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
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
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
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
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
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
Watch Aveda Global Creative Director Antoinette Beenders and designer Christian Siriano talk about his Spring/Summer 2013 NYFW collection, as featured on the April cover of Launchpad!
Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 9:45am
Stylist extraordinaire Vivienne Mackinder and VP of sales and marketing Judi Meola share the latest style trends and education news with Simplicity Hair Extensions.
Friday, February 3, 2012 - 3:58pm