Manufacturers and Distributors

Udell Congratulates Albers on His Intrinsics Appointment

Gerry Udell, Inc. recently congratulated David Albers on joining Intrinsics as Sales and Marketing Director.  Intrinsics is a leading manufacturer of cotton coil and other fine fiber products for hair stylists, nail technicians, estheticians and massage therapists.  Gerry Udell states “Dave has a proven track record of success in the Professional Beauty Industry.  He brings a wealth of experience and industry knowledge to the job.”  Udell also notes “His appointment is a sign of Intrinsics’

Manufacturers and Distributors

Soomi Park Joins Kirschner Group International Sales Team

The Kirschner Group, Inc., a worldwide, sales and merchandising organization, representing manufacturers in the professional hair, skin and nail industry, recently announced the addition of Soomi Park to the International sales team as Sales Representative for Korea.  Park has spent over 25 years in the beauty industry. She began her career working as a chemist at Peeres cosmetic company. She transitioned to Chungho Nais cosmetic company focused in marketing.

Manufacturers and Distributors

Oribe Hair Care Launches in Paris at colette

Oribe Hair Care recently announced its launch at Parisian specialty retailer colette, marking the brand’s first presence in France. At the end of November, key staples from the Oribe collection will be available exclusively in France at colette, both in-store and online at The product lineup will include classics such as Dry Texturizing Spray, Gold Lust Repair & Restore Shampoo and Conditioner as well as the brand’s signature fragrance Cote D’Azur Hair Refresher.

Industry News

Industry Mourns Jerry Gordon: salon owner, business leader, educator

On November 26, 2015, the industry lost one of its great contributors. Jerry Gordon, co-owner with his wife Karen, of J. Gordon Designs in Chicago’s Lincoln Park, past president of Cosmetologists Chicago, past vice-president of Intercoiffure America/Canada, business leader and educator, died suddenly in his home at age 78.


Jerseylicious...Was It Real? Get The Scoop From Gayle

Gayle Giacomo, salon owner and star of the salon "reality show" Jerseylicious spills the beans in this Periscope interview. Was it real? Were they friends? Do they still keep in touch? What is she up to now?

Get the scoop from a real insider (make sure to hold your phone horizontally for a landscape view of this interview):


WATCH: Interviews with the US and Canada Wella International TrendVision Finalists in Berlin

The Wella International Trend Vision Competition & Awards is a yearly hairdressing and styling challenge and this year it is being held in Berlin, Germany.   69 finalists from 39 countries, all National TrendVision winners, are competing for the global title in two categories--Young Talent and Color Vision. 


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