Swift Best Male Hairstyle 1. Brad Pitt 2. Ryan Seacrest 3. Ryan Lochte Worst Female Hairstyle 1. Snooki 2. Pink read more
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 - 16:45
Main image:  Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2013 is PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald—a lively, radiant, lush green—which the global authority on color says is great for makeup and nail care, fashion and other uses. read more
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 10:47
Check out these photos we took at the two newest Peninsula Beauty salon stores (4 Embarcadero and Laurel Village) on Nov. 29!
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 13:18
Deck:  Skin analysis machines can improve sales, customer satisfaction and loyalty—all while making your store a must-visit destination. Byline:  by Tracy Morin Main image:  Today’s consumers are accustomed to the highest level of customization in their everyday lives, from personalized iPod playlists to build-your-own sandwich shops. They’re also fully enveloped in the wonders of technology and...
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 09:16
Main image:  Sephora's loyalty rewards program, Sephora Beauty Insider, is relaunching Aug. 12 with more beauty rewards, more first pass access and more exclusive experiences. Here are some of the features and benefits of the revamped program: read more
Thursday, July 27, 2000 - 23:00
Deck:  Beauty businesses have been hit with the costly trauma of being robbed of one of their most expensive offerings—hair extensions. Byline:  by Kendall Septon Main image:  At first glance, the YouTube surveillance footage capturing the April 2011 break-in at Hair Divas Distributors seems like it could be the start to any routine burglary as four hooded crooks kick in the front door of a San...
Monday, June 12, 2000 - 09:43
FRAGments, a curated perfume-as-art event for artisan perfumers, took place June 7 at the Skinny Studio in Los Angeles. The free event provided artisan perfumers with an opportunity to present their work in a gallery setting, while also selling direct to the public...
Sunday, June 11, 2000 - 11:01
CEW West Coast's "Success In-Store" event, which took place June 5 at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica, California, brought together beauty professionals from all areas of beauty as part of its Beauty Insider Series...
Tuesday, April 18, 2000 - 14:02
Main image: has launched Beauty Advisor, an esthetician-created evaluation tool that allows customers to obtain a professional-level assessment of their skincare and beauty needs in minutes, using an online questionnaire. read more


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