Friday, April 20, 2012

The International Beauty Show New York & The International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference New York Make-Over Manhattan

The International Beauty Show New York & The International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference New York Make-Over Manhattan

NEW YORK, NY – April 22, 2012 — Beauty and spa professionals from all over the world will be in attendance at The International Beauty Show New York (IBS New York) and The International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference New York (IECSC New York),presented by American Salon and American Spa magazines. The events are for professionals only and are being held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, April 22-24th.

IBS New York is the longest running, professionals-only beauty show in the nation. The show’s main objective is to educate, in effect opening new doors and income opportunities for beauty professionals.

IECSC New York provides a complete spa business-building event for more than 10,000 spa and medical spa industry professionals. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2012, it is the leading east coast spa show.

“We are expecting an amazing show this year,” says Dana Lupton, vice president/group show director, Questex Media Group, LLC. “Our pre-show attendance numbers are in excess of the 2011 events and both exhibit floors will be packed with incredible suppliers and manufacturers.  The up-tick in the economy is most definitely evident in the enthusiasm we are seeing at both events.”

The Exhibits
There will be more than 700+ exciting exhibitors on the show floors this year. Some notable booths include:

IBS New York: Croc, DermOrganic, Essie, Eve Pearl Makeup with Skincare, Fabulace (debuting this year), GK Hair, Moroccanoil, RUSK, Snappies Candy Colored Hair Extensions,  Stila Cosmetics, Turbo Power,  and more!

IECSC New York: Clarisonic , Dermalogica, DECLEOR Paris, Eminence Organic Skincare, G.M. Collin, OKA b. Footware, Repechage, Revitalash, Sonya Dakar, Farm House Fresh, and more!

Top Trends for 2012
  • Curls: Big, “effortless” curls, great new tools out there to help achieve this look
  • Argan/Natural Oils: Nourishing oils to enhance shine and keep in moisture
  • Spring Makeup: Red lips in a variety of hues, lined eyes, strong brows, flushed cheeks 
  • Spring Nail colors: All the top salon brands featuring lacquers, polishes and more
  • Hybrid Nail Gels: Go on like polish, last a couple of weeks
  • Appliqué nail art and polish alternatives: Heat applied, different looks to fit all your moods
  • Extensions Everywhere: Hair, eyelashes, feathers, bling!
  • Hair Chalking: Newest trend in temporary hair-color fashion

Amazing Main Stage Performances
Some of the most electrifying educators in the world of beauty will appear on the 2012 legendary IBS New York Main Stage. The line up for this year includes: the phenomenal Nick Arrojo, Richard Ashforth & the Saco Academy London Team, Woody & Amy Michleb, Michael O'Rourke, Martin Parsons, Lisa Yamasaki and more!

Inspiring Education at IBS New York
More than 100 free classes taught by industry heavy-hitters are available to beauty professionals and students. This year, IBS New York has two new hair tracks: Texture Tips and Barbering Secrets!

In addition, Major League Barber will present the Second Annual Super Barber Cutting Competition at IBS New York 2012. Sponsored by Andis and Mr. Beauty, this competition will put barbers' skills to the test and their creativity to the limits.

2011 shows were packed to capacity and drew more than 57,000 passionate and energetic professionals looking to advance their skills, see the latest and greatest in beauty and mingle with some of the top talent in the industry.

Additional networking and educational opportunities for beauty and spa professionals are available at IBS and IECSC Las Vegas which will be held June 9-11, 2012 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Visit for more information.

About the International Beauty Group
Produced by Questex Media Group LLC and presented by American Salon magazine, IBS New York is the largest and longest running professional beauty event in the country. IBS New York, IBS Las Vegas and the International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conferences in New York, Las Vegas and Florida are for professionals only and reach a wide cross-section of participants including salon and spa owners and managers, hair stylists, hair colorists, estheticians, makeup artists, nail technicians, dermatologists, massage therapists and beauty and spa product manufacturers and distributors.

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