22 June 2024

Beauty Changes Lives at ABS!

Beauty Changes Lives will be at ABS – another great reason to join beauty industry professionals in this celebration and planning for the future.

America’s Beauty Show will be taking place from April 15-17, 2023, in Rosemont, IL, outside of Chicago and Beauty Changes Lives will play a leading role in the program. indeed, Sunday evening features the Changemakers’ Gala, an elegant evening benefiting Beauty Changes Lives. This wonderful non-profit organization is dedicated to empowering and equipping the current and the next generation of beauty professionals by providing resources, scholarships, education and mentorship opportunities.

Jason Backe and Ted Gibson award Jona Herrera the first $10,000 in Dream Capital from Worth Up Alliance, administered by Beauty Changes Lives, at last year’s Beauty Changes Lives Experience. (Photo: Rothstein)

Celebrating the industry

The Changemakers’ Gala will honor the legends of beauty and bring together industry members as a beauty family. This year, the Gala Emcees will be the ever-popular Sam Villa, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Sam Villa
and Global Artistic Ambassador for Redken, and Award-winning Author and Futurist, Minter Dial. As always, Founding Board Members Lynelle Lynch of Bellus Academy, Robert Passage of Pivot Point, and Jan Arnold of CND will host the event.

Beauty Changes Lives Co-Founder Lynelle Lynch welcomes salon pros and industry VIPs to the 2022 BCL Experience Gala. (Photo: Rothstein)

In addition, the Gala will host the official premiere of the all-industry KNOW Beauty SECRETS workforce recruitment campaign to the industry.

Monday morning, April 17, the KNOW Beauty SECRETS program will debut at an America’s Beauty Show Town Hall. The presentation will address the scope of the labor crisis in the professional salon industry. The focus will be on how the beauty industry must work together to solve a variety of issues. It will also explore the role each individual member of the industry can play in moving forward to secure the future.

Proceeds raised from the Beauty Changes Lives Change-Makers’ Gala support making the professional beauty industry a first-choice career. More importantly, your generosity provides opportunity to change the lives of beauty professionals. Since its founding, the organization has raised over $7.5 million and provided over 800 life-changing scholarships. Be a part of making the future of the professional beauty industry a more prosperous one! Book your ticket today!

Past Scholarship Winner & Worth Up Dream Capital Finalist Erika Martin-Ware. (Photo: Rothstein)


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