The Fall 2014 shows from Gucci, Tom Ford and Joseph all had a 1960’s hair vibe, with higher crowns and deep side parts. There was also an element of "shape on shape" going on within many designer’s collections. Ruth Roche, Artistic Ambassador for Pureology Serious Colour Care, mixed these influences with the short hair trend seen on Jennifer Lawrence, Michelle Williams and Julianne Hough to create a fun Modern Pixie. See how to do the cut, and check out more tips from Roche below!
Beauty Launchpad joins I.C.O.N. for Cure for a Cause. Hear from founder Chiara Scudieri and musician Lita Ford about why finding a cure for cancer is an important and personal cause.
Reuben Carranza and Howard McLaren talk about R+Co on tour! Learn more about this new professional luxury brand.
“Slip Knot braids look complex, but this Mohawk look is really simple once you get the rhythm down. You’ve heard me say it before…braiding is all about rhythm, if you lose the rhythm you lose the braid. Stay in control of your sections and the braid will come together pretty easily for you,” says Sam Villa, Founding Partner of Sam Villa and Redken Education Artistic Director,Before Villa braids, he texturizes the entire head using a Sam Villa Signature Series Textur Iron to add texture and volume to the hair to prevent the braid from slipping out.
Riqua Hailes, owner of Just Extensions Salon in Los Angeles, is constantly asked about the origin of the hair used in extensions. She did not have the answer, so she decided to pack her bags and find out for herself, hiring a film crew to document every step of the way. After traveling to China, Malaysia, Cambodia and India, Riqua returned with many answers. She found herself intrigued by the story behind every community and how they contribute to this billion-dollar industry.
While August may be sweltering, your client's makeup will stay flawless with these summer makeup tips from Rebecca Prior, Chief of Makeup Services at Napoleon Perdis. Take your client from a subtle daytime look to a bold bright lipped beauty for sizzling summer nights. Here are six makeup tips you don't want to miss!Six Summer Party Makeup Tips
Molly Kossoff, Assistant Editor of Beauty Launchpad, caught up with Thermafuse Marketing Coordinator Brittany Straight and Director of Education Dale Smith at Cosmoprof North America 2014 to discuss the exciting launch of Thermafuse's brand new f450 Smoothing System. Packaged in a convenient, one-stop, carry-all briefcase, this innovative system is sure to be a game changer in the beauty industry. Check out the exclusive interview below! www.thermafuse.com/f450
Beauty Launchpad Assistant Editor Molly Kossoff caught up with Carla Ross, Owner of Slash Salon and Academy and Creative Director of SUDZZfx at Cosmoprof North America 2014 to discuss the recent launch of the SUDZZfx Academy. Focused on innovation rather than replication, as well as the individual stylist's needs, the Santa Monica, CA based academy provides education and hands-on experience for hairstylists.
Paul Pereira, NAHA winner for Men's Hairstylist of the Year, shares which men's hairstyle trends will be popular in 2015! Will the boy band hairstyles of the 1990s be coming back into style? Watch the interview and find out!
[Image courtesy of PBA, style by Paul Pereira]
Looking to spice things up in the salon this season? Turn to Controlled Chaos – a technique that does not use cutting guidelines, yielding results with loose texture that look like they have been cut freehand.