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America's Beauty Show in Chicago Cancelled Due to COVID-19

In addition, the co-located International Esthetics Cosmetics and Spa Conference (IECSC), scheduled April 18-20, 2020 at McCormick Place is cancelled. More information at IECSCChicago.com.

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Open for Business: Coronavirus Resources for Salon Pros

Cosmetologists Chicago (CC) shares its efforts around the Coronavirus. Cosmetologists Chicago and local partners continue to monitor the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19.

Foot-Focused Event for U.S. and Canadian Techs Comes to Chicago in September 2020

CA*US*E is a foot-focused education event for Canadian and United States nail technicians and pedicurists who are looking for in-depth education in foot care.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: The Inside Scoop on America's Beauty Show 2020

If you're going to America's Beauty Show--see you there! And if you're not, here's why you should.

New CEO Announced for America's Beauty Show

Frank Fulco will lead strategic planning for America’s Beauty Show (ABS) and continue to build on Cosmetologists Chicago's (CC) legacy of support and growth for professionals and students.

Chicago Says No More: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training for Cosmetologists

In many communities, salons are at the center of connection, communication and coming together after disaster and heartbreak.  Salon professionals also hear stories from their clients--who open up and share in the chair--that alert the stylists to situations of violence and abuse. But then what? 

My Other Life: Paul Dykstra, Classical Pianist

A Passion for the Piano: Paul Dykstra is both a concert pianist and the CEO of Cosmetologists Chicago, International Nail Technicians Association (INTA), and America’s Beauty Show.

NAILS Editor Joins INTA’s New Accreditation & Certification Program Committee

NAILS editor Sigourney Nuñez will serve on the Certification Committee for INTA’s new Accreditation & Certification Program for nail technicians

ABS Chicago 2016: NAILS Attends Cosmetologists Chicago Board Meeting

NAILS joined CND and NTNA Season 2 winner Lavette Cephus for the Cosmetologists Chicago Board Meeting that kicked off America's Beauty Show 2016.

In Memoriam: Cosmetology Icon Jerry Gordon

Jerry Gordon, a third-generation award-winning hairdresser, salon owner, and past president of Cosmetologists Chicago, died on November 26, 2015. His dedication to the craft and to helping others succeed is remembered.