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New Study Details Chair & Suite Rentals

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By 2015, nearly 50% of all U.S. salons will offer some form of the booth rental/leasing model. In the long run, there’s little doubt that the better managed, private and corporate chains and booth rental salons combined will satisfy nearly 75% of all U.S. salon consumer market needs. That’s according to the new “Professional Salon Industry—2013, Chair and Suite Rental Study” from Professional Consultants & Resources, a strategic consultancy and salon-industry data source in the United States.

Get The Look: The Natural Face

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Every woman needs a bit of makeup. Here are tips for a minimalist, natural look.
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Every woman needs a bit of makeup. Here are tips for a minimalist, natural look.

Get the steps for creating the look in the Beauty Store Business August Digital Edition!

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Zelo Professional: At-Home Keratin For Retail

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Boca Cosmetics Group scores success with an alternative to in-salon keratin treatments: affordable at-home keratin systems.
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Zelo Professional: At-Home Keratin For Retail

A few years ago, when Claudio Correia, president of Boca Cosmetics Group in Boca Raton, Florida, noted that keratin treatments were becoming all the rage in salons across the country, he saw a perfect opportunity to expand his business. What if clients could perform their own straightening and smoothing treatments at home?

NRF Launches Small Business Retail Council

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The National Retail Federation has announced the formation of the Small Business Retail Council to organize, recruit and engage main street merchants and independent community retailers in grassroots advocacy activities. The council will represent and be responsive to the needs, concerns and interests of local shops, and provide the association’s small business members a forum to discuss the most pressing public policy issues and priorities.

Skincare Spotlight: Facial Oils—Liquid Gold or Greasy Nightmare?

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Tackle beauty-oil questions and recommendations with savvy.
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Ada S. Polla

The word “oil-free” has long been one of the most prized words used in skin care; in particular, when recommending products to younger, oilier skin types. However, not all oils are evil. Not only do oils not break out the skin, they have a myriad of therapeutic properties. Indeed, one of the most feared skincare ingredients—oil—was used by Cleopatra to alleviate the drying effect of the desert on her skin.

NY NOW Awards Personal-Care Products

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TOCCA Holiday Candela Collection

Five companies from across the United States and Canada have been named Personal Care + Wellness Best New Product Award winners for the 2014 summer edition of NY NOW, the Market for Home + Lifestyle (formerly NYIGF).

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