SALON LIFE: STYLIST SPOTLIGHT
by Patrick Cameron.
He is recognized as a master, an expert and an ideological inspirer of the complicated hairstyles made of long hair all over the world. He is a regular participant of most prestigious world forums of hairdressing art - from The World Hairdressing Congress and World Championship to The Alternative Hair Show.
Tape-in extensions save clients and stylists serious service time.
Paul Mitchell Editorial Director, Lucie Doughty dishes on her instant change-up tool: clip-in hair extensions.
by HAIR'S HOW
Junior Style Stars - a beauty organization that's devoted to creating prize-worthy bridal com-petitions for cosmetology stu-dents - recently crowned a new beauty queen...or rather a national student champion. Angelica Gomez, who's studying the art of professional beauty at the Los Angeles Trade Technical Collegein the City of the Angels, beat out 325 other competitors to win top honors, which included a heart-pounding $50,000 in cash, educa-tion and travel opportunities, as well as the chance to work with, and be mentored by, a bevy of renowned hairstylists. Gomez was presented her award during a sur-prise presentation by Junior Style Stars founder Paul Barry of Barristar Productions andcelebrity stylist Allen Edwards.
by Hair's How
Educator for Schwarzkopf Professional and owner of Jerry´s Casabella hair salon and bridal boutique in Ontario, Canada, Jerry DeCicco says 'I do´ to weddings, women and the world of bridal hair styling.
by George J. Miller
Yes that's HIS REAL NAME!
I met Jeff about 3 years ago at a distributors Power Breakfast. There were about 20 people in attendance but Jeff stood out, first he's tall, then he has a long beard, then he has a long pony tail, then he has a long history in the Beauty Profession as a "nice guy", I vote for the nice guy tag too. Jeff is currently an Educator for ALTERNA and he owns and operates a 25+ station Award winning Salon in Aliso Viejo CA. Jeff helped me give a class at COBA a Beauty College in Orange CA and I had a chance to find out a lot more about this talented and artistic business like person. We sat down in his Salon and started to talk.
Maestro of High B.
He's a former musician and an avid art collector, but most of all Jason Kearns is a beauty artist extraordinaire.
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.
Lana Horochowski chats it up with beautypress regarding how she nails the'60s looks behind this runaway hit show.
by Linda Yodice and Scott Cole
Artistic Directors for Paul Mitchell the color Linda Yodice and Scott Cole were called “Haircolorists of the Year” for two years in a row. Having worked together over 15 years they surely know what it means to be a team and work together. Here are the secrets of successful - and awarded - collaboration.
When it comes to passion, Luis Alvarez wants you to fan the flames.
by Fernando Salas
Fernando Salas is a legendary hairstylist who has been in the industry for 35 years, an inspired master and developer of new beauty products and cutting tools, as well as the author of the Picasso Code - his own no guess system of hair cutting. At the height of his experience, Mr. Salas has agreed to share his views with us on the hairdressing industry.
by Wayne Grund
The best advice that Wayne Grund could give an individual starting out in the beauty industry is "Education!" "When you are green you grow; when you are ripe you rot. Stay green forever. Balance your education between mastering your technical skills and business skills." Today Wayne continues building the Grund Education Team and takes existing educators to higher levels — and he calls it "one of the most rewarding things".
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.
by HAIR'S HOW
by Naomi Mannino
The way your client wears her hair speaks volumes about her inner personality and how she wants the world to see her. Listen carefully!
by Jami Symons
As AG Hair Cosmetics' artistic director, Jami is the creative leader of AG's artistic team. He is the driving force behind the styles of AG's annual signature collections, creating the looks and techniques that are then shared with stylists in training seminars all over the world.
Jami has been in the industry for 18 years and has been the owner of the Jami Symons Salon in Calgary, Alberta for the last 12. He has traveled the world perfecting his craft and trained in Barcelona, London, New York, Los Angeles and Toronto, just to name a few. In 1994, when AG was first introduced to Alberta, Jami joined and has since seen the company grow rapidly, especially in the US where his skills are constantly requested at various high profile shows.
In his interview, Jami talks about how he got started, ranks his teaching methods and discloses what he expects for the future.
by Hair's How
MARCIA TEIXEIRA, THE CREATOR OF THE POPULAR BRAZILIAN KERATIN TREATMENT©, TAlKS TO Hair´s How ABOUT BEING A PIONEER
IN THE FIELD OF FRIZZ-FREE HAIR.
by Marc Milman, President, Washi Scissor Company
Here's the skinny on what a swivel can do for your cutting career.
Superstylist Faatemah-who has officially dropped her last name for professional purposes-is bubbling over with new ideas and big plans.
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.
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.
by Elena Negreskul
Douglas is one of the most respected British hair stylists around. In fact, he´s received so many accolades that it would take up far too much space to list all of his awards. At the British Hairdressing Awards ceremony in November, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame. Cosmopolitan named him their Ultimate Man of the Year for 2008. He is highly sought after for TV appearances, fashion shoots — the works. Recently, we were lucky enough to get a chance to chat with him about his many successes.
by Naomi Mannino
BEAUTY EDITOR´S PR PET PEEVES: ARE YOU AN OFFENDER?
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.
by Elena Negreskul
For a half-century, British-based hair colorist Daniel Galvin has continued an esteemed family legacy. Prince Charles honored his work with the Crown's highest accolade, the Order of the British Empire. Both his grandfather and father were respected hairdressers in Galvin's native UK; while Daniel was still at school, he spent his Saturdays sweeping the floors and hanging up the towels at his
father's London salon. Today, Daniel's brother Joshua, and his three children, Daniel Jr., James, and Louise, all carry on the proud Galvin tradition.
by Jeryl E. Spear
What's too dry, too dull, too frizzy? A curly girl's hair, of course! But unlike past years when nothing short of heavy, greasy products and harsh relaxers could force her recalcitrant strands to behave, today's options can convince even the most stubborn coils to calm down and play pretty.
by Judy Johnsston-Scroggs
Crystal Olson developed her strong work ethic and creativity at an early age, and as this year´s Junior Style Stars award winner, she´s clearly putting her talents to good use!
by Naomi Monnino
This matrix artistic designer and first time NAHA entrant and winner tells how hairstyling saved his life!
by Elena Negreskul
Meet Redken's Top Hair Guru And Hair Master Extraordinaire
At the beginning of my career, I had a wake-upcall when a client told me, "Chris, don't cut myhair today because I'm going to Montrealto get a good haircut."