Sally Beauty Announces Commencement Of A Secondary Common Stock Offering

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SBH) (the “Company”) today announced the underwritten public offering of 23,111,527 shares of its common stock held by investment funds associated with Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC (the “CDR Investors”) pursuant to the Company’s shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It is expected that the CDR Investors will no longer hold any shares of common stock of the Company after giving effect to the offering. The Company will not receive any proceeds related to the offering, and its total number of shares of common stock outstanding will not change as a result of the offering.

Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC is acting as the sole underwriter for the offering.

The Company has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the Company has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the Company and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at: www.sec.gov. Alternatively, copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering, when available, may be obtained from: Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, via telephone: +1 (800) 221-1037, or by e-mail: newyork.prospectus@credit-suisse.com.

About Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc.

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SBH) (the "Company") is an international specialty retailer and distributor of professional beauty supplies with annual revenues of $3.3 billion. The Company operates primarily through two business units, Sally Beauty Supply and Beauty Systems Group (BSG), and is the largest distributor of professional beauty supplies in the U.S. based on store count. The Sally Beauty Supply and Beauty Systems Group businesses sell and distribute through over 4,300 stores, including 185 franchised units, throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Mexico, France, Ireland, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands.

Sally Beauty Supply has over 3,100 stores worldwide and offers up to 8,000 professional beauty products for hair, skin, and nails through leading third-party brands and exclusive-label professional product lines. Sally Beauty Supply's customer base includes retail consumers and salon professionals.

The Beauty Systems Group business has approximately 1,000 company-operated stores and over 150 franchise stores. BSG also has one of the largest networks of professional distributor sales consultants in North America, with approximately 1,116 consultants. The BSG stores and sales consultants sell up to 10,000 professionally branded hair, skin and nail beauty products that are sold exclusively to professional stylists and salons for use and resale to their customers.

Cautionary Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this news release and the schedules hereto which are not purely historical facts or which depend upon future events may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Words such as "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "plan," "project," "target," "can," "could," "may," "should," "will," "would," or similar expressions may also identify such forward-looking statements.

Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as such statements speak only as of the date they were made. Any forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from the events or results described in the forward-looking statements.

Factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from the events or results described in the forward-looking statements can be found in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2011, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Consequently, all forward-looking statements in this release are qualified by the factors, risks and uncertainties contained therein. We assume no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.

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