It may have started as a dream, but it ended with the reality of a first-place win for James Gartner in the inaugural Pravana 2014 Show Us Your Vivids contest for educators. Gartner's look was deemed the premiere interpretation of the power of PRAVANA's Vivids color line.
TONI&GUY held its 19th Annual Photographic Awards as part of its 2014 Summit, held in September near Dallas, Texas. The high-energy awards program kicked off with a performance by the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm & Blue Dancers, and continued with impressive photographic presentations from the nominees, along with a handful of live models showcasing finalists’ work. Read below for a complete list of winners, and click through to see some of the award-winning looks.Winners
This month marks the ten year anniversary of Tricoci University of Beauty Culture's flagship campus. Mario Tricoci founded Tricoci University of Beauty Culture a decade ago with a goal to redefine beauty education. He launched the Chicago Northwest campus on Harlem Avenue in 2004 and then went on to open nine more campuses across Illinois and Indiana.
October marks Domestic Violence Awareness month and highlights an issue that continues to affect countless women, men and children on a daily basis. The Professional Beauty Association’s (PBA) CUT IT OUT: Salons Against Domestic Abuse program is dedicated to mobilizing salon professionals and others to fight the epidemic of domestic abuse in communities across the United States by building awareness and training salon professionals to recognize warning signs and safely refer clients, colleagues, friends and family to local resources.
From staff training to customer service, "It's All About the Client" offers business practice tips for salon owners. Author Lee Watt draws on her experience as a hairstylist and salon owner for advice on everything from salon etiquette to maintaining a successful business. For more information visit Amazon.com.
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Dean Rhoades, 64, founder of the Dean Rhoades Salon in Beverly Hills and co-founder of DermaNew Skincare, passed away on September 6th in his sleep at his Beverly Hills home. Dean was born on July 17, 1950, in Indianapolis, IN, to Terry and Wynona Rhoades, of blessed memory.
Loxa Beauty, which offers professional salon hair and beauty products, was recently selected to join the Google Trusted Stores program. To help shoppers identify online merchants that offer a great shopping experience, the Google Trusted Store badge is awarded to e-commerce sites that demonstrate a track record of on-time shipping and excellent customer service.
Hotheads Hair Extensions is proud to announce Hair With A Voice’s SHAIRING Initiative, a progressive hair donation program that offers charitable contributions through the proceeds from the sales of hair. This Initiative ensures that donations of hair directly benefit Friends Are By Your Side, a program started by Martino Cartier to grant Wigs & Wishes to women and children undergoing cancer treatment.