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Wahl Professional 2014 Global Education Wrap Up

Style knows no boundaries. Six members of the Wahl Education and Artistic Team (W.E.A.T.) had the opportunity to take their talents around the globe to teach techniques and learn the trends of other cultures. W.E.A.T’s own Christina Goree, Nieves Almaraz, Kristi Faulkner, Rick Morin, Garland “G-Whiz” Fox and Laura VanderMoere each traveled abroad this year to showcase techniques and trends in Russia, Mexico, Brazil and England. 

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Emma Sheahan Joins Joico as National Corporate Trainer

Joico announces Emma Sheahan has joined the team as National Corporate Trainer for JOICO, ISO, Minardi brands.  Sheahan comes with a strong background in hair color as well as practical education for the JOICO, ISO and Minardi brands.  Emma previously worked with the Cal Martini Color Group in Beverly Hills and Que Bella Salon, and also had extensive experience working as an Advisor and educator for Joico Vero K-PAK Color.

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Great Clips Makes it Easy to Thank a Veteran

Great Clips, the world’s largest salon brand, encourages Americans to thank veterans in a tangible way this, by awarding  awarding them a free haircut.  It’s part of Great Clips’ “Thank a Veteran” promotion, and it’s one small gesture with a powerful message of appreciation.  Customers who come in for a service on Veterans Day, (Nov. 11) get a free haircut card to give to a veteran. The free haircut cards are redeemable all the way through the end of 2014.
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Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge Receives Top 100 Minority Businesses Award

Maisie Dunbar, Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge, has been selected to receive the distinguished 2014 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award.  Hers was the only beauty business to be recognized. The Top 100 MBE® ceremony is designed to acknowledge and pay tribute to outstanding women and minority business owners in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware and the District of Columbia. The awards ceremony took place during Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s Minority Enterprise Development Week in Baltimore.

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The Renee Story: Comments About YOUR Comments

When the news broke about Renee Zellweger’s new look, the world was set abuzz. People felt the need to comment and MODERN offered that forum with a post on instagram. The caption under the before and after pix said the following: “Everyone is buzzing about the Renee Zellweger transformation. What do you think?” This comment is non-judgmental and harmless and was designed to give YOU the opportunity to share your thoughts and reactions.

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TEAM SPIRIT: jcp Salons

With over 900 salons in their network, jcp salons staff up with 13,000 stylists (associates) to meet demand. Charged with setting hairdressing standards of excellence and seeing that they are maintained among these thousands is Nick Stenson, the Senior Creative Director of jcp salons. Stenson, a beauty industry veteran, directs two tiers of educators: a Design Team, consisting of four Artistic Regional Leaders; and 55 full-time educators, strategically placed throughout the country, called Artistic Lead Designers.

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CHOOSE BEAUTY: Zak Mascolo

Hometown: Venice Beach, CA

Industry Icon: Guy Mascolo and Anthony Mascolo. Outside of the family, I would say Vidal Sassoon. When he spoke at the Royal Albert Hall, he gave a shout-out to the Mascolo Brothers and it felt so great.  Just before he passed, Bruno and I went to lunch with him and had some great chats. Forty years after his short cut on Twiggy, we are still working off of what he did such a long time ago. 

Unwash New Hires

 Unwash announced the hiring of two new team members; Don Stewart, Director of Sales and Elan McDowell, Lead Educator.

Don Stewart brings over 25 years of distribution and manufacturing experience in the beauty industry to Unwash as the Director of Sales. Prior to joining Unwash, Stewart was with Macadamia Natural Oil, Wella and Aveda.

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