Here are some of the beauty industry happenings for March.
News & Events
Revlon Professional held their inaugural Salon Masters events, including a live stage show and announcing the Canadian winners of the Revlon Professional StyleMasters and American Crew All Star Challenge. See the highlights from the event here.
The Montreal ABA welcomed thousands of industry professionals to the two-day event with a fresh new take on the nationwide event. See the highlights here.
What are some of the biggest trends for fall/winter 2015? Redken lead artist, Jorge Joao, and Essie Canada lead nail artist, Rita Remark, were the masters of backstage at Toronto World MasterCard Fashion Week and created some of the biggest head-turning trends of the week. See our favourites here.
America’s Beauty Show took place at the Art Institute of Chicago from March 21 to 23. More than 65,000 beauty professionals experienced education seminars, new product launches and live stage segments from brands like Wella Professionals, Redken, Kenra and Paul Mitchell and men’s cutting and grooming trends were brought to the forefront with the Barbers @ ABS segment, including a live competition. To kick off the week, the Beauty Changing Lives Foundation (BCL) paid tribute to the late Pivot Point International Inc. founder, Leo Passage, for the 2015 Legacy Award for his contributions o the beauty industry for NEXTGEN talent and ongoing education.
There was lots of movement in the industry last month, including Brian Ahrens as the new general manager of the Allied Beauty Association and Mike Parsons as the director of sales, marketing and education for Kao Canada Salon division.
After repositioning the brand, Macadamia Professional has announced two new additions to their team: Karrie Fonte as the assistant vice president of global education and Shannon Aceman as the director of business development, Canada. Both women bring with them extensive industry experience at various professional beauty roles and bring their expertise and wealth of knowledge to the company as it continues to expand its reach.
With spring finally here, we’re excited for some fun and bright nail collections. See what we’re looking at here.
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