So, do you think that women really can have it all, and should we want to? It’s the Sunday morning following the Wella International Trendvision Awards. In a hotel suite that looks as though it were designed either by or for Jay Gatsby, Sylvie Moreau, President of Coty Professional Beauty, and I have been talking
No matter how much you love what you do, it can sometimes wear on you. Passion, after all, can only get you so far, it’s the day-to-day hard work and dedication that makes up the rest of the ground on the road to success. Incidentally, it’s also the day-to-day that can become the most draining,
With every event that we ever attend, there is always some sort of theme. I’m not just talking about what happens on the stage. The looks and techniques being showcased—while interesting enough in their own right—are covered ad nauseum by the beauty media, oftentimes all using the same shots, captions, and enthusiastic reviews.
As we conclude our “Women of Wella” series, we are about to take you inside the heart and mind of one of the most adored women in the beauty industry—Sonya Dove, Global Ambassador for Wella Professionals. To recap, we have featured an array of talent and personalities thus far; newly appointed President, Sylvie Moreau, ITVA
“I make sure I have balance. I finish working in the evening and I go home.” Sylvie Moreau has an interesting habit of considering each question for a moment, as if she’s carefully selecting a response from an impressive array that she keeps professionally kept for just such a purpose. It’s as though she were
The Wella International Trendvision Awards are on a slightly different scale than most large events in the beauty industry. What came out of this experience was about more than just the hair. The best souvenir from an overall incredible trip, was a clear understanding from multiple shining examples, of what it means to be a
While almost entirely unique in its creative basis, like any other long-standing industry there are a lot of traditional norms in beauty. One of the more noticeable of these is the proportion of male executives and platform artists to their female counterparts. What’s exciting, is that lately, it seems like maybe, just maybe that’s all
With the end of the year firmly in sight, it’s nearly impossible to escape how enthusiastic everyone seems to be about putting 2016 to bed. There is a good reason for this: 2016 was awful. As a matter of fact, it was worse than awful—what we have all just lived through was a year-long raging