Christine Valmy founder of Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics

Christine Valmy, founder of Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics, passed away January 18th, 2015 in Bucharest, Romania. The skin care icon, who was most recognized for founding the first licensed school of esthetics in the United States, dedicated her life to youth and the ultimate in skin care. She was considered by many as ‘the Frist Lady of Esthetics’ and the pioneering architect of…

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Bioelements is heartbroken to announce the passing of Pat Rambo-Rucka

Bioelements is heartbroken to announce the passing of Pat Rambo-Rucka, long-time skin care industry veteran and national sales manager of the professional skin care brand. "Words cannot begin to express how saddened we are at the loss of Pat. Our entire company is grieving," said Bioelements founder and CEO Barbara Salomone. A pivotal and integral part of the Bioelements sales team for 20 years, Rambo-Rucka…

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A True Inspiration: James Yutaka Suzuki, 1936-2014

James Yutaka Suzuki was born on May 19, 1936, in Seattle, Washington, to Tohachi and Mikayo Suzuki. He was the fourth of seven children. He spent much of his early childhood in the Japanese interment camp Minidoka, where Japanese Americans located on the West Coast were imprisoned during World War II. When his family was released from camp in late 1945, they returned to their…

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Paula Kent Meehan passed away Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Paula Kent Meehan, founder of Redken Laboratories, Inc., passed away Monday, June 23rd, 2014, facing the tranquil environment she treasured, including her Japanese gardens, fountains and flowers of her Beverly Hills home. She was surrounded by her son, Michael Miller and his wife Jeeny, family, caregivers, and intimate friends who loved and revered her.

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Carol Crowley Will Truly be Missed by Her Many Friends in the Industry.

We regret to announce the passing of Carol Crowley on January 2, 2014. For over 30 years, Crowley played an important leadership role in the hair removal industry. She was a certified medical electrologist and was one of the few electrology instructors in the nation. Crowley also served in executive capacities for several national electrolysis associations. In the mid-1990s, Carol Crowley was the first electrologist…

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Dr. Sheldon Pinnell passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 4th, 2013 just as the fireworks began to sparkle in celebration of Independence Day; he was 76

Dr. Sheldon Pinnell, an internationally eminent scientist, dermatologist, leading scientist behind L’Oréal-owned SkinCeuticals, and J. Lamar Callaway Professor Emeritus of Dermatology and Chief Emeritus of the Division of Dermatology at Duke University, passed away peacefully in Durham, North Carolina on Thursday, July 4th, 2013 just as the fireworks began to sparkle in celebration of Independence Day; he was 76.

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Bettylou McIntosh, co-founder of CosMedix, passed away on Thursday, July 13th, 2013

Bettylou McIntosh, co-founder of CosMedix, passed away on Thursday, July 13th, 2013. Making an early impact in the skin care industry, McIntosh knew that better skin health depended as much on education as it did on scientific innovation. Together with business partner and friend Flo McRae, McIntosh pushed the envelope for what natural, plant-based products could achieve. By combining high-quality ingredients with chiral correction technology,…

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