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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.

An American Apothecary

An American Apothecary
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.

PBA Hosts Webinar for New Exhibitors

The Professional Beauty Association will be guiding new exhibitors on how to have a stress-free, productive exhibiting experience during its webinar, "New Exhibitors: Expectations & Execution," Sept. 18 at noon EDT.

The 45-minute complimentary Webinar will:

  • Discuss why event research is vital
  • Address how to abide by show management rules
  • Provide creative pre-marketing strategies to build awareness
  • Explain how to create and implement an exhibitor plan