Features

Matrix Artistic Educator Victor Mendoza recently worked with Paula Abdul for the T.J. Martell Foundation's Spirit Of Excellence Awards on Tuesday, Sept. 1st in Beverly Hills, CA. Says Mendoza, "Paula requested her hair to look really natural, with a mild wave." Below, Mendoza shares his tips for recreating the naturally gorgeous style.Get the Look:1. Says Mendoza, "I prepped the hair with Style Link Smooth Setter, which delivers a satin finish but does not weigh down hair.
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 9:49am
Celebrity hairstylist Bridget Brager and makeup artist Patrick Ta worked with Jenna Dewan Tatum for The A List 15th Anniversary Party on Tuesday, September 1st in Beverly Hills, CA. Says Brager, "Jenna’s red dress and hot red lip were meant for a cool and simple textured hairstyle to keep the finished look young and fresh."Get the Look: Hair1. Says Brager, “I prepped Jenna’s hair using R+Co Rockaway Salt Spray directly on the roots on the top of the head only.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 2:01pm
Hairstylist Margarita Ford recently helped transform one of her long-time clients, taking her hair from basic brunette to this gorgeous, "caramel kiss" balayage hue. Says Ford, "I've know this beautiful 21-year-old beauty since she was five, giving her haircuts throughout most of her milestones. Once I moved out of state, I didn't see her for a few years but she promised me I'd be the first to color her hair when she was ready.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 1:46pm
It’s almost fall which means clients are trading in effortless waves for more polished looks. Enter the bombshell blowout, one of the most popular and most-requested styles. Brush up on your blowout skills with these tips from Sam Villa, Founding Partner of Sam Villa and Redken Education Artistic Director, and share them with your clients so they can achieve a gorgeous, voluminous blowout at home!
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 10:19am
Could the precision cut be returning after all the natural waves and texture? Joi Rooks, owner of fresche salon in Atlanta, GA (www.fresche.net), has more and more clients requesting control and polish, and she’s turning to precision cutting to deliver. Vidal Sassoon pioneered precision cutting – a technique based on the theory that with the proper design and cut even the most unruly hair could be tamed to perfection.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 2:43pm
Fall is just around the corner, and just as the season changes, so too do the hair colors most requested by clients. Bright blondes and fun, rainbow colors will make way for the new fall/winter 2015 hair color trends, which Fashion Week runways and Hollywood red carpets show will be a return to new twists on old classics.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 2:01pm
Matrix Destination 2016, an exciting, 3-day, educational event held in Orlando, FL, is coming up January 23-25. The fun and informative event will feature an array of industry icons and educators, including:
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 12:53pm
MTV's annual Video Music Awards (VMA's) are known for pushing the envelope. From eye-catching red carpet fashion, to over the top beauty looks, the VMA's are home to some of the wildest, most unique celebrity looks of the year. Last night's VMA's were no exceptions. From host Miley Cyrus' numerous wardrobe changes, to the edgy, fashion-forward hairstyles seen on last night's performers and A-list audience members, the 2015 VMA's delivered all the fun, crazy, and iconic looks we've come to expect.
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 10:20am
One of fall's hottest hair trends is metallic hues. To help you achieve this look quickly and beautifully, PRAVANA has launched new ChromaSilk Express Tones. Created in collaboration with hair guru Guy Tang to coincide with the new Pure Enlightenment Balayage Kit launch, the Express Tones are gentle and ammonia-free, leaving hair shinier and healthier in under five minutes.
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 2:20pm
Goldwell's "Make the Cut" initiative is a nationwide search for the most passionate professionals in the haircare industry. Chosen stylists will become part of the Goldwell Global Artist Network, one of the most talented, dedicated, creative and inspirational education teams in the world.
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 2:09pm