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The Scent-Sual Arts

The Scent-sual Arts

The Institute for Art and Olfaction, based in Los Angeles and headed up by founder and director Saskia Wilson-Brown, is only a couple of years old, but it’s already making waves on the growing artisan fragrance scene in the City of Angels and beyond. With the organization’s focus on everything from beginners’ workshops to large-scale art installations to annual fragrance awards, the IAO has a broad scope—and plenty of creativity to inspire and share.

Salon Haircolor Sales Are Up 3.6%

Salon Haircolor Sales Are Up 3.6%

Professional salon haircolor product sales (at manufacturers’ shipment dollars) grew by 3.6% in 2013 to $783 million, with hair color continuing to be the primary driver of the salon business around which all other services revolve, according to the new 2013 Professional Salon Haircolor Study from Professional Consultants & Resources.

SkinStore.com Launches Online Beauty Evaluation Tool

SkinStore.com Launches Online Beauty Evaluation Tool

SkinStore.com has debuted Beauty Advisor, an esthetician-created evaluation tool that allows customers to obtain a professional-level assessment of their skincare and beauty needs in minutes using an online questionnaire.

PBA Rallies Support Against Domestic Violence

Professional Beauty Association's CUT IT OUT program

As October marks Domestic Violence Awareness month, the Professional Beauty Association's CUT IT OUT: Salons Against Domestic Abuse program is mobilizing salon professionals and others to fight the epidemic in communities across the United States by building awareness and training salon professionals to recognize warning signs and safely refer their clients, colleagues, friends and family to local resources.

Andis Introduces New Educators

Andis Introduces New Educators

Andis Co. has added three new hair professionals to its education team: Sean Casey, Renee Chamberlain and Dave Diggs.

“Adding these talented and respected educators will help Andis enhance our all-star team of educators and meet the increasing demand for clipper education in the beauty industry. Each brings his or her own unique flair and skill sets to deliver the very best content for hair professionals,” said Aileen Nunez, Andis international manager of education and style.

ULTA Beauty Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

ULTA Beauty Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

ULTA Beauty announced Sept. 11 financial results for the 13-week period and 26-week period that ended Aug. 2, which compares to the same periods that ended Aug. 3, 2013.