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Vote for Your Favorite Products--Win an iPad!

May 20 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
We're officially kicking off the 2010 American Salon Professional's Choice Awards today! Vote on all of your favorite professional beauty products— from haircolor and blow-dryers to shampoos and...

Redken Giveaway Today and Tomorrow

May 20 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
Act fast! Redken is giving away free copies of the Stylist’s Guide to Fashion Week as well as a Redken product featured inside the issue to all stylists who stop by The Gallerie on 5th Avenue during...

Decléor Announces Spa Getaway

May 19 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
Decléor Paris recently announced its Discover Aromatherapy Spa Getaway at Le Spa at Sofitel LA (Los Angeles). One lucky grand prize winner and a friend will win three nights lodging in a Deluxe room...

Experiencing Plantogen's New Manuka Honey Mask

May 19 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
I recently had the opportunity to try out Plantogen's new Manuka Honey Mask, which was used in my amazing facial at Ohm Spa in Manhattan. What makes it so special? Plantogen uses "active" honey...

Shark Fin Shears Founder Contributes to Milady’s Cosmetology Textbook

May 19 2010 | By Contributor
Randy Ferman, founder and CEO of Shark Fin Shears, has partnered with beauty and wellness education provider Milady to author a chapter on haircutting in the 2011 edition of Milady’s Textbook for...

Oleksandra Spa & Salon Receives Award

May 19 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences recently presented Oleksandra Spa & Salon (O Spa) with the International Five Star Diamond Award. The salon and spa, which is located in the Treasure...

New Faces, New Bases

May 19 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
Take a look at some recent appointments and promotions in the salon and beauty industry: Empire Education Group promotes Margie Wagner-Clews to vice president of educator development. In this role...

Oribe Takes You Backstage at Vegas Event

May 18 2010 | By Lori Morris
Couldn't make it to the show-stopping Oribe Backstage Las Vegas event last month? Check out this video to see some of what you missed:

Bioelements Announces All-Natural Skincare Line

May 17 2010 | By Contributor
Bioelements has released All Things Pure, an all-natural skincare line of four products that is free of science-based lab ingredients. The All Things Pure Cleanser is a soap- and sulfate-free facial...

J&D Beauty Releases New Line of Tweezers

May 17 2010 | By Contributor
J&D Beauty recently launched Diva Tweeze, a new collection of tweezers that features 12 different characters to match every woman’s unique style. Each tweezer is made with surgical grade steel...

Salons Participate in HopeCuts

May 14 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
The Secret Garden Green Spa in Staten Island, NY, is participating in HopeCuts this Sunday. This Sunday, salons in various cities across the country will participate in the annual HopeCuts, a...

Biolage Launches Thank You Program

May 14 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
Biolage recently launched its Thank You Program, a year-long initiative to give back to salon owners, stylists, and their clients as a way of thanking them for their support of the the company. As...
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Sam Villa Catches Up With Asian Hair Professionals

May 11 2010 | By Guest Artist
I was really excited to be back in Asia recently, educating there for Redken for the first time in seven years. I was in Taiwan, presenting to 400 hairdressers in a theater just outside of Taipei....
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Oribe Takes the Stage at Intercoiffure Miami

May 11 2010 | By Lori Morris
Legendary hairstylist Oribe closed out the 2010 Intercoiffure Miami event, held at the Fountainbleau Hotel on May 2 and 3, with a couture-themed runway show that channeled old Miami Beach decadence....

TV Casting Calls!

May 11 2010 | By Lori Morris
Two casting calls fresh from my email inbox (posting them in their entirety so I don't leave anything out!): NEW REALITY TV SERIES LOOKING FOR HAIR AND MAKEUP STYLISTS!! Do you want to create...

The Cao's 6th Annual Benefit Fashion Show

May 08 2010 | By Hanna Compton
Wow, the fashion show blew everyone away! Even me! It was a total success and we raised around $5,000! It was really really fun, despite being crammed in a tiny room with 30 other people and dim...

California Stylist Wins Sport Clips’ National Competition

May 07 2010 | By Contributor
Michella Lane of Riverside, CA, was selected as the winner of this year’s Sport Clips’ The Look national live competition in Las Vegas. She was among five finalists who competed at the company’s...

Get the Look: Scarlett Johansson at the Iron Man 2 Premiere

May 05 2010 | By Lori Morris
Scarlett Johansson arrived at the Iron Man 2 premiere in Hollywood last week sporting a look that was at once flirty, fun and high fashion. Her structural ice blue Armani Prive dress was perfectly...

Join Matter of Trust in Cleaning up the Gulf Oil Spill

May 05 2010 | By Contributor
In response to the recent oil spill catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, the nonprofit organization Matter of Trust is collecting hair clippings from salons to help contain the spill. The clippings...

Get The Look: Young Hollywood at the Met Gala

May 05 2010 | By Lori Morris
Each year, the Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Musuem of Art in NYC brings A-listers and style icons together for a night of high fashion and culture to highlight the institute's...