Events

Hairdreams hair extensions and Charlie Le Mindu recently took center stage at Life Ball -- the biggest and most celebrated AIDS and HIV charity event worldwide, held in Vienna, Austria. Alongside A-list celebrities and foreign diplomats, Le Mindu was a star attraction with his Gold Sabah Collection created with customized 24K gold Hairdreams hair.

Short Hills, one of the wealthiest zipcodes in the nation, is now a little closer to glamour cousin Beverly Hills, now that José Eber’s first East Coast salon has come to town. The theme of Eber’s salon opening event was “Beverly Hills in Short Hills,” Beverly Hills being where Eber’s flagship is. This is José Eber’s first foray into the East Coast and the residents of New Jersey were there to welcome him in droves, with over 400 guests attending.

When it comes to the beauty industry innovation and education are both key to staying on top of the skin care game.

On May 3, Beauty Launchpad joined Paul Mitchell Schools at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills to celebrate fundraising for charity at the annual FunRaising Gala. The event, hosted by Winn Claybaugh and Pauley Perrette, raised a total of $1,769,150.64 (updated amount) for 11 amazing charities. Special celebrity guests Fran Drescher, Magic Johnson, Marie Osmond, Gary Sinise, Kathy Buckley and Leeza Gibbons joined John Paul DeJoria and the Paul Mitchell family to help raise awareness for for causes close to their hearts.

It’s a luxurious treat for any gal to get her locks blown out by a hairstyle pro. Add in top-of-the-line hair care products and you’ve got yourself a win-win. Beauty editors (Launchpad included!) were in luck last Tuesday as they filled the chairs at the chic L’Appartement Hair Boudoir in NYC and were some of the first to experience the Full Flawless Iconic Oribe Blowout using one of Oribe Hair Care’s newest products, Imperial Blowout Transformative Styling Crème, set to launch in September.

The CND team kicks off I Heart CND at MK Beauty Club in LAOn Sunday, May 3rd, 2015, CND hosted its fifth “I Heart CND” event at MK Beauty Club in Los Angeles, CA for Nail Professionals in the LA area. Featuring Summer 2015 trends and nail styles, this high-energy event transported local Nail Professionals through the “CND Art Walk” with interactive stations and product demonstrations that brought CND’s systems and artistry to life. 

Held on May 3rd and 4th, 2015 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City, The Makeup Show NYC celebrated its tenth anniversary with its most successful show to date. Over 7,000 attendees, including retailers, buyers, editors, and bloggers, interacted with 85+ beauty brands and nearly 50 inspirational and keynote speakers, attended hands-on workshops, and mingled with top makeup artists during the first ever The Makeup Show Week.

On Monday, May 4th, Orly hosted a celebration of the brand's 40 years in the beauty industry at Perch's rooftop lounge in Downtown Los Angeles. Guests sipped cocktails and enjoyed a decadent meal as surprise guests Deborah Carver (founder, Creative Age Publications), Jack Sperling (Jeff Pink's mentor) and Leslie Stevens (co-founder, LaForce + Stevens PR) toasted Orly founder and industry legend Jeff Pink on his four decades of innovation and success.

Left to right: Lynn Bouchard, Nancy Chenard, Marilyn Garcia, Kim Tanner

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