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Farouk Systems Inc. made a stacked appearance at this year’s International Beauty Show held March 8-10, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. IBS marks one of the beauty industries longest running, professional-only events, drawing in almost 63,000 salon owners and beauty professionals, whom all come out to see what the most up and coming beauty and hair trends are.Brand new CHI Haircare lines took the spotlight this year as well as the Kardashian Beauty Collection, which made its premiere entrance to packed audiences.
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 3:18pm
Liz Robson, stylist at Salon Blonde (Instagram @HairbyLiz__), recently created this fiery red, melted hair color for a guest. "For my sweet client Ana's red color melt we already had the perfect base to start," says Robson. "She has been a client of mine for awhile, and we have previously done balayage highlights on her. That, along with her natural level 8 outgrowth, made the perfect canvas.
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 1:57pm
Stylist Margarita Ford helped her client get ready for spring with this vibrant, peachy pink hair color. Reminiscent of cotton candy or strawberry ice cream, the final look packs a powerful punch of color! Below, Ford shares the steps she took to create this fun look.Get the Look: 1. Says Ford, "I needed to bleach up any existing warmth to have a level palette. I then finally talked [the client] into letting me cut off her hair for my final vision.
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 10:13am
With spring just on the horizon, many clients are seeking lighter, blonder shades, but why not go for something a little more bold? Like fields of spring flowers, or a fiery summer sunset, there's no bad time to help your guest unleash her inner redhead. Hair colorist Fawn Anne (Instagram @your_face_in_vain) recently mixed things up with this rich, red hair color that's equal parts bold and beautiful. Below, she shares the steps she took to create this look.
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 8:50am
Independent stylist Susan Aw (Instagram @susan.aw) recently created this gorgeous, magenta makeover for her client. Balayage highlights blend into rich, vibrant color for a truly stunning result. Below, Susan shares the steps she took to create this look. Get the Look:
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 2:21pm
Backstage Beauty: Erin Fetherston Fall 2015
Designer Erin Fetherston has an affinity for child-like fairytales; you can see it in her girly wares—a hallmark of her brand. “Polished, but playful,” “’60s-inspired” and “feminine and beautiful” are just a few qualifiers tossed around backstage to describe the ultra-feminine beauty ideal dreamt up for this collection.
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 1:44pm
Typically known for her boho-chic hairstyles, and fun, bold hair colors, actress Vanessa Hudgens recently debuted a new, blunt bob on Instagram. Hudgens, who had previously cut her hair into a trendy lob, captioned the photo, "Who needs a lob when you can have a bb (blunt bob)!! Thanks to my boo @kristinabarricelli @gemini14salon."
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 1:26pm
Backstage Beauty: Delpozo Fall 2015
It wouldn’t be New York Fashion Week without a reference to a noteworthy painter, and the artist of inspiration for Delpozo’s collection is Russian renaissance painter Andrey Remnev. The beauty result of this point of reference? Solid gold.
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 1:07pm
Master Colorist Rick Wellman and his expert team, Jeffery Pearce and Mary Cohen, join John Sahag Workshop’s 425 Madison Avenue location, bringing his artistic vision and signature color to Sahag’s renowned style. Formerly of the Patrick Melville Salon, Wellman is most known for his low maintenance, less severe, signature technique, Biolights, which results in brilliant colored hair with depth and movement.
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 12:46pm
On Monday, April 6, 2015, (12:00 p.m. EDT | 11:00 a.m. CDT | 10:00 a.m. MDT | 9:00 a.m. PDT) the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) will host Who's Managing Your Salon's Online Reputation?, a complimentary webinar designed to help salon owners create an impactful online presence for their businesses.   
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:46am