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Portfolio: Chinese Jade by Allan Ngo
Vivid, melting colors come together in the Chinese Jade collection by stylist Allan Ngo. The bright, bold looks were inspired by the juxtaposition of strong, clean lines and beautifully blended, deconstructed color. Sharp cuts help to pull the colorful looks together for an overall effect that is stunningly gorgeous.Click through to see more images from the Chinese Jade collection! [pagebreak] [pagebreak] [pagebreak] [pagebreak]
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 11:21am
Portfolio: Rock-mantic
In this collection by stylist Allan Ngo, opposites attract. Allan combines the dark and the light for a collection that draws from both life's bad and good moments. The portfolio also reflects upon the old and the new. Allan even finds inspiration from old furniture for the styles. Like a fine wine, this collection brings together subtle and unique hints from diverse influences. Flip through to see more styles from the collection! [pagebreak] [pagebreak] [Images courtesy of Allan Ngo]
Monday, January 6, 2014 - 3:55pm
Portfolio: The Whisper Collection by Scruples
The Whisper Collection is all about getting lost in beautiful, translucent color. Wearable haircuts magnified with soft, sexy texture perfectly enhance the layered color placement. From the calico gold, which lightens the natural texture of a shaggy bob, to a burnished auburn overlaid with warm, sultry reds and browns flowing through voluptuous shoulder length layers, to a mesmerizing mirrored ombre with a loose braided set, The Whisper Collection highlights beauty at its finest.
Monday, January 6, 2014 - 3:23pm
Nail News: Beyoncé Rocks Minx Nails in New Music Video
Beyoncé's shiny nails steal the show in her sultry new video for "Drunk in Love," featuring her husband Jay Z. The secret to the superstar's megawatt shine? Manicurist Lisa Logan applied gold Minx solid nail coatings to Beyoncé's nails for a vivid, metallic look.
Monday, January 6, 2014 - 1:33pm
Hair Products: The Color Shift by Paul Mitchell
When it comes to hair color, a small change can make a big impact. With this in mind, Paul Mitchell recently announced the launch of The Color Shift, a series of four new professional hair color kits designed to help stylists master the art of subtle, client-friendly color changes. Each kit is focused on one of the company's four Paul Mitchell Professional Hair Color lines, and offers free shades and educational materials featuring new formulations and techniques.
Monday, January 6, 2014 - 1:01pm
Hair News: L'Oréal Professionnel Announces Kirsten Dunst as First International
L'Oréal Professionnel recently announced that actress Kirsten Dunst will be serving as the brand's very first international spokesperson. In addition, Dunst will serve as the face of new, upcoming product launches in the United States, including Beach Waves and Absolut Repair Lipidium, available in salons in 2014.
Monday, January 6, 2014 - 12:11pm
Guest Blog: Your First Appointment in the New Year Should Be With Yourself
Coming back to work after the holiday rush always makes me think about the past year: did I make more money? Did I grow my business? Did I achieve any of my goals? If you just heard a little voice ask: “What goals?” - pull up a chair, we need to talk.
Friday, January 3, 2014 - 6:08pm
Guest Blog: What's Buzzing on Social Media
When we were young our parents were forever telling us not to talk to strangers. With the advent of social networking it seems that that's all youngsters ever do these days. We’re not talking about creepy chat rooms, we’re talking about the popularity of blogging and micro-blogging, which is (maybe?) a bit more acceptable. Of late, it’s mostly Tumblr that’s got the kids excited, with news half way through 2013 that they were abandoning Facebook and, to a lesser degree, Twitter in droves in favor of the blogging platform.
Friday, January 3, 2014 - 5:40pm
Celebrity Hairstyles: The Many Looks of Christina Hendricks
2014 is sure to be a big year for actress Christina Hendricks. The "Mad Men" star, who has played small parts in several movies in the past, has six upcoming films in the new year, including two book-to-movie adaptations and a starring role alongside Philip Seymour Hoffman.In honor of Hendricks' busy upcoming year, we've compiled some of her most gorgeous hair looks over the years, from youthful and fun to stunningly sophisticated. Click through to see which looks made the cut! [pagebreak]
Friday, January 3, 2014 - 12:44pm
Gwen Stefani is quite the trendsetter, so we couldn't wait for the style icon to reveal her color choices for her new collection with OPI! The new collection launches in January 2014 and includes seven limited edition colors: Hey Baby, I Sing in Color, Love.Angel.Music.Baby., 4 in the Morning, In True Stefani Fashion, Push and Shove and Over & Over A-Gwen.
Friday, January 3, 2014 - 11:41am