beauty business

Pro-Beauty Appliances & Shears Grow 4.2%

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2013 Professional Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Study

The professional salon beauty industry’s appliances category grew 4.2% in 2013, according to the new "2013 Professional Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Study" from Professional Consultants & Resources, a U.S. salon and pro-beauty strategic consulting, market intelligence and data research company.

The Fragrance Foundation Awards 2014 Recipients

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The Fragrance Foundation president Elizabeth Musmanno & model Coco Rocha

The Fragrance Foundation Awards honored the industry’s creative achievements of 2014 on June 16 at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Emmy-Award winning comedian Dana Carvey hosted the event, while Carine Roitfeld, editor in chief of CR Fashion Book, and model Coco Rocha served as co-chairs. Sony Music recording artist Judith Hill performed for the event.

Natural Products Expo East Prepares for More Growth

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Natural Products Expo East

Natural Products Expo East 2014—the East Coast’s largest natural, organic and healthy products trade event—is expecting continued growth, show officials say. The event, which includes natural beauty products, will take place Sept. 17-20 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore.

Redken Co-Founder Paula Kent Meehan Passes Away at 82

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Redken Co-Founder Paula Kent Meehan Passes Away at 82

Co-founder of Redken Laboratories Paula Kent Meehan passed away at age 82 in her Beverly Hills home June 23.

“Today, we lost a true legend in the professional haircare industry. The legacy that she has left sustains the brand today,” says Redken U.S. general manager Leslie Marino. “Paula created products and education programs that propelled the industry’s transformation. Her pioneering ways will be missed but her spirit will be in our hearts and minds forever.”

HCP & Co. Sells NYX Investment to L'Oréal

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NYX Cosmetics

Private-equity firm HCP & Co. has signed an agreement to sell its investment in NYX Cosmetics to L'Oréal, as part of the sale of the company.

"HCP has been an amazing partner to work with in growing the business. They have added tremendous value, and I would recommend this team to any entrepreneur or business owner," said Toni Ko, NYX's founder and chairwoman.

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