SALON LIFE: STYLIST SPOTLIGHT
Meet Anna Bianca of Seasons salonspa in Redlands, California, an industry newcomer who's dazzling the pro-beauty community with her out-of-this-world hair artistry.
Allyson Destout of Soleil La Vie Salon & Spa in Kettering, Ohio, shares her hair color formula for this neon rainbow design, as well as a little bit about herself.
Felix Fischer for Pai-Shau creates a fresh take on bridal hairstyles for Ines Di Santo Spring 2017.
American Crew's All-Star Challenge was a hard-fought competition making the victory sweeter than ever before.
Sandra Perovic thrills with her winning image for the American Crew All-Star Challenge Global Champion competition.
When it comes to passion, Luis Alvarez wants you to fan the flames.
Farouk Systems recently hosted its record-breaking global conference at the five-star Moon Palace Golf & Resort Spa in Cancun, Mexico.
Recently held at the magnificent Royal Albert Hall in London, "Aurora," the 33rd annual Alternative Hair Show, proved to be a passionate and emotional event that thrilled global attendees with spectacular hair artistry for a cause.
"There are no words I can find to thank these wonderful hairdressers," says Toni Rizzo, Alternative Hair founder. "Their support and generosity never fail to make me feel
both eternally grateful and humble."
Learn firsthand from seven-time NAHA winner Dimitrios Tsioumas and his team of NYC experts on how to create stunning camera-ready hair looks.
Led by Dimitrios Tsioumas, Goldwell KMS California will be hosting "On Set," a three-day editorial fashion shoot workshop, at its academy in New York City on July 19 to 21.
Lana Horochowski chats it up with beautypress regarding how she nails the'60s looks behind this runaway hit show.
Born into the legacy of the late legendary stylist Paul Mitchell, star stylist Angus Mitchell was on an early mission to make his own mark on the industry.
His upbringing exposed him to the same passion that inspired his father. Educated at Vidal Sassoon, Angus has fused the company's legendary precision technique with the free creative expression Paul Mitchell encouraged, to craft his own signature style.
Color authority Marco Pelusi provides some tips on keeping red hues radiant!
Joe-Yves Asmar, Swedish stylist phenomenon, talks about the need to keep your clients engaged with your services.
"The world is changing so fast that it's hard to keep up with what is going on.
But the fast-paced lifestyle that we all lead has one more influence that we can't ignore: the need and ability to change fashion and beauty personalities," says Joe Yves Asmar.
Dean Banowetz shares how you can make movie magic.
Got stars in your eyes? If a gifted young man raised on a farm in DeWitt, Iowa, can make it big in Hollywood, so can you-as long as you have drive, talent, top organizational skills, and truly enjoy teamwork. In a nutshell, this is the advice meted out by Dean Banowetz, the Hollywood Hair Guy, who has successfully worked in the entertainment business since 2000.
Sherri Jessee will soon unveil two collections that spotlight beauties who were crowned Miss Virginia USA
"As preferred stylist for Miss Virginia USA, I have the opportunity to shoot with current and past title holders. Because time is of the essence, for each of these lovely beauties, I planned the looks in advance as to transition easily from one look to another," says Jessee.
Salon owner and award-winning stylist Edwin Johnston recently celebrated a quarter of a century of expertise in the hair industry. Beyond Johnston's role as the owner of Cutting Room Creative in Nanaimo, BC, Canada, this star stylist also serves as International Artistic Director of the KMS California brand. For more than 18 years, he has contributed to numerous advertising campaigns and attended countless educational events while spreading his creativity and vast knowledge.
Always ready to dress at a moment's notice, Carlos Cintron expresses his passion for shape, texture and silhouette through hair.
Industry giant Mario Argenti joins Keratin Complex.
He has dazzled pro beauty-ists for years without many knowing his name. But in manufacturing circles, Mario Argenti's abilities to work at lightning speed and successfully bring innovative products to market are renowned.
Internationally acclaimed, award-winning color expert Sherry Ratay is also the owner of Florida's posh Salon Ratay and a certified "INOA" color educator with L'Oreal Professional.
Colin Walsh speaks about what's near and dear to his heart, the Matrix team and stylists throughout the country.
Speaking with Colin Walsh, VP and General Manager of Matrix U.S., is like inhaling an invigorating breath of air. Exuberant, dedicated and walking the walk, Walsh has managed to do what was once considered impossible: infuse a very modern Matrix with the spirit that it possessed when stylist and entrepreneur Arnie Miller was leading the beauty charge. Rather than simply creating a new attitude, though, Walsh and his dedicated team have channeled this spirit to create programs and opportunities for all stylists who embrace Matrix's mantra, "Imagine All You Can Be."
Dwight Miller is the creative talent behind Salon Santa Fe in Santa Fe, NM. This celebrity stylist has coiffed countless beauties-from Doris Day to Juliet Prowse, Cindy Crawford and Monica Seles. His work has graced the covers of many international magazines and has been spotted at shows around the globe.
Internationally renowned hair and makeup artist Sherri Jessee has more than 20 years of experience as a highly successful salon owner, stylist and platform artist. Multi-faceted, this beauty enthusiast channels her creativity and talent into fashioning hair and makeup and creating fashion editorial work.
Driven by his passion for haircolor and beauty, color authority Marco Pelusi is also globally recognized as a platform artist and educator, and celebrity colorist. He can be credited for leading top international teams in color development, and having created and demonstrated color trends at venues worldwide.
Jake Thompson's role as co-owner of Utah's Lunatic Fringe Salon has opened up a world of leadership opportunities for this talented stylist. The award-winning stylist also serves as a creative visionary for the company and channels his artistic abilities into multiple photo shoots each year.
Tape-in extensions save clients and stylists serious service time.
Indian hair is considered to be one of the finest in the world, but it doesn't come without a price and a blessing.
Matrix Artistic Directors Brian and Sandra Smith share their hearts, minds and talents to create breathtaking imagery and education.
by Jeryl E. Spear
Owners Gayle Fulbright and Letty Skinner turned their money pit into a money-making salon eight years ago by creating a true culture; you can too!
Although many "experts" tout the importance of having a salon culture and all the benefits that come with it - staff happiness and retention to name just two - very few can tell you exactly how to define, implement and - most importantly - maintain it in a real-life salon situation. Recently, HOT Editor-in-Chief Jeryl E. Spear met one expert who's not only talking the talk, but also walking the walk - Gayle Fulbright, co-owner of Headlines for Hair in Encinitas, California, and Eufora Global Business Educator. Here's what Fulbright has to say:
Peter Mark Salon is using an easier and more effective way to support its favorite charity: Greenwise Bankcard, LLC.
Terri Taricco, VP of Marketing for Helen of Troy is a wisp of a gal with the heart of a lioness.
Superstylist Faatemah-who has officially dropped her last name for professional purposes-is bubbling over with new ideas and big plans.