Ready to polish your skills and achieve creative excellence? Get inspired with new courses from the Goldwell KMS California Academy! The expert educators at Goldwell and KMS California have crafted the ultimate course roster that will take your skills to the next level and help grow and support your business. The 2015 Education Portfolio is full of innovative new Academy courses, taught by the brand’s Global Masters, and overseen by visionary International Artistic Director and Editorial Stylist, Dimitrios Tsioumas.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:25pm
Hairstylist Tronisha Robinson of Salon Head Candy in Cherry Hill, NJ recently helped her guest achieve a new, updated look for the new year. Robinson's client opted for a fresh, flirty cut and a gorgeous, caramel hair color. Get the steps to recreate this look for your own client, below.Get the Look:
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 11:35am
Pink and Blue Sherbet Punch Hair Color by Jordan Glindmyer
Create this pretty combination of vibrant pinks and blues by Jordan Glindmyer. Here are the Pravana products Jordan used to create the look: Lifted the hair to a level 9/10 Shadow Root: Wild Orchid + Magenta Too Cute Coral Too Cute Coral + Neon Orange + Vivids Orange Blissful Blue + Neon Blue + Mystical Mint Mystical Mint + Blissful Blue Before: After:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 12:06pm
NovaLash, announced its latest Eyemazing LASH Artist of the Year-- Bianca Martinez from Yuma, Arizona. LASHoff’s Fans’ Choice Finalist went to Francesca Mastalka of Englewood, CO.NovaLash’s LASHoff competition has been finding and awarding talented Lashionistas since 2011. Among the many entries received each year, two winners are chosen—LASH Artist of the Year and Fans’ Choice.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 11:19am
After establishing the fundamentals of elevation and over direction, finger angle comes into play. Finger angles within sections are very important because they create depth in shapes…and when not understood properly, can cause confusion when cutting. Andrew Carruthers, Director of Education for Sam Villa, reviews the fundamentals of finger angles:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 11:05am
Marie Claire Fashion Director/Project Runway judge Nina Garcia and ghd’s Brand Ambassador, celebrity hairstylist David Babaii, offer red carpet commentary and trend forecasting. Watch what they have to say about style at the Golden Globes! [Image/Video courtesy of Bold PR]
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 2:45pm
Dominique DeFrancesco, Colorist from De La Mer Salon in Bellmore, NY, has seen her fair share of homemade "ombré" hair color. Created at home with box color, "do-it-yourself ombré" is rarely successful, but that doesn't stop many clients from trying. Below, check out DeFrancesco's list of tips she now shares with her guests on why doing their own color at home is a less than stellar idea.  
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 1:26pm
One of the most prominent trends of 2015 so far is intentionally grey hair. From silver to steel, grey hair color is the perfect color for clients wishing for a little more edge. Colorist Keri Owsiak recently helped transform her guest from faded, grown-out lavender to a gorgeous, gunmetal grey. Below, she shares tips on recreating the look.Get the Look:
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 12:10pm
As demonstrated by celebrities such as Kylie Jenner, Zosia Mamet, and Rihanna, grey hair can be gorgeous. Colorist Iggy Popović recently helped a client achieve a cool, blueish-silver hair color that's equal parts edgy and stunning. Below, he shares his tips on recreating the look for your own guest.Get the Look:
Monday, January 19, 2015 - 1:27pm
Monday, January 19, 2015 - 12:33pm