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Shobha Tummala

Hair

Hair Removal Guru Shobha Tummala Opens in Williamsburg

Shobha is a leader in the $2 billion hair removal market. The newest site in Brooklyn adds the popular microblading technique.

clock November 10, 2017Faye Brookman

Hair

Virtual Try-on Hair Color Expected to Boost Salon Sales

Commitment phobic hair color clients can virtually road-test colors with app.

clock October 13, 2017Faye Brookman

Côte's East Village shop.

Beauty Features

Côte Sets Up Shop in New York

The nontoxic nail brand is opening its first East Coast location in New York’s East Village neighborhood.

clock August 24, 2017Layla Ilchi

Bumble and bumble save the day

Hair

Bumble and bumble Primed for Expansion, Starts With Ulta Beauty Launch

Amidst soaring prestige hair sales, industry sources say the $100 million brand could double its business in three years.

clock July 17, 2017Ellen Thomas

The Salon Project

Hair

Saks Fifth Avenue Taps Joel Warren as Exclusive Salon Partner

The Warren-Tricomi cofounder’s new salon concept, called The Salon Project, is set to launch in at least ten Saks doors.

clock July 14, 2017Ellen Thomas

The Pierre Michel Salon.

Hair

The Secrets to Survival in New York’s Salon Business

New York hair salons come and go, but Pierre Michel is marking its 50th anniversary this summer by staying fresh with services such as multicolor unicorn hair.

clock June 13, 2017Faye Brookman

The Redken City Beats campaign.

Mergers and Acquisitions

L’Oréal’s SalonCentric Aims for Northeast Salon Expansion With Acquisition

The business is buying assets from Four Star Salon Services.

clock May 2, 2017Allison Collins

Chillhouse NYC

Lifestyle

Matcha and Massage at Chillhouse in N.Y.

The newly opened café-spa offers a range of services that won’t break the bank.

clock March 26, 2017Andrew Nodell

Beauty Features

For Cozy Friedman, It’s All About the Customer

Her social media platform is the nearest park bench.

clock February 22, 2017Layla Ilchi

Madison Reed appoints a chief marketing officer.

Hair

Madison Reed Names New CMO

Heidi Dorosin joins the at-home hair-color specialist after 20 years at The Clorox Co.

clock February 9, 2017Rachel Brown

Tenoverten

Beauty Features

Tenoverten Heads West

The nail salon chain opens its sixth location at the hip retail and dining development Platform in Culver City, Calif.

clock January 12, 2017Rachel Brown

BCL Naturals

Hair

Sally Beauty Boosts Its Natural Hair-Care Selection

The beauty supply chain is adding the brands BCL Naturals and Nature’s Gate to its stores.

clock December 21, 2016Rachel Brown

Ted Gibson salon.

Hair

Hollywood Hairstylist Ted Gibson Closes Salon

Gibson, who counts Angelina Jolie and Debra Messing as clients, is moving his business in a different direction.

clock December 21, 2016Allison Collins

Dermalogica

Skin Care

Dermalogica Takes on Dirty Air in Latest Skin-care Launch

The brand expects Daily Superfoliant, which reinforces its position as an exfoliation authority, to be its biggest introduction in 2017.

clock December 14, 2016Rachel Brown

A Keratin Complex pop-up salon.

Hair

EWG Sues FDA Over Keratin Hair Treatments

The organization is asking a court to direct the FDA to investigate keratin treatments on the basis that formaldehyde-related ingredients could harm salon workers.

clock December 14, 2016Allison Collins

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The "Snow White" Saks holiday windows with dresses by  Alberta Ferretti and Naeem Khan.

Business

Breakfast at Saks, Disney-Style, in a ‘Snow White’ Holiday Campaign

clock 1hDavid Moin

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