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CND and the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation (BCL) honored Tippi Hedren with the 2nd annual Legacy of Style Award at the BCL Legacy of Style Award Ceremony in Beverly Hills, CA on Monday, September 23rd. Ms. Hedren was selected as the recipient of this prestigious award for her commitment and numerous contributions to the professional nail industry. The Legacy of Style Award is presented to industry leaders, whose vision and commitment elevate the Beauty and Wellness industry. The first inaugural award was presented to Vidal Sassoon, post-mortem in 2012.

Rona O'Connor, the Goldwell colorist behind Sofia Vergara's new lighter locks (which she debuted at the Emmys), dishes on how she created the color for the Modern Family star. O'Connor used several shades to create dimensional reflection and sparkle, and notes that she always finishes with a shine enhancing gloss or glaze: "I love Elumen for intense shine and long lasting results - I think of it as polyurethane for hair," says O'Connor. "For a natural toning gloss, I use Goldwell Colorance."

Mainstream Punk
Each year, the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art holds the Met Gala. It’s like the Oscars for the fashion world  - a huge party with a red carpet and the who’s who of the fashion and beauty world, including models, designers, celebrities, photographers and editors. This year, the theme was “Punk: Chaos to Couture,” a trend we also saw on fall 2013 runways of Fendi, Thakoon and Alexander Wang.

It's important to take better care of your clients' hair as the seasons change. Each season requires something different to maintain the quality and integrity of their hair. As we move into fall, we must consider what special needs our clients' hair will have. Marco Pelusi -- leading haircolor authority, renowned platform artist and educator, and fashion-forward celebrity haircolorist -- of Marco Pelusi Hair Studio in West Hollywood -- shares his tips for fall hair care here below: 

Mirabella Beauty joined designer and Project Runway Alumni, Korto Momolu at Helen Mills to complement the models at her show during New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014.  Models wore Color Queen in Titan around the eye in a bold, winged liner effect. The color was a perfect match for the show's "Enchanted Fantasy" theme. Lips were a pinky mix of Lip Colours in Collected and Tantrum, with Sparkle Glitter Glaze on the pad of the lip.  

Sexy Hair was backstage at the Charlotte Ronson Spring/Summer 2014 presentation, reprising their role as hair style team and beauty sponsor for the event. Artists worked diligently with the designer and her team to develop hairstyles which would complement the offbeat glamour and vibrancy of her collection. 

At London Fashion Week, high performance was the look Aveda wanted for the Adidas by Stella McCartney Spring/Summer 2014. Aveda Global Creative Director Antoinette Beenders created a “perfectly prepped to perform” ponytail and bun with braided detail for the aerial yoga artists, dancers, spinners, runners and synchronized swimmers that debuted the collection.

At Badgley Mischka's Spring 2014 show, Peter Gray rolled the hair into the perfect balance of casual and done. Don't wait until next year to start owning this look - Sam Villa, founding partner of the Sam Villa brand and Education Artistic Director for Redken 5th Avenue, shows you how to get it now, just in time for the holidays.   Read on to see how to perfect this look! [pagebreak]1. Spray horizontal sections with Redken quick tease 15 for protection and hold.



Emmys 2013 Hairstyles: Neil Patrick Harris
As the host of the 2013 Emmy Awards, Neil Patrick Harris stole the show with his opening number, song-and-dance routines and quips throughout the evening...and it wasn’t only his performance that shined. His hairstylist, Sonia Lee, made sure his hair was in on the act with a little glimmer of its own.Get the Look:1. Work Oribe Supershine Light Moisturizing Cream into wet hair and blow dry the front to get it to stand up.2. Use a small straightener to smooth the front.

Emmys 2013 Hairstyles: Taylor Schilling
For Orange is the New Black star Taylor Schilling’s first Emmy appearance, hairstylist Ryan Trygstad took a style inspired by a beauty icon and gave it a modern twist. “We wanted a ‘70s Jerry Hall look for this dress,” he said. “We started with soft Hollywood waves, but made them a little more fluffy and airy. We wanted the style to feel loose and sexy.”Get the Look:

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