As hair color director for The Salon and Spa at Saks Fifth Avenue, Brad Johns defines hair color style for women around the world. His illustrious career in the beauty industry began at Cinandre, and he has since worked as color director for Jean Louis David in Henri Bendel, Clive Summers, Bruno Dessange, Oribe at Elizabeth Arden, and as Artistic Director for both Avon Salon & Spa and The Brad Johns Studio at Elizabeth Arden. Constantly setting trends, Brad has been dubbed the Golden Boy, the Color Czar, and the founding father of the “chunking” technique. However, Brad’s look is constantly evolving and his individual approach to hair color has made him a favorite among the fil
Aerin Lauder really seems to have it all—beauty, brains, family legacy, and now a cosmetics line of her own. Ms. Lauder, who is the granddaughter of Estee Lauder, recently launched Aerin LLC, a luxury lifestyle brand that will offer accessories, jewelry, eyewear, and home products, in addition to beauty. The beauty collection is the first to launch, and is available now at select department stores including Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom.
Aerin Beauty comprises an Essentials range and seasonal color collections to be released four times a year. “People
With New York’s Mercedes Benz Fashion Week around the corner, it’s time to turn the spotlight on the annual and fabulous Fashion’s Night Out, which celebrates its 4th anniversary this year. The brainchild of Vogue editor Anna Wintour in partnership with New York City, Fashion’s Night Out is now a worldwide celebration of chic glamour, and an incentivized evening of shopping. Think: free-flowing champagne and delicious edibles while you shop. Think: celebrities and limited edition offerings. This is an evening not to be missed.
Of course, the beauty industry is offering all sorts of glorious promotions too. Here are just a few of the New York City happenings we love:
Chanel: will debut
End fumbling around round your purse looking for makeup hiding at the bottom with the new Custom Artist Portfolio ($98) from Laura Mercier, available exclusively March through April 2012. With room for foundation, lip, eye and cheek color, plus brushes, the portfolio can be customized to hold all your favorite beauty essentials, keeping them fingertip ready.
The Custom Artist Portfolio features a rigid outer shell case wrapped in metallic, pewter, snakeskin embossed material. Four removable mesh cosmetic bags can keep all of your individual products safely organized. A pocket brush page holds all the necessary tools, while refillable 3-well and 6-well Custom Compacts are ready for the fil