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Breaking News: Mascolo Family Announces the Death of Toni&Guy Co-founder Guy Mascolo

May 08 2009 | By Lori Morris
We are very sad to report that Guy Mascolo, an industry legend who, with his brother Toni, founded Toni&Guy, has died suddenly after suffering a massive heart attack. Please see the full obituary...

Napoleon Perdis Goes Prime Time

May 07 2009 | By Guest Artist
"You want to know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing," said Brooke Shields in a late 1970s steamy campaign that’s still remembered today. If you ask me, there’s only one thing that...
Wendy Watkins

Wendy Watkins Words of Wisdom: Watering the Seeds

May 07 2009 | By Guest Artist
I am sitting here in my favorite coffee shop enjoying another rainy day here in Atlanta. We have had a lot of rain; good-bye pollen, hello tulips! What are you watering your garden of success with?...

A Special Invitation from City of Hope

May 06 2009 | By Lori Morris
Some of the biggest names in the beauty industry invite you to the City of Hope Spirit of Life Masquerade Gala on July 20 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. This year's event will be...
Phyto Universe, Manhattan

Celebrate Mother's Day at Phyto Universe in NYC

May 06 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Phyto Universe, Manhattan Looking for a way to pamper Mom for Mother's Day? Phyto Universe, a botanical sanctuary in the heart of Manhattan, is offering a package called The Royal Treatment...

How to Become a Redken Certified Haircolorist

May 06 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
Redken is offering stylists a way to increase their business and generate new clients with the Redken Haircolor Certification. This program recognizes and rewards salon professionals who possess...

Eva Scrivo on Powering Through the Recession

May 01 2009 | By Guest Artist
Eva Scrivo All that we seem to hear and see these days are horror stories stemming from the economy. And while we can’t deny its adverse impact on the salon industry, there are things we...
Ezra Mokotoff

Florida Salon To Host a Cut-a-Thon Fundraiser

May 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
Ezra Mokotoff Pyure Aveda Salon in Boynton Beach, FL, will host a cut-a-thon on May 17 from 9am to 2pm. The event will raise money to help pay for the open heart surgery of Ezra Mokotoff,...
Paul Dorf Perfect Color

Paula Dorf Cosmetics Launches Perfect Color

Apr 30 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
I had the pleasure of meeting makeup artist Paula Dorf last week to learn about her successful makeup company, Paula Dorf Cosmetics, and talk to her about her career. (I was impressed to learn that...
Yosh Toya

IBS New York: Scenes From the Show Floor

Apr 29 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
The booths and classrooms at this year's IBS New York show at the Javits Center were packed. Here are a few images from the show.
Shear Genius

Shear Genius Finalists at IBS New York

Apr 29 2009 | By Lori Morris
My reality TV obsession reached its peak yesterday and Sunday when I got to meet the five finalists from Shear Genius 2 at IBS New York! I hung out with Dee, Charlie, Daniel, Nicole and Glenn for a...

BREAKING NEWS: Aveda Earns Cradle to Cradle Endorsement and Certification

Apr 28 2009 | By Lori Morris
Aveda just announced that it has become the first beauty company in the world to receive a Cradle to Cradle (C2C) sustainability endorsement. Seven Aveda products (shown here) have achieved Golg...

Jacqui Pierce Talks Manicures at IBS

Apr 28 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
At IBS New York yesterday, nail specialist Jacqui Pierce, provided nail technicians with tips on offering five-star nail treatments to impress clients and leave them anxious to return. In her class,...
Sam Villa

Sam Villa Goes to Canada

Apr 28 2009 | By Guest Artist
Sam Villa I really enjoyed working recently with a Canadian Redken distributor—Maritime in Halifax, Nova Scotia. First, I LOVE the lobster up there! But also, I find Canadian hairdressers...

IBS New York starts tomorrow!

Apr 26 2009 | By Lori Morris
We can't wait for this year's International Beauty Show (IBS) in New York City, which starts tomorrow morning. We'll be attending classes, checking out the mainstage performances and scouring the the...

Jet Takes on New York City

Apr 25 2009 | By Guest Artist
Jet from Jet Rhys Salon Hello My Fellow Beauty Connoisseurs, I just came back from a brilliant trip to N.Y.C., and I feel so inspired from what I have seen. There was so much art, music and...
A look at the Salon Wish car

Salon Wish Sponsors NASCAR Driver

Apr 24 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
Salon Wish, a division of SpaFinder, announced it will be the primary sponsor of the '01' car driven by NASCAR driver Danny O'Quinn, Jr. in the upcoming Aaron's 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series Race at...

Napoleon Perdis Says: This Spring, Think Pink!

Apr 23 2009 | By Guest Artist
Why pink is the new red… Red is always classic but this spring pink brings you in sync with the times. Whether it’s day at the office, a night out on the town or a weekend at the beach, pink...

New Sun Care Product Lines for Your Summer Retail Displays

Apr 23 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Enough with the rain—we're ready for summer already! Haircare manufacturers are gearing up for summer, too, with a host of new releases to protect strands from the damaging elements of summer: sun...