In the past 11 years, the international network of Paul Mitchell cosmetology schools has raised and donated over $13.3 million to a variety of charitable organizations, including $1 million to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, $1 million to Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation, $410,000 to the Gary Sinise Foundation, $270,000 to Habitat for Humanity, and $680,000 to Food 4 Africa, to name just a few.
Gary Howse, salon owner, philanthropist and industry leader, passed away on August 3 in New York City. As a philanthropic leader in his community and the professional beauty Industry, Gary personally poured his time, energy and love into causes such as North West AIDS Alliance and the Puget Soundkeeper Alliance. “Gary always set an example of how each of us should strive to be our best selves and positively contribute to good outcomes, ” says Gary Manuel employee and life long friend Kathryn Remijan.
Style Bar Day Spa (www.stylebarspa.com), Palm Beaches’ luxury salon and day spa, recently announced its exciting new partnership as the Official Salon and Day Spa for the Palm Beach Makos Cheerleaders (www.facebook.com/MakoCheerleaders).
Inspired by the Buddhist tradition and metaphysical thought, e+n jewelry was designed to be a wearable reminder that we all have the ability to manifest our own intentions and obtain a more peaceful life, full of love and happiness.
Bellus Academy, the prestigious beauty and wellness education institution headquartered in San Diego, CA, continued its winning streak by receiving three awards at the annual 2014 North American Trend Vision competition in Los Angeles, Calif. on July 20, 2014.
Michael Wright, CEO of SureTint Technologies, recently announced the hire of Irvin Brown, Vice President of Operations, and Russ Felker, Director of R&D.
Richard Zucckero, CEO and President of IT&LY Hairfashion, N.A., a professional hair care and hair color manufacturer, proudly congratulated Hollywood hairstylist Colleen LaBaff on her recent Emmy nomination for the CW television series, The Originals. As the hair department head, Colleen created and designed the hairstyles and wigs nominated for “Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series."
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."
Paul Brown, master stylist and philanthropist, puts the finishing touch on a camper at Camp Anuenue.
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.