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New CEO Announced for America's Beauty Show

Frank Fulco will lead strategic planning for America’s Beauty Show (ABS) and continue to build on Cosmetologists Chicago's (CC) legacy of support and growth for professionals and students.

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Enter the 2020 ABS Global Image Awards and Ignite Your Artistry

“To all salon professionals, I will say that the ABS Global Image Awards will unleash your inner creativity. Find like-minded people and have fun collaborating! Everything you try will either work out great or turn out to be an amazing learning experience!”

Chicago Says No More: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training for Cosmetologists

In many communities, salons are at the center of connection, communication and coming together after disaster and heartbreak.  Salon professionals also hear stories from their clients--who open up and share in the chair--that alert the stylists to situations of violence and abuse. But then what?

Art Noir Artistry from Luis Alvarez and the BaBylissPro Team

Luis Alvarez and the BaBylissPro team create beauty from darkness.

Dr. Farouk Shami Receives the Fred A. Piattoni Award for Industry Service.

He was selected as this year’s recipient by the Cosmetologist’s Chicago Board of Directors by a unanimous vote.

Shaping the Future of Beauty with NEXTGEN Talent at 2019 The Beauty Changes Lives Experience

“Festival” was the theme of the evening at the 7th Beauty Changes Lives (BCL) Experience.

America’s Beauty Show by Cosmetologists Chicago Announces the 2019 ABS Global Image Awards Winners!

The winners of the 2019 ABS Global Image Awards were announced during the Beauty Changes Lives Experience on Sunday, March 31, 2019 during an evening of glitz and glamour at the Geraghty in downtown Chicago.

Cosmetologists Chicago Gives Out Awards and Scholarships at the President's VIP Reception

Salon owner Frank Gambuzza, manufacturer Dr. Farouk Shami, anti-aging specialist Andrea Nierhoff and stylist Karla Hernandez are recognized at Cosmetologists Chicago President's VIP Reception during America's Beauty Show.

Hair Color Crisis: Beth Minardi's Fix for Hot Root Caused by At-Home Color

A client did an at-home "color wash" on top of her highlighted hair. The color grabbed at the mid-lengths and ends leaving them much deeper and darker. Here's what Beth would do...

Experienced and Emerging Stylists Compete in the Global Image Awards

Months of planning, practicing on mannequin heads, taking the perfect photos, and working with vision has paid off for select entrants of America’s Beauty Show’s (ABS) renowned international competition.