Beauty

Essie Introduces Summer 2014 Collection

Essie recently launched its summer 2014 collection, complete with bright, vivid colors. Available at www.essie.com , salons, and beauty stores worldwide, the collection features a color palette with a bevy of options from offset prints to neutrals, including urban jungle, a alabaster orchid tone; haute in the heat, a raspberry hue; strut your stuff, a cobalt aqua tone; ruffles & feathers, a peacock teal shade; fierce, no fear, a cocoa mahogany color; and roarrrrange, a bold orange hue. “Channel summer’s sexy energy and go for full-force fashion that’s destined to lead the pack,” says brand founder and global creative director...

Redken Laboratories Founder Dies at Age 82

Paula Kent Meehan, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and founder of Redken Laboratories , passed away in her Beverly Hills home, aged 82. The California-based haircare company, which she founded in 1960, is one of the first companies to create hypoallergenic hair sprays. On the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of Redken, Modern Salon magazine honored Redken as "the company that changed an industry forever.” Based on her dedication to developing products compatible with the natural elements of hair and skin, Meehan discovered that her own sensitive skin and hair reacted adversely to many products on the market, which led her to develop...

China Glaze Announces Beauty Partnership with The Weinstein Company

China Glaze announced a partnership with The Weinstein Company , a multimedia production and distribution company, to create a limited-edition nail polish collection, which will debut in conjunction with the Aug. 15 release of the film The Giver . Inspired by the themes and message of the story, The Giver collection by China Glaze brings key moments and characters to color, particularly the main character Jonas (Brendon Thwaites) and his friend Fiona (Odeya Rush) as he struggles to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his ideal community. Available Aug. 1 at beauty supply stores nationwide, including Sally Beauty and Ulta...

Bioelements Expands Distribution With TNG Worldwide

Bioelements announced that it will expand distribution of its complete line of professional skincare products with TNG Worldwide , a Gallup-based organization providing products, expertise, and solutions to the spa, beauty, and hospitality industries. “TNG Worldwide is a leader in providing expertise and solutions to spa professionals,” says Barbara Salomone, president and founder of Bioelements. “That makes them a perfect partner for Bioelements. Together we’ll remain dedicated to customer service, training, and education, so Bioelements Partnership Spas can always expect success at every level of their business.” This new expansion includes The Industry Source , professional-only stores, coast-to-coast catalog sales,...

Pivot Point International Appoints Kevin Cameron as Vice President of Global Marketing & Business Development

Pivot Point International , a leader in beauty education, announced the appointment of Kevin Cameron as vice president of global marketing and business development to strengthen the company’s marketing and product positioning efforts, as well as oversee the brand overall. “In Kevin we found a proven leader with an acute sense for market trends and vision for the beauty industry,” says Robert Passage, chairman and CEO of Pivot Point. “This is exactly what Pivot Point needs as the company enters its next phase of expanded innovation and growth while preserving the legacy of my father Leo Passage.” Cameron joins Pivot...

Carol Cole Company Launches Mini Microcurrent Device

The full anti-aging power of the NuFace Trinity Facial Trainer is now available in a convenient travel-size with Carol Carole Company’s introduction of the FDA-cleared Mini. The ergonomic device is comparable in size to smart phones and delivers the same effective microcurrent stimulation as the full size model for a dramatically improved appearance on the go. It works by sending soft, gentle waves through the skin and down to the facial muscles, where it stimulates ATP production and, in turn, drives the creation of key structural proteins including collagen and elastin. Clinical tests showed 85 percent of users experienced significant...

Jane Iredale–The Skin Care Makeup Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary

Commemorating its 20 anniversary this year, Jane Iredale–The Skin Care Makeup is celebrating its continued commitment to bringing uplifting beauty to women across the globe. “When I started the company, I had one product, Amazing Base , and with it launched the whole new category of mineral makeup,” says founder Jane Iredale. “We are celebrating this milestone with new innovations and will continue to deliver personal, uplifting beauty that is as good for the skin as it is beautiful to wear. I know the next 20 years will be even more incredible than the last.” The company is introducing a...

New Beauty Intelligence Snapshot Reports to Debut from Cosmoprof North America

As Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) is committed to providing up-to-the-minute information on the beauty industry to its participants, the event company announced a new collaboration with social media consulting firm Verifeed to produce Top Trends & Influencer Reports for Skin, Hair, and Nails. Verifeed prides itself on unearthing “information gold” in the social data stream to provide brands and companies with valuable business intelligence to grow their businesses. With the evolution of social media and viral word-of-mouth marketing, this data enables brands to make more informed business decisions and capitalize on new market opportunities. Through these reports, beauty companies looking...

Discover Beauty Returns to Cosmoprof with New Brands

The Discover Beauty program, an initiative of Cosmoprof North America (CPNA), is returning for its eighth consecutive year. During the three-day program, CPNA show organizers arrange pre-scheduled sales meetings and events with emerging beauty brands and leading retailers. This year’s lineup of brands include: Coastal Salt & Soul , Doll Face Beauty , Drunk Elephant , Indie Lee , Karora Cosmetics , LightStim , Manuka Doctor , MD Solar Sciences , Monteil , Qiriness , Skin Nutrition, Skin&Co Roma , and True Isaac Mizrahi . The Discover Beauty program has its own section centrally located on the show floor, where...

Essie Introduces Expanded Gel Shade Collection

Essie announced the expansion of its essie·gel color palette with the launch of 25 new gel shades. Available at essie flagship salons and spas throughout the U.S., the new colors consist of creamy opaques, shimmers, neons, matte finishers, and more. Designed to keep nails in healthy condition, essie·gel delivers up to 14 days of color and shine. The essie·gel system includes a prep + finish nail cleanser, a base coat, a topcoat, a gel remover, and a professional LED lamp. For more information, visit www.essie.com .

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