“One thing that sets a good colorist apart from a GREAT colorist is foiling," says Patrick McIvor, Artistic & TechniCulture Director for Goldwell and KMS California. "Almost anyone can section, apply color and fold a foil wrapper - heck even DIY’ers do it - but a true professional has nuances in their technique that elevate their results to professional." Below, McIvor shares some of his tips for different coloring techniques.
During the 1960s and 1970s Laurel Canyon became the home and inspiration to a vibrant Los Angeles music scene. Legendary musicians including Frank Zappa, Jim Morrison and Joni Mitchell embraced Laurel Canyon as a hub for their artistic process and as a social hang-out. The songs were flowing and so were the hairstyles. We take a look at some of the iconic hairstyles of the Laurel Canyon Music scene. [pagebreak] Frank Zappa
Hairstylist Sean James went backstage at this week's 66th Annual Emmy Awards to help stars Phil Keoghan, Chris Hardwick and Weird Al get ready for the big night.Flip through to take a behind-the-scenes look at the Emmys![pagebreak]
Fall is just around the corner, and now is the perfect time to switch up your client's (or your own!) makeup look. Project Runway Lead Makeup Artist Scott Patric shares some of his favorite fall makeup trends, as well as tips on how to achieve them, below.Berry Lips
Aveda’s fall collection explores the ephemeral beauty and magic that exists within the realm between slumber and awareness.by Amy Dodds
Like we say at the Harlot, trend-setting is combing upscale with naughty. And with that, it's time to shed your summer beach waves and head towards the lazy fringe. Don't worry my dear, I've got your back.Drawing inspiration from trends we see on the daily at the Harlot Salon in Venice, this trend brings edge to the forefront with color, shape and texture. Here's a look at what I mean:
As the final few weeks of summer wind down to make way for cooler temperatures and cozy nights, everything from fashion to beauty trends are sure to reflect the gradual change in seasons. Renowned colorist Marco Pelusi is looking forward to a new crop of fall hair color trends, from bright blonde, to a new take on ombre, and everything in between. Below, Pelusi shares his thoughts on Fall 2014's hottest hair trends, as well as tips on how to fully take advantage of each new, autumn look.
Working in collaboration with world-renowned stylist William De Ridder of Belgium, Pivot Point’s Fall/Winter 2014 Arctic Light collection identifies evolving haute coiffure looks, inspired by the mysterious beauty of arctic landscapes and multicolored skies.
Recently, tennis pro Catherine Bellis became the youngest girl to win a match at the US Open since 1996. At just 15 years old, she's proved that she has an impressive set of tennis skills, and impeccable style to boot! During her winning match, Bellis sported a fashionable-yet-functional version of the ponytail seen at Valentino’s Fall/Winter 2014 Fashion Show, created by Redken Creative Consultant Guido. Below, we have the inside scoop from Guido on how to recreate this look for your clients (or yourself!) for a perfect look - on or off the court!
Last week, country star Miranda Lambert had fans in a frenzy with the debut of her new platinum hairdo to kick of the start of her Platinum Tour. Below, hairstylist Amanda Craig from Nashville’s Studio Gaven shares how she helped the singer achieve her new look.1. "Starting back to front, I applied Redken Chromatics 8AG and Chromatics 9AB, and equal parts 30 vol. for Miranda’s base, leaving on for 5 minutes. Miranda is a 6/7 base, so using 8AG and 9AB bumped her base and cut out any trace of red.