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Hair News: Launchpad at ISSE Long Beach!
Launchpad was in full force at the International Salon and Spa Expo in Long Beach, California. Check through our Facebook album to see your favorite companies and products, plus some of our favorite hairstyles!
Monday, January 28, 2013 - 2:55pm
Hair News: Beauty Bus Happy Hour
Join InStyler Pro's Dean Banowetz for a special Happy Hour during ISSE! On Sunday, January 27 from 6-8 PM, join The Beauty Bus Foundation and InStyler Professional's Dean Banowetz for a special Happy Hour just steps from ISSE at Sevilla. You'll get to experience the new InStyler IQ plus learn more about how you can help support the Beauty Bus Foundation. To RSVP or find out more, call 310.392.0900 or email
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 11:16am
Hair News: Patrick McIvor Joins KMS/Goldwell
Sandra Humphries, Vice President of Education, Salon, for Kao USA Inc., announced today that Patrick McIvor will work with the company as Artistic and techniCulture Director. As of January 1, 2013, McIvor is working with the education programs for the Goldwell and KMS California brands to incorporate technology with technique and culture, an idea he calls “techniCulture.” He will also work with the Goldwell and KMS California brands on salon business building programs utilizing social media. 
Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 1:19pm
Hair Style Portfolio: Ulf Gattert's "Hairhunter"
Red Square. Babushkas. Vodka. Russia conjures up a wide variety of images and associations. For Ulf Gattert, a trainer for Paul Mitchell Germany, it’s all about Volvo Fashion Week Moscow. His collection, Hairhunter, takes its cue from the Russian catwalk, incorporating bold, vibrant colors into a variety of different looks, from soft and voluminous to geometric and asymmetric, with the results being nothing less than breathtaking.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 4:02pm
Hair Styles Portfolio: Wella Professional's "Sound of Color"
Wella Professionals’ 2013 trend collection invites you to perceive your world differently, with new eyes and new ears. Conceived by global creative directors Eugene Souleiman (Care and Styling) and Josh Wood (Color), The Sound of Color unites the vibrancy of the visual world with the emotion of the musical world in four trends: Fusion, Decibel, Echo and Allegra. “I react very well with music,” Souleiman relates. “I see colors, I see textures, I see shape, I see movement.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 3:04pm
Breaking news: The winners in Goldwell's annual Color Zoom competition have been announced. Congrats to the winners! Check back for updates. Creative category: Chief Lin of TaiwanPartner category: Hagen Kruger of GermanyNew Talent: Eason Chen of Taiwan
Monday, October 15, 2012 - 12:11pm
Hair Styles Products | Keratin Complex Fashion Therapy, Sparkle + Shine
Senior Associate Editor Alyson Kerr chats with Keratin Complex's Lindsay Solomon and Martino Cartier about the company's new products. Keratin Complex Fashion Therapy includes the Bling Brush and Sparkle + Shine Keratin Highlighting Powder in gold, copper or bronze. Also check out the 5-in-1 Titanium Curling System, It's a Blonde ThingTM from the Color TherapyTM Collection, and new Demi-Glaze with Triple Protein ProtectionTM!
Saturday, August 4, 2012 - 9:52am
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Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 12:50pm
Angus Mitchell, Robert Cromeans and John Paul DeJoria at Paul Mitchell Gathering
Mitch dancers take the crowd by storm during the opening day of Paul Mitchell's Gathering   Las Vegas's Aria Hotel got hotter than usual thanks to the nearly 4,000 stylists and beauty enthusiasts who attended the annual Paul Mitchell Gathering July 15 to 17, 2012. The theme of this year's educational extravaganza was I'MPOSSIBLE - because you are possible when you have the right education and inspiration.
Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 12:42pm
Hair Styles Products | Hair Styles How to | Simplicity Hair Extensions
At Premiere Orlando, Launchpad's Alyson Osterman-Kerr meets stylist Brent Hardgrave, who creates a fabulous style using Simplicity Hair Extensions by TressAllure.
Friday, June 15, 2012 - 1:04pm