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New 2014 Professional Salon Industry Haircare Study Sees Growth

Total revenues for all salon industry services (hair, skin, nails) plus salon retail grew at a respectable 3.1%, according to the new 2014 Professional Salon Industry Haircare Study from Professional Consultants & Resources, the leading salon industry strategic consultants and data source. The total U.S. salon haircare market segment (services + retail) registered $67.02 billion, representing growth of 3.2%. There are nearly 303,000 salons and barbershops in the United States that use and sell salon haircare products.

Legislative Alerts

New Course Required For Stylists to Help Spot Trafficking Victims

A new law in Ohio requires licensed cosmetologists to take a course on identifying trafficked women and girls (a form of modern-day slavery where people profit from the control and exploitation of others). Why Ohio? Because of the major highway systems, eight ports on Lake Erie, and proximity to Canada, more than an estimated 1,000 juveniles are trafficked annually in Ohio.


Sexy Hair Presents Week-Long Education Experience in Vegas

 Hairstylists from all over the world traveled to Las Vegas for a Sexy Hair education and hands on training event.  The week long symnposium, called “Sexy Hair: The Experience,”offered new educators access to classes where they receive guidance, hands-on training and coaching from seasoned Sexy Hair trainers. Attendees participated in workshops ranging from social media best practices, certifications, platform artist auditions in addition to training on the new Sexy Hair products and new Modern Hollywood Collection.


New: Redken Frizz Dismiss Haircare Collection

The new Frizz Dismiss haircare collection from Redken aims to combat one of the top complaints of women in regards to their hair.

Redken's Frizz Protection Factor (FPF) is a professional scale that allows you to choose protection a client needs based upon hair type and humidity level in order to maintain smooth, strong hair. 

Industry News

Special Occasion and "I Do" Eyes with NovaLash Brand Ambassadors

Eyelash extensions add obvious fringe benefits like increased length and volume. A skilled artist can also add drama, glamour, sparkle and color. Part of an elite group of NovaLash Brand Ambassadors, two Advanced Trained NovaLash Artists, Stefanie Thurman and Lindsey Joslyn-Rohner, share their tips for special occasion add-on services as well as working with the bride on her “I do” eyes. 

Manufacturers and Distributors

Keratin Complex Hosts International Summit

Keratin Complex, professional smoothing treatments, hair color and styling products, welcomed guests from its global markets to Boca Raton in January for the 2015 International Summit.
Keratin Complex’s goal: to go “Beyond the Bottle” with 360 degrees of support from their internal team, in order to help grow business in bookings, services, and revenues for both professionals who use, and distribute, Keratin Complex products.


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