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NYFW Hair: Free-Flowing Manes by Catwalk by TIGI
For their Fall/Winter 2014 Collection, Ryan Lobo and Ramon Martin, the designers behind TOME, were inspired by the extraordinarily moving oeuvre of Iranian artist Shirin Neshat and her personal interest in singer Oum Kalthoum. To complement TOME’s 2014 direction, Catwalk by TIGI Global Creative Director Nick Irwin created an “undone” free-flowing mane with slight waves complemented by an easy brushed back yet voluminous hairline.Get the Look:
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 5:06pm
Fashion Week Nails: Blue Skies by OPI at Lindsay Degen
OPI joined designer Lindsay Degen for the DEGEN Fall/Winter 2014 presentation at New York Fashion Week to create cute, fun manicures. Models wore short, squared tips featuring a blue sky/cloud nail design on all fingers except ring fingers, which were painted with a rainbow atop a chrome, glitter base. The designer selected this bold and colorful nail look to complement bright knits and reflective fabrics. The rainbow theme was continued throughout the clothing and an LED rainbow backdrop. Nails Created With:
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 4:33pm
NYFW Hair: Powerful Ponytails and Bold Bangs by Ted Gibson
For the Carmen Marc Valvo Fall 2014 presentation at New York Fashion Week, stylist Ted Gibson created a look that complemented the designer's many inspirations including Istanbul, strong warrior women, the Renaissance and ninjas. Says Gibson, “Carmen was inspired by Istanbul and the whole idea of a strong woman, so I couldn’t do hair that was flat, romantic and pretty. I knew we had to do something really spectacular. So immediately I thought about ponytails, but had to do something fun and strong with it.
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 3:52pm
NYFW Hair: Poetic Perfection by Jenny Balding
Jenny Balding, NYC Cutler Salon Stylist & Redken Grooming & Styling Expert, styled the hair at the Gilded Age Fall/Winter 2014 Collection during New York Fashion Week.According to Balding, "The look for Gilded Age had a poetic feel – keeping looks tailored but with a natural disheveled finish. This complimented the clothes beautifully as the collection is one of a poetic, tailored feel. This look works best when there is longer layers through the front area especially."Get the Look:
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 3:25pm
Behind the Scenes at New York Fashion Week with Olivia Garden
Olivia Garden stole the spotlight behind the scenes at Erin Fetherston’s New York Fashion Week show, where preppy chic ruled. Celebrity stylist Brian C. Hawkins and his talented team used Olivia Garden’s best-selling Divine Wet Detangler DV-1, NanoThermic Thermal and NanoThermic Paddle brushes to create the sleek, polished looks that rocked the runway. 
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 1:34pm
Hair Trends: The Braid Boom
Braids continue to be a huge hair trend this season with many major fashion runways showcasing the look at New York Fashion Week. In response to the ever-increasing demand, braid bars and braiding services are popping up as the popular look crosses over to the mainstream for everyday use as well as for nighttime formal events.
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 12:50pm
Joico Announces New Territory Managers for 2014
Joico recently announced the appointment of Diana Mason and Amy Hart to the positions of Territory Manager effective January 2, 2014. Both Diana and Amy will report directly to Lindsay Rumpel, Director, Business Development. Diana comes to Zotos with a strong background in hair color, education, and business planning. She has also worked for various distributors and manufacturers in our industry. As Territory Manager, she will be responsible for the full service, Cosmoprof stores and the advisor team for Florida, Alabama and Georgia markets.
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 11:59am
Fashion Week Nails: Morgan Taylor's Understated Look at TOME
The TOME Runway at Fall/Winter New York Fashion Week 2014 was an array of pale pink, tomato-ted silks and plum merino wool contrasted with tweeds in varying shades of gray. Fur, silver and gold lame, and dark lace added dramatic flourishes to the oversize structured coats and finely tailored asymmetrical lines of stylish dresses. 
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 11:42am
Fashion Week Nails: Essie's Deep Berry Red at Costello Tagliapietra
Inspired by the designers’ favorite Sci-Fi and fantasy heroines, the 2014 Fall/Winter Costello Tagliapietra collection tells an imaginary tale of power and strength. To play up the colorful palette, Julie Kandalec for essie opted for deep berry-colored nails with a matte finish.essie nail products used:ridge filling base coat"berry naughty""matte about you"Get the Look:1. Apply ridge filling base coat to clean, filed nails2. Once the base coat dries, apply two coats of "berry naughty"
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 11:27am
Effortlessly Cool Braids at the Creatures of the Wind Fall 2014 Show
Legendary hairstylist Odile Gilbert partnered with Kérastase to create a cool braided "hat" hairstyle at the Creatures of the Wind Fall 2014 show. Odile used products from the brand's Couture Styling collection, as well as Touche Perfection to create the look that was both tousled yet chic.Get the Look:Step 1: On damp hair, create a deep right side part and distribute Mousse Bouffante throughout.Step 2: Apply Lift Vertige at the roots and blow dry hair in sections with hands.
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 3:50pm