“Many stylists are very talented and very busy, but that does not automatically make them proficient in running a business like a salon,” explains Sam Villa, Founding Partner of Sam Villa and Redken Education Artistic Director. Whether a stylist is considering opening up their first salon or a seasoned owner is debating whether or not to expand, Villa offers tips.
With inspiration from the great French chanteuse Edith Piaf, Scruples Creative Team contributors Charlie Price, Katie Nielsen and Tina Zaccagna designed the Parisienne Collection. Envisioning chic fans lingering in sexy lace around a Paris Cabaret, they wait for Madame Piaf to take the stage. Parisienne combines sultry texture and waif-like cuts with deep, rich hair color and romantic, smokey makeup to further enhance the collection’s sensual cinematic ambience.
Celebrity hairstylist Clariss Rubenstein recently worked with actress January Jones for the opening of Restoration Hardware West Hollywood The Gallery on Wednesday, October 22nd. Says Rubenstein, "I wanted January’s hair to look effortless and touchable. Her hair is super healthy and shiny right now and I wanted to enhance that."Get the Look:
Jane Wurwand, Founder, Co-Owner and Chief Visionary of Dermalogica and The International Dermal Institute (IDI), and founder of the brand’s social impact initiative, FITE, has been awarded top honors by Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW), one of the cosmetic industry’s leading executive associations, as one of this year’s recipients of the prestigious CEW Achiever Award. The Awards ceremony took place on October 17 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.
It may have started as a dream, but it ended with the reality of a first-place win for James Gartner in the inaugural Pravana 2014 Show Us Your Vivids contest for educators. Gartner's look was deemed the premiere interpretation of the power of PRAVANA's Vivids color line.
Celebrity hairstylist Christian Wood recently worked with actress Dianna Agron for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Event on Tuesday, October 21st in Los Angeles, CA. Says Wood, "I wanted to give the vintage-feeling dress a modern, sleek, tougher edge. A slicked-back, deep side part with a simple low twist at the back was what we decided on."Get the Look:
Celebrity hairstylist Cervando Maldonado recently worked with actress and star of The Giver, Odeya Rush, for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Event on Tuesday, October 21st in Los Angeles, CA. According to Maldonado, "the inspiration was a young, fresh look for Odeya. Simple and beautiful."Get the Look:
Award winning London stylist extraordinaire Neil Smith presented the Art of Technique at Eufora's International Leadership Conference on October 20th. Smith, whose work has been featured on magazine covers all over the world, guided guests through an interactive session offering editorial styling tips and anecdotes from his own experience. Neil encouraged stylists to get outside of their comfort zone and "not to be their own obstacle" in the path to success.
Inspired by the upcoming final episodes of AMC's Mad Men and Megan Draper's classically chic beehive, stylists for evo created this simple how-to, showing how clients can rock a modern-day version of the look. Check out the steps below!
1. Prep hair with mr fantastic. Section the hair into three. Using a low side parting, create a clean section at the top of the head to the top of the ears. Then, create a clean section from the top of the ears across the crown.
Launchpad's Amy Dodds interviews Sue Pemberton at ICA 2014. Find out more about this gorgeous color look!
Take a closer look at Sue's amazing color creation: