CPNA's Trendscouts Announce Their Picks for the Best Products of 2018

At July's Cosmoprof North America, six Trendscouts scoured the show floor to find the most noteworthy products of the year.

Cosmoprof's Trendscouts have announced their picks for the best products of 2018! The six Trendscouts are prominent beauty influencers on social media that observed the trade show's exhibiting companies over the course of three days to find the hottest, most innovative products.

Cardi B's Tom Ford Lipstick Sells Out In One Day

On Sunday, September 9, Tom Ford Beauty revealed the launch of 30 new mini lipsticks, which are additions to its Boys and Girls collection, during the brand's Spring/Summer 2019 New York Fashion Week show. Among them is a vivid, cobalt blue lipstick named after rapper Cardi B, simply called "Cardi." Other celebrities received their own shades as well including Armie Hammer, Kaia Gerber and Kendrick Lamar, although they were not the first announced as Cardi B's was.

BSG and Pravana Strike New Distribution Agreement

Pravana salon professional hair color and care products are going to be more widely available to salon professionals starting in early 2019.

Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. announced today that Beauty Systems Group (BSG), the company’s branch that sells beauty products to salon professionals through its CosmoProf and Armstrong McCall stores, has signed a new distribution agreement with Pravana, the global salon professional hair color and care brand owned by the German corporation Henkel AG & Company.

2018 Beauty ID Award Winners Announced by Cosmoprof North America

Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) officially broadcast the winners of the second annual Beauty Innovation & Design Awards (Beauty ID Awards) this week. The ceremony took place on July 30, 2018, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas during the CPNA 2018 exhibition. The still new Beauty ID Awards recognizes excellence in material and product formulation as well as packaging design. Categories included hair, nail, skin and color, personal care, fragrance and sustainability—across all three market segments: mass, professional and prestige.

Wahl Education and Artistic Team Welcomes Three New Members

The Wahl Education and Artistic Team (WEAT) announced, last week, the selection of three new members: John Carmona, Antonino Lombardi and Corina Reyes.

WEAT is comprised of 17 highly trained and technologically advanced artists who can educate and train at any skill level. Their goal is to provide students and licensed hair professionals with clipper education. They believe that education is closely tied to success.