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Business Network Live is Back in January 2022!

Anyone who has ever been to Wella’s Business Network Live event will vouch that this is one of the highlights of the hairdressing calendar. After a reluctant break in 2020, the good news is that the countdown is now on for a two-day event in January 2022. Celebrating its 24th year, Business Network Live has become a firm favourite with the Wella family. It will take place on January 31st and February 1st 2022. The venue is the stunning Belfry Hotel & Resort with an incredible line up of speakers. The event offers the perfect balance of thought-provoking discussions, valuable...

Rusk announces Matt Swinney as New Global Creative Director

Industry pioneer and four-time North American Hairstyling Award winner Matt Swinney joins the brand to lead the new Rusk Revolution. The Rusk Revolution is coming. Beauty Quest Group®-owned heritage hair brand Rusk® announces the kickoff of a new brand direction, spearheaded by their new Global Creative Director Matt Swinney and backed by existing Artistic Director Laura Gibson. The new direction, which the brand has aptly named the Rusk Revolution, will have a large professional focus built on innovation, education, and business building. Matt SwinneyMatt Swinney and Laura GibsonMatt Swinney Leading the charge of Rusk’s new look is Matt Swinney, an industry pioneer...

TrendVision Award Finalists for 2021 Announced

The Wella Professionals TrendVision Award Finalists for 2021 have been announced. As one of the most exciting and prestigious industry competitions, its format has continued to evolve and this year the celebrations are set to be truly memorable. TrendVision is one of the most iconic industry competitions. It not only boosts team morale and motivates competitors, but it also offers tremendous PR possibilities for salons and freelancers alike; a huge opportunity for this year's TrendVision Award Finalists. 2021 has also welcomed three completely new categories to the competition, all of which were entered on Instagram. The Natural Texture Artist category celebrates...

2021 Nourish & Shine Beauty Scholarship Winners announced!

JCS Beauty announces inaugural 2021 Nourish & Shine Beauty Scholarship Winners, empowering future black beauty innovators. JCS Beauty Holdings, LLC is proud to announce the winners of its inaugural Nourish & Shine® Beauty Scholarship. Developed to celebrate and empower future black beauty innovators, the scholarship provides tuition funding to assist Black/African American students in embracing their passion and pursuing careers in professional beauty. The Nourish & Shine®Beauty Scholarship is administered by Beauty Changes Lives. Introduced in January 2021, this beauty scholarship awards three tuition scholarships of $5,000 and pays homage to the community of Black/African American hairstylists who have supported JCS Beauty as...

NAHA 2021 winners announced!

The Professional Beauty Association announces winners of the 2021 North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA). Congratulations to all! After much anticipation, the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) announced the winners of the 2021 North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA), the beauty industry’s most prestigious competition in North America. NAHA honors the beauty industry’s top artists and creative talent who push the boundaries of skill and creativity. For over 30 years, thousands of talented beauty industry artists have been competing in NAHA to showcase their work and win the coveted award. NAHA 2021 winners were proclaimed at the event held on Saturday, August 29th at...

The importance of fragrance: introducing the Oribe Fragrance Collection

The importance of fragrance has played an essential role in the overall Oribe experience since its inception in 2008. And now the much-celebrated signature scent, Côte d’Azur, is joined by two new fragrances, Valley of Flowers and Desertland and an original packaging design. The importance of fragrances perhaps becaome general knowledge thanks to Marcel Proust and his "madeleine moment". Indeed, today everyone recognizes the ability of odours to spontaneously cue autobiographical memories: Many of these can be extremely vivid and affectively toned, corresponding to different times and places in our past. The Oribe brand has always focused on the importance of...