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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.
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.


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