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According to Schwarzkopf Professional, blonde is so much more than just a hair color. Blonde is femininity, blonde is glamour, blonde is an attitude; but above all, blonde is iconic, and true iconic blondes can only be created by hairdressers with technical expertise and unlimited creativity.
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 3:07pm
On Thursday, December 11th, actress Ashley Green was spotted getting an essie gel mani at The Painted Nail in Hollywood. Ashley's nail colors of choice included essie gel in slip dress and essie gel in the award goes to on the tips.The Painted Nail, owned by Katie Cazorla, is located at W Hotel in Hollywood next to the famous Walk of Fame. The salon is known for holding the largest essie wall to date, showcasing over 250 polishes and treatments. [Images courtesy of essie]
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 1:44pm
Skincare Fundamentals recently announced its upcoming Beginning Eyelash Extensions Class, an extensive 8-hour course designed to help beauty professionals master the technique of applying eyelash extensions. Attendees of this workshop will be awarded a professional certification of completion, and will receive a Standard Kit including everything needed to begin your practice as an eyelash extension technician.Class Description:
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 12:41pm
Nail industry icon Vicki Peters passed away on December 31, 2014. Vicki, an award winning nail technician and educator, had been unable to work for several weeks prior to being diagnosed in November. Since our industry was Vicki's love and deep passion for over 25 years, EZNails is giving back to honor Vicki. All proceeds from Vicki Gella #85573 will go to Vicki Peters' family to help pay expenses. [Image: vickipeters.com]
Monday, January 5, 2015 - 3:00pm
Hairdreams and avant-garde hair artist, Charlie Le Mindu, showcased a spectacular event this season, firing up the crowd at "Forum del Parrucchiere eccellente" in Rome, Italy. French hair designer, Charlie Le Mindu, who counts Lady Gaga among his famous his clients, featured his extraordinary Hair Couture Collection, "Stronger," made with 100% real hair by Hairdreams. After the show, the Italian Hairdreams team presented the most creative hairstyles styled with the Laserbeamer Nano System.
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 11:57am
Enter Nailpro Competitions at ISSE 2015!
If you’re a nail artist and want to show off your skills, now is the time to register for the Nailpro Competition at ISSE Long Beach 2015. Plus, when you register now, you’ll get a 2-day expo pass as well!
Monday, December 15, 2014 - 1:36pm
The Makeup Show, an exclusive boutique beauty event, recently announced its 2015 dates and another year full of inspiration, education and opportunity to five states across the US.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 10:36am
Fashion Icon, Jerry Hall, ushered in the holiday season at the flagship store of the famed department store, Galeries Lafayette in Paris, with the help of a “monster“ made with real Hairdreams hair! Haute Coiffure Star Designer, Charlie Le Mindu, created the pink hairy monster which is part of  a unique, show-stopping promotion of the luxury Parisian department store.
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 4:17pm
The 1980's made a major comeback at Unite Global Session 2014, held in San Diego, CA this past October. Unite Senior Artistic Director USA, Renee Africa, described the inspiration behind the overall look, saying, "The inspiration for this look is a real mash-up of 80's-inspired fashion, modern color-blending and a mullet-like, but feminine, soft haircut. This time period will always influence hairdressing and fashion in some way. For me, it was when I was brought up in hairdressing and will always leave a mark on my brain."
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 1:13pm
We're Thankful For Mark Bustos, Hairdresser Who Cuts Hair For Homeless
A stylist at New York City’s Three Squares Studio, Mark Bustos spends Sundays offering free haircuts to men and women who are living on the streets. His kindness and empathy will amaze you. —Amy Dodds Tell Launchpad readers about yourself. How did you get into the industry? What made you want to become a stylist?
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 1:46pm