A quick update on the happenings in the hair and beauty industry.
Celebration of Creations
The curtains are down to the prestigious International Visionary Awards 2020 that took place in Spain. The global competition of cuts, colours, styles and makeover collections paraded down the virtual show during the Alternative Hair Show 2020, brought a panel of stylists under one umbrella. Here we share the results of some winners in different categories:
Makeover Finalists in Avante-Garde category – Jose Salvador and Eva González
Men’s Finalist category – Jose Urrutia 1941 Collection
Cut & Colour Runner Up category – Christian Rios
A one-derful year
Cheers to Katrina Kaif for the glorious completion of one year of the makeup brand Kay Beauty. Built on the principle of #MakeupThatKares, the brand was launched with the vision to bridge the gap between high glamour and skincare. It aims to be a full-fledged beauty brand in future with an exciting line up of colour cosmetics and face products. To coincide with the first anniversary, Katrina Kaif also unveils a campaign titled ‘Kay Conversations’ with a series of inspiring stories of women who have stood out with their inner beauty and strength.
The Geetanjali Salon chain, a pioneer in the professional haircare and beauty space over 30 years with over 100 salons across India, has now launched its signature boutique salon in Lokhandwala, Mumbai. Celebrity hairstylist and MD Sumit Israni, recognised for his knowledge of hair, creative cuts, skillful usage of tools and colour techniques, is widely known to style and colour hair of discerning clientele including the likes of Hillary Clinton, Huma Qureshi, Lisa Haydon.
BBlunt making waves
After a challenging lockdown, BBlunt has launched its newest salon in Chembur in Mumbai. Recognised for constantly innovating, adapting and catering to diverse consumer needs – amidst the lockdown, the brand launched the #GrowOutChallenge, encouraging people to grow their hair out, thus leaving a fresh canvas for stylists to work their magic as the lockdown lifted. The launch of the salon seems perfectly timed. Adhuna Bhabhani, founder of BBLUNT says, “It is our constant endeavour to provide the best service for our guests and broadening our network allows us to offer that indulgent experience.”
Beauty collaboration with Bhumi
Bollywood star and climate warrior Bhumi Pednekar collaborates with skincare brand Wow Skin Science as its Brand Ambassador. ‘Clean & Green’ beauty has seen a surge in popularity and WOW is making it accessible to all! “I’ve always believed that change begins with you and WOW provides the stepping-stone for that,” says Bhumi. The brand has always focused on the needs of its consumers and has strived to offer effective and qualitative skincare solutions across its spectrum.