In anticipation of the upcoming Matrix Destination 2016 - a 3-day educational event for hairstylists and students, happening January 23-25, 2015 in Orlando, FL - Matrix has announced two exciting classes that will be held during the event.HANDS-ON: Color Outside the Lines with Robert Santana, Steve Waldman and Leah Sterk
On Sunday, September 27th, L’Oreal PPD brands - including Matrix, Redken, Kerastase, Mizani, NYX and essie - took part in an inspiring day of giving back to the community. Led by Matrix Artistic Director Lenny Strand, L'Oreal USA brought a full day of pampering to the residents at Los Angeles' Downtown Women's Center - an organization that provides housing and other services to women overcoming poverty and homelessness.
Matrix's Programs of Passion classes continue this month with 3 exciting new additions, led by Michael Albor, Sean Hayes, and Franco Della Grazia. See the full list of Matrix's Programs of Passion for October below:
Behind the scenes at Zang Toi's SS16 show
For actress Ashley Benson's iHeart Radio look this past weekend, her glam squad opted for a rock and roll, glam makeup look. To complement the look, celebrity hairstylist Bridget Brager created a hairstyle that was smooth, sleek and sexy. Says Brager, "Her eye was so fierce, I knew her hair had to be smooth and gorgeous." Recreate the look with Brager's how-to, below!Get the Look:
Led by Matrix Artistic Director Daniel Roldan, a team of talented Matrix Artists created sleek and sophisticated hairstyles for Julianna Bass' Spring/Summer 2016 show at New York Fashion Week. Inspired by the designer’s take on contemporary classic women’s apparel, the look was simple yet stunning, achieved through the layering on of the right products to create the perfect texture.Get the Look:
Matrix Celebrity Stylists George Papanikolas and Nick Stenson worked with Olivia Culpo, Dylan Penn and Amber Fillerup (The Barefoot Blonde), who attended the LC Lauren Conrad Runway Show during New York Fashion Week. All three hairstyles were inspired by the romantic feminism of the collection.
Last weekend, Matrix Artistic Director Nicholas French hosted a special educational event, Skyfall Academy, at his home in sunny Palm Springs, California. Attendees included up-and-coming hair stylists – all of whom were selected winners of the Regis POP Art contest. The POP Art contest was entered by over 300 stylists from the Regis Premium Division, and the top 24 winners got to attend this once-in-a-lifetime event as part of their prize.
Matrix Artistic Educator Victor Mendoza recently worked with Paula Abdul for the T.J. Martell Foundation's Spirit Of Excellence Awards on Tuesday, Sept. 1st in Beverly Hills, CA. Says Mendoza, "Paula requested her hair to look really natural, with a mild wave." Below, Mendoza shares his tips for recreating the naturally gorgeous style.Get the Look:1. Says Mendoza, "I prepped the hair with Style Link Smooth Setter, which delivers a satin finish but does not weigh down hair.
Matrix Destination 2016, an exciting, 3-day, educational event held in Orlando, FL, is coming up January 23-25. The fun and informative event will feature an array of industry icons and educators, including: