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on Apr 01, 2014
Horst Rechelbacher, a trailblazer who spurred the botanical boom in salons and founded Aveda and Intelligent Nutrients passed away in February at age 72. Since that time, the tributes have been pouring in for this legend, who left an indelible mark on our industry. Here, industry gurus share some of their fondest memories
on Mar 05, 2014
Passionate is defined as “having strong feelings or a strong belief about something,” and that sums up how Joy LaMay feels about hairstyling. “I’ve been styling for 10 years and have loved every minute,” LaMay says. A firm believer that knowledge is the key to success, LaMay constantly challenges herself with continuing
on Mar 05, 2014
Orange Crush From the red-orange lips at Prabal Gurung (seen here) to Dsquared2’s shiny mandarin-hued pouts, citrus was all the rage on the spring 2014 catwalks. “Bright-orange lips are the new ‘it’ shade,” says Stila Global Director of Creative Artistry Sarah Lucero, who notes that wearing a matte/velvet version is
on Mar 04, 2014
Geoffrey Tumlin’s book, which recently crossed my desk, lends much validity to my contention that dialogue in the salon world is every bit as important as the services carried out there. In Stop Talking, Start Communicating: Counterintuitive Secrets to Success in Business and in Life (McGraw-Hill, 2013), Tumlin points out
on Mar 04, 2014
Adil Mehboob-Khan, president of Wella, the Salon Professional Division of Procter & Gamble, has appointed Wella veteran Salvatore Mauceri to the post of  Wella North America Leader. Mauceri replaces Reuben Carranza. “The Wella business in North America plays a key role in our global portfolio, and the US and