Beauty Changes Lives Gala Celebrates Industry Excellence and Philanthropy at Chicago Event

At the heart of Beauty Changes Lives is a mission to empower individuals pursuing careers in the beauty and wellness industry through scholarships, mentorship programs, and advanced education. This year’s gala exemplified this mission through the recognition of outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to the industry and their communities.


“We are thrilled to share the remarkable achievements of our ‘One Day. One Ticket.’ campaign with our supporters and partners at the Gala in Chicago,” said Lynelle Lynch, co-founder of Beauty Changes Lives. “The overwhelming response to this grassroots fundraiser demonstrates the immense generosity and dedication of the beauty and wellness community. Together, we are making a tangible difference in the lives of aspiring beauty professionals.”

Erasing Stigmas and Forging Futures with Beauty Changes Lives

“This month, in celebration of National Hairstylist Appreciation Day, and in continuation of our year-long Causes that Matter initiative, we’re thrilled to donate to and spotlight Beauty Changes Lives, a remarkable non-profit organization committed to empowering and supporting the next generation of self-care professionals and making beauty and wellness a first-choice profession.”

Beauty Changes Lives Announces Mario Tricoci as 2024 Legacy Honoree

“We are honored to announce Mario Tricoci as our 2024 Legacy Honoree,” said Lynelle Lynch, President of Beauty Changes Lives. “His remarkable journey, from sweeping hair in Italy to revolutionizing the salon experience in North America, is an inspiration to us all. His passion for elevating the beauty profession and empowering future talent exemplifies the spirit of our organization. We look forward to celebrating his remarkable achievements at this year’s gala.”

“A weekend of unmissable professional beauty events is on tap for April 15-17, 2023, at America’s Beauty Show in Rosemont, IL, outside of Chicago. Events this year have coalesced around never-before-seen challenges that call for an unprecedented level of industry-wide cooperation.”

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