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Laura Armenta

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on Oct 21, 2014
The threat of deregulation of occupational licensing, specifically of cosmetologists and barbers, has become more prevalent in recent years. Deregulation threats have included repealing cosmetology and barbering licenses altogether, which would be devastating to an entire profession as well as a public health risk.
on Oct 13, 2014
The Professional Beauty Association’s (PBA) Salon/Spa Performance Index (SSPI) is a quarterly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. salon/spa industry. Salon and spa owners are encouraged to take the survey to contribute and provide valuable information needed to improve our industry. The
on Aug 11, 2014
2014 marks the North American Hairstyling Awards’ 25th anniversary. Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the
on Mar 26, 2014
As Welcome To Our World returns to Capitol Hill on May 20, the Professional Beauty Federation (PBF) needs industry volunteers and contributors to help make this event a continued success. This annual event gives salon professionals from across the U.S.  the opportunity to educate members of Congress, professional
on Dec 19, 2013
The PBA Disaster Relief Fund, established in 1955, assists salons in rebuilding following the devastation of a natural disaster. Over the course of five decades, the fund has been there for professionals in times of dire need. Although no one ever knows when or where a natural disaster will strike, it's