The WireAugust 1, 2007 By: American Salon Staff American Salon
Meeting of Minds
The PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY ASSOCIATION presented its Annual Business Forum during Cosmoprof North America. Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple and a Silicon Valley icon, was the keynote speaker.
Behind the Scenes
As the official haircare sponsor of Zac Posen, L'ORéAL PROFESSIONNEL sent Portfolio Artist Cesar Ramirez backstage to give the models soft, natural-looking, flowing hair at Posen's Resort Collection 2007 show.
Ramirez with a model
For fall, OPI has all its must-have nail accessories included in its retail promotions, available in colorful prepack trays designed to fit into the OPI promo center rack or be displayed throughout the salon.
Taking inspiration from designers like Stella McCartney and Louis Vuitton, who both helped make copper the hot metallic trend for fall, JANE IREDALE's new Copper Liquid Eye Liner is this season's got-to-have-it makeup.
JOICO Artistic Team member Anthony Morrison was the winner of Bravo's hit show Shear Genius. Pitted against 11 other hair pros, Morrison competed in a set of challenges to nab the top spot.
Wheel To Live
VICHY Laboratories is hosting more than 75 mobile Healthy Skin Check-Up Centers in the parking lots of retail partners across the U.S. this fall to educate the public about the importance of skin health.
Vichy makes skin health a priority with its mobile skin Check-Up Centers.
Makeup artists Anne DeMarco and Charles Douglas recently opened the luxurious ROUGE MAKEUP STUDIO in Manhattan, and they are hosting workshops for makeup professionals. rougemakeupstudio.com
DIEGO RAVIGLIONE, former Graham Webb international corporate artistic trainer, is now artistic director for three San Diego beauty academies: Je Boutique, Bay Vista and Poway Academy.
Tokyo-based prestige beauty brand POLA has expanded to the U.S. with the opening of its Pola Kirei skincare salon in Beverly Hills. Plans for 10 additional U.S. locations are in the works.
The New Pola Kirei Skincare Salon in Beverly Hills.
Indulge your brunette clients with MATRIX's Chocolate Cherry Collection, new in salons this month. It's the first SoColor and Color Sync collection developed specifically to enhance the natural tone of brunettes.
ISO Artistic Creative Team member Eric Mayes recently treated top New York editors to one-on-one styling sessions, during which he revealed the secrets to fabulous texture: curl, color, cut and style.