Wella Professionals unveils its biggest innovation in over 20 years, Illumina Color, available January 2013! Hear what P&G Salon Professional Creative Director Fabio Sementilli has to say about the benefits of Illumina Color:Wella Professionals Artist and Educator Dean Roybal shares the steps for achieving these gorgeous transformations using Illumina Color.
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 11:34am
On August 6, 2012 FHI Heat received a call from Customs in Humble, TX to notify the company that over 21,000 FHI Heat Counterfeit Flat Irons were confiscated by the Port of Houston authorities – Houston Seaport Trade Team. The Port of Houston alerted Homeland Security as well as the US Customs and Border Protection Office of International Trade. FHI Heat is working diligently with Houston and Washington D.C. to shut down counterfeiting. At this time no arrests have been made but the investigation continues.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 12:36pm
Zotos Professional awarded their top performing sales representatives in Las Vegas during CosmoProf. “These representatives are the best the industry has to offer and exude the professionalism that Zotos’ customers deserve,” said Bruce Selan, VP of Sales. The awards honor sales reps across the Zotos Professional brand portfolio and bain de terre.
Rep Group of the Year - Van Nest Coleman SW (left to right) Jim Henrietta, Justin Van Nest, Steve Simon, Kevin Van Nest, Bruce Selan
Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 1:46pm
At this year's NAHAs, fellow Launchpad editor Jillian Gordon and I were given a special pre-awards treat: Internationally acclaimed editorial stylists Sherri Jessee and Mikala Vandenbroucke prepped us to the nines with hair, makeup, jewelry, the works! We felt like probeauty royalty, if only for a few hours. ;)
Monday, August 6, 2012 - 10:20am
A few weeks ago, I was helping a client clean up her brand’s online reputation on Yelp!. The salon had run a misguided Groupon, which put it in a position of overcrowding and over-commitment, resulting in some very upset clients. Even worse? It had left all those upset client reviews on its Yelp account as no one was sure how to respond. So how can you manage online reviews?Step 1 – Be Aware
Friday, August 3, 2012 - 11:09am
Happy 30th birthday to Great Clips! The Twin Cities-based haircare giant is celebrating by giving away the presents, including a 2012 Camaro. Three lucky people will win a trip to the Great Clips 200 Nationwide Race in Phoenix where the final Camaro winner will be determined. To register to win, U.S. residents can text CAMARO to 47328 and Canadian residents can text CAMARO to 77777 by August 15th, 2012. For more information visit www.greatclips.com
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 11:20am
Is your client ready for a hair style makeover? With My Aveda Make-Over, an iPad application and web based platform, you can help clients confidently envision a new color, cut or style. Available through the iTunes store and at aveda.com/myavedamakeover, the free app launches in July 2012 and allows guests to virtually change their hair color or style.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 3:29pm
Tangles Salon in Pasadena, CA hosted Andrew Bartfield, L'Oreal's former head of education, for an in-salon training in June. Tangles Salon was 1 of only 2 salons chosen for this special training with Andrew in Southern California.
[Image courtesy of Tangles Salon]
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 2:16pm
Nordstorm Beauty is hosting a twitter chat on Thursday, July 12 from 3:00pm EST/12:00pm PST until 4:00pm EST/1:00pm PST to celebrate the launch of Napoleon Perdis at Nordstrom.Join Napoleon to learn about the latest makeup tips and trends! All questions should be tagged #Nordbeauty for immediate responses from Napoleon. With over 100 runway shows at New York Fashion Week and Australian Fashion Week under his belt, Napoleon has a solution for every beauty conundrum.
Monday, July 9, 2012 - 4:04pm
Celebrity Stylist and Shear Genius winner Brig Van Osten took the stage at Premiere Orlando to create three bold looks using PRAVANA VIVIDs. "Chromasilk VIVIDs are the perfect colors to nail these looks. All of the VIVIDs shades have a pop to them,” says Brig.
Friday, June 22, 2012 - 11:57am