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Wahl Professional Hosts the First Ever Online Barber Battle

Barbers can compete blade to blade in battle for a coveted prize.

Wahl Professional, a company known for its innovative and trusted products in the men's grooming category since 1919, now has something new to offer to professionals in the industry. Wahl is excited to announce that they will be the host of the first-ever, online-exclusive battle of the barbers, which will give three talented winners the ultimate in bragging rights.

Lance Wahl, Wahl Clipper Corporation's global vice president of professional products, says, "We're excited to be the first professional clipper company to ever host our own online barber battle competition."

Beauty Tools Now Measure Skin Hydration

Beauty aficionados are well aware of the impact that their water intake has on their skin. They’ve been told numerous times that if they don’t take in in their eight glasses of water a day, their skin will reap the consequences--immediately and over the long haul. As a result, experts have offered up continuous tips and tricks that help keep both the body and skin hydrated for health and beauty. From cucumber recipes for skin and food, to seasonal DIY fruit masks, and face mists that can be applied throughout the day, skin hydration is available to all.

O+A Puts On a Scent-Sational 4th Annual Art and Olfaction Awards Presentation

Attendees of the 4th annual Art and Olfaction Awards, presented by the The Institute for Art and Olfaction, were treated to a night full of intoxicating scents at the Silent Green Kulturquartier in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, May 6. The Kulturquartier—formerly a crematorium built in 1911, revitalized as an arts venue—played host to the night’s events, which included awards, dinner and vocal improvisations by Snowblink, a Los Angeles-based musician who connects the auditory with the olfactory.

2017 Eastern Buying Conference Sees Boost in Attendance

The 2017 Eastern Buying Conference, held April 1-2 at the Hilton Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey, was met with a storm that shut down airports, including Newark Airport, and delayed flights, causing the show to get off to a rocky start. In the end attendees were able to arrive safely, and the 2017 show was expanded to accommodate additional booths. Overall, attendance was up, according to show organizers.

J. White & Associates and Coleman/Harrison Join Forces

It was announced on May 1, 2017, that companies J. White & Associates and Coleman/Harrison have created a "strategic alliance," and plan on working together while maintaining their unique brand identities. The companies will unite their teams of talented professional sales agents to provide more in-depth coverage of the industry. Together, the teams will provide sales representation in the northeast, southeast, midwest and southwest regions, as well as for nationwide specialty retail.

CVS Focuses on Expanded Health, Beauty Offerings, Store Experience

Many CVS Pharmacy customers may soon walk into their neighborhood pharmacy and find it almost unrecognizable. The online and brick-and-mortar retailer is upping its game among competing health and beauty retailers, adding more on-trend and “healthier” beauty options, a broader selection of vitamins and supplements, and what it’s calling better-for-you food options; not to mention an upgraded store design, featuring digital signage and an enhanced customer experience.