Features

NYFW Get the Look: Unique Up-Dos at Antonio Berardi by Eugene Souleiman
The hair look at the Antonio Berardi Spring/Summer 2015 show was a beautiful exercise in blended textures, with a hint of Japanesque. To complement the overall look, Wella Professionals Global Creative Director Eugene Souleiman created a dual-texture, slightly romantic up-do. Says Souleiman, “I took my inspiration from the beautiful fabrics and themes in the collection, where Antonio had mixed Kimono style florals with Military sharpness.
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 10:49am
Noon by Noor’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection was inspired by the idea of renewal and the lush blooms and greenery that the season brings. This concept translated into beautiful separates in vivid prints in modern cuts. Lead hairstylist Linh Nguyen was inspired by a sporty chic girl and created a sleek, loose ponytail with face-framing wisps that felt as young and fresh as the clothes.
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 10:48am
True, it’s fall, but some guests want to be summer blonde all year long.  It’s great to have a lifer blonde, but maintaining the integrity of the hair can sometimes be a challenge. The stylists at Di Rosa Haircare New York are trained to analyze blondes prior to any color application. They consult with guests, even if they have been in the salon previously, and try to replicate the "first time service" every time.
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 10:29am
Elongating eyeliner – known as “arrowed eyes” – has made a recent resurgence on runways, with makeup artists highlighting a vivid assortment of different plays on the trend. Creating arrows, wings and points with eye liner is a great way to mix up your client’s makeup look in a way that’s both wearable and expressive. Shawn Towne, makeup artist and global educator for jane iredale shares her tips for creating four on-trend eye looks. Thick Glam
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 4:57pm
To complement J. Mendel's Spring/Summer 2015 show at New York Fashion Week, lead hairstylist Odile Gilbert for Kérastase Paris created a sleek, simple ponytail that allowed the collection to take center stage. The contemporary style relied on high-shine and stick-straight strands for the ultimate, polished look.
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 3:57pm
NYFW Get the Look: Backstage with OPI at Azede Jean-Pierre
On Tuesday, September 9, OPI joined Azede Jean-Pierre for the designer's Spring/Summer 2015 presentation at New York Fashion Week. Lead nail artist Miss Pop created a nail look featuring a unique knit design with a chevron tip on a classic, oval-shaped nail.To get the look, Miss Pop used My Vampire is Buff, a creamy hue that complemented the designer's collection, which was inspired by nature. This latticed French manicure featured negative space (a hot new trend in nails) and was finished with Matte Top Coat.
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 12:19pm
To complement Narciso Rodriguez's Spring/Summer 2015 collection, lead manicurist Deborah Lippman created a new take on the nude nail. “This season the Narciso woman was a bit younger, fresher, with an edge - in deference to Debbie Harry's style," says Lippman. "The skin was the starting point for the entire look from which the hair, makeup and nail look grew. Rather than the trademark sheer nail we've created in the past, Narciso wanted to elongate the hands and nails with a 'new kind of nude,' my Summer 2014 Terra Nova warm caramel crème lacquer.
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 12:06pm
NYFW Get the Look: Artistic Looks at Osklen by Antoinette Beenders
Designer Oskar Mestavaht based the Spring/Summer 2015 Osklen collection on Inhotim, Brazil’s esteemed outdoor contemporary art museum that marries nature and beauty, resulting in a texturized collection complete with inspiring colors derived from vegetable-based dyes and intricately woven textiles. Antoinette Beenders, Aveda Global Creative Director, mastered an organic hairstyle that spoke to Mestavaht’s vision while incorporating Osklen’s flower necklaces constructed from materials used throughout his collection.
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 11:23am