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 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.
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 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.
Ian Ginsberg, president of C.O. Bigelow Apothecaries, discusses the history of his iconic business—and how it has remained relevant for 176 years.
For many the word “apothecary” may trigger romantic images of cobblestone streets and hand-labeled tinctures custom-made to cure ailments. But though C.O. Bigelow—the oldest apothecary in America—has its roots firmly entrenched in those bygone days, it has also admirably evolved and grown to keep up with the times. Today, the company continues to wow customers with its well-edited selection of products—including its own line and imports from around the world—a personalized in-store experience and stellar staff members.