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Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 14:24
Delray Beach, Florida-based salon Hair Studio Artists is currently hosting an Independent Academy Sessions (IAS) Giveaway, offering five stylists the chance to win an IAS General Admission Package, worth $350.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 11:33
Goldwell is once again bringing back its popular Salon Style Week, a weeklong promotion designed to help salons build lasting connections with local beauty lovers and allow stylists to discover the Goldwell salon experience and its talented artistic team.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 15:06
Aveda Guest Artists Lupe Voss and Geno Chapman teamed up to wow the crowd with superb color and styles that are editorially stunning but meant for everyday looks. “Both Geno and I work behind the chair daily, so for the show we took what we do at the salon and amped it up to the next level to present editorial looks that are still accessible and beautiful,” Voss said.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:43
As 3,000 of their fellow international stylists cheered on, 94 national finalists from 37 different countries competed live and simultaneously in three different categories in the annual Goldwell Color Zoom Competition, which took place at the Global Zoom World Artistic Event held on October 2nd and 3rd in Stockholm.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 12:03
Have you ever thought about, “What you can do with…" With what you ask? With games. As I have been back in my salon coloring guests' hair on a regular basis, things have started to build very quickly. In about 8 months, and with no advertising, I have gone from a salon with zero guests to being almost completely booked.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 14:03
Hairstylist Ruby Devine recently created this stunning look. "This is one of the many amazing shots captured by Stevie Theoharis at Hugo Salon from my 'Behind the Artist' shoot with Pulp Riot Hair," says Ruby. "To date, this was one of the most difficult color canvases I've ever attempted or achieved."
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 11:16
Representing the five-plus decades since the founding of Redken in 1960, former and current employees reunited Saturday, August 27th to celebrate and share gratitude for their tenure working with, learning from and loving Paula Kent and John Meehan, salon professionals, and each other.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 15:44
CosmoProf recently announced a new partnership with the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation to raise awareness and funds for Beauty Changes Lives scholarships and programs. The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation has awarded nearly $3 million in scholarships to date. Scholarships are available to cosmetology, nail, massage and esthetic students in North America.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 13:01
As New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017 gets underway, multitudes of designers, models, magazine editors, makeup artists and hairdressers are buzzing with excitement over the next season’s trends.
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 14:36
It is not only that the USA Women’s Olympic Team won more medals than the men at the Rio Olympic Summer Games, it’s also a fact that at the Rio Olympics Gold, Silver and Bronze were not the only colors many athletes were wearing around their heads and necks.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 11:44
Affinage recently announced the addition of five new red shades to its popular Infiniti permanent hair color line. The hues, which tap into this season's trend of vibrant reds, range from fiery to subtle in an array of copper, golden and scarlet shades.
Monday, September 5, 2016 - 18:14
Summer 2016 is all about warm sunshine and deep sunsets with shards of gold streaking through the late afternoon sky. EuforaColor™ has embraced the amber excitement of the year with this richly gorgeous Tawny Blonde technique. BASE SOFTEN: Natural Starting Level: 8 Formula:
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 15:03
Keratin Complex has announced its 2016 Academy Courses, designed to help stylists enhance their skills and broaden their creativity and craft. This year's courses focus on texture, signature color, men's styles, and more. See the course listings below!
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 11:47
Every year, Goldwell invites stylists and colorists from all over the world to participate in its annual Color Zoom Challenge.
Monday, August 29, 2016 - 12:29
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Monday, August 22, 2016 - 09:50
Paul Mitchell is giving consumers the chance to get creative with their hair color, commitment-free. The brand is kicking-off a partnership with YouCam Makeup this month that allows consumers the opportunity to virtually try-on a vast assortment of shades from their professional hair color range.
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 10:57
America's Beauty Show (ABS) has announced the new ABS Global Image Awards, a competition that aims to recognize international talent in the professional beauty industry. Formerly known as the STARS Photo Competition, the ABS Global Image Awards will honor stylists in eight different categories, highlighting the best of the best in original hair styling, coloring and cutting.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 13:55
by Patrick McIvor Summer creates all sorts of challenges and all sorts of opportunities to play with hair. Instead of fighting with nature, playing with it and its effects on hair can make this season a lot more fun. So this month, I want to share 10 ways we can play with summer hair:


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