Anthony Battaglia began his beauty industry career over 40 years ago at 21 years old as a hairdresser. After two years as a stylist he designed and patented a unique styling tool called the Mark II. This innovative invention had a comb with teasing ridges at one end and fine stainless steel prongs at the other end. Today, the Mark II is still the single largest selling styling implement in the beauty industry. Still Selling at Sally Beauty Store.

Due to the success of the Mark II in his hometown of Miami, he formed the Comare Corporation and set out to market this specialty product nationwide. He borrowed $1,000 from his parents and began traveling the Southeastern part of the country appearing at hairdresser beauty shows demonstrating his newly created design. Within a year after its introduction, hairstylists from all over the country were calling for the revolutionary NEW Mark II new styling tool. Comare grew and prospered, and Anthony designed and patented over 20 products marketing all major retail chain stores Sally Beauty CO., stores, ULTA and Major Beauty Distributors through the USA and through beauty distributors internationally 52 foreign Countries.

In 1988, Mr. Battaglia sold Comare and formed his new company called Battalia. Sold in 2002 the new company was manufacturing and marketing styling tools. The styling tools are comprised of a wide assortment of combs, brushes, diffusers, and a full line of 100% natural styling brushes. Anthony is recognized through the Beauty Industry for his innovative product and packaging designs and will continue to be at the cutting edge in his field. . Intentions are to manufacture a full line of Professional Styling Tools Combs, Brushes, Flat Irons and Hair Dryers etc. all made and assembled in the USA Anthony’s motto America first.