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Shaping the Future of Beauty with NEXTGEN Talent at 2019 The Beauty Changes Lives Experience

“Festival” was the theme of the evening at the 7th Beauty Changes Lives (BCL) Experience.

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Bed Head by Tigi Hosts Lollapalooza Bed Head Hotel

During the weekend on August 3rd and 4th, Bed Head by TIGI took over the Freehand Hotel in Chicago in celebration of Lollapalooza — transforming it into a destination for concert goers before and after the music festival. The entire hotel was shrink-wrapped and decked out as the Bed Head Hotel.

Beauty Changes Lives Announces the Beauty Teams Presenting Runway Looks at the 2018 Beauty Changes Lives Experience

Eight leading professional beauty brands showcasing a NEXTGEN team who, along with their mentors, will interpret the theme “EXPOSED” in a runway expression done in hair, makeup and nails.

Trending Duos, Trios and Gift Sets for Solo Artists

Let the gift giving begin! The holiday season is upon us—how will you treat yourself and your clients? CosmoProf is celebrating the spirit of the season by offering duos, trios and gift sets from your favorite brands.

2016 Professional Salon Industry Hair Care Study: Salon Services Grow 2.8%, Salon Hair Care Grows 3% In a Slow Economy

Hair color is the “anchor service” and lifeblood of the industry, growing at 3.6%.

Fantastic Sams Redefines its Haircutting Experience for its Guest

An iconic brand for the past 40 years, Fantastic Sams is now revamping its salon experience for the modern customer. What can you expect? New services involving color, perms, chemical treatments, waxing and more.

New HeadBed Product Fits on Salon Sinks to Provide Comfort and is Designed to Prevent Stroke

A new product called HeadBed addresses "beauty parlor stroke syndrome," a risk clients can face when their necks are overextended on the shampoo bowl.

TIGI: High-Fashion Creative Color

Who We AreTIGI’s Copyright Colour allows colorists to create an infinite number of shades from fundamental to the most creative results, enabling them to push their artistry. Shades can be used alone or intermixed, even between permanent ...

Hair Wars Supreme Salon Tour in Chicago

It was a night to remember at the MID Nightclub on Sunday, April 22, where 11 Chicago salons all competed for the regional title of “Supreme Salon” in the annual Hair Wars Supreme Salon Tour. Each of the salons chose to represent a theme, and then were judged on elements of originality, continuity to theme, usage of extensions or props in the hair, make-up and choreography. I judged the event along with Eli Mancha, 2011 NAHA Hairstylist of the Year and Jose Schnekenburger, former education coordinator at Pivot Point International Academy and creative director at Lock & Loaded Salon in Chicago.