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Orlando, FL based stylist Neal Malek recently created this gorgeous, multi-dimensional hair color for his client. Says Neal, "I call this technique a 'marbled ombré' because it gives a marbled look through the transitions of the colors. There are 3-4 colors used in this technique, including the base, and I love to use it when I'm using vibrant colors!" Recreate the look with Neal's how-to, below!Get the Look:
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 11:14am
Maggie Ly, hairstylist at David's Hair and Nail Design in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, recently helped her client transform from grown-out, faded blonde to this gorgeous, grape-colored look. Deep magenta shades mingle with rosy hues for a multi-dimensional, slightly hazy look that's seriously stunning. Recreate the look with Maggie's how-to, below.
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 9:43am
It’s a luxurious treat for any gal to get her locks blown out by a hairstyle pro. Add in top-of-the-line hair care products and you’ve got yourself a win-win. Beauty editors (Launchpad included!) were in luck last Tuesday as they filled the chairs at the chic L’Appartement Hair Boudoir in NYC and were some of the first to experience the Full Flawless Iconic Oribe Blowout using one of Oribe Hair Care’s newest products, Imperial Blowout Transformative Styling Crème, set to launch in September.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 5:06pm
The CND team kicks off I Heart CND at MK Beauty Club in LAOn Sunday, May 3rd, 2015, CND hosted its fifth “I Heart CND” event at MK Beauty Club in Los Angeles, CA for Nail Professionals in the LA area. Featuring Summer 2015 trends and nail styles, this high-energy event transported local Nail Professionals through the “CND Art Walk” with interactive stations and product demonstrations that brought CND’s systems and artistry to life. 
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 4:01pm
Held on May 3rd and 4th, 2015 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City, The Makeup Show NYC celebrated its tenth anniversary with its most successful show to date. Over 7,000 attendees, including retailers, buyers, editors, and bloggers, interacted with 85+ beauty brands and nearly 50 inspirational and keynote speakers, attended hands-on workshops, and mingled with top makeup artists during the first ever The Makeup Show Week.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 2:27pm
Blonding, the ARROJO Way
Looking for a fresh blonding technique? Patrick McIvor, Artistic & TechniCulture Director for Goldwell and KMS California and Techni-Color Director of ARROJO, filmed Zach Norman, colorist at ARROJO, demonstrating a signature ARROJO blonding technique that creates cool sparkle at the base and warmer dimension at the ends. After being posted on YouTube for only 24 hours, it received over 500 views.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 11:57am
Many women have long hair by default, they just keep growing it and really don’t know what to do with it. This is the perfect client to makeover, because you have all that hair to work with, the trick is choosing a style that’s young and fun. Ruth Roche, Artistic Ambassador for Pureology Serious Colour Care, shares a haircut she did on a young client with fine long hair and transformed her style into a loose medium layered cut with hidden tricks to promote volume and movement. See the video on http://ruthroche.com.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 11:25am
On Monday, May 4th, Orly hosted a celebration of the brand's 40 years in the beauty industry at Perch's rooftop lounge in Downtown Los Angeles. Guests sipped cocktails and enjoyed a decadent meal as surprise guests Deborah Carver (founder, Creative Age Publications), Jack Sperling (Jeff Pink's mentor) and Leslie Stevens (co-founder, LaForce + Stevens PR) toasted Orly founder and industry legend Jeff Pink on his four decades of innovation and success.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 11:00am
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) are hosting Beauty Pitch at this year's PBA Beauty Week in Las Vegas. The newest addition to PBA Beauty Week, 2015 Beauty Pitch allows established and up-and-coming beauty or personal care product companies the unique opportunity to present to a panel of top investors including renowned entrepreneurs Mark Cuban and John Paul DeJoria.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 3:44pm
Haircare brand Original & Mineral (O&M) recently announced the launch of its new Project Sukuroi, a golden smoothing balm designed to deliver a smooth, glossy finish to hair.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 2:54pm