OPI recently announced the launch of six new neon nail lacquers, the brand’s first full-size neon shades, along with Put a Coat On! – a special white base coat that instantly boosts neon color. Neons by OPI arrives just in time for summer, with electric hues in shades of lemon-lime, tangerine, hot pink, coral, lime and purple.
Winn Claybaugh and Fran Drescher hosted a night of FunRaising with Paul Mitchell Schools at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. It was an emotional night filled with celebrity guests, comedy and music to celebrate the fundraising to benefit several charities. The FunRaising Gala is an annual event that culminates a three month FunRaising campaign where Paul Mitchell Schools and staff raise money for the selected charities.
Frank Liguori lived and loved the Professional Beauty Industry.Francis Joseph Liguori, born on March 23, 1930, has passed away on May 3, 2014. Frank grew up in The Bronx, NY with a passion for cars, swimming, music, dancing, and art. In 1949 he graduated from The School of Industrial Art in NYC with an emphasis in Advertising Art. He made the honor roll, was the President of his class, and Captain of the Swim team.
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) recently announced famed businessman, TV personality and Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, as the keynote speaker for the 2014 PBA Business Forum held during PBA Beauty Week. Hosted by Cosmoprof North America (CPNA), PBA Beauty Week is North America's largest, most inclusive beauty event, offering unlimited networking, education and business-to-business opportunities to all sectors of the professional beauty industry.
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) has announced the much-anticipated finalists for the 2014 North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA). As one of the most prestigious photographic beauty competition in North America, NAHA celebrates the artistry and skill of the professional salon industry. Drawing from leading editorial, celebrity, and platform artists whose work graces top fashion and beauty magazines, runway shows, and red carpets, NAHA is the culmination of style, beauty trends and sheer artistry.
In keeping with their innovative approach to business, CPNA unveils a new partnership with the premier global subscriber beauty box company, GLOSSYBOX.
American Crew recently announced Jerome Kantner of Mainz, Germany as the winner of its 2013-2014 All-Star Challenge. The annual global competition of men's hair stylists drew over 1,100 top stylists from 18 countries with the following country finalists chosen to represent on the global stage: Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States.
Each year Wella Professionals searches for the finest talents in the hair industry through their TrendVision competition. The TrendVision event is best known for pioneering salon trends for women and offering stylists the chance to express their creative abilities by interpreting the Wella trends in their country. The event also includes an international competition, which is open for entry NOW and is as easy as a click of a button!
The Beauty Bus (beautybus.org) held its 5th annual Beauty Drive on Sunday, April 27 at the California Science Center's Wallis Annenberg Building in Los Angeles.
Sam Villa, Founding Partner of Sam Villa and Redken Education Artistic Director, is building a strong artistic team designed to take a fresh approach to cutting, coloring and finishing globally influenced shapes. Villa recently announced that Geneva Cowen will be joining the team as the brand's new Artistic Director.