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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 09:39
In this issue:  FEATURES Top trending brunettes & redheads  »Pretty Smart Danielle Blakeley's take on pastels »She's Come Undone Top colorists' must-have products »The It List COLUMNS Farewell to Redken's Paula Kent Meehan »Upfront: So Long, Farewell Hairroin Salon opens in NYC »Top Shop: Addicted to Style Darnell Wold's custom-made wigs »Icons: Hair He Goes Remembering Scruples' Frank Liguo »Backstory: The Collector Google Glass changes education at Matrix »Point of View: Through the Looking Glass Cool stuff from Matrix, Lakme, Aloxxi, Affinage and more »Shelf Life Deb Gavin...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 11:08
Joico Celebrity Hair Colorist and Color Spokesperson Denis de Souza knows very well that one of the most important stops on the way to a red carpet for celebrities is the hair color chair. With the eyes of the world, and a thousand cameras, on every strand, it’s critical for hair color to be flawless on a big night like the Emmy Awards.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 10:01
“One thing that sets a good colorist apart from a GREAT colorist is foiling," says Patrick McIvor, Artistic & TechniCulture Director for Goldwell and KMS California.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 12:31
As the final few weeks of summer wind down to make way for cooler temperatures and cozy nights, everything from fashion to beauty trends are sure to reflect the gradual change in seasons.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 15:13
Sebastian Core Team Artist Marylle Koken will immerse you in the elements and principles of design in this creative hands-on workshop. See your work as artists see their art. You'll translate the fundamental elements into graphic shapes, movements, and designs. This class includes cut, color and style.Date: Sept 21-22, 2014Time: 10am-4pm
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 12:53
Celebrity colorist Rona O’Connor shares how she created Heidi Klum's brilliant blonde Emmy Awards hair color:
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 12:52
Celebrity colorist Rona O’Connor created the hair color looks for a few celebrities that attended last night's 66th Annual Emmy Awards, including Debra Messing's fiery red.  Get the Look: Debra Messing's Multi-Reflective Red:
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 14:58
Redheaded actress Jillian Rose Reed known for her expressive and outgoing role of “Tamara” on MTV’s Awkward, stepped onto the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet tonight sporting a cool, new cast to her signature red haircolor and a playful, textured hairstyle.
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 16:01
Stylist Robin Dorton recently helped a client go from faded, grown-out color to a gorgeous, rich magenta. Below, she shares the steps she took to create the look!1. Pre-lightened mid-shafts through ends with Blondor and 20 volume two times for 30 minutes each time, then at the roots for 20 minutes.
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 15:59
Hairstylist Shonda Broadus recently created two bold, bright and beautiful looks for her clients using PRAVANA colors. Below, she shares the tips you need to recreate each stunning style!Multicolored Magic
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 15:58
As summer comes to an end, chances are clients are going to be looking for ways to change up their look.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 11:14
“Change is good,” according to actress Lena Dunham. The creator of the hit HBO show Girls took to Instagram to reveal her new platinum blonde bowl cut over the weekend. Of course, Lena isn't the first celeb to brave bleached blonde strands - Giuliana Rancic is another brunette who recently traded her dark hair for a dyed 'do.
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 13:32
Every professional colorist has, at one time or another, had to fix a DIY project. Kayla Giordano, stylist at Carolyn’s Salon in Aquebogue, NY recently turned a lift gone wrong into a work of shiny pink art.
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 13:31
Schwarzkopf Professional recently announced that visionary artist Damien Carney will assume responsibilities of Schwarzkopf Professional Creative Director North America by overseeing the creative content and image for the brand, starting this fall.
Friday, August 2, 2013 - 14:33
A new season means a new a new hue! Dark hues are always in style, but never more than in the chillier fall and winter months. It's time to embrace the bold, new trend by gradually going darker over time. Credits:  Courtesy of Antonio Prieto Salon; d2 read more
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 17:12
Clients are more likely to come back  to your salon when their first visit leaves them with soft, shiny, colored hair that lasts for longer than they assumed it would. While half the challenge in achieving enviable tresses is yours, remind clients that caring for their own hair when you can't be there is the ultimate secret to awesome fringe. Credits:  Image: iStockphoto read more
Friday, July 19, 2013 - 17:23
Marco Pelusi recently presented on "Hollywood Reds" at IBS Las Vegas. He shares some of his top tips for creating beautiful red hair color. Holllywoodred2.jpg Hollywoodred3.jpg hollywoodred4.jpg hollywoodred5.jpg hollywoodred6.jpg Credits:  Photos courtesy of Marco Pelusi read more
Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 12:56
Pretty Little Liars star Shay Mitchell just had a major hair color change! The show may make dramatic waves and turns with its story lines around deep dark secrets, but Shay’s taking advantage now that the show’s off filming by keeping it light. Highlights that is! Credits:  Hair tips courtesy of George Papanikolas; Image: Instagram read more


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