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In honor of CW's Jane the Virgin's recent fall finale (The CW, 9/8c), on set stylists Michelle Rene Elam, Department Head Hair, and Tena Parker Baker, Key Hair, share their backstage secrets for achieving the cast's signature hairstyles. Gina Rodriguez/Jane by Michelle Rene Elam

Learn how to create this multi-dimensional Balayage in shades of strawberry, copper & gold by Robin Dorton of Salon Head Candy!

As the countdown begins for the launch of 2015, many begin to think about acts of self-improvement for the new year onwards. Why not consider a resolution for the largest and most visible organ of our body – skin? Dr. Carolyn Kim of DermOne Dermatology Centers offers five skincare resolutions that are easy, practical, and lifesaving. Practice these tips, and pass them along to your clients for a rejuvenated new year! 

Dr. Cornelia (Conny) Wittke is departing from her position as Member of the Board of Management at Zwilling Beauty Group and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Tweezerman International. While Conny will leave her day-to-day role at Zwilling Beauty Group and Tweezerman International, she will stay on the Supervisory Board of both Tweezerman International and Zwilling Beauty Group. In January 2015, Conny will take helm of the Beauty Ideas Group, the company developing and marketing nügg skin treatment face masks.

The team at Michael's Salon and Spa in Dayton, OH, recently created a festive, holiday-themed photo shoot, showcasing an array of stunning styles. Combining contemporary colors with timeless, classic hairstyles, the shoot captures the both the joy and the elegance of the season. Click through to see more images from the shoot, and get inspired! [pagebreak] [pagebreak] [pagebreak] [pagebreak]

Taking bleached-out blondes and faded color from summer to fall/winter is one thing, but nowadays, more and more clients have variegated color. For guests with numerous shades, multiple steps need to take place in order to take them to a more consistent color form ends to tips.

ARMADA-­Style, a leading Japanese beauty manufacturer, recently announced the launch of e‐CURE Treatment, an innovative, in‐salon conditioning service that delivers instant, visible results that last up to 2 months. e-­CURE Treatment restores the hair to a healthy pH balance from the inside out and delivers lustrous, healthy, manageable results to all clients in just 3 simple steps: Prep, Cleanse + Restore, and Seal.

by Marylle Koken, owner of The Harlot hair salonDon’t be fooled – pink hair isn’t just for princesses and mermaids. Add a couple of streaks to an already icy-cool mane and you’ve got yourself a fresh, feminine and flirty look.I introduce the "Always Blushing" trend, a look easily adaptable to clients who desire a girlish change but don’t want to stray too far from the sidewalk. I created this look during the Sebastian Creative Immersion class at the #WellaStudioLA.

The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation (BCL), in conjunction with Cosmetologists Chicago (CC), recently announced that the 2015 Legacy Award honoring Leo Passage will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the Art Institute of Chicago. The evening will kick off America’s Beauty Show, to be held March 21-23, 2015, McCormick Place, Chicago.

Watch! Unite's 2014 Global Session
Get a glimpse at Unite's 2014 Global Session in San Diego, California as stylists including Kevin Ryan, Jake Thompson, Paul Stafford and more inspire with demonstrations and hands-on education.

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