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Sunday, April 5 marks the beginning of the seventh and final season of AMC’s “Mad Men” and if there is one thing Don Draper and company have proven over the past six seasons (and decades), it is that vibrant haircolor never goes out of fashion. Although we will no longer invite our favorite Manhattan characters into our homes each week after this season, keep them around a little bit longer by recreating the looks of characters Joan (Christina Hendricks) and Betty (January Jones).Get the look: Joan Holloway Natural Level 6

Green Impact: Celebrate Earth Month
Celebrate Earth Month by involving your salon in these eco-friendly initiatives!

No matter what hairstyle hue your client has her heart set on, we've got you covered. Flip through to see hair color inspiration for every shade of the rainbow! [pagebreak] RED Color by Robin Dorton from Salon Head Candy [pagebreak] RED/ORANGE/YELLOW Color by Shonda Broadus [Image courtesy of John Arthur Photography] [pagebreak] BLONDE

Perfectly Purple by Sarah Martin McInerney
Create this bold purple hair color with these tips from colorist Sarah Martin McInerney:Sarah explains, "She was a 5rc base with violet ends, so I lightened the hair with extra cool color graphics 22 promoter." After lightening mix equal parts Pravana wild orchid and violet. Put under heat for 15 minutes. Process at room temperature for 15 minutes. [Image courtesy of Sarah Martin McInerney]

Bii Hair Salon (West Dundee, IL) is committed to beauty of all kinds - from gorgeous hair to a healthy planet. The salon takes part in many environmental programs and green efforts, and its latest endeavor is no different.

Spring marks the official beginning of "wedding season" - the time of year when many brides are preparing for their upcoming spring and summer weddings. For beauty pros, this means it's time to refresh your skills when it comes to bridal beauty. As Cristophe Salon Newport Beach owner Scott Fontana knows, a bride’s beauty choices are at the top of her priority list when planning, and you'll want to make sure that she looks absolutely gorgeous on her big day.

Top Men's Hairstyle Trends of 2015 from Baxter Finley Barber & Shop
Baxter of California recently celebrated its 50th anniversary with a party at the brand's flagship Barber + Shop, Baxter Finley in West Hollywood, CA. Guests enjoyed light bites, refreshments, live entertainment, grooming stations and new launch previews!

As the cold, grey days of winter begin to give way to the warm, budding days of spring, there's no better time to embrace a fresh, new look. From new lengths, to lighter strands, and everything in between, it's the season for hair transformations, and the team at Jose Luis Salon (Austin, TX) has all the inspiration you need to take your clients from bland to beautiful.

Launchpad's Amy Dodds Get a ColorpHlex Hair Strengthening Makeover
Keeping colored hair healthy and shiny can be a challenge. Clients want to maintain beautiful fresh color, but often coloring the hair leads to damage and breakage. ColrpHlex was developed to help provide a solution to this common color treated hair dilemma. The product uses a naturally derived vegetable protein molecule that penetrates the hair, reinforcing bonds during the color and bleach process. According to clinical trials, a small amount of ColorpHlex added to hair color or bleach makes hair up to 4X stronger.

Adorn your work ensemble with just the right jewelry this spring! Here are five fun options to help complete your look. Try: Add a pop of color to your wardrobe with bright stone geo bracelets from The Blue Hen. 

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