America's Beauty Show Hits 90-Year Mark

By Lauren Salapatek | 02/07/2013 2:40:00 PM

 

There’s only one America’s Beauty Show and it’s almost here! Cosmetologists Chicago (CC) is presenting its 90th consecutive America's Beauty Show (ABS), (formerly The Midwest Beauty Show) March 9-11, 2013, at McCormick Place West in downtown Chicago.

MODERN SALON at ABS: The entire editorial team of MODERN SALON Media will be reporting live on all the education, inspiration and collaboration. We’ll be capturing video, sharing photos and posting non-stop about featured artists, style trends, product news and more on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and on the ABS events page on modernsalon.com! 


If you are coming to the show, say hello at MODERN’s Booth 299 and visit our Texture Pavilion at stage #233. The MODERN team will also be at the special BeautyBASH Saturday night, and helping host the Beauty Changes Lives and Wella Student Competition Events. Read on for more ABS details.

EVENTS:

BeautyBASH2013: 

Last year’s inaugural event brought together 700 industry leaders, salon owners, professionals and students for an evening celebrating CC's history. BeautyBASH 2013 will celebrate the amazing talent of beauty professionals—from hair and nail fashion to performance art.

Winners of Cosmetologists Chicago STARS photo contest for professionals and students, along with the Leo Passage Gold Trophy Award, will be recognized. A new surprise element to the evening will feature multi-talented salon professionals. All proceeds from BeautyBASH benefit the CC Presidents Scholarship Fund that annually awards cash scholarships for advanced education. (Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.)

Runway & Headliners:

Catch Tracey Hughes, Richard Ashforth of Saco, Tabatha Coffey presented by LUXHAIR, Kim Vo presented by Schwarzkopf, Mark Hayes and the Sassoon Creative Team presented by Wella on The Runway at ABS. (Sunday, March 10, 2013.)

Texture Pavilion: There’s a lot of buzz about texture in fashion and hair trends, and also about the TEXTURE! Pavilion at ABS. Celebrating the fourth year of partnership between MODERN SALON and Texture Media/NaturallyCurly.com, TEXTURE LIVE! is the biggest curly-haired event on the show floor. Come experience the “up close and personal” demos of specialized texture education. (Saturday: 1-5 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Monday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.)

Student Focus: The next generation of salon professionals will experience an inspirational journey at ABS during the American Association of Cosmetology Schools’ “Beauty Changes Lives" sessions. Students will join celebrity stylists and beauty icons as they take them on a journey in an interactive and inspirational program of how beauty has changed their lives, and how it can be a fulfilling and premiere career choice. (Monday, March 11, 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Admission is free.)

More Details: For more information, visit AmericasBeautyShow.com, on Facebook and Twitter, or by calling 312-321-6809.

 

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for modernsalon.com, salontoday.com and firstchair.com. As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

You can find Lauren on Google+ or e-mail her at lsalapatek@modernsalon.com.

 


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