SALON LIFE: SENSATIONS
Always thought provoking, Visionary Icon photo shoot workshops are renowned for challenging attendees to tightly define and execute a themed photo shoot.
During Visionary Icon's most recent two-day workshop, the general theme was to create a collection devoid of color-white fashions and backdrop, natural/nude makeup and blonde models.
Learn to create long, loose beach waves.
by Sue Marquette Poremba
Yes! Especially in a down economy, adding specific new product lines and services could be the key to increased revenue.
Industry icon Patrick McIvor applauds the power of social media for creating awareness and generating business
FORBIDDEN, which is CND's hottest nail trend, augmented The Blonds horror-inspired romp with dark, pointed, dangerous, and edgy nail designs.
Dallas, Texas rocked to the beat of TIGI for two glorious days in October.
NEWS! TIGI WILL BE RELEASING A PLETHORA OF new products in 2014, including: Bed Head Dumb Blonde Violet Toning Shampoo and Miracle Spray; Colour Goddess Intensive Moisturisation Mask; and Catwalk Brunette Shampoo, Conditioner and Mask.
The mullet goes ultra-mod! Each season, stylists find inspiration in retro looks, which they update for today's modern day beauty buffs.
Camilla Jönsson & Leonard Gren thrill at Sweden's premiere Elmia Inspiration show
In 2008, Swedish stylist Camilla Jönsson began her collaboration with Leonard Gren, a young, creative photographer. In 2010, their partnership led to Jönsson winning two prestigious Arets Frisør awards (Sweden's equivalent of our NAHAs): "Female Hairdresser of the Year" and "Avant Garde."
Betsey Johnson flaunts lingerie-inspired designs for New York Fashion Week, spring/summer 2012.
Stylist Peter Gray, who has spent the past 20 years coiffing many of the most beautiful women in the world, brings Betsey Johnson's vision of big Texas hair to life.
Disheveled texture, created by stylist Jenny Balding, was the look worn by models at the 5:31 Jérôme show in New York City
Follow along with Wella Professionals Celebrity Stylist, Andy Lecompte to recreate these sizzling summer hair looks
by Larry H. Oskin, President, Marketing Solutions, Inc.
Holiday & Seasonal Salon Services: There is a time to promote everything! Timing is very important. You really must begin plan at least 3 to 6 months in advance of each promotion. If you want to sell more gift certificates, then plan to start promoting them at least 6 weeks prior to Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day and the year-end holidays. Makeovers, hair extensions and haircolor are great to promote any time of year, although January, spring and fall are always...
by Larry H. Oskin, President, Marketing Solutions, Inc.
Larry Oskin details how to increase your salon revenues by planning for 2011...now!
Create Your Annual Marketing Calendar: You really must now quickly lock in your plans for successfully marketing your salon in the New Year. It's time to create your annual resolutions that will really help your business grow through a strategic investment into seasonal and annual advertising, promotions and PR programs. Sit down with your staff and your professional beauty supply distributors, so you may effectively map out your plans...
Steven Robertson is star stylist and artistic team leader at Lunatic Fringe and a Learning Leader at Paul Mitchell The School in Salt Lake City. He showcases a variety of innovative looks from sleek, tamed tresses to the surreal and outrageous. Robertson's award-winning work has been published internationally in numerous magazines. He also uses his creative twists on beauty for commercial shoots, TV and film.
Drawing inspirations from some of the scariest psycho-thrillers ever made, The Blonds and CND had a bloody good time at NYFW fall/winter 2013.
Metallic Radiates ! Platinum is the hottest hue in hair color for the up-coming season
Blonding ambassador Kim Vo shares top secrets to attaining and maintaining brilliant blond hues any time of year
Terrell Gardner is on the fast track to beauty stardom.
With a check for $25,000 in hand and looking forward to spending a day with Tabatha Coffey, the sky's the limit for student Terrell Gardner, who recently won the Student award for the Matrix Mannequin Mania contest.
Rising Star: Elizabeth Ankenman is on the path to hairdressing glory.
Elizabeth Ankenman performed like a seasoned stylist for this photo shoot, with just 1450 beauty school hours to her credit.
Chicago has a new rising star in its midst: Adrian Dime.
New stylist Kassandra Retos shares her beauty journey, including her fabulous post-grad training.
Retos' image earned her a North American spot at the international Goldwell Color Zoom Challenge 2012 event.
Beauty school student Sabra Aguirre shares her amazing beauty talent with the pro-beauty world.
Pavros "Pavy" Olivarez, 2010/2011 Junior Style Stars Bridal Hair winner, completes a yearlong odyssey of education.
Taking no shortcuts and leaving no stone unturned, young beauty-pro Kara Lynn Curcio knows what it takes to get to the top: passion, education, hard work, and the determination to be present when opportunity knocks.
Redken's Creative Consultant Guido created the cool, punk looks flaunted at the recent Met Gala in New York City
Combining Japanese kids' obsessions with Tiny Tim and vintage horror flicks, fashion designer Chris Benz teams with TIGI European Creative Director Nick Irwin to present a highly wearable yet eccentric collection.
Joico launches StyleSeat partnership
Vivienne Mackinder and Sue Pemberton team to create the latest Intercoiffure America ● Canada collection.
Redken Creative Consultant Guido showed lots of chic ponytails at NYFW.