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Michael Ceglia Joins LAKMÉ USA as National Sales Manager

LAKMÉ USA is excited to announce the appointment of Michael Ceglia as the new National Sales Manager.

Ceglia has over 25 years working in the professional beauty industry with companies such as Goldwell, Alterna and for the last 10 years, as the National Sales
Director for Schwarzkopf Professional USA.

Industry News

PERSONAL STYLE: Andrew Dale, CEO and Founder of UNITE

Andrew Dale, CEO and Founder of UNITE Hair, has been named the Best CEO of the San Diego, CA region. A former Sassoon educator, successful salon owner and enthusiastic entrepreneur, Dale was recognized for offering his employees extra perks like in-house yoga classes and for contributing thousands to local charities. The name of his company defines his philosophy: bringing hairdressers together to celebrate their mutual passion for hair and beauty and to provide them with the tools they needed to thrive.

For Students

Beauty Changes Lives Announces 2015 Mentorship Program Winners

The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation (BCL) has awarded four BCL mentorships to aspiring hairstylists. The BCL Mentorship Program is open to students enrolled at an American Association of Cosmetology Schools member school and pairs a highly respected professional mentor with each student for a unique learning experience.

The 2015 BCL Mentorship Program winners and their respective schools are as follows:

Extend your Creativity

Matrix Destination 2016

Members of the Matrix family from around the globe are set to gather in Orlando, Florida to connect with and learn from award-winning artists at Matrix Destination 2016. The three-day event will include both hands-on and Look and Learn classes that will cover the latest trends in color, cut and style; avant garde inspiration; celebrity color; and men’s trends.

Manufacturers and Distributors

7 Ways to Refresh Your Trade Show Display

Your trade show exhibit is a great catch: It’s been there for you for years… traveling to different events, staying in the same hotels, and putting on a great face in front of potential business at the shows. The two of you are inseparable but what good relationship doesn’t go through up’s and down’s? Every now and then, you have to offer a little extra TLC to make it all feel new again.

Here are 7 ways to re-ignite that spark:

Industry News

Serious Business Takes Intimacy to the Next Level

Each year, the team at Neill-TSP examines emerging trends in the world of business to develop a relevant theme for Serious Business. In 2014 they asked for Trust. Last year they invited attendees to get Naked and explore transparency. Now they will be taking it to the next level and exploring Intimacy (INTO-ME-SEE) January 31 — February 1 at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans.

Industry News

Club Intrigue is Taking the Show on the Road

A few years back, Jeff South, owner of Atlanta’s Intrigue Salon, changed the way both salon owners and stylists viewed in-house education when he created Club Intrigue—inviting in big-name educators and opening his salon after hours to stylists from neighboring salons. By hosting Livestream videos of the educational events, South encourages salon professionals from around the country to partake.

Manufacturers and Distributors

Two Appointed at Living Proof

Living Proof  recently appointed Colleen Martorano to Director of Global Salon Education and Scott Hauser was recently promoted to Director of US/Canada Salon Sales. According to the company's announcement, both have been key contributors to Living Proof's growth in the global salon business over the past two years.

Martorano manages a global salon education programs and works with a team of educators to expand Living Proof's training network.


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