NYFW Get the Look: Backstage with essie at Nanette Lepore
Nanette Lepore's Spring/Summer 2015 collection was inspired by both the California coast and the south of France in the 1960's. Taking inspiration from the free-spirited vibe, Julie Kandalec for essie created a gradient nail for the hands that was reminiscent of the way sea water rushes to the shore by using shades blanc and mint candy apple. She tied the look together by applying a solid coat of mint candy apple on the toes.
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 12:18pm
NYFW Get the Look: Soft and Shiny Locks at Houghton by Adam Markarian
For her Spring/Summer 2015 collection, Houghton designer Katharine Polk embraced masculine silhouettes in luxurious fabrics. “There are a lot of oversized boyfriend-inspired separates,” said lead hairstylist Adam Markarian. “Katharine imagined a girl borrowing her guy’s clothes after spending the night, so the hair and makeup reflect that.” Markarian created a clean center part and sleek, flat-ironed hair to complement the clothes. “This season it’s all about soft, shiny, super luxurious hair for Houghton.”
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 12:05pm
NYFW Get the Look: Cool Girl Style by Aveda's Frank Rizzieri
For the women's hair look at Richard Chai's Spring/Summer 2015 presentation at New York Fashion Week, Aveda Guest Artist Frank Rizzieri created a minimal look that had edge, distinction and texture. “We worked with each girl’s natural hair, where it falls and her type of texture for an overall wet/dry look,” Rizzieri said. “It was as if she had hopped out of the shower, ran her fingers through her hair and the hair started drying; certainly the cool girl’s style.”Get the Look:
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 10:06am
NYFW Get the Look: Tousled Texture at Richard Chai by Frank Rizzieri
It was all about individuality and character at Richard Chai’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection debut at New York Fashion Week. To keep things cool and fresh, Aveda Guest Artist Frank Rizzieri created a minimal look for the hair that had edge, distinction and texture. “For the guys, we played up the men’s natural hair, to create a lived in, easy texture,” Rizzieri said. “It was about the guy that went out the night before and this is the hair he woke up with; then he ran his fingers through his hair and started his day. Definitely a cool guy statement.”
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 10:00am
Salon Tips: Overcoming Scheduling Challenges
What do you do when a client wants a creative cut and color, but isn't booked for enough time? “You make it work,” says Joi Rooks, owner of Fresche Salon in Atlanta, GA.
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 9:52am
NYFW Get the Look: Backstage with essie at Rebecca Minkoff
Inspired by Rebecca Minkoff’s unique 3D prints and color scheme, Michelle Saunders for essie created freehand watercolor nail art for the hands. Similar to a watercolor painting, each nail serves as a unique piece of art that intertwines with the collection. For the toes, Michelle chose bikini so teeny to complement the colors found throughout the garments.
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 9:42am
NYFW Get the Look: 1970's California Girl at Derek Lam by Orlando Pita
Drawing on Derek Lam's Spring/Summer 2015 collection, hairstylist Orlando Pita was inspired by a 1970's, California girl vibe when creating the hair look to match the collection. The result was an edgy, gritty style that focused on dry texture and a little more movement in the hair.Get the Look:1. Prep by spraying hair from roots to ends with PHYTO PHYTOVOLUME ACTIF and blow-dry with T3 FEATHERWEIGHT LUXE 2I DRYER using a T3 PADDLE BRUSH to allow air to circulate through the hair, giving it more texture and volume. 
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 9:34am
NYFW Get the Look: Modern Day Brigitte Bardot at DVF by Orlando Pita
DVF recently presented the Spring/Summer 2015 Collection with hair by Orlando Pita for BioSilk Hair Care at New York Fashion Week. Diane von Furstenberg first entered the fashion world in 1972 with a suitcase full of jersey dresses. Two years later, she created the wrap dress, which came to symbolize power and independence for an entire generation of women.
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 9:22am
NYFW Get the Look: Messy, Sexy Hair at Rebecca Minkoff by Odile Gilbert
To complement the Spring/Summer 2015 collection by Rebecca Minkoff, presented at New York Fashion Week, lead hairstylist Odile Gilbert created a sexy, messy, lived-in hair look. The style is effortless, yet gorgeous - a perfect reflection of the new collection.
Friday, September 5, 2014 - 4:53pm
NYFW Get the Look: Bedhead Beauty at Tess Gibserson by Ward Stegerhoek
For the Spring/Summer 2015 presentation at New York Fashion Week, Tess Giberson was inspired by "Palm Springs from the early 70’s and the artificial perfection of the backyard pool lifestyle mixed up with a natural organic element."To complement her vision, hairstylist and co-founder of Living Proof created a textured, beachy, bedhead look that was equal parts relaxed and chic, using Instant Texture Mist.
Friday, September 5, 2014 - 4:44pm