MAKE UP FOR EVER is expanding their Backstage Card Program. Originally created to offer product discounts to make-up artists, the program will now also provide industry professionals with VIP access to continuing education, special events, product previews and insider information. (This offer will continue to offer the Backstage card with no annual fee.)
The goal of this expansion is to provide up-and-coming and established artists with strategic benefits and services that will enable them to build new relationships, continue honing their skills and become even more successful in their respective careers.
The Backstage Card Program is extended to professional make-up artists and beauty students, as well as a newly expanded list of industry professionals.
Make Up Artist Discount: 40 percent - open to all levels of make-up artists who can provide two pieces of documentation with name credit including magazine tear sheets, a reel, programs/call sheets, union membership cards or proof of agency representation. All agency represented artists will now be automatically enrolled in the program, and cards will be distributed to them through their agents. Student Discount: 20 percent - open to all current students and licensed graduates of accredited schools of cosmetics, cosmetology and esthetics. Letter of enrollment or copy of professional license must be provided. Industry Professional Discount: 20 percent - open to all beauty and entertainment industry professionals who are required to use make-up in their career or craft, including models, actors, dancers, salon professionals, photographers, fashion stylists, speakers, stage performers and those who can provide proof of profession.
In response to Hurricane Harvey, Dr. Farouk Shami committed $5,000,000 in products and tools to various shelters, churches, organizations, stylists and salons. Now he and his Farouk family are rallying salons to participate in a Cut-a-Thon.
On August 25-27, 2017, Farouk Systems, Inc. hosted its biennial global conference. Titled “Light it Up”, the 3-day company event showed Farouk Systems’ ability to brighten the future of beauty professionals with the latest advancements and technology the industry can offer.
Luxury Brand Partners (LBP) is excited to announce the launch of its first online education class—Social Media Magic. The class gives each student the tools he or she needs to create a strong social media presence to adapt to the ever-changing nature of the salon industry. Details here.
The Tonight Show’s Jimmy Fallon started growing a beard on Memorial Day. When he was ready to shave it off but keep his ‘stache, Brooklyn barber Russell Cordeiro, of Art & Autonomy Salon in Manhattan and Persons of Interest Barbershop in Brooklyn, was brought in to perform some grooming goodness.