Hand & Nail Harmony’s CEO Danny Haile recently announced the appointment of David Trocker as the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer. With over twenty-five years of extensive experience in both the professional and retail beauty markets, David Trocker brings a vast amount of knowledge and marketing savvy to the growing company. “Hand & Nail Harmony’s business has been soaring since its inception,” said Trocker. “I’m excited to join such an innovative, growing company that is known domestically and globally as the gel-polish leader.
KALLISTA Beauty was recently initiated into the prestigious Intercoiffure America/Canada during its recent Atelier in New York City. President Lois Christie and then-Membership Chairman Maryann McCormack recognized KALLISTA, the first company dedicated to the needs of the professional, as a supporting member.
LOOK Style Society, slated to open February 21, will be Las Vegas' first and only all-inclusive beauty destination, offering a variety of services for hair, skin and nails within a single location at Town Square, Las Vegas. The glamorous lounge sets the bar high in the world of hair, makeup and skin boutiques by requiring its stylists to undergo extensive training by some of the leading professionals in the industry.
More than 200 members of the Dermalogica “tribe” in Atlanta, GA celebrated with the brand’s visionary co-founder and owner, Jane Wurwand as well as other company leaders at the recent gala opening of the new hybrid Learning Center located in the historic Atlantic Station area.
Created by Scott Fontana, celebrity stylist and owner of Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, Making the Cut is the beauty industry’s first and only live hair competition of its kind. Now in its second year and backed by sponsors that include L’Oréal, Milani Hair, Fontana Brands and Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, the high-end, professionally produced event will feature live hair cutting and styling on stage by leading local stylists and will be judged by a panel of beauty industry elite to award the title of OC’s Top Stylist 2014.
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild announced the winners of its Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists awards in 14 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater during a black-tie ceremony at the Paramount Studios Theatre. The awards took place before an audience of more than 500. The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild’s President Sue Cabral-Ebert presided over the awards ceremony with actor/comedian Tom Arnold serving as host.
Recently, Matrix Vice President and General Manager Paul Schiraldi announced the appointment of Laurie Lam to the position of Vice President of Marketing for the company. Lam is rejoining L’Oréal USA after a successful stint abroad, where she oversaw the L’Oréal Professionnel brand for the Asia-Pacific region, based in Paris, France. She will report directly to Schiraldi and will be responsible for the growth and development of the largest brand within the L’Oréal Professional Products Division.
Eufora International recently announced Jessica Giummule as the brand's new Business Development Manager. Jessica comes to Eufora with a lifetime of experience in the beauty industry. She spend most of her free time as a child and adolescent working in her family's barber shop. Jessica received her Bachelors Degree in Fashion Merchandising and Product Development with a Minor in Business at Florida State University.
Though the buzz and curiosity about IBX started to spread at the beginning of January, Famous Names kept priorities focused on the United States domestic launch of IBX at the International Salon and Spa Expo in Long Beach, California.
Nothing feels better than batting a thousand—especially when it comes to outstanding barbering! Proving this point, Andis was the lead sponsor for the first Major League Barber Competition at the International Salon and Spa Expo held in Long Beach, CA.