Here’s Everything You Need to Know About America’s Beauty Show 2022


Get excited, salon pros! America’s Beauty Show will be returning next month — and we can hardly wait!

The must-attend beauty extravaganza, which is hosted by Cosmetologists of Chicago, will be taking place on April 9-11th at the Donald E. Stephens Convention and Conference Center in Rosemont, IL. And, if you plan on attending this year’s show, just know that you’ll be in for a jam-packed weekend full of beauty, inspiration, and endless education.

With the very best of the beauty business coming together for ABS, there’s no doubt that beauty pros will be treated to an amazing experience all around. The event already has an impressive lineup of world class artists and educators who will be in attendance including Ted Gibson, Jason Backe, The ULTA Beauty Pro Team, Presley Poe, Sam Villa, Candy Shaw, Larisa Love, Chrystofer Benson, Nick Arrojo, Jack Martin, Spifster, Danny Amorim, Sean Casey, Ben Mullin, Linh Phan, Katrice Tompkins, Mireya Villarreal, Kristen Linares, Christina Carlsson, Aoife McCarthy, Ashlee Norman, and many more.

 Not to mention, so many of our favorite beauty brands will also be on exhibit including Olaplex, Redken, Matrix, Biolage, Mizani, Pulp Riot, Moroccanoil, L3vel3, Keratin Complex, Wahl Professional, Andis, Farouk, AMIKA, Wet Brush, Helen of Troy, Brazilian Professionals, K18, as well as many others. It’s also worth noting that  beauty pros will be able to shop and save at the SalonCentric Value Center that’s now bigger than ever and visit the brand new Hair Extension & Lash Value Center by Beauty Industry Group that will feature close-out prices on hair extensions and lash brands that you love.

As for what else is new to ABS this year? You’ll want to make sure to check out the Salon Innovation Stage. The educational theater will not only feature awe-inspiring speakers but also dynamic panel presentations that include: “The Pigmented Panel”, a discussion on how to work through some of the frustrations artists of color face in the beauty industry — hosted by Jalia Pettis; and “Game Changers,” featuring Ted Gibson, Jason Backe, Ronit Enos, and more — hosted by Frank Fulco, CEO of America’s Beauty Show. Additionally, Natalie Ruzgis and Jesse Marriott will take the stage to present on behalf of Hotheads and individual classes taught by Ted Gibson, Candy Shaw, Ashlee Norman, Steve Walderman for Hair Cuttery, and Ronit Enos will also be happening.

Over on the Barber Stage, attendees will have the chance to see AROD, Carlos Estrella, and Yahia Jaber with L3vel3; Katrice Thompkins, John Mosley, Kenny Duncan, and Danny Amorim with Andis.

Plus, licensed pros who are interested in earning the hours that they need to keep their license current will have the opportunity to take CEU classes at ABS, that are included with their ticket prices. Some of the CEU class topics that are available included hair color, cutting/styling, barbering, business, nails, extensions, make-up, and esthetics.

And if you fancy some showstopping entertainment, The Runway@ABS will have incredible hairdressing and fashion presentations from an assortment of talented pros including: Lin Phan for K18; Presley Poe, Ammon Carver; The Ulta Beauty Pro Team; Larisa Love; Chrystofer Benson; Damien Carney and Greta Coston for CLICS; and Greg Gilmore, Shelby Connell; and Kevin Hughes for Moroccanoil.

To secure your spot at ABS this year, be sure to head over to to purchase your tickets now. For more information about the show, make sure to follow @americasbeautyshow on Instagram.   

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Camille Nzengung

Camille Nzengung is a Features Editor at The Tease, where she covers all things hair. You can find her writing about the best hair products, the coolest hair trends, and all the exciting new hair launches. Send her a pitch:


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