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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.
 

The Kirschner Group Expands Southwest Sales Team

Professional beauty manufacturers representative The Kirschner Group has added Bruce Blankenship to its southwest sales team. Blankenship joins the Kirschner Group team with a strong knowledge of brand sales, customer service and broad industry experience.

“We are excited Bruce has joined our southwest domestic team and look forward to the growth in this territory,” said Jane Caris, president of The Kirschner Group.