New talent winner Rachel Carr, established talent winner Daniel Lozada and their models (far left and far right)
With the conclusion of its run in downtown Los Angeles, the Sebastian Professional "What's Next" tour showcased the ultimate in hairstyling, trend forecasting and all-out creativity. After eight months of competition, two winners were crowned: Daniel Lozada, of the professional/established talent category; and Rachel Carr, of the student/new talent category.
Yes, we admit it. We did the Harlem Shake!
Ok, so it's March 1st... but we couldn't end our series without one of the most important people here at Launchpad.Senior Web Editor Lizzy Sherman shares with us, why her hairstylist is so important to her.February is the month of love and friendship, and what better way of showing our love to one of the most important people in our life: our hairstylist, than by dedication an entire month to them!
February is the month of love and friendship, and what better way of showing our love to one of the most important people in our life: our hairstylist, than by dedication an entire month to them!
We're on our final week of February and it is Managing Editor, Alyson Kerr's turn to explain why she loves her stylist! :)enjoy :)
Matrix Artistic Director Ammon Carver helped create glam do’s and offer personal consultations on a number of celebrities, including the legendary locks of Penny Marshall, Actor Rex Lee of Entourage and Wendi McLendon-Covey from Bridesmaids at the GBK Pre-Oscars Luxury Lounge. Ammon also offered customized hair strategies to keep their locks looking their best using Matrix’s Biolage, Total Results and Design Pulse collections.
Celebrity hairstylist Peter Butler recreates the gorgeous updo worn by Jennifer Lawrence at the 2013 Academy Awards.
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Managing Editor Alyson Kerr talks with National Beauty Group CEO Jim Fisher about the Ice Cream line of hair products.
Beauty Launchpad joined Wella Professionals to celebrate the launch of their biggest innovation in 20 years, Illumina Color! Illumina Color offers sheer permanent color with intense luminosity. Colorists are raving about the versatility of this new product and clients are impressed with the difference they are noticing in their hair.
She’s refined by day, sultry by night. In Sherri Jessee’s latest collection Day To Night, the hairstyles demonstrate how creativity and interpreting trends can morph a woman from sophisticate to siren, perfect for holiday fetes. “Hair can be our finest accessory,” Jessee smiles, “one that we can change up from day to night.” Even the more outré evening designs can be made more wearable, she says, by simply bringing the up-styles down in size. Let the parties begin! —Amy Dodds