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Friday, May 27, 2016 - 14:57
Colorist Chad Stokes recently created these bright, fun underlights for his client. Says Chad, "I used inspiration from a fellow colleague and educator Ruby Devine!" Recreate this perfect-for-summer look with Chad's how-to below! Get the Look:
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 11:31
With warmer days just around the corner, clients are looking now more than ever to switch up their look with fun colors. From mermaid and unicorn hair, to oh-so-pretty pastels, summer is the time for dreamy, sun-washed hues. To help you achieve this on-trend hair colors for your clients, Matrix is launching its new Color Sync Watercolors - 5 new, light-catching, long-lasting shades.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 12:22
PRAVANA's 2015 SHOW US YOUR VIVIDS winner, Erica Keelen, recently showcased the brand's new VIVIDS Jewels
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 12:15
Christina Aguilera recently switched up her look from icy blonde to soft, subtle lilac, debuting the new 'do on a recent episode of The Voice. Paired with edgy hair piercings, the look goes from romantic to tough, adding a fun twist to the pastel hair trend and providing all the inspiration your client needs for the upcoming summer season.
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 17:11
Congrats to the Paul Mitchell Color Outside the Lines finalists! Best National Finalists Cameron LeSeige (New York, NY)
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 13:37
The TIGI Creative Team showcases 6 shades and 5 exclusive, on-trend techniques featuring high-lift blonde shades to soft cool ash tones. Each technique can be customizing to match a client's complexion and style. Here's how to get the looks:                 Pure Blonding - Street Tribe
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 17:04
Given the climate conditions where some of my friends live, it is effectively summer all year round. But for those of us in climates that have a traditional 4 seasons, summer can be more of a 3-4 month time span that can make coloring hair different.
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 14:55
  A comprehensive approach to the red-hot new “Strobing” highlighting technique, presented through the prism of a rebellious, rock and roll vibe, forms the concept of
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 12:43
TIGI Inspirational Youth is a program close to TIGI International Artistic Director & Founder Anthony Mascolo’s heart. He started the program to foster the growth of young hairdressers and to provide them with mentors to share their knowledge and techniques with them the way his older brothers did for him.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 08:48
In each issue you get... Hair Coloring & Styling Trends Hair Color Ideas Product Info for Color Treated Hair Profiles of Hair Color Icons Salon Management Strategies Education Tips to Advance Your Skills Salon Industry News FREE Hair Product Giveaways + MORE ORDER NOW
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 14:27
In this issue: FEATURES Australia's Adam Isles merges urban style with wild color in the Pure Heroine collection.  »Concrete Jungle Bring on summer fun with these color-protecting hair care essentials  »Sun Days Expert highlighting and low-lighting tips, formulas and techniques   »Light Show COLUMNS How Spoke & Weal achieves harmonious cuts and color looks   »Upfront: Communication is King Wella's Sonya Dove shares her formula   »Cover Look: A Color How-To Matrix taps the strobing highlighting technique; seaworthy tools from Paul Mitchell; Kevin.Murphy is on the fringe; introducing...
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 09:21
Haircare and color brand PRAVANA has introduced three new shades to its popular VIVIDS hair color line. Inspired by nature's brilliant gemstones, VIVIDS Jewels allows for the creation of bold, beautiful hues, including the trendy "oil slick" look.
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 12:07
Cosmoprof North America recently announced that the company has earned a spot on the 2015 Trade Show News Network (TSNN) Top 250 Trade Show List. Selected by show management and from data supplied to TSNN, this year consisted of a record number of submissions for consideration as a trade show finalist ranked by net square footage.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 10:43
Reality star Kylie Jenner spent last weekend at Coachella, rocking gorgeous creamy orange locks. Says celebrity hairstylist and COLOR.ME Director of Education, Kate Reid, "known for her color chameleon ways, Kylie Jenner did not disappoint at Coachella!
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 11:07
Festival season is upon us, and there's no better way to prep your client for a weekend of great music, amazing food, and dancing under the stars than with a fun new hair color. Enter this gorgeous, galaxy-inspired look by Goldwell Regional Artistic Team member Tiffany Blair.
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 14:25
Goldwell is inviting hairstylists from around the country to audition for a chance to join the Goldwell Artist Network - one of the most talented, dedicated, creative and inspirational education teams in the world. "Make the Cut" is a nationwide talent search to find some of the top stylists across the United States to bring passion and inspiration to the haircare industry.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 16:13
There are lots of ways to speed up life today and even lots more that can slow us down, but when it comes to hair color time is money. For many guests, today the salon experience they are looking for is not the traditional social aspect of hanging around and even chit-chatting with other guests while processing.
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 14:00
Inspired by the nude trend - as evidenced in everything from Kim Kardashian's Instagram selfies to Christian Louboutin's new line of nude-colored flats - Schwarzkopf Professional has announced the launch of its IGORA ROYAL Nude Tones hair colors.


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