Here’s what happened in the month of August in the world of beauty.
Paul Mitchell’s annual education event, The Gathering, brought together innovation, education and entertainment, as well as over 3000 stylists and salon owners. Inspired by the Beatles song, the theme of The Gathering was “rEvolution,” a nod to the evolution of the industry, with a number of on-stage presentations—complete with musical and dance performances—and hands-on education workshops throughout the two-day event. See more of the highlights here.
The 66th annual Emmy Awards took place on Monday, August 25. We rounded up some of the best hair and nail looks on the red carpet here.
The macadamia oil-inspired company has rebranded itself as Macadamia Professional, which will cater to all hair types and styles and is moving away from the oil-only persona. Along with the new name will be the new sleeker packaging and website.
China Glaze revealed its new interactive and sleek new website design, making it more accessible for clients to select classic China Glaze shades, see what’s trending and even offers nail art inspiration and allows visitors to experience what colours other China Glaze fans are coveting with their new social component.
Schwarzkopf Professional appoints Damien Carney as the new creative director North America. See what Carney will be bringing to his new role here.
Martin Hillier, International Artistic Director for Senscience, celebrates 40 years of being in the industry. The Vancouver-based stylist has worked as both a celebrity and editorial stylist for some of the top magazines. Though his work with Senscience takes him across the globe for photo shoots and education sessions, he remains grounded at Lounge Hair Studio in Vancouver.
We tapped the nail pros to see how they got their inspiration for runway nails. Read more here.
Kérastase unveiled its new smoothing collection, Discipline, which marries in-salon treatments with at-home care. Discover the entire collection here.
Kenra expanded its Platinum Blow-Dry collection, adding three new products. See what’s new here.