The WireMay 1, 2007 By: American Salon Staff American Salon
How to Succeed
HARMS SOFTWARE will host its annual User Group Conference at the Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Miami, FL, July 22–24. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will benefit St. Jude's Research Hospital. 888/813-8141
DEVA CONCEPTS, a haircare brand developed for curly hair, made waves at the International Beauty Show in New York City with the launch of its Try Me DevaCurl sample packet filled with travel-sized products.
During the Chicago Midwest Beauty Show, Sherry Wood, a hairstylist from Trio & Co. in Louisville, KY, was the lucky winner of the Beauty Accelerated: 2007 Saturn Sky Roadster Giveaway, sponsored by NEXXUS.
For the Cause
JOICO recently participated in Elton John's AIDS Foundation's Oscar Fundraiser in Hollywood. The company provided gift bags for the star-studded event that contained K-PAK Sun Therapy Shampoo & Masque.
DAVINES strutted into the fashion arena as the hair sponsor of the Fall 2007 Tart Fashion Show at LA Fashion Week. The team created looks to complement the sultry, uninhibited collection.
ZOTOS INTERNATIONAL recently donated $10,000 from the sale of its Fresh Baked scented shampoo and body wash products to City of Hope, a research center for those affected by cancer and other diseases.
BAIN DE TERRE supported the New Canaan, CT, Whirlwind Diving Team in the Junior Olympics Northeast Regional competition, providing the team with the Recovery Complex Anti-Frizz Shine Serum for dry hair.
In the Bag
DERMALOGICA introduced five travel bags made from gray canvas with blue piping. The Briefcase, Double Pocket, Men's Toiletry, Roll-up and Small Travel bags will not stain and have a moisture-resistant lining.
In March, Dr. Howard Murad opened the doors to the revolutionary MURAD INCLUSIVE HEALTH CENTER in El Segundo, CA, to provide anti-aging and state-of-the-art total-wellness solutions.
The AVEDA Institute in Houston, the second-largest Aveda cosmetology school in the U.S., added a Massage Therapy program at its Woodlands location. The program offers both a basic and advanced curriculum.
According to new research, the "Beauty Salon" section in the YELLOW PAGES is referenced more than 233 million times a year. It's the 11th most-referenced heading out of more than 4,000 in the Yellow Pages.
Support Safe Water
Celebrities at the 2007 Film Independent's Spirit Awards received ALTERNA's TEN Shampoo and Conditioner Collection, which is made with Voss Artesian Water and helps support WaterAid's campaign for safe water.