Editor’s Choice • 22 In her effort to become a green diva, Editor-in-Chief Jeryl E. Spear goes undercover. Organic Salon Systems encourages all clients to plant their shampoo bottles and grow trees!
Last Warrior • 87 Joico educator Guy Tang breaks the beauty mold with his thrilling graphic novel collection.
Buzz • 26 Cosmetologists Chicago celebrates 100 years in the pro-beauty business at America’s Beauty Show; Redken trains the trainers; Millennium Experience heads to Miami.
Salon Sensations • 78 Michael Haase shares his lifelong love of beauty and reasons for opening Platinum Black salon in Brentwood, California.
Guru • 82 Spoiler alert! Pureology founders Jim and Cheryl Markham have returned to the pro-beauty business with a brand-new colorcare line.
Biz • 84 Are you in or out? The group coupon movement is gaining steam.
Next • 96 Pavros “Pavy” Olivarez recounts his one-year journey for education after winning the prestigious Junior Style Stars competition by Barristar.
Paintbox • 56 Amazing new launches by Matrix, Scruples and Redken; Joico educator and movie colorist Cherry Petenbrink dishes on her formulas for Hunger Games; more!
HOT Gifts • 21 HOT ups the ante with a grand giveaway of prizes worth over $2,000!
Cosmetics • 54 Aveda unveils Sea Blossoms for spring/summer; China Glaze has new magnetism; more
Hair • 62 Pravana shows tuft love; Aveda improves strand counts; Neuma is transparent green.
Tools • 69 Hot Tools is seeing triple…waves, that is; lefty shears for the southpaw crowd.
Threads • 34 Moroccanoil and Peter Gray rock the beauty beat at Badgley Mischka.
Headliner • 40 Aquage artist Ann Bray fashions The Rose for our cover. Don’t miss the detailed step-by-step in this section!
Art • 44 Lunatic Fringe stylist Jake Thompson envisions future texture; DJ Riggs and Berry Bachen of TIGI fame go pop!
Techniques • 92 Give him a fresh hair design with Machismo by Denis Chirkov.