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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.”

NYX Commences Its 3rd Annual FACE Awards

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NYX Commences Its 3rd Annual FACE Awards 2014

NYX Cosmetics will host its multinational competition FACE Awards to name the Beauty Vlogger of the Year on YouTube at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on Aug. 22.

The third annual Fine Artistry of Cosmetic Elites Awards 2014 gives contestants a chance to win $25,000, consultations with pro makeup artists, a year’s supply of NYX Cosmetics and the opportunity to build a promising professional career in makeup artistry.

SANDOW: NewBeauty at Fred Segal Beauty Store to Close, 'Excited' About BeautyDNA.com in Beta Phase

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SANDOW: NewBeauty at Fred Segal Beauty Store to Close

The revolutionary NewBeauty at Fred Segal brick-and-mortar beauty concept store at 500 Broadway in Santa Monica, California—officially launched by NewBeauty magazine March 15, 2012—will close its site by the end of May, Beauty Store Business has learned. BSB first reported the closing May 9 on its Twitter and Faecbook accounts.

Beauty Vloggers to Broadcast From CPNA

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Cosmoprof North America 2014—scheduled for July 13-15 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas—will host prominent beauty vloggers, broadcasting live from the show; and feature a Q&A session with the bloggers, which will be moderated by Beauty Store Business executive editor Marc Birenbaum.

The Beaut-E Zone featured vloggers have a combined reach of more than 4 million consumers. Each will be present daily in their dedicated section to meet with exhibitors and attendees.

The 2014 vloggers include:

Sally Beauty Holdings Completes Its CEO Succession Plan

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Sally Beauty Holdings

In Sally Beauty Holdings' succession-planning process, Christian A. Brickman has been appointed the company’s new president and COO, effective June 2. At the request of SBH's board, current chairman, CEO and president Gary Winterhalter will continue his management of the company in his current roles as chairman of the board and CEO through April 30, 2015 (or an earlier date, as determined by the board).

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