How To's

Hair Trends: Four Celebrity Faux Bobs
The faux bob, a favorite hairstyle of celebrities and trendsetters alike, is one of spring's hottest hair trends, and the perfect way for a client to change up her look without committing to a shorter style. Celebrity hairstylist Frank Barbosa who has worked on movies with stars like Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Garner, and Sarah Jessica Parker shares his tips for creating the latest spin on the look: "tucking" the faux bob:

American Crew Tips: Low Taper Men's Haircut
Theri DeJoode, Technical Director for American Crew, shares tips for how to create a men's haircut with a low taper! If you are looking for a men's cut with an experimental edge, this is a must-see!

JKS Touch Up Offers Revolutionary Color Coverage
See her roots? ...Neither do we!   Designed to refresh color between services—or even add wild pops of color for special occasions—JKS International Touch Up Color Spray Powder is a transformation in a bottle. It's not a harmful paint, as seen in some other brands—it's truly a spray powder, like the name says.   You saw the after; now check out the before:   Oh, the wonder of a good touch-up!  

Girls Hairstyle Tips from Lead Stylist Sherry Heart
Sherry Heart, Lead Hairstylist from HBO’s Girls, dishes some helpful tips & tricks on how to create the hairstyles seen on Jessa and Marnie. Sherry says, “I used a sea salt spray to add the beachy texture, and then these bobby pins that matched her hair color, they were great for Jessa’s style.”

Color Wow Makes Touch-Ups Easier than Ever!
Knowing your roots in life is, by all accounts, a good thing. But showing your roots? ...Not so much! With Color Wow Root Cover Up, you can disguise dreaded roots and regrowth quickly and easily—with no mess—for perfect results in under a minute.   [Image: http://www.colorwowhair.com/us/instagram-feed]

This Isn’t Your Grandmother’s Hairnet
The hairnet, although today thought of as a cafeteria mom’s must-have, has a very significant ‘hair story’ in women’s history. During World War Two in the 1940s, women joined the workforce in droves, taking over jobs traditionally done by men. By mid-1943, nearly 90 per cent of single women and 80 per cent of married women were employed in critical work for the war effort. Of course the elaborate long hairstyles of the time proved hazardous on the job.

Makeovers at Michaels by Michael's Salon and Spa
Once again, the Michael's Salon and Spa Design Team has joined forces to create three amazing makeovers. The salon held its annual makeover contest, allowing several women in the Dayton, OH community to share their personal stories of why they needed a brand new look. Three winners were chosen by popular vote on the Michael's website out of a total of 2,513 votes, including Darcy Turner, a local elementary school teacher who received the grand prize. The two runners up were Marilyn Crossley and Leslie Matthews.

Taking Advantage of Blonde with Patrick McIvor
Years ago, there where only two ways to create a blonde – bleach or bleach and tone. But now there are many more options to create this desirable shade, from perfect platinum to sweetly sun-kissed. Patrick McIvor, Artistic & TechniCulture Director for Goldwell and KMS California gives his time-saving tips, showing how much fun going blonde can be!The No Lift, No Developer Permanent Way:

Makeup Tlps: Frida Kahlo Inspired
Makeup artist Joanne Adolfo shares her tips from this Frida Kahlo inspired photo shoot with photographer Rachel Jeraffi. Joanne explains, "She had very stoic facial expressions and vibrant color palettes. However, the makeup remained simple."To add a modern, high-fashion twist, Joanne highlighted the model's face with Kevyn Aucoin's "candlelight." This gave a dew effect. Keeping the look relevant & modern, Joanne decided to keep a strong brow, without Frida's signature unibrow. Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Palette in Ebony was used.

Ciate Puts the "Cute" in Cuticle with New Tattoos
The innovators at Ciaté London are at it again! This fresh trend in nail art is perfect for those who want to add oomph to their manicure with a simple application and finish. These super simple transfers make a cute fashion statement and offer up a tattooed look—without the needle.     The easily transfered designs create an eye-catching statement that's subtle, yet chic.

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