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New Study Names the Most Fashion-Obsessed States

New York, New Jersey and California top the list of states most obsessed by fashion, according to a study by Karen Millen that examined Google Trends search data. What's interesting is how the search terms rank in different states.

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New Study Evaluates American Spending on Beauty, Fitness and Wellness

Haircuts and skincare make up 46% of Americans' beauty expenses per month. Find out how that compares to fitness and wellness, and how inflation is impacting this.

How Gender Neutrality Can Help Your Business

In recent years, a new culture of beauty has bloomed, and it’s grown into a rich garden of diversity & inclusivity. The beauty industry is saying goodbye to the Eurocentric standard of beauty—tall, young, thin, blonde, and blue eyed—and hello to present-day values of inclusion. Along with this shift is the rise of genderless fashion, and hair stylists are helping to shape this new narrative.

Two-Thirds of Americans Are Ready for a Post-Pandemic Glow-Up

Americans are most interested in improving their appearance (60%), physical health (58%), skin (56%) and hair (53%) for the post-pandemic world.

An Inside Look at Gender Equity in Professional Beauty

In honor of Women’s History Month, Wella Company has released an insights report on the critical issues impacting women in professional beauty, including the pay gap, leadership and obstacles created by the pandemic.

PBA Survey Shows No Correlation Between Salons & COVID-19 Spread

The survey asked 2,532 salons to share their safety protocols, representing 19,392 licensed beauty professionals and services for over 2 million+ clients since reopening. The bottom line? Salons are safe for beauty professionals and clients.

One-Third of Americans Name Getting a Haircut As a Top Self-Care Activity

Vagaro recently conducted a survey on self-care trends and found a third of respondents (34%) cited getting a haircut at a salon/barbershop as a self-care activity, making them the fourth most cited activity on the self-care list.

Kline’s Hair Salon Data Shows Promise for Industry Recovery

Kline's analysis of product and service sales reveals product sales were strong through the shutdown and after reopening, while certain professional beauty services are stronger than others as clients come back to salons.

REPORT: You Want Their Business? Then Do a Better Job of Representing Them

According to a research study conducted by the AARP, all women would like to see age diversity better represented by manufacturers and advertisers.

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