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­Venice Salon to Host Awards Season Party
The Harlot hair salon in Venice, CA recently announced that it will host the first ever “Harlot Awards” during their “The Harlot Goes Hollywood” party on Saturday, March 1st. To celebrate award season the salon will hand out awards to various special clients while entertaining guests with variety acts, alcoholic beverages and finger food.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 11:23am
Meet the Faculty of Aloxxi's New Academy
The new Aloxxi Academy, opening this year at Devachan Salons in New York City, and Los Angeles, features an outstanding curriculum led by some of the industry's brightest! Meet the inspiring leaders behind the new education program.  
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 5:40pm
Redken Launches Spotify Channel
If music inspires your creative process, be sure to check out Redken's first Spotify Playlist! Handpicked by the experts and stylists who attended the National Redken Artist Connection in Las Vegas last month, the playlist has 63 tracks (4 hours 14 minutes of listening time) and features artist such as Pitbull, Lady Gaga, Avicii, One Republic, Robin Thicke and of course Redken’s Muse, Sky Ferreira.Stay tuned for more playlists from Redken!
Monday, February 24, 2014 - 4:40pm
Making The Cut Competition to Name Top OC Stylist
Created by Scott Fontana, celebrity stylist and owner of Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, Making the Cut is the beauty industry’s first and only live hair competition of its kind. Now in its second year and backed by sponsors that include L’Oréal, Milani Hair™, Fontana Brands and Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, the high-end, professionally produced event will feature live hair cutting and styling on stage by leading local stylists and will be judged by a panel of beauty industry elite to award the title of OC’s Top Stylist 2014. Entries are open now through Feb.
Friday, February 21, 2014 - 5:23pm
News: BSG unveils new e-Commerce site, Loxa Beauty
If you've been wishing that you could receive a commission for all those online purchases your clients make, your wait is over. Introducing Loxa Beauty, an e-commerce website that specializes in selling salon products to consumers while supporting salons/stylists through an online sales commission. And starting today, you can preview the website, LoxaBeauty.com.
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 2:14pm
Backstage Beauty: Alon Livne Fall 2014
A throwback to the 1920s, the beauty at Alon Livne pairs sleek, low chignons, barely-there makeup and standout dark (or dazzling—take your pick!) nails together for an update on deco gorgeous.
Friday, February 14, 2014 - 5:50pm
Hair Trends: Taylor Swift Hosts a Haircut Party
Is Taylor Swift starting a new beauty trend? This week in London, Taylor hosted a "haircut party," gathering friends like Cara Delevingne and Ellie Goulding backstage to watch as she cut her hair into a new shoulder-length bob. All the fun was captured on Instagram. George the Salon in Chicago is already seeing the "Swift effect," receiving calls from women asking if the salon can host a "haircut party" just for them. 
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 3:06pm
Keratin Complex Hosts DirecTV Celebrity Beach Bowl Gifting Suite
Getting into the Super Bowl spirit, Keratin Complex participated in the official backstage VIP gifting lounge at the 2014 DirecTV Celebrity Beach Bowl Gifting Suite at the Gansevoort Hotel in NYC. Tennis great Serena Williams, Real Housewives of New York's Jill Zarin, country singer Jesse James, TV personality Katherine Webb, footballer player and Webb's boyfriend AJ McCarron and Shahs of Sunset star Mercedes "MJ" David who all stopped by to cheer on America's athletes with Keratin Complex. Check out these stars and their spectacular swag!
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 11:20am
The Beatles Hair Quiz: Hair Styles Trends
Test your Beatles hair trivia knowledge! We all know that when The Beatles deplaned at New York's JFK Airport on February 7, 1964, they introduced the world to a new hairstyle. But did you know that a member of the Fab Four actually wanted to open a chain of salons? Or that one had given the cut a name? Read on to test your Beatles hair knowledge! Answers on the last page.
Monday, February 3, 2014 - 4:24pm