A stylist at New York City’s Three Squares Studio, Mark Bustos spends Sundays offering free haircuts to men and women who are living on the streets. His kindness and empathy will amaze you. —Amy Dodds
Tell Launchpad readers about yourself. How did you get into the industry? What made you want to become a stylist?
The Nail Garden (nailgarden.com), a boutique nail salon chain in California, is officially hopping onto the blow dry bar bandwagon, with two of its locations having launched a blow-out area in the past few months! One of these locations (Porter Ranch) invited me to tour the salon and experience one of its signature mani/pedi and blow-out services.
L’Oréal USA Professional Products Division (PPD), which includes such prestigious brands as L’Oréal Professionnel, Kérastase, Redken, Matrix, Pureology, Shu Uemura, Mizani and Essie Professional, has announced its collaboration with StyleSeat, the online destination for salon professionals and their clients that has become the fastest growing marketplace for beauty and wellness services.
In the Beauty Launchpad July issue, we shared inspiring stories of five fearsome industry couples. Each week we will bring you a video where the dynamic beauty duos share secrets to their success! Find out how Gerd Hoher and Lulu Bryant from Carlton Hair/arteasecolors first met!
Back in May 2014, Launchpad introduced you to Olaplex, a bond multiplier that protects hair as it's colored.
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Last night, Wella North America celebrated the grand opening of Wella World Studio in the artistic community of SoHo. The move from Rockefeller Center to the bustling, artistic community of SoHo ushers in a new era for Wella education. Known for elevating technical mastery and unleashing the talent of stylists from around the globe, The Studio is now making its mark as a modern haven for hairdressers; a place where they can tap into their creativity and achieve technical excellence through world-class coaching for every stage of their career.
The Beauty Bus (beautybus.org) held its 5th annual Beauty Drive on Sunday, April 27 at the California Science Center's Wallis Annenberg Building in Los Angeles.
Horst Rechelbacher, 1941-2014
Affinage’s latest color collection celebrates the beauty and wonder of the northern lights.