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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:40
I had the amazing honor of sharing ideas at the America's Beauty Show with Cosmetologist Chicago, so I wanted to share some of the tips, tricks and secrets that we went over in my class.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 16:59
Goldwell Regional Artistic Team Member, Steven Picciano’s (@steviewondaz) inspiration for the Electric Apricot Look came from three sources: the shape and design of the haircut, the model’s complexion and eye color, tied to Pantone’s color of spring 2017. Picciano analyzed the model’s skin tone and eye color to ensure the color direction would enhance and complement her natural features.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 11:59
Lakmé's new Very Berry color is bright and bold—a perfect color for summer. Get it for your clients with these simple steps: Step One: Base formula Collage 30g 7/50 + 30g 0/95 Red Motion with 90 grams Collage Hydrox 20 volume developer Step Two: Mid shaft and ends 30 grams Red Motion 0/95 with 60 grams Gloss 6 volume developer
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:38
Keeping technology and brand awareness at its forefront, Redken announced its recent addition to their already-renowned educational facility, The Redken Exchange.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 14:24
So it has been a bit of time since I have been out on the road sharing ideas with haircolor. That doesn't mean I have been away from teaching and sharing ideas about haircolor altogether. I have been teaching at ARROJO Cosmetology for the last 2 years and have had a series of sold out classes at our education facility in Nazareth, PA, at 101 Center Education.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 09:27
In this issue: Coming...
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 11:26
Henkel signed an agreement to acquire Nattura Laboratorios, S.A. de C.V. which will allow the company to broaden its portfolio with leading brands in Professional Haircare. The major brands Henkel will add include Pravana and Tec Italy. In the fiscal year 2016, the business generated sales of more than 100 million euros.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 11:22
Keratin Holdings, a private investment group, has acquired Keratin Complex, leader in the keratin smoothing category and full-service salon product manufacturing. Noah LeFevre will serve as Chief Operating Officer and will oversee the day-to-day operations for Keratin Holdings.
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 12:54
As our world gets smaller and ideas seem to get bigger, people often end up trying to figure out what is right — what is the right thought process or idea? Because there are so many ideas out there, we seem to end up picking one way over the other.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 11:43
Lady Gaga's haircolor was on point for her big moment at the Super Bowl thanks to stylist Frederic Aspiras.
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 14:50
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 14:00
What could be a more awkward place to meet someone new for the first time than a cold shower? Matrix embraced this unique meeting space as a place to have strangers try out Biolage R.A.W. together. Four good sports were up for the challenge of testing out a new product in this most R.A.W. and unusual scenario and here's what happened:   
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 09:05
2016 was a very good year in my life and career. I stepped away to develop a more independent/agnostic look at color and focused more on outcomes and approaches used to create those results. From working with the Arrojo team, to observing Ramirez Tran’s approach to hair and watching countless online videos, I love the strong techniques and approaches different colorists have.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 14:33
This year’s Golden Globe Awards was a star-studded affair. Hollywood’s A-listers were more glamorous than ever as they walked the red carpet in stylish suits and gorgeous gowns, perfectly complemented by an array of stunning beauty looks.
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 10:30
In this issue: Coming...
Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 10:21
The free app was built to help beauty professionals streamline their business. Cosmoprof has announced that it will be launching a new app on January 1, 2017. Designed to help hairstylists and beauty pros to take their creativity to the next level, the Cosmoprof app streamlines the business of beauty.
Friday, December 16, 2016 - 12:29
We may look back at 2016 as a pivotal year in the world of professional haircolor. For many years it has been the big companies that offered us new opportunities with haircolor, from new ranges to new technologies.
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 13:10
When it comes to gray coverage for men, efficiency is key. Male clients typically don’t want to sit in the salon for 40 minutes, waiting for their color to process. Instead, they’re looking for a soft, natural-looking blend in as little time as possible.


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