Beauty Store Business magazine - September, 2019

PBA

Plastic Microbeads Legislation Update From the Professional Beauty Association

Plastic Microbeads Legislation Update From the Professional Beauty Association

Beauty Store Business attended the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors' 2014 Cosmetic/Technical Regulatory Forum March 6 at the Le Meridien Delfina in Santa Monica, California. One of the many topics discussed there was pending state legislation across the United States banning the use of plastic microbeads in beauty products.

After the event, we asked Myra Y. Irizarry Reddy, director of government affairs at the Professional Beauty Association—who also attended the ICMAD forum—for an update.

BSB’s Top 10 Articles of 2013

BSB’s Top 10 Articles of 2013

The business of beauty was in full swing in 2013 as new beauty products, services and businesses emerged, while changes to longtime beauty businesses persisted in the forms of acquisitions, executive moves and expansions.

While we await all that’s in store for beauty in 2014, why not review the headlines that caught our attention in 2013? Here’s Beauty Store Business’ Top 10 articles of 2013.

10.) PBA: ISSE Midwest "Postponed Indefinitely Starting With The 2013 Event"

"African-American Beauty Perspectives" Roundtable to Be Held at CPNA 2013

"African-American Beauty Perspectives" Conference to Be Held at CPNA 2013

For the first time ever, there will be an educational session on the U.S. multicultural/ethnic market from African-American perspectives at a Cosmoprof North America. Show organizers and Beauty Store Business are presenting "The U.S. Multicultural/Ethnic Beauty Market: African-American Perspectives" roundtable at CPNA 2013 on Monday, July 15, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Bella Conference Room #1 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Three New Distributors Join PBA Council

Three New Distributors Join Professional Beauty Association Leadership Council

Karl Sweis of Torrance, California-based Sweis Inc., Brandon Ranney of Pine Brook, New Jersey-based Creative Salon Concepts and Paul Gauvin of Fitchburg, Massachusetts-based WS Beauty Supply are newly elected members of the Professional Beauty Association's Distributor Leadership Council. They join Renee Shakour of Holliston, Massachusetts-based Essential Salon Products, who was re-elected.

All are serving as volunteers between Sept. 1, 2012, through Aug. 31, 2014.