What happens when a Seattle girl leaves the Pacific Northwest for a sojourn in the Big Apple? That was the self-posed question Thakoon Panichgul contemplated before conceiving his Fall 2014 designs. The result? Earthy knits and bold floral prints enhance structured tulip skirts and tailored pants, in keeping with his signature casual-chic style.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 2:02pm
While the feeling backstage at DKNY seems like backstage-as-usual—helter-skelter with stylists, models and press scurrying about, in actuality it’s anything but usual. With a cast of 55 catwalkers, comprised of both professional models and regular people plucked off the street (think: students, club kids, entrepreneurs, musicians and artists), it’s nearly impossible to distinguish who’s who. And to top that, the beauty designs are tailored to bring out the individuality of each person taking to the runway, so there is no singular beauty look.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 1:52pm
It’s the early 1900s, and the bourgeoisie are fleeing Russia - poets, artists, dancers — all in search of creative freedom. This is the romantic world fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg envisions when conceiving her aptly named “Bohemian Wrapsody” Fall 2014 collection. Among these refugees, there is a ballerina. “A free spirit floating toward the intersection of everything, she is a glamorous vagabond on the run with her dreams and colors!” says von Furstenberg.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 1:33pm
From blue mohawks to subtle pastel ends, punk style has influenced hair trends in the music and fashion industry for decades. Demi Lovato refreshes these iconic looks by showing how incorporating color can appear spontaneous, yet casual. The singer has left her blue hue behind for a hot pink shade. Bright hair colors are becoming mainstream among celebs, and chances are some of your clients are looking to achieve similar styles. Perfect for spring, pink warms up strands and can add a creative punch to lack luster locks.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 12:00am
Hair stylist Laura Heyns from Urban Betty Salon in Austin, Texas helped her client transition from a pink-toned ombre to a gorgeous, bombshell blonde. Here, she provides her steps for creating the look, as well as tips for transitioning from dark to light.First application:1. Applied MILK leave-in conditioner from roots to ends.2. Applied Schwarzkopf Blondme and 30v from roots to ends on previously colored dark hair, and Schwarzkopf 7v on pre-lightened pink hair.3. Left on for 30 minutes without heat.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 3:36pm
Stylist Tiffany Pateritsas gives the how-to for achieving this short and sweet blonde look!Hair Color:Natural Level: Level 7Current Level: Natural regrowth with highlighted endsRegrowth: Blondor+ 20 volMidshaft -> ends: Blondor+ 1.9%Toner: color touch (1)10/81+ (1/2)8/81+ (1)9/16+ 1.9%Toner in foils: 9/16+1.9%Haircut:Assymetric bob - scissor over comb to low occipital, visual cutting for length on sides, round layering in back and triangular layering in front.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 3:22pm
LOOK Style Society, slated to open February 21, will be Las Vegas' first and only all-inclusive beauty destination, offering a variety of services for hair, skin and nails within a single location at Town Square, Las Vegas. The glamorous lounge sets the bar high in the world of hair, makeup and skin boutiques by requiring its stylists to undergo extensive training by some of the leading professionals in the industry.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 3:01pm
Xiphium Salon in Leawood, KS recently conducted a stunning spring 2014 photo shoot entitled "Soul Purpose," that emphasized rebellious beauty with four transformative looks. Says owner Vilma Subel, "Soul Purpose was created to question and redefine our individual perception on what makes us beautiful."
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 10:42am
More than 200 members of the Dermalogica “tribe” in Atlanta, GA celebrated with the brand’s visionary co-founder and owner, Jane Wurwand as well as other company leaders at the recent gala opening of the new hybrid Learning Center located in the historic Atlantic Station area.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 12:00am
Created by Scott Fontana, celebrity stylist and owner of Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, Making the Cut is the beauty industry’s first and only live hair competition of its kind. Now in its second year and backed by sponsors that include L’Oréal, Milani Hair, Fontana Brands and Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, the high-end, professionally produced event will feature live hair cutting and styling on stage by leading local stylists and will be judged by a panel of beauty industry elite to award the title of OC’s Top Stylist 2014.
Monday, February 17, 2014 - 5:28pm