Celebrating 100+ Years

Take a stroll down memory lane and explore the history and legacy of America's Beauty Show, ALWAYS owned and produced by working salon professionals! You’ll also discover the history of the organization behind ABS – Cosmetologists Chicago! Place your mouse over the images to read our story!

For over nine decades, America's Beauty Show® (ABS) is your Midwest Beauty Show® and has been the event tens of thousands of salon professionals look forward to for the latest education and exhibits of the newest fashions, products and business techniques that make salons successful.

Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow . . . there's only one America's Beauty Show! Join us at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago.

The History of ABS