America’s Beauty Show celebrated its 90th continuous show on March 9-11 in Chicago. 55,000 salon professionals attended the trade show to have access to the latest tools and products, creative hair designs and educational opportunities. Stylists presenting at the show included Tracey Hughes for Tracey Hughes Education, Richard Ashforth for SACO, Tabatha Coffey for LUXHAIR, Kim Vo for Schwarzkopf Professional and Mark Hayes for Vidal Sassoon.
Cosmetology Chicago also presented the winners of the STARS Photo Contest for professionals, students and nail technicians, the 2nd Annual Leo Passage Gold Trophy Award (presented to Chrystofer Benson, who earned the highest aggregate scores in three STARS categories) and the 3rd annual Wella Student Competition winners.
This year also marked the second annual BeautyBASH, an evening that features musical performances from real professionals in the industry, with proceeds benefitting Cosmetologists Chicago Presidents Scholarship Fund.
Photos by BABAK