Drive for Education • 88 Stylist Kim Essmaker recounts her amazing search for inspiration, which encompassed 22 States and 8,852 miles of nonstop adventure. Must read!
Greetings • Editor’s Choice • 8 Editor-in-chief Jeryl E. Spear welcomes the pro-beauty New Year! • Meet the first recipient of our Editor’s Choice Award: Orofluido.
Buzz • 10 Paul Mitchell The Gathering creates nonstop thrills; NAHA rocks; and Colin Walsh and Dr. Lew Loconcy pen ON, A Brilliant Way to Live and Work.
Mastermind • 72 Charlie Price shares his work and unusual strategies for success.
Salon Sensations • 34 Kurt Kueffner, co-owner of the Men’s Dept. in Minneapolis, gives stylists the scoop on what it really takes to cater to male clients.
Guru • 76 Joico leader Sara Jones talks about receiving the City of Hope Spirit of Life Award.
Next • 96 Kassandra Retos celebrates her fully-vested beauty status and metes out advice to newly licensed grads.
Paintbox • 68 Brilliant info about glosses and glazes; master Goldwell’s “Northern Lights”; revel in new product launches.
Cosmetics • 36 News! Orly launches GelFX; CND hits the fall runways; Chinese paper cutting becomes eyelashes; more!
Goods • 40 TIGI introduces Candy Fixations; YUKO launches Anti-Frizz; fall’s best texture stylers and techniques.
Headliner • 16 Matrix Artistic Director Chrystofer Benson introduces the colorful world of opART Bright.
Art • 22 Chad Seale mesmerizes with Fans; American Crew Pompadours plays with urban-rockabilly styles.
Smarts • 78 Coca-Cola executive Bill Lafferty talks about the 100 things you must do before you die.
Biz • 80 Valorie Reavis shows how you can get more online reviews; John Harms puts a modern-spin on client loyalty programs.
Techniques • 82 Artists throughout the world share their best step-by-step haircut and color designs.