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The competition was fierce at Wella's TrendVision 2015 as 44 incredibly talented finalists competed for titles in Student, Young Talent and Color categories. Judges Tabatha Coffey, Andy LeCompte, Eden Sassoon, Frank Marasco, Oscar Blandi and Whitney Port had their work cut out for them as they determined which contestants would go home with awards. Between breathtaking showcases of artistic presentations from D&J Ambrose, Sebastian Professionals and Sassoon Academy and live runway presentations from the contestants, all the winners were revealed.
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 12:31pm
Thinning hair is one of the biggest beauty problems facing today's clients. Men and women alike are susceptible to hair loss, leading to lowered self-esteem and anxiety. In fact, up to 60% of women in the U.S. will experience some form of hair thinning or loss in their lifetime, and the number is growing. To combat this prevalent issue, Hairdreams has partnered with Studio DNA Salons to offer its new hair thickening solution, Volume+, the first-ever patented multi-level solution for hair loss.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 12:18pm
Sweis Academy recently hosted a special ColorProof education session for Southern California salon professionals. ColorProof educator Ruth Tedmori shared her top styling tips, techniques, and products with salon professionals at Social Dry Lounge in Irvine, CA. She encouraged stylists to offer their clients style upgrades, a quick 3–10 minute service that would add an extra special touch to their salon experience.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 1:14pm
 jcp Salons is becoming The Salon by InStyle! Senior Creative Director Nick Stenson gives us the scoop on the reinvention, which just launched in 15 locations with all other jcp locations following suit in 2016.
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 4:00pm
by Molly Church
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 11:21am
Mark Bustos spends his Sundays "being awesome to somebody" by cutting hair for the homeless. Launchpad speaks to Mark at the Millennium Experience 2015 about his inspiring work and how others can get involved!
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 12:08pm
by Molly ChurchSalon Ziba celebrated the grand opening of its newest space on 57th St. in Manhattan last week, kicking it off with a party where cocktails and light bites flowed, beats pumped by DJ Franco V and a host of reality TV stars were in attendance including Teen Mom 2’s Jenelle Evans and Kailyn Lowry-Marroquin, The Singles Project’s Dr Tabasum Mir, and The Real Housewives Of New York City’s Kelly Killoren Bensimon.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 12:06pm
On Monday June, 22nd, media personality and 20-year stylist veteran Stephen Marinaro, best known as TheSalonGuy, opened his education center in New Brunswick, NJ, TheSalonGuy Studios. This first ever appointment-based education platform and beauty media space is based on the familiar salon booking format, with stylists now able to schedule education time just as easily and conveniently as their clients book a haircut.
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 3:05pm
Sexy Hair's Ian Browning dishes on the brand's exciting cutting concept, Structure in Motion, and their brand-new academy!
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 11:56am
On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015, Farouk Systems USA partnered with Lil' Audrey's Safe Place Foundation House, bringing gift bags filled with CHI and BioSilk products to residents and staff, in response to The Miss Universe Organization (MUO)'s challenge to participate in a humanitarian effort to help pilot MUO's #beMOREthanPRETTY campaign.
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 10:38am