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SPADA Salon & Day Spa achieved record-breaking results at its fifth annual SPADA-thon raising $22,700 to split between two local charities, PACE Center for Girls of Lee County and the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. More than 350 attendees enjoyed discounted haircuts and spa services, bid in the silent auction and shopped merchandise offered by fashion vendors.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 12:42pm
Salon and Spa Industry Tracking Survey Results
After increasing in the fourth quarter of 2013, the Professional Beauty Association's (PBA) Salon/Spa Performance Index (SSPI) declined slightly 0.8 percent in the first quarter of 2014, declining to its lowest level in a year. Softer sales and customer traffic contributed to the decrease. Furthermore, the Current Situation Index fell by 1.4 percent to 100.3, while the Expectations Index decreased by 0.3 percent to 104.6.  
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 12:09pm
Pastoral Romance at the Ines Di Santo Spring/Summer 2015 Couture Bridal Collecti
The Spring/Summer 2015 Couture Bridal Collection by Ines Di Santo was inspired by the lush greenery and rolling fields of flowers of the world's most breathtaking gardens. From dreamy canopies of wisteria, to the endless rows of Provence's renowned lavender fields, to gorgeous tunnels of greenery, the colors of nature astound the senses in these mystical settings. Their influence can be felt throughout this season's elegant designs.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 12:04pm
The Doves Lead Oribe Workshop in New York City
On May 18 and 19, 2014, Christopher and Sonya Dove held an Oribe Hair Care workshop dedicated to red carpet-inspired looks. Approximately 40 stylists from salons across the country came to Oribe Hair Care’s New York Studio for the two intimate classes with the legendary educators and walked away with special occasion style inspiration, new techniques and professional images for their portfolios.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 11:46am
Smashing Bash: The Wella Studio Launch In NYC
Wella Professionals celebrates the opening of its new stuido space in Soho; by Francesca Moisin DJ Natasha Diggs, regular spinner at a weekly NYC party hosted by Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest, gets guests grooving.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 2:46pm
L’Oréal Professionnel Summer Trend Watch: Braids, Twists and Turns
The braid, one of the most classic hairstyles, proves to be a chameleon season after season and this summer the braid is taking on an unexpected edge with new twists and turns. What’s more, these variations don’t require excessive heat styling, giving hair a breather from damage-inducing irons and blow dryers. Say hello to an array of summer styles with useful tips and varying looks from L’Oréal Professionnel Artists - perfect for anywhere from fashion runways to salons!
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 12:01pm
A Return to a Blonde Idol by David Stanko and Jenny Balding
"I was always that girl - the one with the pretty hair," states Cutler NYC Salon client, Nicole.  All through high school, when Nicole began to color her own hair, and carrying on into college, she became a "dual-user" - sometimes coloring and highlighting in salons and other times opting for box color - with relative success. However, the day before Christmas 2012, Nicole booked a color appointment, feeling like a change, and asked for a "reverse ombre." No other client/stylist consultation was pursued.  
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 11:40am
CND Announces New CNDU Online Learning
CND, the maker of CND SHELLAC brand 14+ day nail color and VINYLUX Weekly Polish, reaffirms its commitment to serving the Nail Professional with the introduction of yet another groundbreaking innovation: CNDU Online Learning. 
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 11:18am
Henkel signed an agreement with TSG Consumer Partners, San Francisco/USA, to acquire the three US Hair Professional companies SexyHair, Alterna and Kenra for around 270 million euros in cash. These businesses will strengthen the Henkel US Hair Professional portfolio especially in the categories of Care and Styling. The acquisition will position Henkel as one of the leading companies in the world’s single biggest Hair Professional market. In the fiscal year 2013, the acquired companies generated sales of about 140 million euros.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 10:46am
Hairroin Salon and Urban Outfitters Team Up to Present In-Store Traveling Salons
Hairroin Salon and Urban Outfitters, both celebrating their grand openings in Manhattan’s Herald Square this summer, have partnered to launch traveling salons at select New York store locations. Hairroin’s traveling salons will be on site at Urban Outfitters’ SOHO, Chelsea and Brooklyn stores on weekends in June, providing clients with a taste of Hairroin’s signature services, including haircuts, extensions, blowouts, styling, braid bar, tooth jewels and men’s grooming. All traveling salon services will be specially priced at $35 and under.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 10:13am