Molly Kossoff, Assistant Editor of Beauty Launchpad, caught up with Thermafuse Marketing Coordinator Brittany Straight and Director of Education Dale Smith at Cosmoprof North America 2014 to discuss the exciting launch of Thermafuse's brand new f450 Smoothing System. Packaged in a convenient, one-stop, carry-all briefcase, this innovative system is sure to be a game changer in the beauty industry. Check out the exclusive interview below! www.thermafuse.com/f450
Legendary makeup artist Dick Smith passed away on July 30, 2014 at age 92. Smith is known for his special effects makeup work on films including The Exorcist,The Godfather and Amadeus. Dick was often referred to as "The Godfather of Make-up" and worked as NBC's first makeup director. He received an Academy Award for Makeup for his work on the movie Amadeus.Makeup artist Rick Baker tweeted, "The master is gone. My friend and mentor Dick Smith is no longer with us. The world will not be the same."
On July 24th, over 100 guests enjoyed appetizers from Gravina Malibu and fine wines from Morandell Imports and celebrated the grand re-opening of YUKA STYLE BH. The evening featured a hair and fashion show with 12 international models and a live hair show. Guests included actresses Bai Ling, Judy Tenuta, Patrick Darbo, actor Blaine Gray and Judith Mancini.
L’Oréal USA Professional Products Division (PPD), which includes such prestigious brands as L’Oréal Professionnel, Kérastase, Redken, Matrix, Pureology, Shu Uemura, Mizani and Essie Professional, has announced its collaboration with StyleSeat, the online destination for salon professionals and their clients that has become the fastest growing marketplace for beauty and wellness services.
Gwyneth Paltrow and celebrity hairstylist David Babaii were spotted this week visiting one of their franchise partners at the Blo Chelsea location. Their team was not only treated to an up close and personal experience but, as an added bonus, they also all participated in a day of education where David shared his trade secrets in achieving a "Gwyneth blowout."
Pivot Point announces Leo Passage Endowment Fund with $1 million donation from Passage Family
Lynelle Lynch, President of the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation; Robert Passage, Chairman and CEO of Pivot Point International; and Melanie Kopeikin, President of Pivot Point International
Beauty and education do truly change lives!
Earlier this month Great Clips, Inc. awarded 100 cosmetology students each a $1,000 scholarship. Scholarships were awarded as part of the 2014 Great Clipper Event, which brought local Great Clips franchisees into local cosmetology schools across the United States and Canada.
City of Hope's National Professional Salon Industry honored Harlan Kirschner of The Kirschner Group with the 2014 Spirit of Life Award. The evening included live entertainment by renowned singer Michael Bolton, a silent auction and a special opportunity drawing for a chance to win a 2014 Mini Cooper Coupe, courtesy of Jinny Corp.
Check out our interview with NAHA 2014 Haircolor winner Chrystofer Benson!