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ULTA Beauty's Hair-Salon Business Keeps On Growing

Every ULTA Beauty store has a hair salon in it—and that core-service part of the nationwide beauty-retail chain's business continues to post impressive increases.

In ULTA Beauty's financial results for its third quarter of fiscal 2015 (the 13-week period that ended Oct. 31) announced Dec. 3, salon sales increased 20% to $51.7 million—compared to $43.1 million in its third quarter of fiscal 2014.

EVERPRO GRAY AWAY

This professional-grade salon formula extends the life of salon color by concealing gray roots as hair color begins to grow out, providing instant gray coverage in just 10 seconds. Its unique, pinpoint spray applicator delivers quick, targeted and precise coverage while its self-adjusting color-matching technology makes it impossible to detect. With no messy mixing and no mess, this easy-to-use formula dries quickly, leaving hair soft, with a natural-looking, beautiful finish.

Silver Hair, Co-Washing Are Top Hair Trends

It turns out that the “granny trend” of women of all ages coloring their hair shades of silver and gray is more than a media craze. Hair colorant sales within the brights and silver shade groups were up 46% and 14%, respectively, in 2014, according to Kline PRO, a product-level database published quarterly by global market research and consulting firm Kline.

New, Improved ColorWhip Electric Color Mixer

Known for mixing any color or bleach to a smooth, creamy consistency in seconds, this product from Product Club offers pre-timed cycles as well as a manual mode. Its new and improved features include a mixing blade that spins 10% faster, all-metal internal moving parts that are more durable, a rubber-coated, metal-mixing paddle and a magnetic switch that automatically turns off when the mixing head is lifted off the bowl. The new ColorWhip is translucent black and includes the mixer lid, four bowls, four brushes and the A/C power supply.