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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.

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Dessange International Names New Chairman

Emmanuel Gasnot succeeds Benjamin Dessange in the role.

clock December 18, 2018Jennifer Weil

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Industry Mourns Celebrity Hairstylist Oribe

Canales was best known for creating big, sexy hair.

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Oribe, Celebrity Hairstylist, Dead at 62: Tributes from Miley Cyrus, Cindy Crawford

Celebrities took to Instagram to memorialize the legendary hairdresser.

clock December 17, 2018Ellen Thomas



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


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.

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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

Clairol Color Crave

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Digital Download: Coty Unveils Google Assistant Tool for Clairol

This isn’t the beauty firm’s first voice development. It launched an Amazon Echo Show program earlier this year.

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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

Robert Schaeffler

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Robert Schaeffler Joins DevaCurl as CEO

Schaeffler previously served as the general manager of Henkel Professional North America, working on hair-care brands Sexy Hair and Kenra Professional.

clock November 30, 2018Layla Ilchi

Prose’s customized hair care.

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Hair-Customization Brand Prose Raises $18M

Prose’s direct-to-consumer custom formulations are meant to help shoppers avoid decision fatigue at the shelf.

clock November 26, 2018Allison Collins

Gail Federici

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Gail Federici Offers Insight on Transforming From Start-up to Success

The veteran executive discussed how she’s turned start-ups John Frieda and Color Wow into big industry players.

clock November 19, 2018Layla Ilchi

Gino Trunzo

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Redken’s Gino Trunzo Dies

Trunzo had been with L’Oréal USA for five years.

clock November 16, 2018Layla Ilchi

Frederic Fekkai

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Frédéric Fekkai Buys Back Business

The star stylist and beauty entrepreneur has finally won back the rights to his namesake brand.

clock November 8, 2018Jenny B. Fine

HairMax Denity has a product that can be teamed up with its lasers.


HairMax Introduces New Line to Accelerate Hair Growth

Consumers are experiencing thinning hair at an earlier age, according to HairMax executives. A new collection was formulated to halt the process.

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