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Amazing Lash Studio

Amazing Lash Studio

Amazing Lash Studio was founded in 2010 by Edward and Jessica Le, with the vision to create excellence and affordability in the eyelash extension industry. The company is dedicated to raising the bar on long-lasting beauty and professionalism in the eyelash extension industry. Amazing Lash is committed to helping Estheticians acquire new skills designed to broaden their client base and grow their business.

CND

CND

Founded in 1979 and based in Vista, CA, CND (Creative Nail Design, Inc.) is the global leader in professional nail, hand and foot beauty – including CND Shellac™, the Original Power Polish™. Deeply committed to advancing the nail care industry, CND devotes significant time and resources to product research and development, education and customer support. CND is an industry-leading advocate for the role of nail care in personal beauty and fashion.

CosmoProf

CosmoProf

CosmoProf is a full-service distributor offering exclusive salon products and equipment to licensed professionals in the salon and spa industry. Licensed to Create means something different to every stylist and encourages the freedom to explore your authentic voice as an artist. The Licensed to Create initiative is uniting industry professionals who are dedicated to supporting the success of stylists everywhere.

European Wax Center

European Wax Center

As the largest waxing company with a proprietary portfolio of products and over 650 open centers in the U.S., European Wax Center (EWC) believes that revealing beautiful skin is the first step toward revealing the best version of yourself. The brand’s mission is to inspire women to be authentic and unapologetically confident in everything they do. Their goal: That every guest walks in and struts out.

European Wax Center (EWC), an iconic beauty lifestyle brand, was founded by siblings David and Josh Coba in 2004. The concept was simple: to bring the EWC distinctive waxing expertise and unmatched experience to women throughout the USA. As a result, European Wax Center is recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the beauty lifestyle services category and continues to outpace the OOH waxing market.

Hairdressers at Heart

Hairdressers at Heart

Wella, the salon professional division of P&G, is striving to elevate the hairdressing profession by providing stylists with beneficial opportunities and tools to grow and succeed in their careers. With a careful focus on the critical points of a hairdresser’s career, Hairdressers at Heart is better enabling stylists to make it to the next level by providing opportunities for educational and monetary assistance in the form of scholarships, artistic competitions, childcare tuition discounts and grants for community
Wella’s Hairdressers at Heart initiative features programs and opportunities that support the stylist at four critical stages of his/her career:
(1) scholarships help basic school students defray some of their tuition costs while grants for licensed hairdressers help them continue their education;
(2) talent development programs such as competitions, mentorship and awards help newly licensed hairdressers hone their creativity;
(3) childcare tuition discounts demonstrate understanding and support for the importance of work-life balance; and
(4) community involvement charity grants allow salon owners to support their own cause while obtaining a subsidy. For official rules, visit www.HairdressersAtHeart.com.

“Hairdressers at Heart is designed to meet the most essential needs of stylists and to provide continuous guidance and aid opportunities through the many stages of their careers,” said Reuben Carranza, CEO of Wella North America. “Wella has always put the stylist at the heart of everything it does, and this initiative is a continuation of that mission. Without stylists’ dedication, passion and loyalty to our organization, we wouldn’t be here today.”

Leo Passage

Leo Passage

Each year the Leo Passage Scholarship celebrates a segment of the industry by offering a unique educational experience.

MUD MakeUp Designory

MUD MakeUp Designory

Each year, MUD schools train hundreds of students from around the globe in a variety of make-up specialties. From day one, students are immersed in the fundamentals of make-up artistry with aspirations of working in the fashion, entertainment or retail cosmetic industries. MUD gives future artists the opportunity to discover their own unique style under the training of licensed instructors with professional expertise in film, television and fashion.

Ratner Companies

Ratner Companies

Ratner Companies is the largest family owned and operated chain of hair salons in the country, operating 1,000 salons under the Hair Cuttery, Bubbles and Salon Cielo brand names. The company was founded by salon professionals Dennis and Ann Ratner, who understand the importance of education and the passion it takes to be successful. Ratner Companies is excited to provide scholarship opportunities to students who are attending an accredited cosmetology program. These scholarships will provide students with financial support so they can enter the beauty industry with a sense of purpose and ready to achieve great success as they share their craft with their guests. Through this program, Ratner Companies and Beauty Changes Lives will help support future salon professionals secure employment as they follow their path to prosperity in the beauty industry.

The Sydell & Arnold Miller Trust Foundation and The Miller Family Trust Foundation

The Sydell & Arnold Miller Trust Foundation and The Miller Family Trust Foundation

Sydell and Arnold Miller and their family’s lives revolved around the professional beauty industry. Arnold was a talented hairdresser with a dream and Sydell was a dream maker who helped make it happen. They started their first product company in 1971 called Ardell. The company made Duralash eyelashes, and their first haircare product called Hennalucent.

In 1980, the Miller’s founded Matrix Essentials and grew it into one of the largest “professional only” beauty companies in the world. Arnold passed away in December of 1992 and the company was sold a few years later. Sydell later served as Chair Person of the Board of Directors for SalonQuest, the maker of Aquage and Biomega Haircare.

In March 2017, the Millers were honored with the Legends Award by Beauty Changes Lives Foundation at the America’s Beauty Show (ABS) in Chicago. To celebrate this award, the Miller Family established this scholarship program to carry on their family name in an industry they loved and wanted to give back to. It is their desire to help elevate the Professional Beauty Industry through a
$1 Million Scholarship Program for beauty school students and Next Gen hairdressers over the next 10 years.

Wella

Wella

P&G touches and improves the lives of about 4.4 billion people around the world with its portfolio of trusted, quality brands. The Company’s leadership brands include Pampers®, Tide®, Ariel®, Always®, Whisper®, Pantene®, Mach3®, Bounty®, Dawn®, Fairy®, Gain®, Charmin®, Downy®, Lenor®, Iams®, Crest®, Oral-B®, Duracell®, Olay®, Head & Shoulders®, Wella®, Gillette®, Braun®, Fusion®, Ace®, Febreze®, and Ambi Pur®. With operations in about 80 countries, P&G brands are available in more than 180 countries worldwide.

Wella, the Salon Professional Division of P&G, helps make beauty dreams real everyday for millions of stylists and consumers worldwide. Wella’s brands are distributed in more than 180,000 salons across the globe, and include Sebastian Professional®, Wella Professionals®, Clairol Professional® and Nioxin®. Exceptional products, inspiring education and unique salon business-building programs make Wella a world leader and expert in hair and beauty. Please visit www.pg.com for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G (NYSE: PG) and its brands.