Kristin Ess Hair


Kristin Ess Is Building a $100 Million Hair Product Empire

Just two years after launch, the brand is rolling out internationally and far exceeding initial sales projections.

clock January 16, 2019Ellen Thomas

Suite Reyad seeks to set a new tone in salons.


A Fresh Look for Modern-Day Salons

A former colorist at Frédéric Fekkai is rewriting the hair-salon rules and celebs are taking notice.

clock January 11, 2019Faye Brookman

The shade ranges are broad for the new Natural Instincts.


Clairol Hopes Going Green Will Get Hair Color Business Out of the Red

The hair color business is in need of a jolt. Clairol just launched a new cleaner and greener formula to perk up sales.

clock January 7, 2019Faye Brookman

Ricardo Rojas is launching hair care.


Celebrity Stylist Ricardo Rojas Tossing His Hat Into the Hair-care Business

A new premium hair collection is launching at The Salon Project — Joel Warren’s salon concept featured at select Saks Fifth Avenue stores and the 1 Hotel in Miami as well as on its creator’s site.

clock January 3, 2019Faye Brookman

TRESemmé Thermal Creations


What to Watch 2019: Mass Hair Care No Longer a Commodity Category

Key players are rolling out shampoo alternatives, customized conditioners and natural ingredients in January.

clock January 3, 2019Ellen Thomas

George Northwood


George Northwood — Hairstylist to the Stars, Royals — Discusses the Modern Salon

George Northwood, the man behind Meghan Markle’s wedding reception messy bun and Alexa Chung’s bob, is carving a new path in the luxury salon business.

clock December 24, 2018Natalie Theodosi

Hairstylist Oribe Has Died: Famous Jennifer Lopez Hairstyles Created By Oribe


Jennifer Lopez Pays Tribute to Legendary Celebrity Hairstylist Oribe, Who Died at 62

“He loved beauty and wanted women to feel beautiful and sexy. He loved the messiness and the imperfection and saw how interesting that was,” said Lopez

clock December 17, 2018Sophia Chabbott



Hair Care Gets Into Wellness

As green and clean formulations drive sales of skin care, the hair category is the latest to get in on the game.

clock December 13, 2018Ellen Thomas

Waksé  is now in Ricky's.


Waxing for Women Grows as Shaving Wanes

Retailers are balancing shaving choices with more options such as waxing.

clock December 11, 2018Faye Brookman


Study: Textured-Hair Consumers Outspend Straight-Haired Counterparts

Any brand or retailer who isn’t making texture a priority when it comes to their hair-care strategy is missing a huge opportunity, according to Michelle Breyer, co-founder of TextureMedia.

clock December 11, 2018Faye Brookman

Joe Mimran


Joe Fresh, Club Monaco Founder Joe Mimran Invests in Lunata Hair

Lunata’s founders said the investment will allow them to scale quickly to secure a place as a leader in cordless and beauty tech.

clock December 7, 2018Faye Brookman

Kendall Jenner appears in the campaign for a new hair-care tool line called Runway Series.


Kendall Jenner’s Newest Beauty Gig

The Kardashian-Jenners continue to broaden their reach in the beauty universe. Kendall Jenner is making her imprint in the hotter than ever hair-care tool market.

clock December 7, 2018Faye Brookman

Virtue is expanding into more doors.


Virtue’s Melisse Shaban Talks Explosive Growth of Her Brand

Celebrity colorist Nicola Clarke has been named an ambassador for Virtue.

clock December 6, 2018Faye Brookman

Cuvée Beauty's new bottle-shaped packaging.


Uncork the Champagne: Cuvée Beauty Has a New Look

Rachel Katzman is out to prove her fizzy hair-care concoction yields tangible results.

clock November 30, 2018Faye Brookman

Bellami Hair


Bellami Hair Nabs $20M From Cathexis to Ramp Product, Salon Growth

Cathexis gets a minority stake in the business with an additional $100 million available to help hit growth targets.

clock November 16, 2018Kari Hamanaka

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