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Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 15:16
hairstyleoftheweek.jpg Each week Beauty Launchpad will be selecting one fabulous 'do to be featured as our hairstyle of the week! Submit your hairstyles on Instagram by tagging your hairstyle photos #lpweeklydo and @beautylaunchpad. This week's #lpweeklydo: This beautiful cut and color by stylists Peter and Jennifer at @peterdelucasalon is our pick for this week's Hairstyle of the Week! hairstyleoftheweek.jpg read more
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 16:36
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Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 15:06
channingtatum.jpg [Image: getty Images/Barry King] Magic Mike XXL, the long-awaited sequel to the surprise cult hit Magic Mike, hits theaters today. Luckily, we're here to help you celebrate the return of Channing Tatum as the eponymous Mike - a male stripper with a heart of gold - with our list of Tatum's best hairstyles. Because, even when he's not playing a male stripper up on stage, Tatum always looks great with never a hair out of place!Flip through to see the slideshow of Channing Tatum's best hairstyles! [pagebreak]...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 09:41
Heritage3.jpg Sam Villa has released the Modern Heritage Sam Villa Collection, a series of styles created by Team Sam Villa that merges influences from the heritage of hairdressing from the 1960’s and 70’s with the 90’s, resulting in haircuts that meet the needs of the everyday hairdresser and client. Heritage3.jpg read more
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 10:36
kendalljenner.jpg Wella Professionals celebrity stylist Rob Scheppy created a sleek, sultry, slicked-back look for model and presenter Kendall Jenner at the recent Billboard Music Awards. The style is the perfect summer look for taking a pool-side hairstyle to the next level. Help your client recreate the look with Rob's how-to, below.Get the Look: Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 10:21
beautybusfoundation.jpg On Sunday, June 14th, the Beauty Bus Foundation will host its 6th Annual Beauty Bus Beauty Drive event at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA. This year, Shawn Tavakoli, CEO of Beauty Collection, a beauty retailer based in Southern California, will receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 15:01
hairbyninaclark.jpg This look created by Instagram user @hairbyninaclark MAINIMAGE.jpg read more
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 11:03
KC1.jpg Keratin Complex recently announced that industry experts Woody and Amy Michleb have joined the company. Amy Michleb has been named Director of Education for the brand, while Woody Michleb joins the artistic team as International Artistic Director, Cut and Style. Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 10:15
mermaidmain.jpg Hairstylist Jordan Glindmyer recently created this gorgeous, mermaid-inspired hair color for her client. Says Jordan, "Kelly [the client] originally started coming to me with some basic, buttery highlights, and we began a full, back-to-back foil process of high contrast platinum blonde with 2N/3N lowlights. When she decided to transition to some fun, vivid color, we decided to keep the lowlights and work with the pre-lightened hair as a base!" Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 14:43
reese.jpg Curly hair may be a red carpet staple in Hollywood, but every A-lister knows that straight, sleek strands can be inimitably chic. Whether they're worn simple and loose, pulled back into a sleek ponytail, or down in flirty layers, straight locks are both laid back and pulled together all at once.Click through to see our list of 10 chic straight hair looks from the red carpet! [pagebreak]1. Reese Witherspoon reese.jpg read more
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 09:43
purple-haze.jpg Maggie Ly, hairstylist at David's Hair and Nail Design in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, recently helped her client transform from grown-out, faded blonde to this gorgeous, grape-colored look. Deep magenta shades mingle with rosy hues for a multi-dimensional, slightly hazy look that's seriously stunning. Recreate the look with Maggie's how-to, below. Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 15:44
mc.jpg The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) are hosting Beauty Pitch at this year's PBA Beauty Week in Las Vegas. The newest addition to PBA Beauty Week, 2015 Beauty Pitch allows established and up-and-coming beauty or personal care product companies the unique opportunity to present to a panel of top investors including renowned entrepreneurs Mark Cuban and John Paul DeJoria. Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 10:46
blonde.jpg Master colorist Margarita Ford recently gave her client the grey coverage she desired with this bright, brilliant blonde that's perfect for summer. Multi-dimensional and warm, it's a gorgeous, sun-kissed look that's naturally and effortlessly beautiful!Get the Look:1. Says Margarita, "This client is about 80% grey. I first applied a base formula of Rusk 1 oz. 6N and 1/2 oz. 6NW and 20 volume on the roots only.2. "Let process at room temperature for 30 minutes. Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 15:16
jpd.jpg The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) are extending the application deadline for companies interested in entering the 2015 Beauty Pitch – the newest addition to PBA Beauty Week to be featured during the 2015 Business Forum. Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 12:16
limegreen1.jpg Jenna Marbles is officially in the limelight with her new electric green ombré tresses. Known as one of YouTube’s most-watched personalities with millions of subscribers across numerous social platforms, Marbles (real name: Jenna Mourey) continues to be a fan of creative color, having rocked purple, turquoise, silver and more in the past. limegreen1.jpg read more
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 11:02
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Monday, May 4, 2015 - 13:14
Beacon.jpg The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) recently announced the winning students and honorable mentions chosen to attend Beacon 2015. These students were selected from more than a thousand applicants based on the creativity, presentation and content of their resume, professional portfolio, and creative marketing pieces. All Beacon applications were judged by PBA members, including top manufacturers, distributors and licensed professionals from across the country. Meet these exceptional students at PBA Beauty Week in Las Vegas July 11-14, 2015...
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 12:58
summerstyles1.jpg Sweet summertime is drawing near. Trips to the beach, cocktails by the pool, and basking in the sun are just a few of the ways to enjoy this time of year. With the change in season, many clients are looking to change up their style with a new cut or color. Celebrity stylist and owner of Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, Scott Fontana, has the hottest tips and trends to get your clients' hair summer-ready. COLOR TRENDS Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more


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