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Keratin Complex Hosts 2014 MTV Movie Awards Gifting Suite
Keratin Complex hosted the 2014 MTV Movie Awards Gifting suite at the SLS Hotel in  Beverly Hills, CA. Celebrities including Joyce Giraud, Shannon Beador and Draya stopped by the event! Check out the photos:  [Images courtesy of GBK]

Special Occasion Hair by Michael's Salon and Spa
Michael's Salon and Spa in Dayton, OH recently put together a collection featuring some of this year's trendiest special occasion hairstyles. The collection includes everything from undone long hairstyles with loose sexy waves to shorter elegant styles with fun 80's influence.Click through to see more images from the Special Occasion collection! [Credits - Designer: Brittany Havens Model: Valarie Koch] [pagebreak] [Credits - Designer: Ashley O’Dell Model: Bree Mockabee] [pagebreak]

Behind the Scenes at a Sam Villa Photo Shoot
I just got back from a shoot in Montreal where we shot two collections and an assortment of editorial images. Being able to collaborate with talented people is vital to the growth of a stylist so I try to shoot numerous times a year, not only to fuel creativity, but to fuel my business, so it’s important for me to be extremely prepared. I need to maximize time, inspire the team, and creatively collaborate in an organized way so that the images/collections created are not only beautiful and interesting, but a representation of the brand and marketable.

Spring 2015 Bridal Fashion Week: Romantic Up-Dos at Marchesa
Hair stylist Akemi Tamaribuchi for Kérastase created a gorgeous, intricate up-do for Marchesa's presentation at Spring 2015 Bridal Fashion Week. The braided look is perfect for any hopelessly romantic bride-to-be!Knotted Up-Do:1. Apply a quarter size of Ciment Thérmique to clean, dry hair. Afterwards, layer a generous amount of Mousse Bouffante and Spray-À-Porter into sections for even distribution.

Spring 2015 Bridal Fashion Week: Fabulous French Twist at Carolina Herrera
Hair stylists Nina Dimachki and Akemi Tamaribuchi for Kérastase created a classic, beautiful French twist for the Carolina Herrera Spring 2015 presentation at Bridal Fashion Week. See the steps below to recreate the elegant style for your clients on their way to the alter!Prep:1. Apply a quarter size of Ciment Thérmique from mid-lengths to ends on clean, dry hair. Layer a generous amount of Mousse Bouffante, sectioning the hair during application for even distribution.

6 Warm Weather Skin Care Tips
Spring means warmer weather which, in turn, means more time spent enjoying the outdoors. But warmer weather doesn’t mean it's time to neglect your skin. In fact, more time in the sun gives you more reasons to protect your skin. Sun damage is the number one contributor to the appearance of aging, including sun spots and wrinkles. Learn the best, most effective ways to protect your skin this spring with these 6 tips from Bellus Academy’s esthetics experts. 

PRAVANA Announces Three New Promotions
Hair care company PRAVANA recently announced the promotions of Tania Kingsrud to Vice President of Marketing, Irene Seferian to Director of Marketing, and Jamie Muniz to Marketing Associate.

Beauty News: Important Information for Salon Professionals from Patrick McIvor
This is a turning point for our industry. A non-professional was able to buy "professional-use-only" products and make a how-to video via YouTube that recommended using those products to lighten/bleach and tone her hair, while completely ignoring the manufacturer's instructions. Her video, which included harmful and dangerous information received 1.2 million views. As a salon professional, I created a video pointing out why what she did was unsafe. Now my video has been removed from YouTube, and I have been threatened with legal action.

Pivot Point Announces 2014 L.E.O. Awards Winners
Pivot Point International, Inc. recently honored two hairdressers with vast international experience and a longtime connection to Pivot Point with the brand's coveted L.E.O. Award during “Beauty Changes Lives” at America's Beauty Show, March 24, 2014. The L.E.O. Awards represent Leadership in the professional beauty industry, Excellence in education, and Outstanding Pivot Point Connection. The name also honors Leo Passage, the founder of Pivot Point.

Chromastics Gets Real in Orlando
Hair color guru Tom Dispenza and Peter Ciotti joined forces 10 years ago to create Chromastics, a boutique hair color line designed with organic chemistry based on a combination of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen. Instead of hundreds of shades of hair color in the dispensary, Chromastics offers just 19 shades of permanent hair color from which you can create a near-infinite amount of formulations.

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