CHI ARC Automatic Rotating Curler

This hairstyling product is newly revised and newly sized. It's available in two new sizes: a 1-¼ inch and ¾-inch ceramic barrel. The curler's spinning barrel twirls hair clockwise or counterclockwise with just the push of a button. It's made with a ceramic heater that reaches up to 410°F in 30 seconds. It's ceramic barrel ensures even heat distribution. It offers an LCD digital temperature display along with right and left twirl control buttons. There is a new “beep” feature that alerts the user as to when to release the curl.

Women Spend Big on Hair Care

Thirty-two percent of women tried a new haircare product in 2014, according to a recent Beauty by the Numbers report from The Benchmarking Co., a beauty and personal-care research firm.

The study reveals top haircare products and brands, as well as haircare and hair product-buying habits. Its findings were reported as follows:

The top regularly used at-home haircare products include:

99% Shampoo
96% Conditioner
59% Hair Spray

Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Category Grows 7.1%

Cyrus Bulsara, president of Professional Consultants & Resources

Salon and professional beauty appliances and shears grew 7.1% as a category in 2012, according to the new 2012 Professional Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Study from Professional Consultants & Resources, which provides market intelligence and data research for the U.S. salon and professional-beauty industry. Note that the 7.1% growth is 18% greater than the overall salon industry’s growth rate of 6% for the same time frame.