Hair extensions have been growing tremendously in popularity, now comprising an estimated $3 billion dollar business annually. Just Extensions, Los Angeles' first hair extension bar, is now offering a certification training program in order to help hair professionals obtain the skills they need to expand their business and earn a lucrative income by becoming an extensions expert. The Academy by Just Extensions offers hair extensions certification courses to professional stylist, cosmetologist and vocational students.
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 1:38pm
The extremely popular ombré trend has led to a dramatic increase in interest and recognition of the Balayage technique, an age-old professional coloring technique that allows colorists to unleash their creativity and produce beautifully colored hair. Despite its growing popularity, however, the Balayage technique has still only been truly mastered by a few colorists across the country.
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 1:06pm
I've been a hairstylist for over twelve years. It has been years of excitement, bewilderment, anxiety, laughter, anger and pride. One of the things that I decided to do years ago was enter contests and see if I could win. Well, I've won some and lost most.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 11:56am
The season of giving thanks is officially upon us, and stylists have so much to be thankful for! In honor of the upcoming holidays, we asked what you, as a stylist, were most grateful for - and received an array of heartwarming replies. Click through to see 8 things that all stylists are thankful for, year-round! [pagebreak]1. Their Clients
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 4:16pm
The Karlie Kloss cut was declared by Vogue and The New York Times as the cut of the year! This layered, textured bob with bangs is worn wavy.
Watch this video about the cut from a class taught by Raquel and Mark at Mark Garrison Salon:
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 4:43pm
Recently, award winning professional skincare brand, Dermalogica, showed its support of empowering girls across the globe through education on the International Day of the Girl on October 11, 2013. The company's efforts to support young women focused mainly on its "Financial Independence Through Entrepreneurship" program, or FITE, with extends educational opportunities and business micro-loans to women in the developing world.
Monday, October 14, 2013 - 3:44pm
Teresa Reagor shares her formula for taking over-lightened hair to a warm sun-sparkling blonde! She even shows how to pull color through just right to achieve the ideal low light effect. See more of her tips in the video below!
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 5:29pm
Good day, sunshine! Deborah Gavin, International Artistic Director, Keratin Complex Color Therapy, created this delicately beautiful, lemony hue in her latest coloring technique, "Lemon Sunshine." "The fontal slices will have the most lemon influence, with less diffusion of color as you move toward the crown," she says. "Be sure to stop the lightening process a bit above the target level. In this case, the target was a level 10, so we lightened a bit beyond a level 10 to ensure proper deposit."
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 11:18am
Talented hairdressers from all over the world gathered at Scruples’ Symposium August 4 – 5, 2013 at the luxurious new Radisson Blu Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota. With Scruples inviting family culture and education aimed to motivate, it didn’t take long for veterans and new educators to feel like they were part of the Scruples family.
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 1:11pm
Learn more about L'Oreal Professionnel education and register for classes at sohonycregister.com.
[Image courtesy of L'Oreal Professionnel USA]
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 2:38pm