Stories from The Colorist

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Monday, December 5, 2016 - 09:28
by Eric Mokotoff, IASRaw founder and producer Education, education, education; it’s the single most important tool for salon professionals. Salons and salon professionals are simply more successful when committed to ongoing lifelong education.
Monday, November 28, 2016 - 14:47
Sometimes, risks pay off — something that Beth Minardi senior colorist and recent 30 Under 30 winner, Michelle Aileen, knows.
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 11:34
Twenty-two-year-old Alicia Prinz is a blonde expert.
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 08:43
The sixth annual ARROJO Expo, held in New York, on October 23-24, brought together hundreds of professionals for a long weekend of education, inspiration, and celebration.
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 13:40
On Sunday, November 8th and Monday, November 7th, Schwarzkopf Professional teamed up with insta-famous stylists Mustafa Avci (@mustafaavci), Linh Phan (@bescene) and Lis
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 12:13
At just 28 years of age, colorist Hailey Davis has made a name for herself in the professional hair industry.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 16:53
What amazes me so often is no matter how much education we get, we still can get caught up on the names manufacturers put on the lines of haircolor.  Names like permanent, semi-permanent and temporary with their textbook definitions can many times get in the way of the choices or options we may be considering.
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 10:33
In this issue: Coming...
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 09:57
Olympian Aly Raisman debuted her new, balayaged brunette look last night at the Country Music Association Awards. Matrix Celebrity Hairstylist George Papanikolas, who created the color, used the new Matrix BOND Ultim8 Bond Protecting System to maintain Aly’s hair’s integrity during the color processing.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 17:03
Want to see some of your favorite IG hair gurus work their magic in person? Join Schwarzkopf Professional in collaboration with Kut Haus Salon to witness Strong Bonds! Hosted by Schwarzkopf Professional's Global BLONDME Ambassador, Kim Vō, you will have the opportunity to watch Schwarzkopf Professional's newest bonding innovations in action!
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 16:11
When NYC-born sisters Tish and Snooky launched Manic Panic in 1977, rainbow hair was a revelation. Today, it’s one of the most popular hair trends around, seen everywhere from Hollywood’s red carpets, to Insta-famous trendsetters, to real life clients — and in every form from vibrant, to pastel, to metallic.
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 16:30
Our 4th annual 30 Under 30 spotlight highlights the next generation of promising colorists — all under age 30 — who are poised to take their careers to the next level. Recognized by salon owners, manufacturers and clients for their talent and drive, these are the 30 colorists you need to know about now! See each winning image (in order as listed) in the slideshow below!
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 10:37
Summer may be over, but blondes are here to stay. For those clients who are less pumpkin spice and more beach babe — no matter the weather forecast — this soft, sandy blonde from GK Hair is the answer.
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 14:45
LAKMÉ USA is excited to announce the appointment of Melinda Taylor as the National Sales Manager. Melinda’s focus will be to open new channels with distributors throughout the USA and place LAKMÉ in major salons as a top hair color line.
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.


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