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2016 beauty trends
Take a look at the top trends blowing up the beauty industry this year, and how you can make them work for your business.

Strobing, tie-dying, glitter beards - you may have heard some of these terms floating around on social media and assumed the ’70s were back. Luckily, that is not the case. But it does leave the question: What exactly are these trends anyway? More importantly, what do they mean for your beauty professionals?

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Dollar Shave Club takes on the men's grooming market by combining quality, convenience and affordability with a witty approach and a high member-satisfaction rate.

Michael Dubin, the CEO and co-founder of Dollar Shave Club, first appeared on the beauty scene when he broke the Internet with his comedic and unique commercials… and one brilliant idea. The company has since gone from 5,000 members on its first day to 2.7 million members and counting, today. DSC has completely re-shaved the men’s grooming industry by offering its members an affordable and hassle-free way to get razors straight to their doors.

More Than 80% of Smartphone Users Now Stream Video

According to recently released data from The NPD Group’s Connected Intelligence Smartphone and Tablet Usage Report, 81% percent of all U.S. smartphone users now stream video on their devices. This usage is being driven primarily by users who are 25 and younger, who spend twice as much time watching video content on YouTube and Netflix mobile apps compared to users who are over the age of 25.

CEW Presents Spring's Beauty Insider Series on the West Coast

Cosmetic Executive Women held its spring West Coast Beauty Insider Series: "Brand New: Finding Your Niche" event featuring a panel discussion with top beauty executives March 22. The event—open to CEW members and nonmembers—kicked off with a cocktail and networking reception at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica, California, followed by the panel program.

Success at Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2016

The 49th edition of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna drew in huge numbers. The largest international trade fair dedicated to the world of beauty saw the participation of 250,000 visitors and 2,510 exhibitors (+5%).

Cosmopack also had great success in Bologna. The event dedicated to the beauty supply chain grew by 5.42% and was attended by 21,900 professional visitors from the industry.