Launchpad caught up with Sebastian Professional celebrity stylist and 2012 North American Trend Vision judge Janine Jarman to get the inside scoop on just what judges look for at Trend Vision. Janine was thrilled with the outstanding level of talent at the competition, admitting that with such impressive finalists, judging was no easy job. "What we are looking for is overall presentation, the entire look -the makeup, the hair, the clothing, the attitude.
Sebastian Professional's Janine Jarman hosted “Best of Hairroin” at Hairroin Salon in Hollywood on Tuesday, April 24. Hairroin's celebrity stylists and beauty experts gave guests the lowdown on summertime beauty with a fun night of DIY tips and tricks. "Best of" topics included blow drying techniques, tips for must-have braids, summer makeup secrets, and color theory. Guests even learned how to create their own hair accessories!
Guests of "Best of Hairroin" learn how to create summer's hottest braids:
Take a behind-the-scenes glimpse at one of the looks from Sebastian Professional's latest shoot for the new Shine Crafter Moldable Wax and Trilliance Shampoo and Conditioner available summer 2012. Sebastian stylist Marylle Koken explains how she creates a Dry Shine look similar to leather on a model who she transforms from long brown hair to a blonde bob:
This May, Sebastian Professional launches a co-branded limited-edition in-salon gift set with style partner Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet. The gift set will feature a scarf custom designed by Stacey Bendet and Sebastian’s popular Drench Shampoo and Conditioner!Sebastian and Alice + Olivia’s fashion and beauty partnership spans three New York Fashion Week seasons, multiple lookbook and campaign shoots, and in-store events. Alice + Olivia designer Stacey Bendet took inspiration from her spring 2012 presentation to design this scarf for Sebastian.
Hairroin Salon, LA’s only Sebastian Professional Flagship Salon, is kicking off an education series for stylists and salon owners, beginning with “Extension Lab.” Hair extensions have become a commonplace request in salons and can be an extremely lucrative part of salon business. Taking place Sunday, March 25 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Extension Lab is one power-packed day of intense theory and hands-on learning presented by Hairroin’s extension specialists.
Sebastian Professional invited Beauty Launchpad behind the scenes on the set of the Summer 2012 Lookbook photo shoot for fashion brand Alice + Olivia. Sebastian stylist Thomas Dunkin created two whimsical hairstyles that complement the fun, flirty style of the Alice + Olivia girl. Watch the behind the scenes video, and then check out the how-to in the March 2012 issue of Launchpad magazine! —Karie L. Frost
Chris McMillan styled Michelle Williams using Wella Professionals:1. Start by applying Sebastian Professional Mousse Forte to wet hair, then allow it air dry.2. With a small round brush, finish off with a blow dry that gives the hair more height.3. Then use your hands to set the part and bangs, finish with Wella Professionals Stay Essential Finishing Spray to set in place.
As part of its larger style collaboration with alice + olivia designer Stacey Bendet, Sebastian Professional sponsored the third consecutive presentation for the fashion superstar. Putting a fresh, mix-and-match twist on dressing for a dinner party, Bendet collaborated with Sebastian Professional lead stylist Anthony Cole to create a swept-back, romantic with an edge hair look spotlighting loosely constructed chignons.alice + olivia Fall 2012 Inspiration:
Hairroin Salon, LA’s only Sebastian Professional Flagship Salon, celebrated its grand opening at its new Space 15 Twenty home on November 17, 2011. Salon founder and Shear Genius star Janine Jarman is Sebastian Professional’s West Coast spokesperson as well as a nationally recognized stylist who has worked with some of the top names in entertainment, including the Pussycat Dolls, Katy Perry, Fergie, Britney Spears and Scarlett Johansson.
Sebastian Professional stylist Anthony Cole shows the versatility of Sebastian Professional styling products at the portfolio event held at The Tunnel during the 2011 Wella International Trend Vision weekend in NYC.