Sally Beauty has reported a Q2 net sales decrease of 1.6 percent YOY to US $911 million.
L’Oréal Professional has named Chinese Actor Xiao Zhan as its latest brand spokesperson.
Wella Company has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Briogeo. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
Unilever-owned TRESemme has teamed up with textured hair expert and educator Diane Da Costa of SimpleeBEAUTIFUL CurlyTextured Academy to launch a Texture Certification Program to train and certify licensed hair professionals in treating, cutting, and styling textured hair.
Beauty retailer Nykaa has teamed up with ELCA Cosmetics Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of global beauty company Estee Lauder Companies to launch a range of premium Aveda salons in India, according to the Hindu Business Line.
Madison Reed has announced that it has raised US$33 million in a funding round led by Sandbridge Capital, with participation from Marcy Venture Partners.
Helen of Troy has announced the acquisition of Curlsmith-owner, Recipe Products for a total consideration of US$150 million in cash, net of cash acquired.
Sally Beauty has launched its third Cultivate Accelerator Program, which is designed to find, launch and support small businesses creating innovative products within the hair care, hair color, styling tool and nail categories.
Treatwell has launched a new SaaS system in the UK, which will include free SMS reminders to avoid no-shows and the integration of Reserve With Google, Facebook, Instagram and Apple Maps to boost salons’ online visibility.
Oway has announced its official US launch. Claimed to be the first professional cosmetics brand to reach 99 percent plastic free packaging and formulated with biodynamic materials, the sustainable hair care line is hoping to be a hit with American salons.
Book Salon has announced that it has raised €3 million in funding in a round led by US-based Joint Effects, with participation by Big Bets VC.
Following the launch of its first US salon last year, Bleach London has secured a spot on the shelves of one of the world’s largest retailers. WWD reports that the UK hair color brand has signed an exclusive deal with Walmart.
Coty has announced that it now expects to receive a shareholder distribution of US$250 million at a minimum from its equity stake in Wella, significantly above the previously announced US$175 million.
BolognaFiere Group and Informa Markets have announced that Cosmoprof Asia 2022 is to be relocated from Hong Kong to Singapore and will now be held from November 16-18, 2022 at Singapore Expo as a special edition.
L’Occitane has unveiled the new Sofitel SPA with L’Occitane at the Sofitel Dubai The Palm, joining forces to deliver a wellness concept at the resort.
L’Oréal Professional Products new Hair the Love 2022 campaign, which aims to is championing hairdresser and how the positively help people’s mental health and wellbeing.
Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire Shiseido’s Asia-Pacific Hair Professional business.
Informa Markets has announced the acquisition of Premiere Orlando, the largest beauty show in the US, and its sister shows Premiere Birmingham and Premiere Columbus, for an undisclosed sum.
L’Oréal has unveiled its latest beauty tech innovations at CES 2022, unveiling two products for both the at-home and salon hair care markets.
Air France and Sisley have cut the ribbon on a new spa located at the airline’s La Premiere Lounge in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport.
Holland & Barrett has announced the acquisition of blow LTD. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but the UK’s leading at-home beauty services business will become a subsidiary business of the health and wellness retailer and all blow employees will move to the new ownership structure.
Olaplex has announced the expansion of its distribution with Ulta Beauty. Building on the hair care brand’s success in Ulta Beauty salons, Olaplex’s retail products will be stocked in store and on Ulta’s website from January, 2022.
Galderma has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Alastin Skincare. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Dyson has upped the ante in the home shopping experience with a VR-enabled testing facility for its hairdryers, straighteners and stylers, according to a report published by Reuters.
Coty has coined a deal to sell its 4.7 percent stake in Wella in a deal with private investment firm KKR, valued at approximately US$215.7 million.