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Weekly beauty agenda: Hair Expo Australia

The largest hairdressing event in the southern hemisphere is coming up.

Hair Expo Australia
June 12-14
Sydney, Australia

The Hair Expo at the Sydney Convention Centre gives visitors an update on cutting, coloring and extensions, but also on tanning and nail products. There will be live demonstrations on the 'Action Stage,' and the best coiffeurs of Australia and New Zealand will be honored at the closing event, the Schwartzkopf Professional Hair Expo Awards.

Beauty Eurasia
June 17-19
Istanbul, Turkey

Powered by the world's biggest beauty fair, Cosmoprof, Beauty Eurasia is positioning itself as the go-to event between the East and the West.

International Halal Showcase
June 23-27
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The world's largest professional platform for halal products will see the launch of non-alcoholic fragrances by the French Atelier des Parfums.

Make Up In Paris
June 24-25
Paris, France

The first edition of promising new beauty fair Make Up in Paris will take place at the Espace Pierre Cardin, focusing on innovation, creativity and trends.

Fragrance launches

Singer Avril Lavigne is releasing Forbidden Rose in July, featuring notes of red apple, winepeach, black pepper, lotusflower, heliotrope, shellflower, praline agreement, sandalwood, and vanilla (but no rose). Prices start at €17. Other celebrity fragrances scheduled to launch in July include Mary J. Blige's (My Life, in collaboration with Carol's Daughter) and Bruce Willis's first signature perfumes.

Paco Rabanne will launch a flanker to his bestselling 1 Million fragrance, called Lady Million. The new scent will be both floral and woody, featuring notes of bitter orange, raspberry, neroli, jasmine, gardenia, patchouli, and amber.

Thierry Mugler, the maker of the iconic Angel and Alien perfumes, will introduce Womanity in July, a scent that the New York Times described as "a commingling of figs and caviar, a sweet-salty combination as treacly as a chocolate-covered pretzel." Prices range from $58 to $98.