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We're Thankful For Mark Bustos, Hairdresser Who Cuts Hair For Homeless
A stylist at New York City’s Three Squares Studio, Mark Bustos spends Sundays offering free haircuts to men and women who are living on the streets. His kindness and empathy will amaze you. —Amy Dodds Tell Launchpad readers about yourself. How did you get into the industry? What made you want to become a stylist?
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 1:46pm
Nuts and Bolts Training, a leading provider of business education programs for cosmetology professionals, has completely rewritten its curriculum to recognize the changing needs of young people growing up in a multimedia world. The new Cornerstone series incorporates the latest research in effective teaching methods, adapting all materials for online learning; introducing video and multimedia support to provide up-to-the-minute information about critical applied business skills students need to build a successful career. 
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 10:58am
The ColorBar at dpHUE salon, the first to offer cliental hair coloring services similar to the dry bar concept, pop-ups across the nation just opened on November 3rd in Los Angeles. 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 11:05am
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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 3:15pm
MassageLuxe Spa opened its second Michigan location in West Bloomfield, MI and Repêchage Professional Skin Care was there to help celebrate! Repêchage CEO and Founder Lydia Sarfati attended the event with her team to offer personalized skin care recommendations, and work with MassageLuxe to raise funds for the Susan G. Komen organization. 
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 9:47am
Another year means another year of non-stop education. The Lydia Sarfati Post-Graduate Skin Care Academy recently released their class schedule for 2015. The brand new course lineup includes technique, skin care science, business know-how, and Repêchage product knowledge. 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 2:05pm
KEVIN.MURPHY recently announced that the brand will release special edition men’s products in honor of "Movember" (November) and men’s health awareness. Three of the brand’s bestselling men’s products - EASY.RIDER, NIGHT.RIDER, and GRITTY.BUSINESS - will feature a small mustache, the symbol for Movember, on packaging. Each product also comes with a stick-on mustache gift with purchase throughout the month of November.  
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 3:59pm
President and CEO of IT&LY Hairfashion, North America Richard Zucckero is proud to announce the company’s recent support of The Breast Cancer Foundation’s Annual Gala. This year’s event was held on October 4, 2014 at the Ritz Carlton in the Cayman Islands raising over $140,000. The generosity of the Cayman community as well as IT&LY Hairfashion, N.A.’s International Creative Director Pasquale Caselle’s makeover auction item enabled the organization to continue its funding.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 2:13pm
Battle of the Strands 2015 is just around the corner, and this year, the amazing beauty event will be featured in select cinemas nationwide! The stylist, the makeup artist, and the nail professional are finally in the spotlight in this one night only movie presentation in 647 theaters across the country. Bring your clients, friends and family to see what you, and your incredible industry, are all about. Get ready for the artistry and the amazing innovations in the imaginative world of Battle of the Strands Live!
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 12:56pm
Moroccanoil recently released its 4th video in the brand's "Inspired by Women" campaign series, featuring DC native, Kavita Shukla, who is the founder and CEO of Fenugreen and inventor of FreshPaper.In the video, Kavita shares her inspiring story of creating simple strategies to global challenges through her organization Fenugreen, a social enterprise taking on global food waste and hunger, and the development of FreshPaper, a spice-infused paper that keeps fruits and vegetables fresher for a longer period of time.Check out the video below!
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 12:39pm