Pro Beauty

Number 4 High Performance Hair Care and Birchbox, a beauty discovery and sampling platform, invited guests to attend an exclusive and intimate event: High Style Downtown at Curt Darling Salon in Los Angeles. 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 9:30am
At its annual distributor meeting, Affinage unveiled an improved INFINITI, featuring new packaging and DATEM Plus Technology, which ensures better color deposit and increased shine. See the results on these stunning models!
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 12:40pm
Hair News: Oribe Chooses THE ONE
On Monday, June 10, Oribe Hair Care co-founder Oribe chose one talented stylist to mentor for six months during the Backstage Miami THE ONE contest. After reviewing the work of the nearly 400 stylists participating in the event’s Hands-On Workshop, Oribe announced that 23-year-old Kevin Green, an assistant at Luigi Bruni Salon in Birmingham, MI, is THE ONE. 
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 12:58pm
Beauty Education: NovaLash Eye Lash Extension Training Opportunities
NovaLash offers lash artists lasting curl and extremely durable adhesive that is oil and water resistant. The NovaLash Basic Training Seminar is a 6 - 8 hour high intensity workshop. The course includes a theory section from a workbook discussing not only the basic technique but also science behind the technique, health and safety issues and some advanced looks. By the end of the lecture, students are required to take the theoretical part of the certification test.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 3:44pm
Trends in Hair Styles: Cherry Petenbrink's Black & White
Joico Guest Artist Cherry Petenbrink knows a thing or two when it comes to styling wigs. “I have two clients who still fly out from Georgia to get their wigs set and styled by me,” says the stylist, whose hairpiece know-how helped her color hundreds of wigs for The Hunger Games.
Monday, May 27, 2013 - 2:23pm
Joshua Ladner is OutServe's Fashion, Beauty and Style Editor. He is an accomplished fashion stylist and beauty blogger, as well as manager of Stylique Salon in Minot, North Dakota. He is happily married and a proud father of two children; Andrew, age 6, and Madison, age 8.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 2:49pm
Beauty News: Discover Beauty 2013 Lineup
The Discover Beauty program, an exclusive initiative of Cosmoprof North America (CPNA), returns for its seventh successful year of matching leading retailers with emerging beauty brands in 2013. Companies from all over the world must be approved to participate in Discover Beauty, ensuring an exclusive array of unique, cutting-edge brands that are sure to be the "next big thing." For these brands, CPNA show organizers arrange pre-scheduled sales meetings and events with important retailers; however, the area is open to all attendees throughout the 3-day event.
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 12:48pm
Hair News: John Maly appointed to Macadamia Natural Oil Board of Directors
Macadamia Natural Oil, a premium, professional hair care manufacturer based in Chatsworth, California, recently elected John Maly, in addition to Lori Krebs and Jack Gallagher, to the company’s Board of Directors. John Maly will further add continued support along the sides of Ms. Krebs and Mr. Gallagher and help strengthen Macadamia’s leadership team through his industry knowledge and distribution experience.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 9:36am
Paul Mitchell FUNraising Campaign
Last night, Paul Mitchell held its annual FUNraising gala--and Launchpad was on hand, mixing and mingling with celebs (Hello, Betty White!) as well as top Paul Mitchell educators. But what the evening was really about, was YOU--hairstylists--making a difference and beautifying the world through your actions. Within three months, Paul Mitchell schools across the nation raised $2,668,704.54 for charity. Unbelievable! Congrats to these professionals and future professionals, who are making an amazing difference not only in their hometowns, but in the world at large.
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 1:26pm
After Earth Hairstylist Araxi Lindsey
Launchpad's Alyson Osterman-Kerr chats with After Earth Hairstylist Araxi Lindsey to get the beauty scoop on the upcoming flick! How did you first get involved with the film?Pierce Austin is a friend of mine. He's also Will and Jaden Smith's Hairstylist/Barber, and the Department Head for the film. He invited me aboard to style Sophie Okonedo, Zoe Kravitz, and help out with other hairstyling duties.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 4:29pm