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License and Registration, Please: Boom Boom's Brow Tips
Why is it important that waxing technicians are licensed aestheticians with a current license? Because, when hot wax is being applied to tender skin, clients want a pro! Owner of Boom Boom Brow Bar in NYC, Boom Boom, provides some simple tips to help you create a pleasant, painless experience for your guests:To avoid unnecessary burns or skin removal, make sure your salon uses cream-based wax. Most cream-based waxes, like Boom Boom Flash Wax, can be kept at a lower temperature to avoid accidents.
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 9:59am
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 5:25pm
Corrective Color: Honey Ombré by Amanda Locastro
Amanda Locastro at Di Rosa Haircare was able to take her guest from vibrant red to a beautiful spring honey Ombré in one day without compromising the integrity of the hair. Locastro's go-to color was Goldwell.
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 10:46am
New Vero K-PAK Color Ultra High-Lift Series by Joico
Today it’s easier than ever to lift, deposit and control warmth, thanks to the next generation of lightening technology from Joico. The new Joico Vero K-PAK Color Ultra High-Lift Series lifts three to four levels, provides unsurpassed tonal deposit and controls warmth like never before. Now it’s possible to lighten in one easy step and produce the cool, fashionable blonde tones that lightening clients demand.
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 9:57am
Form and Function by Sándor Szél
Stylist Sándor Szél's latest collection, "Form and Function," relies heavily on simplicity and shapes with a dose of serendipity. Says Szél, "I had absolutely no basic concept, and all three hair styles were formulated during the rehearsals."I believe that the perfect composition can only be created when even I don't know what I am doing. Each step follows another, and then, all of a sudden, the end product is ready - without me, but through me."Click through to see more images from the collection. [pagebreak]
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 3:01pm
Sweis Professional Salon & Spa Products and DS Laboratories Present Hair Loss Ed
Sweis Professional Salon & Spa Products and DS Laboratories recently offered a series of educational seminars to salon professionals throughout Southern California. DS Laboratories Brand Manager, Donna Diem gave a compelling presentation, covering why hair loss is such a prevalent issue among men and women while sharing how DS Laboratories provides technologically advanced solutions with products incorporating innovative topical biotechnology.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 1:59pm
Fifty Shades of Grey Star Dylan Neal's Hair Secrets `
Actor Dylan Neal, known for his current role staring on the CW's Arrow, and also in the process of filming 2015's Fifty Shades of Grey movie as Bob Adams, has recently switched to Eufora HERO for Men with fantastic results.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 1:49pm
Brushes 101 with Ruth Roche
Most women have a ton of brushes, many times thrown in a bin and out of sight, because they don't really understand how to use them or what results they yield. Watch Ruth Roche, Artistic Ambassador for Pureology Serious Colour Care, describe the different kinds of brushes and their uses so that you can give your clients helpful tips they can use any time they're not in the chair.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 10:10am
New Colour Vinyl Lipsticks by Mirabella Beauty
What do Pharrell Williams’ latest music video, H&M’s spring line, and Mirabella Beauty’s Colour Vinyl lipsticks have in common? Model Charlotte Carey! For Mirabella’s spring campaign, Creative Director Amber Bowen turned to Carey to create multiple looks using new Colour Vinyl lipsticks. 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 11:37am
Create Contemporary Looks with the Sam Villa Styling Brush
Styling brushes are not just for updos, Andrew Carruthers, Director of Education for Sam Villa, turns to his 60-70% of the time when smoothing and creating texture behind the chair. Changing tools can help stylists create today’s looks, easier and more efficiently. The Sam Villa Styling Brush has a bamboo handle, Boar’s hair base and tourmaline infused ionic nylon bristles, while the nylon bristles push hair down into the Boar’s hair bristles for ultimate polish.Create Loose Easy Waves
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 10:30am