"The look today is very AmericanaÉsomething kind of Montauk, [a] Cape Cod woman," said Bob Recine, who keyed hair for Redken. Models had straight hair that was bent using giant rollers and left down, with a slight bend. "It's not something that's a straight, deadÉstraight hair, fluffy, not greasy, not heavy, not over styled and the key here is we're looking for the look of confidence, that's the styling tool we're looking for." Ñ Allison Collins


New Spring Hairstyles for 2020 From the Runways of NYFW

WWD is breaking out the essential spring hairstyles for 2020, straight from the runways of NYFW. 

clock September 8, 2019Allison Collins and Alexa Tietjen and Ellen Thomas

Christian Siriano RTW Spring 2020


Gigi Hadid Inspired the Hair Look at Christian Siriano

“[Christian] actually showed me a picture of Gigi.”

clock September 7, 2019Allison Collins

Products from Olaplex.


Jury Rules in Olaplex’s Favor in L’Oréal Suit

The hair business, known for its bond multipliers, alleged L’Oréal stole trade secrets during an M&A due diligence process several years ago.

clock August 12, 2019Allison Collins

ESalon's starter kit


Henkel Buys 51% of ESalon

The move should allow Henkel to strengthen its digital presence.

clock July 26, 2019Allison Collins

Briogeo's latest products, Don't Despair, Repair Deep Conditioning Hair Cap System and Scalp Revival, were inspired by skin care.


VMG Inks Briogeo Deal

The hair-care line has plans to expand further into the wellness category, said founder Nancy Twine.

clock July 26, 2019Allison Collins

Johnny's Chop Shop at 154 Grand Street in Brooklyn.


Johnny’s Chop Shop Opens First U.S. Location

The U.K.-based barber shop and grooming brand opened its first barber shop in Williamsburg.

clock July 15, 2019Obi Anyanwu

My Black is Beautiful


Procter & Gamble Debuts Hair-care Line for Black Women

My Black Is Beautiful is to launch at Sally Beauty in July.

clock June 28, 2019Ellen Thomas

Together Beauty


Sam Brocato and Maesa Group Debut Together Beauty at Sephora

The plant-based, color-safe hair-care and styling range is part of Clean at Sephora.

clock June 26, 2019Ellen Thomas

Latest Hair Trend: Head Spas Grow in U.S.


Latest Hair Trend: Head Spas Grow in U.S.

The head spa — as it’s known — is, in fact, a standard option in hair salons across Japan and it’s now catching on in L.A. and other major U.S. cities.

clock June 19, 2019Ryma Chikhoune


Melisse Shaban’s Virtue Labs Took Six Years to Build a Product

The beauty veteran is using a hair-derived keratin to create products for hair, skin and nails.

clock June 12, 2019Allison Collins

Color & Co aims to take a slice out of the boxed hair-color market.


L’Oréal’s Next Incubated Brand Personalizes the Hair-coloring Process

Called Color & Co, the brand provides consultations for people looking to color their hair at home, before delivering a custom hair-coloring kit.

clock May 8, 2019Allison Collins

Products from Olaplex.


Judge Grants Olaplex Preliminary Injunction in L’Oréal USA Lawsuit

Olaplex and L’Oréal have been in legal battles over bond-multiplying products for years.

clock April 29, 2019Allison Collins

A Christophe Robin product


The Hut Group Strikes Again, Buying Christophe Robin Hair Care

The group purchased the product categories, but not Robin’s salon business.

clock April 18, 2019Samantha Conti

Christophe Robin Temporary Color Gel


The Hut Group Poised to Acquire Christophe Robin

The British business has been expanding at a dizzying pace, buying beauty brands, service companies and property.

clock April 17, 2019Samantha Conti

Products from Voir.


Voir Takes on Premium Hair-care Category in U.S.

The brand will launch in the U.S. on Friday via e-commerce, and has a busy lineup of new products this spring.

clock April 4, 2019Constance Droganes

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