Blogs

Launchpad's Alyson Osterman-Kerr wears Halo Couture
True, I may not play with my hair as much as I probably should (I'm a creature of habit), but I absolutely adore dabbling with different hairpieces--wigs, falls, clip-ins and more!
Friday, September 7, 2012 - 12:39pm
Get the Look: Miley Cyrus & Elisabeth Moss
Two of today's hottest celebrities recently took the plunge to make big changes with locks and looks. Making the leap to a blonde bombshell is the most fashion forward, eye catching change one can make. Celebrity stylist, Sherri Jessee shares tips on how a professional can create this beautiful blonde. 
Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 3:06pm
Hair Style Portfolio: 1940s Inspired Hair and Makeup
 
Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 12:28pm
Wedding Makeup: Mirabella Bride LA Launch
Using the stunning London Hotel in West Hollywood, California as its backdrop, Mirabella welcomed a host of beauty editors, event planners and makeup artists for an intimate brunch and fashion show in honor of the cosmetic line's new Mirabella Bride makeup kits. With dresses provided by Beverly Hills' Renée Strauss bridal salon, the breathtaking presentation included a beautifully styled bride for each specially-design kit, which are artfully tailored to today's top bridal trends.
Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 3:12pm
Jillian Gordon and me (Alyson Osterman-Kerr) are red carpet ready for the NAHAs!
At this year's NAHAs, fellow Launchpad editor Jillian Gordon and I were given a special pre-awards treat: Internationally acclaimed editorial stylists Sherri Jessee and Mikala Vandenbroucke prepped us to the nines with hair, makeup, jewelry, the works! We felt like probeauty royalty, if only for a few hours. ;)
Monday, August 6, 2012 - 10:20am
Hair & Makeup: Sherri Jessee
  Cirque Du Montagne~Circus of the Mountains Charity Event
Saturday, August 4, 2012 - 11:38am
Stylist Sean James, starlet Jamie Chung and Launchpad's Alyson Osterman-Kerr
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I love seeing women help other women. It doesn’t seem to happen often enough, though I do feel that those in our wonderful world of beauty truly do make strides to help one another.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 4:41pm
Karie Frost After Redken Smooth Lock Chemistry Shot
On the day of Redken’s Smooth Lock launch, the weather couldn’t have been more tress-unfriendly; it was in the high 90s with 70% humidity in NYC, where everything is hotter, smellier and frizzier. “Right now there’s a massive desire for manageable hair,” Redken brand ambassador Rodney Cutler says to the gathered editors, who’s manes are coated in sweat and frizz. “Smoothing treatments are about making life easier.”
Monday, July 30, 2012 - 3:25pm
WATCH: Create Loose, Sexy Curly Hair
Even when it is not summertime, the “beachy” curl look is one that many women like to sport—it’s sexy, a perfect balance of classy and messy, and conveys a carefree, irresistible spirit. Achieving this hairstyle takes a little time and effort, but the end result is spectacular.  Simply follow these guidelines: 1.     Apply flat iron spray. This will help to maintain moisture, protect the hair and extend the life of the set.
Friday, July 27, 2012 - 12:34pm