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
SHE by SO.CAP.USA Hair Extensions has extended the deadline for their extensionists’ talent contest to April 30th, 2014.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 10:51am
For the past few years I have been showing my support to women with cancer by donating my hair to various charities that provide wigs to those in need.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 10:48am
Horst Rechelbacher, 1941-2014
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 2:10pm
Never stop learning!
One of the best pieces of advice you might come across in the industry is the one above—the encouragement to continue growing, evolving and of course learning. Enter the SUDDZfx Academy, opening this year in sunny Santa Monica, California.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:53am
President and CEO of IT&LY Hairfashion, N.A. Richard Zucckero has been a strong supporter of Hollywood’s makeup artists and hairstylists through Union 706. The company’s support includes free bi-monthly educational classes providing the latest trends and hair color techniques stylists can implement on their stage, movie and television sets. Union members also receive free hair care and hair color products to use on cast members along with technical support by one of IT&LY Hairfashion's leading Master Colorists, Pasquale Caselle.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 10:10am