US consumers are increasingly turning to mobile phones to browse and book beauty appointments online, with one in four appointments booked online using a mobile device in the past 12 months, according to the latest statistics by Shortcuts Software. To help salons cash in on this trend, Shortcuts has released responsive online booking technology.Shortcuts CEO Paul Tate said the new feature would transform salon online booking pages to suit the device on which they were viewed - tablet, smartphone or PC - providing a seamless experience to customers.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:40am
Recently, The Wall Street Journal featured Millennium Systems International in a WSJ.com documentary film, highlighting the software provider company's leaders, products, and future growth. Check out the video below!
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 3:22pm
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 5:07pm
Meet one of the newest additions to the shear category!
Twist and turn as you like; the Rotation goes along with any movement. Based on an idea by U.S.-based designer Carmelo Zammitto, the innovative shears feature an eye that rotates 360° on the lower blade. The lock ensures that the eye remains in the required position when working. In the Rotation Free version, the eye rotates free and facilitates ergonomic work.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 3:52pm
Keratin Complex hosted the 2014 MTV Movie Awards Gifting suite at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. Celebrities including Joyce Giraud, Shannon Beador and Draya stopped by the event! Check out the photos:
[Images courtesy of GBK]
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 2:44pm
This is a turning point for our industry. A non-professional was able to buy "professional-use-only" products and make a how-to video via YouTube that recommended using those products to lighten/bleach and tone her hair, while completely ignoring the manufacturer's instructions. Her video, which included harmful and dangerous information received 1.2 million views. As a salon professional, I created a video pointing out why what she did was unsafe. Now my video has been removed from YouTube, and I have been threatened with legal action.
Friday, April 11, 2014 - 12:53pm
Hair color guru Tom Dispenza and Peter Ciotti joined forces 10 years ago to create Chromastics, a boutique hair color line designed with organic chemistry based on a combination of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen. Instead of hundreds of shades of hair color in the dispensary, Chromastics offers just 19 shades of permanent hair color from which you can create a near-infinite amount of formulations.
Friday, April 11, 2014 - 9:36am
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) recently announced the winners of its 2014 Lifetime Member Scholarship. Four winners, Thu-Trang Tran of California, LaTanya Williams of California, Marylynn Wormley of New York, and Susie Young of California, all received $1,000 each in recognition of their dedication to furthering their educational development.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 10:29am
Beauty pros, mark your calendars! The Millennium Experience 2014 conference is coming June 22-24 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Register now at www.harms-software.com/experience.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 12:49pm
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