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The "Simply A State of Blackness" Collection by Kearns & Co Hair
In this dark and moody collection, made from recycled hair form the floors of Jason Kearns and Kearns & Co Hair in Toronto, dramatic, avant-garde hairstyles take center-stage. Unique shapes and interesting, varying textures prevail throughout the collection, along with striking photography, stylized makeup and somber fashions.Click through to see more images from the collection! [pagebreak] [pagebreak] [pagebreak] [pagebreak]
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 1:53pm
Portfolio: Primary Colors
This exclusive collection from Steve Elias offers a contemporary twist on classic haircuts, from the bob to the shag. Flip through below to see more photos from the collection or read about the styles in the Beauty Launchpad July Digital Edition! [pagebreak] [pagebreak] Photographer: Will Taylor; Makeup: Sherrie Long
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 4:38pm
Kristen Stewart Debuts New Short Hairstyle
At the recent Chanel Haute Couture show at Paris Fashion Week, actress Kristen Stewart stepped out, debuting a new, short crop. The dramatic, asymmetrical style includes piecey layers and fiery red ends which the Clouds of Sils Maria star wore causally tossed to one side. With a little natural wave, grown-out roots, and a slightly feathered feel, the new look is the perfect mix of casual and rocker-chic![Image: Dominique Charriau via Getty Images]
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 4:24pm
10 High-Tech Tools for Everyday Salon Use
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Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 1:59pm
Protect The Skin You're In: SPF Skincare Product Roundup
Summertime brings with it long, sunny days spent outdoors at the beach, at the pool and at the park, and while proper SPF skincare is essential year-round, it's never more important to protect your skin than while outside in the summer sunshine. To make your SPF skincare a snap this summer, we've rounded up some of our favorite sunscreens, balms, makeup, and after-sun repair products, all designed to protect your skin from those harsh rays. Check out the list below!
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 11:56am
Lance Bass and Nicole Richie's Patriotic Blues by Daniel Moon
This weekend everyone was sporting their best red, white, and BLUE looks, but Nicole Richie and Lance Bass took it to another level by showing off bright, new shades of blue locks by PRAVANA ChromaSilk VIVIDS.
Monday, July 7, 2014 - 11:15am
Skinspirations Announces Reopening, Donating Proceeds to Disadvantaged Women
Skinspirations, a Tampa Bay-based non-surgical cosmetic medicine center, has implemented many new procedures that have contributed to their expansion in the past 6 months. On July 10th, they will host a grand reopening event, from 5:00 PM -7:30 PM, during which the company will be accepting donations in exchange for raffle prizes which include aesthetic services and products. Proceeds will be donated to the women’s charity, Dress for Success.
Monday, July 7, 2014 - 11:01am
Earthly Body launched the 4th of July weekend by rocking for a good cause. On July 3rd, Kevin Wachs from Earthly Body joined his band Pacific to drum in a charity show at the Canyon Club in Agoura, CA. The show supported the Firemen's Fund, a charity dedicated to helping the families of LAFD firefighters facing a serious crisis, such as being injured or killed in the line of duty.
Monday, July 7, 2014 - 10:26am
The Reinvention of Grunge
The new take on the grit of a grungy '90s hair staple? Oribe Lead Hairstylist Rutger makes it chic.by Karie L. FrostGrunge's first pass in the '90s didn't include a drop of glamor; take Hole front woman Courtney Love, who ruled in sweat-laden, drab stains and days-old makeup. But the trend's revival on the Rebecca Taylor runway is what Oribe Lead Hairstylist Rutger is coining "grungy chic."
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 3:26pm
Enhance Natural Beauty with the Perfect Tint
These days, there are very few women who haven't played around with the color of their hair. “Most women color their hair – sure, to cover grays, but also just for fun and fashion – especially with all the vibrant new colors and ombré,” says Boom Boom, owner of Boom Boom Brow Bar. However, clients who are going for a new look on their locks may want to consider adjusting the color of their brows as well. Adds Boom Boom, "When hair color changes it impacts the arches, so it’s a good idea to tweak them when you change your hair color."
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 9:37am