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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Redkin Wella Moroccan oil and others at the ABS in Chicago

It was a fantastic event this year at the American Beauty Show in the heart of Chicago.
I was there supporting the fast growing Bosley Professional line.  We had a moment of high emotion when we applied our new hair fibers to a young lady suffering from thinning hair on her crown.  She was brought to tears when she realized she could confidently cover this area up while she worked on regrowing her lost hair.  It is one of those times when you see how important our industry is to the public.
I was afraid as always of flying my warm climate bottom to the Midwest in early March, but
this crowd was unafraid of the harsh Chicago weather blowing off Lake Michigan.  They were there for education, to see new products and shop all the great deals.  The Behind the Chair stylist choice awards was better then ever this year with an all star cast of your favorite platform artist and educators.  Once again the hottest trend were the ghetto glam nail styles I was seeing in the crowd and in the booths.  I hope you get to go one of these fantastic shows!


Saturday, March 2, 2013

OPI joins the matte nail polish trend

Matte nail polish has been growing in popularity over the past 6 months.  There have been many brands relaunching age old matte topcoats and showcasing their new matte color collections.  But now the largest nail polish line has introduced their own matte topcoat shown here.
With OPI's marking muscle this trend should be in constant demand all spring.  The matte look works well with the spring colors but I predict that neons are going to be bigger then ever this summer.
Don't throw away your high gloss topcoat just yet, because you can't not work neon brights with the dulling matte coating.