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San Diego-Based Beauty Academy Kicks Off Fashion Week San Diego

Oct 18 2014 | By admin
The esteemed beauty and wellness education institution headquartered in San Diego, successfully executed Fashion Week San Diego’s “The Art & Beauty Behind Fashion” yesterday, Tuesday, September...

Cuccio Colour is on the set to piant nails for a commercial!

Oct 16 2014 | By Contributor
Nails were high fashion and television-ready on a commercial set with actress Minnie Driver this past Sunday. The collaboration between Elaine Watson, vice president of marketing and sales, and...

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture Celebrates Ten Year Anniversary

Oct 10 2014 | By
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture (TUBC) celebrates the 10th anniversary of its flagship campus this month. The international beauty industry leader, Mario Tricoci, founded TUBC a...

Verb's Forming Fiber Wins Allure Magazine's Best-of-Beauty Award for October 2014

Oct 10 2014 | By Lisa Bruckenstein
This month, Verb is excited to receive the stamp of approval from Allure magazine! Verb Forming Fiber has won the magazine's coveted best-of-beauty award for ‘Best Guys Stuff.’ This powerful styling...

Wella Professionals Color Announces New Alliance With Educator Candy Shaw

Oct 09 2014 | By
WOODLAND HILLS, CA - Dedicated to offering the very best in advanced education for salon professionals, Wella Education continues to tap into their network of leading industry educators and...

Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness!

Oct 03 2014 | By Lisa Bruckenstein
Help Support Breast Cancer Awareness with these limited-edition professional salon products.  

Last Word - October, 2014

Oct 03 2014 | By Contributor
Try this month's interactive Crossword Puzzle!  

Moroccanoil's Inspired By Women Campaign Releases Fourth Short Film in Series

Oct 01 2014 | By Contributor
Moroccanoil, a leader in oil-infused beauty products, has released the fourth video in its "Inspired by Women" campaign series this month, which features Kavita Shukla, the founder and CEO of...

Enter the American Crew All Star Challenge!

Sep 29 2014 | By Contributor
American Crew, a leader in U.S. professional men's grooming, is looking for the best men's hairstylist on the planet. Now accepting submissions for the 2014-2015 All-Star Challenge, an annual global...

Questex Poised for Continued Growth with Acquisition by Shamrock Capital Advisors

Sep 18 2014 | By American Salon Staff
Questex, a leading global business information and events company, today announced that Shamrock Capital Advisors has acquired the company in partnership with senior management. The company will...

PBA's Cut It Out Program Unites Salon and Beauty Professionals

Sep 16 2014 | By Contributor
Initially created by The Women's Fund of Greater Birmingham and the Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the Professional Beauty Association's (PBA) Cut It Out: Salons Against Domestic Abuse...

Mercedes-Benz Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Week: Zimmermann

Sep 15 2014 | By Corie Hengst
Rodney Cutler, owner of Cutler Salons in New York City, told us backstage before Zimmermann that he thinks a center part is “always great on the runway." “It’s simple but I think it’s chic,” he...

Mercedes-Benz Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Week: Sophie Theallet

Sep 13 2014 | By Corie Hengst
To go with the island vibe of Sophie Theallet’s spring/summer 2015 collection, Julie Kandalec for Essie created a negative space double French tip nail using Fiji—a light rose color—and Turquoise and...

Mercedes-Benz Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Week: Mark & Estel

Sep 12 2014 | By Corie Hengst
Mark & Estel’s Spring 2015 show, the “Malibu Anthem Collection,” had a West Coast vibe with flowing silhouettes and floppy hats. To complement the collection, hair lead Niki Walker for Paul...

Mercedes-Benz Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Week: Libertine

Sep 12 2014 | By Corie Hengst
For Libertine, Nick Irwin for TIGI created a style that was a “little nod to the ’60s,” he told us backstage before the show. Libertine’s collection featured bright, retro colors that were both...

Mercedes-Benz Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Week: Custo

Sep 12 2014 | By Desiree Cole
Custo’s collection called “Skin” used light-weight materials and fabrics to create a transparency on the woman’s body. Custo Dalmau wanted the rainbow fabric cuts to be very specific as to show just...

Mercedes-Benz Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Week: Koonhor

Sep 12 2014 | By Corie Hengst
Adam Livermore for Oribe Hair Care created a look for Koonhor that he said “extends the artistic direction of exaggeration and contradiction.” “The hair is super long to the waist with a wet, slick...

Mercedes-Benz Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Week: Novis

Sep 11 2014 | By Corie Hengst
For the Novis presentation, Aveda Guest Artist Frank Rizzieri created a knotted bun that was sculptured, yet carefree. “This is the bun of that cool girl who just happened to easily twist her hair up...

Mercedes-Benz Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Week: Maria Ke Fisherman

Sep 11 2014 | By Lisa Bruckenstein
Among the chaos backstage at Maria Ke Fisherman’s Spring 2015 collection, Catwalk by TIGI Global Creative Director Nick Irwin was calm, cool and welcoming. He complimented the designer’s collection...

Mercedes-Benz Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Week: Yigal Azrouel

Sep 11 2014 | By Desiree Cole
Yigal Azrouel has a very precise process, starting with a fabric idea and then building color and mood into the collection. Silk, open arm sleeve slits and Palm tree leaves walked the runway,...