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The Elegance of Old Hollywood

Discover how hair artist and stylist Mustafa Avci went from being a dreamer to one of the industry's most prolific influencers of vintage glamour as the owner of Salon M.

Though he's only in his early 30s, Mustafa Avci, the owner of Salon M in Brooklyn, New York, has a devoted legion of online fans — and big plans for the future. Specializing in one-of-a-kind styling creations and chic hair artistry, he’s making waves in the industry by bringing classic Hollywood glamour, à la Marilyn Monroe, back into the forefront of trends.

Working with everyone from Turkish movie stars to Instagram’s rising up-and-coming artists, here’s how he went from a being a young visionary in the Big Apple to one of the hottest names in the world of hair.

Features: The K Beauty Craze

Discover how South Korea is influencing the global natural beauty market as we break down 12 hot trends and how to try them.

By now we've all noticed the recent surge in BB creams, sheet masks, and unusual natural ingredients like snail mucin on the market. But what you may not realize is just how many of the latest emerging natural beauty trends have come from South Korea.

Scruples Appoints New VP of Product Development, Education

Scruples Professional Salon Products has announced the promotion of Amie Goltz to vice president of product development and education.

Goltz Amie joins Scruples with more than 30 years of experience in the professional beauty industry She will work to develop products that hairdressers want and need to improve their craft.

Goltz will also continue her work developing and advancing Scruples’ extensive education team and Scruples Academy.

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Walmart Expands Its Natural Product Offerings

Mega-retailer Walmart recently expanded natural skincare brand California Baby throughout 1,700 Walmart stores across the nation in August. The retail chain now carries California Baby’s most celebrated products, including the award-winning Calendula Cream and Calming Shampoo & Bodywash.  More than 45 products will also be available on the retailer’s ecommerce site.