Her winning word means "having the hair wavy," but what 14-year-old Sukanya Roy really spelled last night was V-I-C-T-O-R-Y.
During the final round of the 84th Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night, there were just two remaining contestants: 12-year-old Canadian Laura Newcombe and the USA's Roy, of South Abington Township, Pennsylvania.
Roy ended up taking home the gold after correctly spelling “Cymotrichous" which won her a trophy and more than $40,000 in cash in prizes.
A much easier word to spell—Texture!—will again be the focus of a special supplement in our September issue, produced by MODERN and NaturallyCurly.com. The cover story will help you learn how to be a cymotrichous (okay, let’s just call it “curly hair”) specialist. Click here to see highlights from previous editions of Texture!
Cue the confetti and hot pink glitter! Blo Blow Dry Bar, the beauty franchise that is a leader in the blow dry bar category, announces that it has hit a major milestone with the recent sale of its 100th Blo franchise.
Who better to guide and educate the 7,000 stylists in the 1,200 Ulta Beauty locations, and lead the salon services business, than two of the industry’s most in-demand, business-savvy, artistic and creative stylists—who also happen to be best friends? In this exclusive interview with Nick Stenson and Ammon Carver, learn how these shifts will impact stylists, the Ulta Beauty shopping and salon experience, and the professional beauty industry.
Live from the Matrix Destination 2018 main stage, eight-time Grammy winner Fergie, shared that the big win for a new Matrix contest is the chance to assist celebrity stylists to color and style Fergie and her dancers’ hair at an upcoming concert in New York City. Get the details here.