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Beauty Business: NAHA Winner Geneva Cowen on the Importance of "Who Knows You"
Ever hear of the saying “It’s not what you know – it’s who you know?” Well, in the beauty and fashion world, it’s actually “who knows you” that really matters. It’s a stylist’s reputation that opens the doors to projects that money can’t even buy.   Geneva Cowen, Artistic Director for Sam Villa, is a 2014 NAHA Winner in the Editorial category, and it all started 5 years ago when she made a goal to work with Pascal and Jérémie.
Friday, August 8, 2014 - 12:36pm
Tiffany Pateritsas at fresche salon in Atlanta, GA (www.fresche.net) says, "Going grey can be graceful. I had a client that wanted to gradually allow her grey hair to grow in so I devised a plan to take her from a darker color to blonde, to eventually a beautiful silver.” The client arrived with an inch regrowth and grown out color.Get the Look
Friday, August 8, 2014 - 11:36am
Beauty Business: 3 Steps for Salon Owners to Review Their Brand
Although salon owners may not realize it, they, personally, have a brand and in order to be successful in this industry they must constantly check in to see what their brand is projecting/saying to their clients. Every shortcoming behind the chair is a reflection on the salon and, consequently, the salon owners as well. Many salon owners neglect doing a brand review of their salon because they are busy running day-to-day operations or even because they are scared to find out the answer.
Friday, August 8, 2014 - 11:05am
Nail News: Christian Louboutin's New Polish Line
For ladies who can't get enough of the renowned designer's signature red sole, good news: Christian Louboutin recently announced a brand new nail polish, in that familiar crimson shade, of course!The red lacquer, called Rouge Louboutin, is the first in a series of sure to be iconic polishes from the designer. The unique, one-of-a-kind bottle design, made to mimic the shape of a classic stiletto heel, makes the lacquer appear as though it's encapsulated in crystal, and shrouded by a smoky, ombre effect.
Friday, August 8, 2014 - 9:59am
glō, a global leader in the premium professional skincare and makeup markets, recently announced the appointment of Christopher Hausman, as Executive Vice President of Sales. Mr. Hausman will be responsible for global sales activities within the company. He will oversee the company's domestic and Canadian sales forces, as well as its international distribution network in over 40 countries. 
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 10:51am
In the Beauty Launchpad August issue, we've got men on the mind! Here's our list of Hollywood's top 10 hottest hunks - er, men's hairstyles. Did your favorite style make the list? Jared Leto Oscar winner Jared Leto's silky ombre tresses are pure perfection. [Image:Getty Images/Dan MacMedan][pagebreak]
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 4:24pm
Charity Begins at Home: Paul Mitchell Schools Donate $133,000 to Local Charities
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.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 4:22pm
We ask Dr. Robert Dorin, hair loss expert and Diplomate at The American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery, our most pressing questions related to tress loss.Q: What are the different types of hair loss?
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 3:43pm
Windy City Bride by Robyn Tornabeni
Robyn Tornabeni, Master Colorist and Hairstylist, recently collaborated on a stunning bridal photo shoot that highlighted local Chicago vendors. Held on the 95th floor of the historic John Hancock building, the collection features classically elegant wedding looks set against a backdrop of stunning, sweeping views of the city.Click through to see more gorgeous images from the portfolio! [pagebreak]
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 1:47pm
Have guests with frizzy, unruly hair that want control but don’t want the typical Brazilian treatment that can sometimes leave hair limp and lifeless? Esther Didonna, owner of De La Mer Salon in Bellmore, NY offers the Goldwell Kerasilk Smoothing System which allows guests to wear their hair blown smooth or curly - and, best of all, no frizz!
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 9:58am