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Coty Announces Retirement of OPI's Founder/CEO, a New Role for Schaeffer & a New GM in 2014

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Coty Announces Retirement of OPI's Founder/CEO, a New Role for Him & a New GM

Coty announced Nov. 21 the retirement of OPI founder and CEO George Schaeffer. The beauty-industry legend will continue to work with OPI's management team through a newly created role as OPI's strategic board adviser.

The global beauty company also announced that it has appointed Mary van Praag (pictured) to OPI general manager. She will begin her new role on Jan. 1, 2014, replacing John Heffner, who has left OPI to become CEO of Drybar.

Drybar Launches Styling Products, Tools in Sephora, QVC, Drybar Salons

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Drybar Launches Styling Products, Tools in Sephora, QVC, Drybar Salons

Drybar, the blowout-only concept salon with 25 locations now, has launched its first-ever products, which will be sold exclusively at Sephora, QVC and Drybar locations nationwide starting in March. Currently available at http://shop.thedrybar.com, the line was developed by Drybar founder and longtime professional stylist Alli Webb.

"After trying nearly every existing product line," says Webb, "I just couldn't find what we were looking for to meet our very specific styling needs."

Lucky Magazine Debuts West Coast Conference

Lucky, the magazine about shopping, is debuting its FABB: Fashion and Beauty Bloggers Conference on the West Coast in Los Angeles on April 30. The event is marketed as the first blogger event of its kind, featuring what it calls an elite group of digital fashion, beauty, technology and celebrity leaders along with influential advertisers to the blogger community.

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