Actress Viola Davis stepped out on the Oscars red carpet in a gorgeous, green, Escada gown and soft, glamourous waves that perfectly combined old Hollywood beauty with new, modern looks. Says Joico International Artistic Director Damien Carney, “The way these waves lift off of the face is very flattering. The look is glamorous and soft, informed by the past yet very up-to-date. This strapless Escada gown really says old Hollywood in a vibrant emerald green.”Get the Look:
At the recent 2014 Oscars, actress Jennifer Garner wore an elegant, shimmery gown and loose flowing waves. Joico International Artistic Director Damien Carney describes the look as "casual enough to wear with jeans, but polished enough for the red carpet. It’s fresh and youthful—very relaxed and natural, and works perfectly with the fringe on this silver tiered Oscar de la Renta. Features that could have gone very wrong, but in this case were done oh so right!"Get the Look:
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Lots of wonderful folks ask me how to break into an education/product company—I’m sure it seems a bit alien and unattainable, right? But let me tell you, loves, that there’s always room on board for amazing, motivated people; as long as you adjust your expectations (everyone starts at entry-level), and treat the process as you would any job hunt.
· Choose a company you respect and admire. You have to believe in the brand if you end up representing the brand.
Bra straps. Baby bumps. Bobby pins. Back in the day, all of these things were supposed to stay hidden. Not any more! Nowadays, lingerie lives on the outside, baby bumps are proudly displayed in form-fitting garb and bobby pins have become the hottest hair accessory! “They’re fresh, girly and chic,” declares Joico International Artistic Director Damien Carney, who shares seven ways to pin with a plomb!
What do Winn Claybaugh, Steve Gomez, and Damien Carney have in common? They’re all masters of their crafts and experts in the beauty industry. AND . . . they’re joining forces to provide inspiration, motivation, and LIVE education to beauty school students and new professionals!
Follow the Leader
When you love your work as much as I do—and if you’re reading this, I’ll bet you do!—then nothing makes you happier than a cohesive team that strives for excellence each and every day. Sadly, my loves, that’s not always the case, is it? So often I hear from wonderful salon owners lamenting the fact that they can’t get their staffers to maintain the high standards necessary to run and grow a successful business. Or just as frustrating: They have a team that’s going in all different directions.
The Joico and Charles David Salon and Spa “families” came together for a memorable event, recently, when the haircare company and the Boston salon group participated in the first annual Joico Symposium. A group of more than 65 Charles David stylists gathered for this historic, two-day, hands-on event at the Charles David flagship salon in Massachusetts.
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That’s what we’ll be doing here on this new blog, my loves—talking! It’s also the place where I’ll be sharing fresh and exciting ideas, trends, tips, tricks, and everything else you could possibly need to throw your creativity into high gear, each and every day.