Inspired by the Sebastian Professional team’s travels, the brand’s latest collection, Urban Explorers, draws inspiration from four global cities for unexpected style that’s one of a kind.
Sebastian Professional’s What’s Next Tour, a cross-country mission designed to inspire, educate and advocate stylists, kicked off in New York City with a fearless hair show led by Sebastian top artists Anthony Cole and Michelle Lee. Cole and Lee brought to life Sebastian’s newest Education techniques “Vanity Rocks” and “Mischief Minx” inspired by the brand’s newly amplified Flaunt collection, and shared with guests news of the re-launch for Sebastian’s What’s Next Awards.
Janine Jarman's Hairroin Salon travels to three Urban Outfitters locations to style guests with blowouts, fringe, braids and more. With half off Hairroin styling services, Urban Outfitters weekend shoppers will be turning heads!Check out the pictures from the Studio City Pop Up Salon launch party where devout fans of the Sebastian Professional Flagship Salon had the opportunity to show their love by getting Hairroin tattoos! TOUR DATES:Santa Monica 8/2 - 8/5Studio City 8/9 - 8/12
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.