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Mary-Louise Parker Supports Aveda Earth Month in NYC
Since 1999, Aveda has raised over $32 million to help support organizations that directly affect environmental change through the brand's Earth Month initiative. This year, actress Mary-Louise Parker showed her support for the Aveda Earth Month 2014 clean water efforts by visiting the Aveda Institute on Spring Street in New York City. She spent some time in the Institute looking at the Catwalk for Water "trashion" dresses - a collection of gowns created from recycled material by Aveda stylists around the world.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 10:47am
Trevor Attenborough, President and General Manager of KAO USA Salon, announced the upcoming opening of the new Goldwell KMS California Academy in the heart of New York’s fashionable Meatpacking District at 22 Little West 12th Street. Slated to open its doors in June 2014, this design forward 6500 square foot space will be the brand’s newest East Coast flagship academy, and will proudly serve as partner to the Goldwell KMS California Academy’s acclaimed, original Santa Monica location.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 10:37am
Macadamia Natural Oil Appoints Scott Smith as Vice President of Business Develop
Macadamia Natural Oil recently announced the appointment of Scott Smith as Vice President of Business Development for Asia and Australia. Smith comes to Macadamia with over 20 years of beauty industry experience in multiple categories and channels with domestic and international markets. In this role, Smith will be responsible for customer development to include leadership and direction, market revenue, account management, analysis, forecasts, and coordinating and executing global and local initiatives.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 10:26am
The Fastest Way to Straighten Hair
Anyone who straightens their hair knows it takes both time and skill, and they wish they had more of both. Sam Villa, founding partner of the Sam Villa brand and education artistic director for Redken 5th Avenue advises to instruct guests to “slow down to speed up,” meaning slow down the pass with the flat iron so heat and compression can straighten hair faster. See more of Villa's tips below for achieving pin-straight hair in minutes:Fastest Way to Straighten Hair
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 4:22pm
Sometimes the right makeup can work wonders, not just in changing the way a person looks, but also the way he or she feels. In fact, over 60% of American say they have a skin concern that they would consider camouflaging with cosmetics. Dermablend Professional dares people to take off their makeup in a series of YouTube Camo Confessions. The idea is for people to show how they have used Dermablend cosmetics to "blend in" in order to "stand out" for who they are and not for their skin issues.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 3:08pm
Jennifer Love Hewitt Goes Blonde
At a recent appearance on the Ellen Degeneres Show, actress Jennifer Love Hewitt revealed a dramatic new hair transformation. The new mom traded in her dark brunette locks for golden-blonde strands with contrasting caramel lowlights for a fun, fresh look.The star has been known to rock every shade from dark red to warm, highlighted chestnut and nearly every shade of brunette, but this is her first time rocking the blonde look in years. With grown out fringe and longer tresses, the look is fun and flirty![Image: Jon Kopaloff via Getty Images]
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 12:49pm
Extension Experts: Enter to Win $1,000 from SHE by SO.CAP.USA
SHE by SO.CAP.USA Hair Extensions has extended the deadline for their extensionists’ talent contest to April 30th, 2014.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 10:51am
PBA to Host Webinar on Improving Public Speaking Skills
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) will host a new webinar titled "Average to Iconic - The 3 Secrets to Being a Great Speaker," that will help beauty industry professionals and business owners overcome their fear of public speaking. This web event will give tips on developing emotional connections with the primary audience while effectively working personal brands and services into the message. 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 12:15pm
Giving Back: Donating Hair to Beautiful Lengths
For the past few years I have been showing my support to women with cancer by donating my hair to various charities that provide wigs to those in need. 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 10:48am
Uberliss Hosts Google Glass Class for Stylists
Old stuffy classrooms are a thing of the past. Uberliss recently offered an interactive online training session for select stylists. The class was presented through Google Hangouts using Google Glass. Attendees were able to view a live presentation of the Uberliss Smoothing System from the comfort of their own homes. The Uberliss Glass Class took place on Monday, February 24, at Glam Studio by Ben in Chicago, IL.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 10:36am