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What's New With Kat Von D Beauty

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Kat Von D Beauty’s recent global expansion, unique products and contributions to humanity have brought success to reality TV star-turned-business mogul Kat Von D.

Nine years ago, 26-year-old Kat Von D walked into the Sephora corporate office for a meeting that would change the landscape of traditional cosmetics, and her career, forever. She was just coming off the second season of her own TLC reality show, LA Ink. Kat let the TLC cameras in to film the day-to-day action of her own tattoo shop, which gave her a lot of momentum as a known artist in and outside of the tattoo community. Her fierce cat eyes, red lips and distinctive style captured the attention of one of the world’s largest beauty retailers.

BSB's Managing Editor to Speak on ISSE Panel

Beauty Store Business' managing editor Breanna Armstrong will be on the "How To Work with Celebrities and Influencers" panel at the Professional Beauty Association's International Salon and Spa Expo this weekend on Jan. 29, in Long Beach, CA. Armstrong will join beauty editor Jennifer Chan and Vanity Girl Hollywood CEO Maxine Tatlonghari at ISSE in Long Beach, CA, on Sunday at noon to tackle how brands and influencers can work with each other to produce sales and marketing strategies through social media. The panel will take place in room 204.

The Beauty Industry Mourns Fabio Sementilli

Beauty Store Business, and the industry at large, mourns the loss of one of professional beauty’s most beloved family members: Fabio Sementilli, vice president of education at Coty Professional Beauty.
Sementilli died tragically on January 23 in Woodland Hills, California at age 49. He was known as a mentor to many, believing that continuing education and giving back were the cornerstones of our industry.
Our deepest condolences go out to his family, friends and colleagues.

JD Beauty Group Announces Partnership with The Kirschner Group, Inc.

JD Beauty Group announced a global partnership with The Kirschner Group, Inc., effective January 1, 2017. The Kirschner Group, Inc. is a worldwide sales and merchandising organization that represents manufacturers in the professional hair, skin and nail industry. While The Kirschner Group has serviced JD Beauty Group internationally in the past, they will expand those services to the United States and transition to a global partnership.