“Change is good,” according to actress Lena Dunham. The creator of the hit HBO show Girls took to Instagram to reveal her new platinum blonde bowl cut over the weekend. Of course, Lena isn't the first celeb to brave bleached blonde strands - Giuliana Rancic is another brunette who recently traded her dark hair for a dyed 'do.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 9:53am
Independent, Chicago-based stylist Dottie Salamone teamed up with photographer Michelle Kaffko, and makeup artist Megg Clement to create this stunning series, titled Leading Ladies. Says Salamone, "Our inspiration for this collection was old Hollywood portraits of the 1930's and 40's." With vintage-inspired hairstyles and moody, mysterious lighting, the collection is the epitome of Hollywood glamour.Click through to see more from the Leading Ladies collection. [pagebreak]
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 2:34pm
Recently, Teresa Lane, a cancer survivor, won a brand new Mini Cooper Coupe from City of Hope. Read her beautiful story of new beginnings:
My name is Teresa Lane and I am a cancer survivor… actually, the word “survivor” best describes my life story (so I’ve been told) and I am extremely blessed and very grateful to have so many wonderful friends and family for support… I couldn’t imagine my life without all of the love and genuine concerns for my happiness and good health.
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 11:33am
V76 by Vaughn’s website, V76.com, recently won “Site of the Day” by the Awwwards Jury, a panel of expert and renowned designers, bloggers and agencies. The award and scoring system is based on a number of criteria including design, usability, creativity, innovation and content. The V76 website was designed to offer a clean, simple aesthetic and an enhanced user experience while also spotlighting the brand’s voice and personality within the men’s grooming space.
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 11:01am
Labor Day is just around the corner, and Redken Brand Ambassador Rodney Cutler has the perfect weekend hairstyles – no labor required! From beautiful beachy waves, to a simple yet chic chignon, these looks are perfect for a client with long-weekend plans, or to wear yourself at a Labor Day barbecue!
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 10:53am
Every professional colorist has, at one time or another, had to fix a DIY project. Kayla Giordano, stylist at Carolyn’s Salon in Aquebogue, NY recently turned a lift gone wrong into a work of shiny pink art.“My client tried to lift her own hair with a cream bleach and not only did she irritate her scalp, she used a color product that did not deliver the desired results,” says Giordano. Below, Giordano shares her process for this color correction.Get the Look: Shiny Pink
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 10:24am
When it comes to destination weddings, celebrity hairstylist Frank Barbosa of Frank Antonio Hair and Makeup in Newport, RI, has seen it all — the good and the bad. And with wedding season in full swing, he wants to make sure you are fully prepared to face any hair emergency a client may be facing. Here, Frank provides his expertise on what to do (and not to do) to achieve the perfect bridal ‘do for your guest's destination wedding.
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 2:40pm
Shu Uemura Art of Hair, and esteemed fashion designer, Jonathan Cohen recently announced an exciting new collaboration. The duo has partnered to create two limited-edition beauty bags that combine function and fashion for women who are always on the go.
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 12:34pm
Has the sun, salt and sand from the summer months taken a toll on your client's color-treated locks? Pureology Pure Artist Sandra Joseph shares a few simple steps you can take using Pureology’s Strength Cure haircare system to restore damaged hair and start fresh in time for fall. 1. Start by shampooing with Pureology Purify. The gentle zero-Sulfate formula is effective in removing chlorine, impurities, and buildup from the summer months. Leave on for 2 minutes for extra cleaning.
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 10:12am
Schwarzkopf Professional recently announced that visionary artist Damien Carney will assume responsibilities of Schwarzkopf Professional Creative Director North America by overseeing the creative content and image for the brand, starting this fall.
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 9:56am