KMS California

Goldwell Regional Guest Artist Michelle Vance recently created this retro look to showcase her favorite era, reinventing a classic flapper style into a modern faux bob. Megan, her redhead model, is in a Motown band in Austin, TX, and Michelle loves to create Megan’s vintage-glam hairstyles for the stage. Check out Michelle's tutorial video below to recreate the look!

Image: Wet hair look at the Alberta Ferretti Milan Fashion Week S/S 2013 show

“What if someone told you by using the right products you would only have to wash your hair once every 5 days and have 5 great styles with minimal work? As stylists we do this all the time, but with our guests now conserving water, having hectic schedules and updos being on trend, clients are more ready than ever to get creative with washing and styling,” says Jennifer Dorsey, stylist at Aurelio Salon (Howell and Toms River, NJ). Check out Jennifer's tips below for 5, wash-free days of styling, and pass them on to your clients!

According to Karen Andrea, stylist at Di Rosa Haircare, women are not the only ones saying goodbye to longer locks this summer. Men are turning to clipper cuts to stay cool, especially the "Brit Crop Top," one of the most in-demand looks of the season. “The spiky front is what sets this style apart," says Karen.

One of the biggest hair trends seen on the Spring/Summer 2015 runways was effortless, carefree, summer hair. The look is perfect for your on-the-go clients, or for those looking for a casual-yet-chic summertime look. Says Lori Panarello, KMS California Hair Stylist, “My client Lucia likes to wear her hair with a 'lived-in' feeling, so I had to create a quick, easy way to achieve it for her.”Click through to see Lori's step-by-step process for creating this twisted style. [pagebreak]

“With the warmer weather comes adjustments to guests’ color,” says Patrick McIvor, Artistic & TechniCulture Director for Goldwell and KMS California. But, the challenge can be finding the right color, so McIvor created color boards on Pinterest ( to use during digital consultations he offers at his new salon, 101 E. Center Street.

For the recent UK premiere of Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Scarlett Johansson rocked the red carpet wearing a colorful, Blamain jumpsuit and an edgy, voluminous pompadour hairstyle. The look is perfect for warmer weather, and surprisingly simple to achieve. Below, KMS California hairstylist Joi Rooks shares how you can recreate this 'do for your clients.Get the Look:1. First, apply KMS California CURLUP control creme to damp hair and diffuse dry.

This year, the fourth season of Lifetime’s empowering show, Mission Makeover has once again helped contestants completely renew their lives with the help of top health, wellness, and beauty industry experts. To bring the current contestants to the next level of their journey, leading National KMS California and Goldwell Artistic Directors Sonna Brado and Rebecca Hiele will be featured on an all new segment, airing Monday, April 27th at 7:30am on Lifetime.

How does an educator inspire students to participate in class and stay interested in the technique at hand?They get them involved the outcome so they have a vested interest in the content. That’s exactly the method Lori Panarello, owner of I.d salon (New York), used at BSG Baltimore Fashion Focus.

KMS Launches Curl Up Products for Curly Hair
KMS has launched two new revolutionary products for styling curly hair; CURLUP leave-in conditioner and Perfection Lotion. Clients with curly hair spend 43% more on hair care products than their straight-haired counterparts, and they are all looking for the same result; bundled curls that are touchable, frizz-free and have all-day shine.

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