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Celebrity Hairstyles How To: Pretty Pastels at the AMA's
At the recent American Music Awards, stars like Bonnie McKee and Ke$ha stood out on the red carpet with vibrantly colored pastel strands. While Bonnie McKee's bold copper color perfectly complemented her pale skin and bray-blue eyes, Ke$ha went for a split-personality look with light pink locks on one side, and pale blue on the other.Here, PRAVANA artist Vadre Grigsby shares the steps for recreating each of these gorgeous, stand-out looks. Bonnie McKee's Colorful Copper:
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 3:19pm
Holiday Hair: Ted Gibson's Favorite Looks for the Season
The holiday season offers an array of opportunities - cocktail parties, laid-back get-togethers, and festive soirees, to name a few - to try out new hairstyles, or to switch up your look. Get inspired with celebrity stylist Ted Gibson's favorite hair looks for the season and help your client (or yourself!) be ready for any occasion the holiday season may offer!1. Slicked Back [Image credit: Frederick M. Brown via Getty Images]
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 12:43pm
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
Celebrity Hairstyles How To: Lupita Nyong'o at the Gotham Awards in NYC
For last night's Gotham Awards in New York City, celebrity stylist Ted Gibson gave actress Lupita Nyong'o a polished look that emphasized texture and shine.Says Gibson, "Lupita - what a pretty name for a pretty girl. I have been working with her for the last several months and cannot get over how each time, even though she has short hair, I am able to create something new with her. Polish, texture and faded is what it is about for her hair."I use Tame It shine lotion on her first to create a shine and texture in her hair.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 11:43am
Skin Care With a Cause: Dermalogica's FITE Initiative Partners with ONEHOPE Wine
Recently, Dermalogica's FITE initiative, the skin care company's global program to support woman-owned enterprises worldwide, held a fundraiser in collaboration with ONEHOPE Wine, a unique social impact wine vintner that matches the price of each bottle of wine sold and donates the money to a specific cause.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 11:18am
Holiday Hairstyles How To: The Messy Bun by Gloss and Toss
For a chic and easy holiday hairstyle for you or your client, try the "messy bun," as demonstrated by celebrity hair stylist, Billy Lowe. To get the look, check out the simple video tutorial below!
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 4:45pm
Holiday Reading: The Curl Up & Dye by Sharon Sala
Sharon Sala, also known as the Queen of Romance, has sold over 1.5 million books, made bestseller lists 47 times, and has changed the lives of her fans for years. In her 99th novel, The Curl Up & Dye, Sala delivers romance and drama with her relatable characters.
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 4:25pm
Portfolio: Looks from the 12th Annual Global art.Fashion.HAIR Show
The Global art.Fashion.HAIR Show, now in its 12th year, is an annual runway hair and fashion show in Traverse City, MI that benefits the Women's Resource Center in the Grand Traverse Area.
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 1:10pm
Polish Up Your Client Communications with Shortcuts Drag 'n Drop
Shortcuts Software recently released a new, user-friendly Drag 'n Drop design tool that makes creating branded email campaigns incredibly easy for any salon owner or manager. As part of Shortcuts’ Set & Forget Marketing™ system, this new dashboard not only eases the process of creating professional emails in less time, but it also ensures that every email is mobile-friendly. In under five minutes, you can create gorgeous, polished emails that clients can view on a computer, tablet or smart phone.
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 12:44pm
Millennium Software has launched their new eGift program to drive online sales & revenue for all Millennium clients. “Holiday sales, including Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and Mother’s Day have steadily increased 3.3% over the last 10 years, so providing our clients with the ability to sell online gift certificates around the clock will help complement this amazing trend,” says Millennium’s VP of Operations, Matthew Scudder.
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 11:34am