Macadamia Professional announced Manda Ruff has joined the company as the Global Creative Director. She brings over 16 years of marketing and design experience, almost exclusively in the professional haircare industry.Ruff will lead the creative direction of the company in her new role.
Hairdreams professional hair lengthening and thickening systems and "Haute Coiffure" artist Charlie Le Mindu took center stage at Life Ball in Vienna, Austria, a lavish AIDS/ HIV charity event. In its 23rd year, the theme of the event was Gold - Ver Sacrum (Golden Spring Festival) referring to the Viennese Modern Age period-- Vienna at the turn of the last century. Le Mindu and his models were a star attraction with his Gold Sabah Collection created with 24K gold Hairdreams hair. The exhibited pieces
Industry expert, Dr. Lew Losoncy, is renowned for his expertise on all aspects of the salon world. His speeches and presentations are usually standing room only and have inspired tens of thousands of hairdressers around the world.
The family-owned, certified organic hair color, care and styling company from Denmark, NATULIQUE, seeks to offer green and sustainable alternatives to the US professional salon market.
With an increasing demand for healthier and more sustainable salon choices, more salons are searching for natural product options to offer their customers and healthier alternatives for salon professionals to use.
Currently reading: I picked up a book that my wife was reading called “Wishes Fulfilled: Mastering the Art of Manifesting” by Dr. Wayne Dyer. I read the first few pages and just kept reading. Before this, I read “The Patrón Way: From Fantasy to Fortune - Lessons on Taking Any Business from Idea to Iconic Brand” by Ilanna Edelstein. It’s the story behind the Patrón brand.
Mindbody is once again holding its Bold Mindbody Conference for ambitious business owners worldwide. The conference, an exclusive event for Mindbody software subscribers, is a 2-day intensive experience designed to provide the educational and social resources needed to bring goals and ambitions to life. The event will feature presentations by Mindbody staff and industry experts on topics including the latest trends in sales, marketing, staff management, client retention and more.
In mid-April, Anthony Cuccio, founder of Star Nails, traveled to Penang, Malaysia to share the Cuccio story in a seminar, summit and education conference. Cuccio offered information on how to grow nail professional’s business—the importance of continuing education, as well as introducing them to new products and techniques.
Participants included Cuccio partners from Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka and Australia.
Alterna Haircare professional luxury haircare recently announced the promotions of John Powers to VP of Sales and Education, The Americas and Jennifer Rattazzi and Area Vice President Salon Professional, North America. Powers most recently held the position of Area Vice President, Salon Professional, North America, and Rattazzi most recently held the position of Director of Sales and Education, West.