AWARDS FOR HAIR: Michael Gordon, founder and chief executive officer of Bumble and bumble, was presented with the North American Hairstyling Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Award Sunday night. Other awards went to Maureen Anlauf for Hairstylist of the Year, and Heather Wenman for Master Stylist of the Year. Carmen DePasquale, founder and ceo of DePasquale Cos., was also inducted into the Hall of Leaders. This year’s show was hosted by “Dancing With the Stars” winner John O’Hurley, also known for his recurring role as J. Peterman on “Seinfeld.”
TONIGHT SHOW VISITS COSMOPROF: “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” stopped by Cosmoprof to film a segment featuring Alonzo Bodden of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” The segment is a comedian’s take on what Cosmoprof had to offer. The crew spent two days filming everything from backstage models and stylists at NAHA to visiting around 50 booths, including Woody’s, BettyBeauty and Natural Way’s Wax ’n Waxing.
BROCATO’S BEAUTY: Hairstylist Sam Brocato is relaunching his Blond line, reformulating it to be treatment-based, as well as infusing it with proteins. “We’re making it more for people who are blonde by choice, rather than blonde by nature,” said Brocato. The company is also introducing four products in its Volume line: a shampoo, conditioner, treatment and spray. While Blond is scheduled to be in 3,000 salons in fall, Volume will be available in January.
IKKS LAUNCHES FRAGRANCES: Sportswear fashion company IKKS, known as a key European children’s fashion player, is launching a line of fragrances — Young Man, Little Woman and Baby — designed for infants to 16-year-old boys and girls. The fragrances range in price from $25 to $35. Both the boys’ and girls’ fragrances have fruity and spicy floral scents, with boys’ version having a woody aspect, while the girls’ is more flowery.