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March 25, 2014

With its newly relaunched John Frieda Frizz Ease collection, Kao USA has created a brand movement encouraging women to “never pull back.”

NEW YORK — With its newly relaunched John Frieda Frizz Ease collection, Kao USA has created a brand movement encouraging women to “never pull back.”

March 21, 2014

March of Dimes New York Division is hosting in May its first Spirit of Beauty Luncheon in New York City.

NEW YORK — March of Dimes New York Division is hosting in May its first Spirit of Beauty Luncheon in New York City.

February 14, 2014

Beauty brand Kao USA — whose portfolio includes Jergens, Curel and Biore — announced on Friday that it is separating from agency KBS+P.

CINCINNATI — Beauty brand Kao USA — whose portfolio includes Jergens, Curel and Biore — announced on Friday that it is separating from agency KBS+P.

Kao, who said the decision was mutual, is conducting a closed review for its global creative account for the following brands: John Frieda, Jergens, Biore and Curel. KBS+P, Kao's agency for the past 10 years, will not participate. The review does not affect other Kao USA agencies for media and digital in Kao's key markets.

February 6, 2014

Hair care company Ouidad has announced the appointment of former Kao Brands executive David Stern as president and CEO.

NEW YORK — Hair care company Ouidad has announced the appointment of former Kao Brands executive David Stern as president and CEO.  

December 20, 2013

Kao — whose brands include Jergens, Biore and John Frieda — has announced several executive appointments, including the appointment of Paul Nunnari as president of Kao Canada, effective Jan. 1.

CINCINNATI — Kao — whose brands include Jergens, Biore and John Frieda — has announced several executive appointments, including the appointment of Paul Nunnari as president of Kao Canada, effective Jan. 1.

Succeeding Nunnari is John Sullivan, who has been named VP sales for Kao USA, effective Jan. 1.

July 3, 2013

Kao USA has announced that the John Frieda Sheer Blonde team designated June as Blonde Appreciation Month — a time to celebrate what sets blondes apart and equip them with expert care they need to preserve their hair shade — and is now celebrating the culmination of Blonde Appreciation Month with an exclusive art installation at the Time Warner Center.

NEW YORK — Kao USA has announced that the John Frieda Sheer Blonde team designated June as Blonde Appreciation Month — a time to celebrate what sets blondes apart and equip them with expert care they need to preserve their hair shade — and is now celebrating the culmination of Blonde Appreciation Month with an exclusive art installation at the Time Warner Center.

June 4, 2013

KAO USA has announced that the John Frieda Sheer Blonde team has partnered with actress and singer Megan Hilty and declared June Blonde Appreciation Month.

NEW YORK — KAO USA has announced that the John Frieda Sheer Blonde team has partnered with actress and singer Megan Hilty and declared June Blonde Appreciation Month.

To spread the word about Blonde Appreciation Month, John Frieda Hair Care turned to Hilty, who will help enlist blondes to share their vision of blonde with the brand.

April 10, 2013

Hair care brand John Frieda has tapped designer Rachel Roy to create a limited-edition case to hold travel-friendly Frizz-Ease product assortments.

NEW YORK— Hair care brand John Frieda has tapped designer Rachel Roy to create a limited-edition case to hold travel-friendly Frizz-Ease product assortments.

Two Frizz-Ease kits will be debuted as a part of the designer's Rachel by Rachel Roy line: one for straight styles, and one for curly looks. The two regimens will be housed in exclusive kits designed by Roy and inspired by John Frieda 's British heritage. Created to offer maximum frizz protection during the hot, humid summer months, the kits are a must for weekends at the beach or vacations abroad.

March 28, 2012

Beauty company Kao USA, whose brands include Bioré, John Frieda and Frizz-Ease, has announced that its corporate headquarters will relocate from its current facility on Spring Grove Avenue to the 312 Plum St. building in downtown Cincinnati.

CINCINNATI — Beauty company Kao USA, whose brands include Bioré, John Frieda and Frizz-Ease, has announced that its corporate headquarters will relocate from its current facility on Spring Grove Avenue to the 312 Plum St. building in downtown Cincinnati.

The facility will house more than 200 marketing, sales, market research, creative and administration employees who will occupy more than 55,000 sq. ft. of the building.

January 23, 2012

As part of a move to integrate its beauty care products business, Kao has named John Nosek president of Kao USA, the newly restructured beauty care company that merges Kao's prestige, mass and salon businesses in the United States.

CINCINNATI — As part of a move to integrate its beauty care products business, Kao has named John Nosek president of Kao USA, the newly restructured beauty care company that merges Kao's prestige, mass and salon businesses in the United States.

Beginning this month, Kao's beauty care subsidiaries in North America and Europe will run as unified organizations in the major countries in which they operate. In his capacity as president of Kao USA, Nosek will oversee the consumer products business, professional salon business and Molton Brown USA.

October 25, 2011

The maker of such brands as John Frieda and Jergens is getting a name makeover.

CINCINNATI — The maker of such brands as John Frieda and Jergens is getting a name makeover.

Kao Brands said it will be called Kao USA, effective Jan. 1, 2012, to reflect its repositioning effort by parent company Kao Corp. 

In line with the name change, Kao's beauty care subsidiaries in North America and Europe will operate as unified organizations in the major countries in which they operate.

June 28, 2011

John Frieda has hit the road to provide women with hair care advice.

LOS ANGELES — John Frieda has hit the road to provide women with hair care advice.

The hair styling brand commenced the John Frieda Destination: Style Salon Tour this past weekend in Los Angeles, with future stops planned in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis and Atlanta.

May 23, 2011

Kao Brands’ John Frieda officially has launched its first-ever permanent hair color and is looking to shake up the hair color segment with the new Precision Foam Colour.

NEW YORK — Kao Brands’ John Frieda officially has launched its first-ever permanent hair color and is looking to shake up the hair color segment with the new Precision Foam Colour. The at-home hair color is designed to provide salon-caliber results in both coverage and color. The nonaerosol foam spreads evenly through the hair, saturating every strand with no mess. The 20-shade 
palette collection was developed in conjunction with John Frieda creative color director and U.K. colorist Nicola Clarke. The collection is priced at $12.99.

May 3, 2011

John Frieda, which is part of Kao Brands, has introduced its at-home hair color range.

NEW YORK — John Frieda, which is part of Kao Brands, has introduced its at-home hair color range.

The precision foam color line combines patent-pending proprietary foam color technology and John Frieda's heritage of stylist expertise in a 20-shade palette collection, which helps users recreate salon color results at home, John Frieda said. The products are designed to minimize the uneven coverage and patchiness typical of at-home color with an easy-to-apply, nonaerosol foam formula that spreads evenly through hair.

March 23, 2011

Actress Katie Holmes stars in "The Decision," a short film in support of the new John Frieda precision foam color from Kao Brands.

NEW YORK — Actress Katie Holmes stars in "The Decision," a short film in support of the new John Frieda precision foam color from Kao Brands.

The film, which premiered March 22 at a red carpet event in New York, offers a first look at the at-home hair color range. With a spectrum of 20 shades and foolproof foam texture, the formula promises effortless application and complete coverage for salon-quality results.

January 25, 2011

Women in search of an alternative to pricey salon straightening treatments now have a new option at mass with John Frieda's new Frizz-Ease 3-Day Straight semi-permanent styling spray.

NEW YORK — Women in search of an alternative to pricey salon straightening treatments now have a new option at mass with John Frieda's new Frizz-Ease 3-Day Straight semi-permanent styling spray.

The heat-activated, semi-permanent styling spray is ideal for women with coarse, unmanageable curls who struggle to achieve — and maintain — straight style.

June 15, 2010

Conair has teamed up with Kao Brands to create a line of hair tools and...