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Win Tickets to ISSE Long Beach 2015!
5 lucky winners will each receive 2 tickets to ISSE Long Beach courtesy of The Professional Beauty Association (January 24-26, 2015)!Enter Here:
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 2:28pm
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Product Guide
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there's no better time to support this important cause by donating to research and awareness organizations that help save lives. Don't know where to start? We've gathered together a list of some of the top beauty brands' hair, skincare, and nail products and tools you'll love - all of which donate to breast cancer awareness organizations.Click through to see the guide! [Image: Getty Images] [pagebreak]
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:23am
Each week Beauty Launchpad will be selecting one fabulous 'do to be featured as our hairstyle of the week! Submit your hairstyles on Instagram by tagging your hairstyle photos #lpweeklydo and @beautylaunchpad. This week's #lpweeklydo: Happy Halloween! This week's Hairsytle of the Week goes to @shear_envytupelo for this purrfectly fantastic Halloween look! Click through to see previously featured looks! [pagebreak]
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 3:29pm
Makeup artist at DePasquale the Spa, Mariel Guay, used beautyADDICTS products to create this show-stopping skull look, just in time for Halloween! Get the how-to for recreating the look for a client (or yourself!), below.
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 1:15pm
Certified Master Haircolorist and owner of Salon Head Candy in Cherry Hill, NJ Robin Dorton recently helped a client transform her locks from dull and washed-out to vibrant and beautiful. Says Dorton, "This client wanted a bright, true red, and came in with a very patchy, washed-out, red-violet color she called 'cherry cola.'" Below, Dorton shares the steps she took to correct her clients color, and give her the exact stunning shade she was looking for!Get the Look
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 9:51am
Celebrity hairstylist Gregory Russell recently worked with Kat Dennings for the amfAR LA Inspiration Gala on Wednesday, October 29th in Los Angeles, CA. Said Russell, "We decided on a high shine wave set to complement Kat's gown tonight." The stunning star wore long, cascading waves, reminiscent of old Hollywood glamour.Get the Look:
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 9:37am
ICA 2014, held in New York City, was a whirlwind of creativity as some of the beauty industry's top leaders and beauty professionals from across North America came together to learn, teach and be inspired. Go backstage with Beauty Launchpad, and check out some of the most exciting shows, stunning hair looks and fun moments from ICA 2014!
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 3:16pm
Fears over the potentially damaging effects of the proposed Gainful Employment legislation have spurred the US's leading provider of vocational education programs to set up a free webinar to spread the word and rally support against the plans.The webinar, hosted by Nuts and Bolts Training, takes place on November 12, 11 AM PST and will look at the likely fallout from the changes, intended as a way of ensuring federal funding for higher education is spent on programs that produce professionals capable of making a living in their chosen field.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 10:18am
Sonya Dove talks about her model and inspiration for the Icons of Haircolor at ICA.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 3:59pm
Latino Fashion Week took place in Chicago recently on October 1-5, 2014, and a team of cosmetology students and instructors from Tricoci University of Beauty Culture got the chance to style the hair and makeup of the runway models.Student teams from Tricoci University’s Chicago Northeast and Northwest campuses worked alongside some of the beauty industry’s top salon professionals, as well as the fashion industry’s most talented Latino designers, to makeover the runway models with cutting-edge beauty looks. 
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 3:55pm