Features

Hairstyles Before and After: Cropped and Colorful
Hair stylist for Fantastic Sam's, Christine Ann Le, helped her client Zoe revamp her one-dimensional, all over hair color by creating a short, razor cut style with unexpected angles and lots of vividly bright color. To achieve this plume-like hairstyle, Christine began by applying a thermal protectant and styling spray to Zoe's natural hair, and then rough-dried Zoe's strands using her fingers. To create spikes, Christine next flat ironed small sections until smooth at the front of the head, and pulled them up and away from the scalp in the back.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 9:50am
Dermalogica Celebrates Girl Power Across the Globe
Recently, award winning professional skincare brand, Dermalogica, showed its support of empowering girls across the globe through education on the International Day of the Girl on October 11, 2013. The company's efforts to support young women focused mainly on its "Financial Independence Through Entrepreneurship" program, or FITE, with extends educational opportunities and business micro-loans to women in the developing world.
Monday, October 14, 2013 - 3:44pm
Hairstyles How To: Romantic Braids and Waves
Create a soft, whimsical look for your client, perfect for a romantic evening out, with this easy-to-create hairstyle by Seattle-based stylist and co-owner of Gary Manuel Companies, Gary Howse. This pretty look was inspired by 1920's-era styling, texture and romance with a more modern twist. Your client is sure to leave the salon feeling her absolute best.Follow the simple step-by-step below to recreate the look:
Monday, October 14, 2013 - 2:22pm
Backstage Beauty at Juicy Couture's Spring 2014 Presentation
Models at Juicy Couture's recent Spring 2014 presentation, held at MILK Studios in New York City, wore soft, natural-looking makeup and hair to complement the brand's new line of clothing for next season. Makeup and nail artists used a host of high-quality products by Beauty.com, the overarching backstage beauty sponsor of the show.
Monday, October 14, 2013 - 1:25pm
Gelish and Bellacures Zoom Past the Competition with Billboard Advertising Campa
This month, Gelish Soak-Off Gel Polish and Bellacures Salons joined together to put Gelish manicures in the driver's seat. Billboards, used for decades by retailers, banks and insurance companies are a fresh new way for salon brands to promote innovative manicure technology to a wide variety of consumers. The recently constructed billboards on Santa Monica and Beverly Glen Boulevard in Los Angeles, California will be seen by countless consumers each day.
Monday, October 14, 2013 - 12:24pm
Hairstyles Before and After: From Ordinary to Edgy
Fantastic Sam's stylist Cortney Mize transformed her client Teresa's hair from ordinary to edgy with bursts of fun color, a ton of short layers, and a shaggy, texturized fringe. To create this standout style, Cortney first applied mousse and thermal protectant to Teresa's strands. She then blow dried Teresa's hair while using a round brush to create volume on top.
Monday, October 14, 2013 - 11:19am
Ghoulishly Good Hair From Michael's Salon and Day Spa
This year, to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year, the design team at Michael's Salon and Day Spa of Dayton, Ohio found inspiration in the unnatural while preparing for a Halloween-themed photo shoot. Salon owner, Michael Schuh and his design team, Ashley O'Dell and Jodi "Reese" Melvin turned the Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum, a National Historic Landmark, into a ghostly backdrop for their devilish looks.
Monday, October 14, 2013 - 10:13am
Hair News: Pravana Introduces ChromaSilk Hair Color Certification Program for Sa
Recently, professional haircare company Pravana announced that it would soon be giving colorists the opportunity to become a Pravana Master Hair Colorist through their cost-free ChromaSilk Hair Color Certification program. The program, which begins October 15th, will be accessible on the Pravana Pro website and is available to licensed salon professionals only.
Friday, October 11, 2013 - 2:45pm
Sue Wong's Smash Hit: Jazz Babies Spring 2014 Collection
Internationally renowned designer Sue Wong hit all the right notes with the recent unveiling of her swinging "Jazz Babies" Spring 2014 Collection. The event, which took place at the Cicada Club in Los Angeles, revealed a collection that features a greatest hits list of trends, including polka dots in a variety of colors, intricately embroidered bodices, and an array of day-to-evening pieces in beautifully muted shades of lilac, pink, black and beige.
Friday, October 11, 2013 - 12:02pm
Gel II just launched a spooktacular Halloween contest - they're giving away a bottle of Rave Glow in the Dark gel polish to THREE of the best Halloween-inspired nail artists in honor of All Hallows Eve!
Friday, October 11, 2013 - 10:28am