Fashion

Spring/Summer 2015 Trends: Matrix 21C POP!
This Spring and Summer season, pops of vibrant color and bold hair styles are the leading trends. The muse for this trend was American Pop Art – an art form inspired by the modern images of national icons and is as vastly diverse and vibrant as its culture. 21C POP! captures the animation, exhilaration and attitude of this prominent period in American history. Enjoy as we take you on a journey inspired by iconic Pop Art canvases around America.

Take a look at some of the stunning photos from the 14 NAHA finalist categories and get ready to be inspired!

Joy Juice Provides Empowering Makeovers for Teens with Cancer
When Danny Alotta was going through chemotherapy as a senior in high school, he would get all dressed up to go to his treatments, which he called his "joy juice". Danny believed that if he looked good, he would feel good, so he would give himself fashion makeovers to receive his chemo.

Kim Kardashian's TIME 100 Gala Hair and Makeup
Celebrity hairstylist Michael Silva and celebrity makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic created Kim Kardashian's sleek pony and chic makeup look for the 2015 TIME 100 Gala.Michael Silva explains how to get the hairstyle look:"I first prepped Kim's wet hair using Shu Uemura Ample Angora Mousse all over. I then added some Kerastase Touche Final Serum on ends and throughout.  

On April 13, 2015, designers Brian Wolk and Claude Morais, the team behind cult brand Ruffian, debuted WOLK MORAIS at Kohn Gallery in Hollywood. The collection is inspired by LA's colorful tradition as a home for artistic freedom, youthful exploration and Hollywood mythos. The Paul Mitchell team created the flawless smooth, shiny hair look for the evening. Beauty Launchpad takes a behind-the-scenes look at the hair styling with Paul Mitchell's Noogie Thai.

OSiS Brings on the Braids at LED Coachella Pool Party
Beauty Launchpad joined OSiS for some Coachella trend-watching at the LED poolside party at the Hilton in Palm Springs! Guests enjoyed music by DJs including Odesza, Deorro and Chromeo while looking their best thanks to OSiS stylists!

Wedding season is fast-approaching, and salons will soon be booked with bridesmaids and brides-to-be, looking for the perfect hairstyles for their walk down the aisle. There's no better way to ensure that your guest is on-trend and wedding-ready than by taking a cue from Fashion Week runways for the most of-the-moment, beautiful looks. From elegant up-dos, to wind-swept styles, to romantic waves, Redken Global Creative Director Guido shares his looks straight from the Fall/Winter 2015 runways. Click through to see these 4 Fashion Week-inpsired bridal styles!

Top manicurists for essie headed backstage at several Paris Fashion Week shows - including Lanvin, Vanessa Seward, and Alexis Mabille - to add the finishing touches to the models with chic, sophisticated nail looks. At each show, the overall tone of the collection was used as an influence when choosing the complementary essie polishes to best enhance both the look and feel of the show.Lanvin

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles is showing the first American museum exhibition of the work of fashion designers Bernhard Willhelm and Jutta Kraus from February 7 - May 17, 2015. "Bernhard Willhelm 3000: When Fashion Shows The Danger Then Fashion Is The Danger" is a site-specific work at MOCA Pacific Design Center that functions as a sculptural installation and features the designers' Fall/Winter 2015-16 collection.

Now in its 37th season, the ESSENTIAL LOOKS 1.2015 collection from Schwarzkopf Professional aims to bridge the gap between the runway and salons by translating major trends in the fashion and beauty industries to attainable, wearable hairstyles. Meant to inspire creativity AND act as a practical guide, ESSENTIAL LOOKS 1.2015 highlights three key trends for spring/summer 2015: Pearlescent Girls, Hippi Glam and Rock Chik.

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