Close
Salon Business News

Wella and Cosmetologists Chicago Join Forces for Sandy Victims

Maggie Mulhern | December 4, 2012 | 8:40 AM
Photo 1 of 7
Wellas Reuben Carranza donates $2500 to CCs Joseph Cartagena for Hurricane Sandy Victim relief.
Photo 2 of 7
Kathryn Hornick and model demo ECHO.
Photo 3 of 7
Finished models at the CC Monday Night Educational Event.
Photo 4 of 7
A finished model by Shirley Gordon
Photo 5 of 7
Shirley Gordon and her "Fusion" models
Photo 6 of 7
Brenton Lee works on his model.
Photo 7 of 7

Several hundred salon professionals and 150 beauty school students attended the Cosmetologists Chicago (CC) "A First Mondays Event" holiday educational seminar last night. Wella Creative Director Fabio Sementilli hosted the evening of inspiration which included a night of giving, with all proceeds from the event, including donations, going to Hurricane Sandy salon victims. Sementilli introduced "The Sound of Color," Wella's Trend Vision offering for 2013. Stage presentations were made by Team I.C.A.N. stars Kathryn Hornick (for the Echo trend) and Brenton Lee (for Allegra) and special guest artist Shirley Gordon (for Fusion). A highlight of the evening was when Sementilli himself stepped on stage to demonstrate the Decibel trend, "where you can turn up the volume, turn down the volume, give a little base or a little treble...whatever you feel."

Thousands of dollars were donated last night bolstered by a $2500 check from Wella's Reuben Carranza. “Our peers on the East Coast are in our thoughts and we will do everything we can to help,” says Cosmetologists Chicago President Joseph Cartagena of Genacelli Salon & East Studio, Chicago.  “Their needs are not just for the short term and neither will our support be. From our ongoing Presidents Scholarship program to donating more than $45,000 to salons affected by Hurricane Katrina, Cosmetologists Chicago is always there for salon pros.”

Facebook Comments

More from Salon Business News

Salon Today 200 The team at Rock Paper Scissor SalonSpa in Santa Fe, NM.
Salon Today 200

2017 Salon Today 200: Employee Education

Stacey Soble | December 3, 2016

For the most successful service providers, education is a career-long process. The best salons develop systems to strengthen the skills and confidnece of their newest team members, whicle encouraging their seasoned staff to continually stretch by brining education into the salon or supporting those who venture out to seek new skills. Find out which salons received top honors in the Salon Today 200 by developing strong education programs.

Load More