NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11:  <> on February 11, 2019 in New York City.  (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for TRESemme)


TRESemmé Launches Fund for Black Aspiring Hair Stylists

“For TRESemmé, it was a no-brainer to say, ‘where could we help?’ And that we could make this pledge, $100,000, to help women in cosmetology.”

clock September 9, 2020Allison Collins



Nutrafol Patents Hair Supplement Ingredient Blend

The business makes supplements meant to reduce hair loss.

clock September 2, 2020Emily Burns

Prose products


Prose’s Long-term Plans Move Beyond Hair Care

The back-end debut of custom machinery will allow the hair-care brand to expand.

clock August 31, 2020Emily Burns

Negin Mirsalehi


Indie Hair-care Brand Gisou Makes Strides in U.S. Market With Sephora

Buoyed by funding from Vaultier7 and a new deal with Sephora, the brand founded by influencer Negin Mirsalehi is now poised to expand rapidly in the U.S.

clock August 11, 2020Samantha Conti

Hair Salon


EXCLUSIVE: Hair Industry to Gift Free Services to COVID-19 Hospital Workers

The digital platform, Frontline Fortnight, is created by celebrity hairstylists Lucy Halperin, Jeremy Tardo and Amanda Shuttleworth.

clock July 17, 2020Ryma Chikhoune

Bread Beauty Supply


Bread, Now at Sephora, Aims to Simplify Black Women’s Hair Routines

“It’ll be a long term challenge for us to really flip that narrative and say that there’s nothing wrong with frizz.”

clock July 14, 2020Allison Collins

Colorsmith Hair Color Men


Madison Reed, ESalon Expand Into Men’s Hair Color

Following the coronavirus-induced boost in sales, DTC hair color brands are going after a new customer.

clock July 6, 2020James Manso

Chris Appleton


Chris Appleton on Life in Quarantine

His clients include Jennifer Lopez, Ariana Grande and Kim Kardashian West.

clock June 28, 2020Ryma Chikhoune

Kristin Rankin Dresscode project panteneProject


Pantene USA Partners With The Dresscode Project for Pride

The Dresscode Project provides gender-inclusive haircuts and services to the LGBTQ community.

clock June 22, 2020James Manso

Ted Gibson and Jason Backe pose for a portriat at STARRING by Ted Gibson in Los Angeles, California on June 6, 2020.


Ted Gibson on Lack of Recognition: ‘I Know It’s Because I’m Black and Because I’m Gay’

The hairstylist and his husband and business partner, Jason Backe, discuss racial injustice and the reopening of their “smart” salon, a “COVID-19-safe concept” that’s arguably the beauty shop of the future.

clock June 12, 2020Ryma Chikhoune



The Corona-Beard: Men’s New Quarantine Hobby

Brands are benefiting from men growing their facial hair experimenting with new looks while on lockdown, but will the new hobby remain?

clock April 10, 2020Obi Anyanwu

Becca Cosmetics


Bob DeBaker Joins Luxury Brand Partners

DeBaker will oversee IGK and a not-yet-released new brand.

clock March 20, 2020Allison Collins

Backstage at Moschino RTW Fall 2020


The Best Fall 2020 Hairstyles From the Runways of London, Milan and Paris Fashion Week

WWD is breaking out the essential fall hairstyles for 2020, straight from the runways of the European fashion weeks.

clock February 19, 2020WWD Staff



Gisou Poised for Multimillion-Dollar Growth With Vaultier7 Investment

The luxury, honey bee-inspired hair-care brand founded by the influencer Negin Mirsalehi is gunning for revenues of $100 million-plus after investment from Vaultier7.

clock February 10, 2020Samantha Conti



Amazon-Based Hair Accessories Business Pulleez Receives Minority Investment

The brand just released a line of hair accessories for natural, curly and textured hair.

clock January 30, 2020Allison Collins

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