After a slow month in December, January was packed in comparison. Here’s what happened in the world of beauty.
Events & Contests
-Wedding season is nearly upon us, so get inspired by entering the bridal hair-themed “So You Think You Can Style?” photo contest and you could be featured in Salon Magazine. See how to enter here.
-Stuck in the snowy north while the ISSE Long Beach was going on in sunny California? Get the full recap and highlights here.
-Want to up your men’s hairstyling game? Be the next big thing at the American Crew All-Star Challenge. Enter for your chance to win a trip to the live finals, along with $10,000 cash for first place winners and so much more. See how to enter here.
-Celebrity hairstylist and Fiorio Salon founder, Maurice Fiorio, recently climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to break the world record for World’s Highest Altitude Haircut at a whopping 19,300-foot summit. He gave his fellow climber a makeover to remember as the 65-year-old hairstyling guru using his go-to Revlon Professional products.
-L’Oréal Professionnel announced their new international spokesperson as former Bond girl, Eva Green. Green will front the brand as they launch their newest products throughout the year.
-Contessa winner and hair vet Rossa Jurenas is the new North American colour director for Schwarzkopf Professional. After being with the brand for almost two decades, she’ll bring her colouring expertise and will be overseeing the collaboration of education, sales and marketing for the color division. Read more on her new position here.
-Starting off the new year with a fresh new face, Unite Hair has announced the appointment of their new president, Jared Trombetta. Moving up from his vice president post and working with the company since 2003, this move promises to bring Unite Hair’s reach even closer to stylists around the world.
-Clients craving that on-trend pastel shade will revel in the new Wella Professionals Blondor Freelights and Instamatic by Color Touch shades. Experience the collection and see two colour tutorials here.
-In the dead of winter, your clients are no doubt in need of some hair TLC. Help them out with the Sebastian Professional Hair Emergency Kits.
-Want to perfect the art of the most sought-after style you’ll get in your chair? We’ve deconstructed the blowout with some new products from Unite.
-What’s one of the newest brands salons are raving about? Read about Olaplex here.
-Retail sales will be easier than ever with the affordable professional brand, Verb, perfect for any client’s budget. See the product range here.
-Clients needing some extra moisture? Hand them the new buzz-worthy oil-infused collection: MarulaOil from John Paul DeJoria. Experience the new line here.