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Friday, April 24, 2015 - 10:44
final.jpg Hairstylist Molly Romano recently helped her client go from bland box color to this gorgeous, vibrant teal. After putting her client on a hair-strengthening regimen for 3 weeks, Molly was able to correct the color and give her guest a brand new look. Below, Molly shares the steps she took to create this stunning, peacock green hair color. Get the Look: main.jpg read more
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/hair-color-how-to-teal-transformation-by-molly-romano
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 09:50
Reese.jpg For Warner Brother’s recent “The Big Picture” event, actress Reese Witherspoon looked gorgeous in fresh, youthful makeup that was perfect for spring. A subtle smoky eye and sheer pink lip complemented Reese's fun, magenta gown and casual, girl-next-door waves.Get the Look:1. Apply a light layer Gabriel Moisturizing Liquid Foundation for an even, glowing complexion and then use the ZuZu Luxe Concealer to add brightness and cover spots and blemishes as necessary. Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/get-the-look-reese-witherspoons-subtle-smoky-eye
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 11:12
ScarlettJohansson.jpg For the recent UK premiere of Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Scarlett Johansson rocked the red carpet wearing a colorful, Blamain jumpsuit and an edgy, voluminous pompadour hairstyle. The look is perfect for warmer weather, and surprisingly simple to achieve. Below, KMS California hairstylist Joi Rooks shares how you can recreate this 'do for your clients.Get the Look:1. First, apply KMS California CURLUP control creme to damp hair and diffuse dry. Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/get-the-look-scarlett-johanssons-edgy-pompadour
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 12:30
elements.jpg April may be known for its showers, but it's also the time of year we celebrate Earth Day, and there's no better time to give environmentally-friendly beauty products a little more attention. Wella Professionals has announced its first range of haircare products that are free of sulfates, parabens and artificial colorants and provide up to ten times more keratin protection for renewed hair vitality. Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/celebrate-earth-day-with-wella-professionals-elements
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 11:53
BlondeLP.jpg With warmer months right around the corner, it's the time of the year when clients want to lighten up their hair color. From subtle "babylights" to pure platinum, and everything in between, it's the season for blondes. Ensure that your clients are well-equipped to fight the many environmental and mechanical aggressors that lead to damage, brassiness and color-fading with Redken's Blonde Boot Camp, featuring tips from two top Redken Arists, and be prepared for any questions your clients may have. BlondeLP.jpg...
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/web-exclusive-redkens-blonde-authority-boot-camp
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 10:15
rockthecurecollection.jpg As stylists and salons across the country gear up for their Rock the Cure National-Cut-A-Thons to benefit City of Hope, PRAVANA has announced the launch of the Rock the Cure Collection, available in SalonCentric locations nationwide beginning May 2015 for a limited time only. The collection, a coming-together of some of the industry’s favorite brands, offers seven full-size best-selling products for a salon price of $39.99.The collection includes: Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/pravana-announces-limited-edition-rock-the-cure-collection
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 10:05
ChristinaAguilera.jpg International Creative Director for Macadamia Professional, Giannandrea, who works with Christina Aguilera for her looks on The Voice's live shows, created the pop superstar's half-up hairstyle for the recent Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 19th.Inspiration: half-up, half-down, country twist.Get the Look: Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/get-the-look-christina-aguileras-half-up-hairstyle
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 09:35
Sunset1.jpg Frances Kurucz, hairstylist at Untamed Hair Studio in Fort Collins, CO, recently created this vibrant, multidimensional hair color for her longtime client. Bright magenta blends with hints of orange and subtle pops of purple for a gorgeous, sunset-like effect. Below, Frances shares how she achieved this stunning look.Get the Look: Sunset1.jpg read more
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/hair-color-how-to-summer-sunset-ombr-by-frances-kurucz
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 09:14
UKRAINE_Final.jpg Sergiy Shapochka from Ukraine was named the Champion of the American Crew 2014-2015 All-Star Challenge, one of the top annual global competitions for men’s hair styling. The announcement was made on April 20, 2015 at the Fiera Roma Arena, in Rome, Italy.Sergiy’s look (above) was inspired by the movies of the ‘60s and ‘70s, including Rebel Without a Cause. “He is a character like James Dean and James Bond; the guy that is quiet, masculine and discreet, and speaks with his actions, not with his words,” said Sergiy....
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/american-crew-announces-2014-2015-all-star-challenge-global-champion
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 16:51
DB.jpg Country music's biggest stars walked the red carpet for last night's 50th Academy of Country Music Awards sporting chic fashion and glamorous hairstyles. From boho braids to beautiful waves, get the how-tos from celebrity stylist Tarryn Feldman for these award-worthy looks, below.Danielle Bradbery's Mohawk Fishtail Braid 1. Beginning with damp hair, Tarryn used the T3 Evolution LongLife Dryer to completely blow-out the hair. DB.jpg read more
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/get-the-look-hairstyles-of-the-2015-country-music-awards
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 09:51
RA1.jpg Lead Stylist, Joseph DiMaggio, Master Session Ambassador for Davines, created the romantic hair look for Reem Acra's Spring/Summer 2016 Bridal Fashion Week presentation. Said DiMaggio, “Reem Acra’s intricate bead work and sexy silhouettes are true works of art. Rather than accessorizing with jewelry, she wanted all attention centered around the hair - creating an unexpected piece of bridal ‘jewelry.’ With that, I was able to push my own limits and dream up an avant-garde bridal style. RA1.jpg read more
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/bridal-fashion-week-adorned-braids-at-reem-acra
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 11:51
red1.jpg Alexis Jimenez, hairstylist at Salon Head Candy in Cherry Hill, NJ, recently helped her client achieve this bold and beautiful hair color. Rich shades of red melt from subtle to bright for a gorgeous, velvety color that's perfect for spring. See Alexis' how-to for this look, below!Get the Look:1. Alexis used Wella Color Touch 4/0 with 6 vol. on the client's root, and then put Wella Blondor with 40 vol. on her ends. Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/hair-color-how-to-red-velvet-melt-by-alexis-jimenez
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 15:14
ryangosling.jpg Ryan Gosling stepped out on the set of the film The Big Short in New Orleans on Wednesday, April 15 sporting a new, darker 'do. Though the brunette shade and matching curls are reported to be for his role as a financial trader in the upcoming film, Gosling is pulling off the new look flawlessly. A somewhat dramatic departure from his signature, sandy blonde locks, the dark brown hue suits Gosling, making his famous baby blues stand out even more.[Image: Getty Images] Featured_475x323_Default.jpg
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/ryan-gosling-debuts-new-darker-do
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 12:22
blonde1.jpg Stylist Melissa Kenny of Salon Head Candy recently helped her client get ready for summer with this beautiful blonde hair color! Get the formula for recreating this look, below:Get the Look:Wella Blondor for re-growth touch upFreelights balayage hair painting throughoutToned roots with Illumina 8/1 + 6vToned mids through ends with 1 oz. 10/81 + 0.5 oz. 7/89. Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/hair-color-how-to-beautiful-blonde-by-melissa-kenny
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 15:24
OPIBrights.jpg Just in time for spring/summer, OPI has released 4 new polish collections. Drawing inspiration everywhere from petal-soft spring flowers, to hot summer nights, to tropical Hawaiian paradise, the new collections offer something for everyone.Brights Collection by OPI Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/nail-news-4-new-collections-from-opi
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 14:22
americancrew.jpg In just 5 days, on April 20, 2015, fifteen country finalists will be flown to Rome, Italy for the 2014-2015 American Crew All-Star Challenge. Widely considered one of the top men’s grooming competitions among professional hairdressers, the All-Star Challenge is an annual global event that challenges stylists across the world to cut, style and deliver an image of the ultimate interpretation of the modern, classic American Crew man. Each year thousands of submissions are trimmed down to just a select few finalists from countries around the globe...
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/american-crew-all-star-challenge-2015-finalists-announced
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 14:04
GigiHadid.jpg [Image: Instagram.com/gigihadid] Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read more
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/festival-hair-tips-from-rodney-cutler
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 10:45
Oprah.jpg Oprah Winfrey got glam in a gorgeous black and white cover to commemorate O, The Oprah Magazine's 15th Anniversary in the magazine's May issue. The lush look for her hair, swept dramatically over her shoulder, was created and crafted by her legendary, exclusive hairstylist, Andre Walker. The entire issue was transformed into a keepsake guide including a 6-page Oprah hair retrospective in which Walker shares some of the famous styles Oprah has donned over the past 15 years. Featured_475x323_Default.jpg read...
http://www.beautylaunchpad.com/andre-walker-styles-oprahs-hair-for-magazines-15th-anniversary

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