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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 13:36
When it comes to growing a business, there are few things more valuable than connecting with a successful member within the industry.
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 14:40
Goldwell recently announced the U.S. Finalists for this year’s 2016 Goldwell Color Zoom Challenge, the brand's annual hair coloring competition.
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 11:48
Celebrity hairstylist Christine Nelli created a classically cool coif for Justin Timberlake at last night's 2016 ESPYs. The stylish cut - shorter sides with more length on top - keep the look timeless, while a touch of texture updates Justin's style. Recreate this look for all your male clients with Nelli's how-to, below! How To:
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 09:35
For the recent 2016 ESPY Awards, actress Olivia Munn stunned on the red carpet in a white, form-fitting gown with gold embellishments and textured, cascading waves to match.
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 10:33
by Patrick McIvor Summertime more than any other time of the year can wreak havoc on haircolor that is beautiful the rest of the year. No matter where you live in the United States, or the northern hemisphere for that matter, the tilt of the earth changes in summertime and the sun's effects are much more dramatic, often creating challenges with fading color.
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 11:02
In this issue: Coming...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 14:00
Celeb Luxury, founded by industry innovator Leland, is launching two hair care systems in August formulated to improve the appearance of hair color and keep it looking fresh, vibrant and healthy between salon visits: Gem Lite
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:11
Oligo Professionnel's creative team - a foursome of some of the industry's most talented and experienced stylists, individually handpicked to inspire and elevate fellow stylists' artistry - has released its 2016 Signature Looks collection.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 14:18
Wella Professionals has announced the three Prize Winners of the 2016 #WellaCares Challenge - grand prize winner, Adrienne Peters (pictured); second prize winner, Mandie Barnes; and third prize winner, Stephanie Gearheart. Each will receive $7,500, $5,000, and $2,500 respectively for their dedication and commitment to charity-related efforts.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 10:10
It's your last chance to enter PRAVANA's prestigious Show Us Your VIVIDS Contest, a hair coloring competition designed to encourage hair artists to unleash their inner creativity and share their brightest, most head-turning hair color creations. The first place winner will get their own editorial-style photo shoot in Los Angeles, a feature in a national magazine, PRAVANA products and more!
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 15:16
The beauty industry is growing and full of opportunity. The industry continues to thrive with revenues expected to keep increasing at 3.2 percent each year to $58.7 billion by 2019. A recent industry report claims that the U.S hair services industry has around 86,000 businesses around the country.
Friday, June 17, 2016 - 13:32
The Goldwell Hair Color has announced the 2016 Color Zoom Challenge U.S. Semi-Finalists. Hundreds of applicants nationwide entered for the opportunity to be selected as this year’s U.S. Color Zoom Global Creative Colorist, Global New Talent Colorist, and Global Partner Colorist winners.
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 10:09
On Sunday, June 5, 2016, 52 contestants from around the United States competed for the title of Miss USA 2016. First Army Reserve Officer from the District of Columbia, Deshauna Barber (26), came out the victor, winning the crown as the new Miss USA. The event was held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV, hosted by Julianne Hough, Terrance J and Ashley Graham.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 10:40
Denim hair color is officially one of the biggest trends of the year, with gorgeous shades of blue cropping up all over in salons and on social media. Like its fashion counterpart, denim hair is completely customizable to best complement the wearer’s skin tone and style.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:52
by Patrick McIvor With the start of June and Father’s Day just on the horizon, I was thinking a lot about men’s haircolor and how much it has not only changed but how it has also become acceptable and - even the norm - for many men. Not long ago, men’s color was just plain old bad.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 15:18
Haircare and color brand Matrix recently announced the launch of its new program, Salon Inspiration. Designed to help salons elevate the overall look and feel of their businesses, Salon Inspiration seeks to help shift clients' mindsets from "I have to do it," to "I love to do it," making each service a personal, fulfilling and memorable experience.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 14:51
Redken recently announced that model, actress and producer Lizzy Jagger will serve as the brand’s newest muse, joining the collective of Redken muses and trend creators including actress and model Suki Waterhouse, supermodels Mariacarla Boscono, Lea T., Soo Joo Park, and Crystal Renn, Redken Global Creative Director Guido and Redken Celebrity Colorist Tracey Cunningham.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 09:28
Colorist Dustin Stone recently helped transform his client with this bright, bold look. Perfect for summer, this grape-colored 'do is sure to make your guest stand out - in the best possible way! Recreate the look in the salon with Dustin's how-to, below! Get the Look:


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