This year the US Food and Drug Administration has updated their regulations to standardize sunscreen labeling and regulate testing for effectiveness ensuring manufacturers correctly label their products for the safety of consumers. "I applaud this move as it will help people discern the truth behind the labels so they can find the right sunscreen protection for their needs," says dermatologist Dr. David Bank who is also a member of the Skin Cancer Foundation's prestigious Amonette Circle.
Cre8 Salon & Spa in Cape Coral has become the third salon in the state, and the only one on the West Coast of Florida, to be named an Arrojo Ambassador Salon. The salon will carry the hair care product line developed by celebrity New York stylist Nick Arrojo, who became famous on the cable television show “What Not to Wear.” Arrojo formally made the announcement, and introduced Cre8 Salon & Spa owner, Marcy Moreno, as his newest ambassador at Premiere International Beauty Show in Orlando.
Goldwell hair care experts have announced the 2012 Color Zoom Challenge US Finalists. This year the United States received a record number of entries in the three Color Zoom Challenge Categories: Creative Colorist, Partner Colorist, and New Talent Colorist. In June, the entries were narrowed to fifteen semi-finalists and were then judged by a Global Panel of independent industry experts and international stylists at the Goldwell hair care Headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany.
Beauty Launchpad congratulates the Vince Smith Hair Experience on its 21 year anniversary!
The Vince Smith Hair Experience celebrated its 21 year anniversary with a “Lucky 21” Vegas themed party on June 21st, 2012. Guests enjoyed Hypnotiq cocktails & desserts, casino games, hair & makeup touch-ups, hair feathers, hair gems, tarot card readings and some special guest musical performances.
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The Goldwell hair care team has announced the 2012 Color Zoom Challenge US Semi-Finalists. This year the United States received a record number of entries in the three Color Zoom Challenge Categories: Creative Colorist, Partner Colorist and New Talent. Goldwell hair care experts brought together a prestigious judging panel that included: Goldwell Brand Celebrity Stylist, Rona O’Connor; Special Creative Artist, Nick Arrojo; Co-Founder of Hairbrained.me, Randy Taylor; as well as an esteemed team of industry media editors.
Cosmetology students at the Parisian Beauty Academy in Hackensack, NJ received a royal send-off this month, when a very special guest turned up at their graduation ceremony. World renowned color educator, salon owner and head of Minardi Luxury Color Care Collection Beth Minardi, delivered the commencement address for the 225 students in the class of summer/2012. And in characteristic “Minardi” style, she gave it to them straight!
The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) announces the winners of the seventh annual Cosmetic Innovators of The Year (CITY) Awards, which took place on Wednesday, June 20th at the Manhattan Penthouse in New York City. With a record-breaking increase of 180% applicants, the CITY Awards solidified their position in the industry as the place where entrepreneurs are recognized for their achievements.
After two days of judging, InStyler Professional’s Dean Banowetz helped to crown Whitney Wood, as Miss Idaho 2012 on June 9. The event, which included 20 contestants, was held at Swayne Auditorium on the campus of Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho. The Miss Idaho pageant is part of the Miss America organization, which is the world's largest provider of scholarship assistance to young women. Ms. Wood will now go on the compete in the Miss America pageant in January 2013.
During the 21st edition of the Dutch Coiffure Award Gala, Hester Wernert-Rijn won the most desired award, Hairdresser of the Year, for the second time in a row. The jury report said: "Strong individual images with very diverse structures. The collection represents every aspect of modern hair fashion in the cuts, styling and color."
Salon Week, the customer appreciation event that connects the country’s top stylists, announced that their second event will occur on October 1 – 7, 2012. The event will return to Boston and will also expand to New York and New Jersey.