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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.
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!


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