Stories from Beauty Store Business
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 15:53
Gerry Udell, Inc. recently celebrated the success of the Colortrak’s 2017 Summer of Color Contest, which features exciting giveaways. This year’s collection of tools, The Candy Collection, includes three multicolor caddy bowls, three color brushes, three reusable spongelights and one paddle. The contest involved posting "your sweetest candy-colored creations" (using hashtags like #WeWantCandy and more) for a chance to win. The grand prize, valued at $4,000, is an all-expense paid trip to New York and an Editorial Photoshoot Workshop with a major beauty magazine.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 16:07
The highly anticipated palette debuts on Wednesday, June 21 at 8 a.m. PSTThe Morphe X Jaclyn Hill Palette that's been two years in the making has fans of the cult-favorite brand and the Insta-famous YouTuber elated. Hill has collaborated with Morphe in the past, with her Jaclyn Hill Favorites palette and her Jaclyn Hill's Favorite Brushes collection; however, the new Jaclyn Hill Palette features 35 brand-new eyeshadow shades in a range of mattes, shimmers, satins, foils and glitters—using all-new formulations.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 15:28
What Dollar Shave Club did for men, Umi Shave Club could do for women. Aiming to provide a superior shaving experience, Umi Shave Club has launched its online monthly women’s shaving products subscription service, perfectly timed for skin-baring warm weather. The service offers natural shaving products—including moisturizer and shaving cream—and, of course, precision razors at a price the company claims is “the best value on the market today for women who want a great, close shave.”
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 15:05
Supporting causes that are closely linked to a brand’s values continues to be a trend in natural beauty. Top-selling natural soap brand Dr. Bronner’s has announced plans to supply soap to three ships belonging to international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization Sea Shepherd. Founded in 1977, Sea Shepherd will be launching a campaign to save pilot whales off the coast of the Faroe Islands.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 14:46
After a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, Ed Tavakoli, the beloved founder of Beauty Collection in Sherman Oaks, California, passed away on May 26, 2017.
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 18:07
Beauty Systems Group president Mark Spinks talks charitable causes, the industry and being this year’s Spirit of Life Award recipient.Surprisingly, Mark Spinks didn’t always imagine himself in the beauty business. After growing up in Columbus, Indiana, he attended college at Indiana University as a double major in economics and criminal justice (and remains a rabid Hoosiers fan). But his journey toward the beauty industry would begin with his very first assignment out of college, working within the department store industry, handling retail and operations for locations that boasted a solid...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 17:18
Learn how Beautyblender founder Rea Ann Silva created a knockout product that stands out among the competition by blending in.Working as a professional makeup artist to the stars, Rea Ann Silva learned all the tricks of the trade. She mastered cutting up and wetting sponges to seamlessly apply creams and powders. Applying artist secrets and conceptualizing them into product with mass appeal in 2002 led to the creation of the original Beautyblender—and later the establishment of a whole new beauty category.
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 16:46
Roux's Fanci-Full Instant Hair Color instantly blends grays away and gives hair a luminous, brilliant shine. The easy-to-use, no-mix formula lasts until the next shampoo, too! Plus, its ammonia- and peroxide-free formula won't damage hair. The shades Sweet Cream (19), Frivolous Fawn (23) and True Steel (41) shown from left to right. SRP: $7.49 (each) For more information, visit rouxbeauty.com.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 18:17
The Volare X2 clipper from BaBylissPRO uses a powerful MaxLife Pro motor that was built in collaboration with legendary company Ferrari. The titanium-coated blades offer superior performance, while its comfortable grip and glossy exterior make it easy on the eyes. It includes four cutting positions (0.8, 1.2, 1.6, 2.0 mm) so your customers can create a multitude of styles, it can run for three hours on cordless, has an engine that runs up to 10,000 hours and even comes with a two-year warranty on the unit. SRP: $149
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 17:07
For grooming that harks back to the good ol' days, the Proraso Vintage Gift Tin is a great gift for anyone who loves a good shave, and is suitable for all skin and beard types. This set comes in a collectible tin featuring a 1950s advertisement that pays tribute to the classic brand, and contains three full-size products: the Pre-Shave Cream, Shaving Cream in a Tube and an After Shave Balm. Infused with hydrating eucalyptus oil and cooling menthol, they'll provide a comprehensive, luxurious shaving experience. SRP: $32
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 16:51
The Tweezerman Essential Grooming Kit includes must-have stainless steel tools every man needs to keep his nails and facial hair well groomed—whether at home or while traveling. Housed in a convenient carrying case, each kit includes a Tweezerette to remove ingrown hairs or splinters, Facial Hair Scissors for precise trimming, a Fingernail Clipper to trim nails and a Multi-Use Nail Tool for cleaning and filing nails. SRP: $30 For more information, visit tweezerman.com.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 17:26
Effective as of June 1, 2017, the JD Beauty/Wet Brush board of directors recently announced that Jeffrey Davidson will be the company's new chief executive officer. Davidson is well versed in what the role will entail, as he has previously served as a CEO at other reputable companies such as Magic Cinemas, Lindsay Phillips and MB Associates. His resume also boasts a position as a managing partner of Coqui Capital.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 20:21
Cuccio Naturalé has expanded its footprint to Dubai with a distributorship and new team of educators. The creator of natural nail, hand and footcare products has secured Monarqi, formerly a creative nail dealer, as a Cuccio distributor, placing Cuccio among a very small group of American brands to gain distributorship in Dubai. Cuccio founder, president and CEO Anthony Cuccio made the trip to the Middle East along with Cuccio brands director of global education Marilyn Garcia, and brand educators from the Philippines and the Ukraine.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 18:20
Probiotic-infused shampoo is a new trend to watch, as consumers grow increasingly health-conscious about not only what they put in their bodies, but what they put on them. Probiotics—microorganisms that produce healthful benefits within the body, such as maintaining or even producing beneficial bacteria, and are especially known for aiding the digestive tract—have generally been packaged for consumption, whether pertaining to health or beauty.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 18:06
One of the hallmarks of the beauty industry is its penchant for philanthropy. Whether offering free services to military families or raising money for worthy causes, beauty businesses are known for generosity. Denman, in particular, has been supporting volunteer projects in Malawi for more than 10 years, as its Northern Ireland company members have taken opportunities to build family homes, farms and community centers there.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 16:04
On May 22, 2017 in Washington, D.C., Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) was awarded the President's "E" Award, which recognizes companies, organizations or persons that contribute to the expansion of U.S. exports. This prestigious honor was awarded to 32 U.S. companies and organizations around the world who played a vital part in strengthening the nation's economy. Since 1961, under President Kennedy, the "E" Award has honored exporters that have proven to be valuable supporters to others that resulted in increased exports based on four years of successive export growth. U.S.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 11:01
Germs linger on items that your customers come into contact with every day, from cell phones and TV remotes to keyboards, sunglasses and so much more. With Well-Kept's Singles Screen Cleansing Towelettes (15-count) pre-moistened wipes, your clients can prevent breakouts and germs from spreading by keeping their screens and lens clean. Available in several colors, some of proceeds of certain varieties even give back to organizations that help military families or ALS research. Shown in Montauk. SRP: $6
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 10:51
The new SigMagic Brushampoo from Sigma Beauty will take your customers' makeup brush cleaning routine to new heights. Fortified with 100-percent natural virgin coconut and ethically sourced palm oil, this shampoo quickly lathers to eliminate build-up and oils on brushes as well as harmful bacteria. It will result in brushes that are clean, which will extend the life of your customers' favorite tools. Free of sulfates and parabens. SRP: $15 For more information, visit sigmabeauty.com.