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Glam on the Go!

These beauty professionals and businesses are changing the game with convenient, all-in-one glam delivered straight to customers' doors.

It's the era of Uber, Airbnb and Grubhub; secret menus; and create-your-own options for everything from travel to food. These overnight business sensations seem to be sprouting up everywhere, each boasting the latest “big idea” in business and app technology. The reason for their success comes down to one thing: options. In virtually every industry, consumers are demanding the perfect blend of convenience and customizability—and the world of beauty is no different.

Salon Supply Store Cosmetology Scholarship

Salon Supply Store, announced details related to their first ever scholarship competition.

With a prize of $1,000, Salon Supply Store is seeking candidates currently enrolled in a cosmetology program. Open to students studying all forms of cosmetology including hairstyling, barbering, nails, and makeup application, the ideal candidate for selection will exhibit creativity, passion, and a commitment to advancing the art of cosmetology.

ICMAD's CITY Awards' Headliners

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) announced the three revered beauty business experts who will headline the nation's premiere event honoring innovation and creativity in beauty product manufacturing and distribution: Harlan Kirschner, The Kirschner Group and Tish & Snooky Bellomo, MANIC PANIC. The three beauty insiders have made indelible marks on the $56 billion dollar cosmetics industry and will cap off the award ceremonies with their industry insights and expertise.

U.S. Salon Services & Product Sales Grew 3.2% in 2015

Overall revenue for all U.S. salon-industry services (hair, skin and nails) plus salon retail grew 3.2%, according to the new 2015 Professional Salon Industry Haircare Study from Professional Consultants & Resources. Total U.S. salon services and salon retail sales grew to $60.27 billion.
In addition, there were nearly 294,000 U.S. salons and barbershops using and selling salon haircare products. Salon count declined by 2.5% as large rental suites opened.