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Youngblood brings the Effortless California Lifestyle to Cosmetics

Pauline Youngblood began her illustrious career in skin care as a medical aesthetician more than 20 years ago. She was caring for patients with sensitive skin who were using the best skin care, then going home and applying thick makeup that clogged their pores, felt heavy and looked like a …

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Salon Jaylee Dares You to Be Fabulous

ISBN’s newest member, Salon Jaylee, makes a bold statement—Dare to be Fabulous—above the front desk of its three locations and on the home page of its website. For those who choose to accept the challenge, this beauty company is ready to help them on every level, with services, products and …

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Five Named to New ISBN NextGEN Council

The International Salon/Spa Business Network named five beauty industry leaders to the ISBN NextGEN Council who will sculpt future programs and provide new perspectives on what the next generation of multi-unit salon and spa industry leaders wants and needs from a professional association, its programs and events. The Council will …

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ISBN Members Set Sail on ‘Tour de ISBN’

The International SalonSpa Business Network launches Tour de ISBN, a series of exclusive, behind-the-scenes tours at members’ locations. The series launches on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at Gene Juarez Salon & Spa in Bellevue, WA, where CEO Scott Missad and his team will share the secrets to their success and …

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ISBN Elects JCPenney’s Natalie Lockhart and Floyd’s 99 Barbershops’ Dan McNamee to its Board of Trustees

The International SalonSpa Business Network membership has elected JCPenney’s Natalie Lockhart and Floyd’s 99 Barbershops’ Dan McNamee to the ISBN’s Board of Trustees. In this role, they will lead the owners and executives of the largest hair and beauty businesses as part of the only association exclusively for multi-unit salon …

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New ISBN Affiliate Member NFUSION considers itself a zebra among horses

With NFUSION, salons and stylists earn more money “NFUSION is about helping salons and stylists earn more money by giving them a point-of-difference, as opposed to selling them products and tools,” explains Dayne Sieling, CEO. “We offer all-around 360-degree support to our customers,” adds Mark Glesne, director of marketing and …

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Ruling in AACS v. Department of Education

Many of you were closely monitoring the case filed in February of this year against the Department of Education by the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) regarding Gainful Employment legislation. Announced today is a ruling where the judge ruled in favor of AACS on the case. Read on for …

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Ohio Update: House Bill 189 and Senate Bill 129

The Ohio General Assembly has introduced companion bills to reform Ohio’s cosmetology laws comprehensively. The House bill is HB 189 and the Senate bill is SB 129. Both pick up from changes enacted in SB 213 from the 131st General Assembly. “Our bill seeks to make Ohio’s cosmetology laws the …

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ISBN to present 2017 Legend Award to Paul D. Finkelstein, former chairman of the board and CEO of Regis Corporation, at Annual Conference, May 7-9, in Orlando

April 2017— The International Salon/Spa Business Network (ISBN) will present its 2017 Legend Award to Paul D. Finkelstein, former chairman of the board and CEO of Regis Corporation, at its Annual Conference, “Building the Ultimate Experience,” May 7-9, at the Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes in Orlando, FL. The ISBN Legend …

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All in the Family: Welcome K Charles & Company Salons

ISBN’s newest member, K Charles & Company Salons, defines the concept of “family business.” Kathy Thalman, a hairdresser, founded the first salon of the San Antonio, Texas-based company in 1984. Today, her daughter and son, Holly Vaught and Chase Thalman, have taken the reins and grown the multi-unit enterprise to …

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