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Lawrence M. Gelb

Founder

Clairol , Inc.

HQ Phone:  (203) 357-5000

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Clairol , Inc.

1 Blachley Road

Stamford, Connecticut,06922

United States

Company Description

We are dedicated to professional stylists and their creative work. We believe that providing reliable, trusted products and superior education builds professional confidence, inspires artistry and enables stylists to excel in their chosen careers and salons to...more

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Free Health, Beauty & Fitness Advice: Relieve Stress & Get in Shape

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Clairol's History Clairol was founded in 1931 by chemist Lawrence Gelb and his wife, Joan Clair.


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The founder of Clairol, Lawrence M. Gelb, actually introduced hair color to salons over sixty years ago.
Today, salon hair color is a billion-dollar business nationwide. HOW IT ALL STARTED In 1931, while the US was in the midst of the worst depression in the country's history, Larry Gelb, a chemist from New York, set off to Europe with his wife Joan and their two sons, Richard and Bruce. Larry was on a mission to find a new product to launch and market in the United States. This was not the best of times to begin a new business, but Gelb was an energetic entrepreneur and was determined to beat the depression odds. During his extended trip, Gelb examined dozens of cosmetic and fragrance products, but his interest was captured when he came across an intriguing European hair color preparation named Clairol. As the years went by Gelb worked to improve his product. He knew that if hair coloring was easier, if it could be done in one step rather than the long and tedious five-step process that existed, more women would want the service and more hairdressers would embrace the art. In 1950, after seven years of research and development, Clairol introduced new Miss Clairol Hair Color Bath. Within six months of Miss Clairol's introduction, the number of women going into the salon for permanent hair coloring services increased by more than 500 percent. Now hair was lightened, tinted, conditioned and shampooed in only one step, in only 20 minutes! EDUCATING STYLISTS Gelb understood that professional education for the hairdresser was the key to ensuring the best possible results for salon clients and for selling Clairol. He and Joan traveled the country, lecturing and demonstrating the technique to hairdressers and the press.


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The founder of Clairol, Lawrence M. Gelb, actually introduced hair color to salons over sixty years ago.


Zoe Diana Draelos, MD - Articles - Hair

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Clairol was founded by Lawrence Gelb who purchased the original hair coloring formulas from Dr. Friedreich Klein, a German chemist, for $25,000.


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The founder of Clairol, Lawrence M. Gelb, actually introduced hair color to salons over sixty years ago.
The founder of Clairol, Lawrence M. Gelb, actually introduced hair color to salons over sixty years ago. The founder of Clairol, Lawrence M. Gelb, actually introduced hair color to salons over sixty years ago.


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