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NAHA celebrates the artistry and skill of the professional salon industry.  Becoming a NAHA winner is a pinnacle achievement for licensed beauty professionals. The industry's greatest talent in hair, nails and makeup continue to push the boundaries of trend-setting style year after year. Drawing from leading editorial, celebrity and platform artists whose work graces top fashion and beauty magazines, runway shows and red carpets, NAHA is the culmination of style, beauty trends and sheer artistry.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 10:48am
Master colorist Margarita Ford recently gave her client the grey coverage she desired with this bright, brilliant blonde that's perfect for summer. Multi-dimensional and warm, it's a gorgeous, sun-kissed look that's naturally and effortlessly beautiful!Get the Look:1. Says Margarita, "This client is about 80% grey. I first applied a base formula of Rusk 1 oz. 6N and 1/2 oz. 6NW and 20 volume on the roots only.2. "Let process at room temperature for 30 minutes.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 10:46am
For years, Sophy Merszei, Molecular Biologist, Cosmetic Chemist and founder of NovaLash, has been suffering from Lyme Disease and its attendant disorders. Now she is putting the pain aside, and spreading awareness about a little understood disease that affects millions by sharing her story and taking part in the 2015 Lyme Disease Challenge.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 10:34am
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) are extending the application deadline for companies interested in entering the 2015 Beauty Pitch – the newest addition to PBA Beauty Week to be featured during the 2015 Business Forum.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 3:16pm
Jenna Marbles is officially in the limelight with her new electric green ombré tresses. Known as one of YouTube’s most-watched personalities with millions of subscribers across numerous social platforms, Marbles (real name: Jenna Mourey) continues to be a fan of creative color, having rocked purple, turquoise, silver and more in the past.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 12:16pm
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Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 11:02am
Joico's Hair Shake Dance Could Win You a Trip to Las Vegas
Beauty Launchpad joined Joico and Peta Murgatroyd from "Dancing with the Stars" at The District in Los Angeles to do the Hair Shake Dance for the launch of Joico's new product, Hair Shake. This new texturizer, a liquid-to-powder micro-fine mist, amplifies hair with a mega-volume instantly bringing hair to life.  
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 7:16pm
Beauty Launchpad Wins Two Maggie Awards
Beauty Launchpad was honored with two Maggie Awards from the Western Publishing Association on Friday, May 1 at the Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles. Beauty Launchpad Executive Editor Amy Dodds and Art Director Danielle Caseñas accepted the awards for Best Health, Fitness, Beauty & Grooming Trade for the June issue and for Best Editorial Layout (Circulation over 50,000) Trade for "Living Green" from the April issue.
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 1:20pm
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) recently announced the winning students and honorable mentions chosen to attend Beacon 2015. These students were selected from more than a thousand applicants based on the creativity, presentation and content of their resume, professional portfolio, and creative marketing pieces. All Beacon applications were judged by PBA members, including top manufacturers, distributors and licensed professionals from across the country. Meet these exceptional students at PBA Beauty Week in Las Vegas July 11-14, 2015.
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 1:14pm
Sweet summertime is drawing near. Trips to the beach, cocktails by the pool, and basking in the sun are just a few of the ways to enjoy this time of year. With the change in season, many clients are looking to change up their style with a new cut or color. Celebrity stylist and owner of Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, Scott Fontana, has the hottest tips and trends to get your clients' hair summer-ready. COLOR TRENDS
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 12:58pm