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Portfolio: The World's 13 Most Iconic Brunettes
Just in time for fall, dark, brunette locks are back - the shinier the better. Get inspired with our list of the 13 most iconic brunettes of all time - from Elizabeth Taylor's glamorous coif, to Angelina Jolie's sexy length, to Zooey Deschanel's trademark fringe, these leading ladies prove that blondes aren't the only ones having fun!1. Elizabeth Taylor

BeautyCon, global summit for top digital fashion and beauty influencers, and their ever-growing number of fans—returned  to Los Angeles on August 16 for its third-annual summit.

Get the Look: 4 Secrets to a Perfect Blowout
With the blowout trend still going strong, what’s the secret to a perfect blow-dry? Jill Marcordes, Executive Director of Cosmetology & Nail Technology at Tricoci University of Beauty Culture (www.tricociuniversity.com), shares her top tips:

Renowned haircare company Joico recently announced its latest new promotions and hires at the brand.   Tina Wylie joined Joico's field team as Territory Manager, covering the Northwest Market with primary focus on the Boston area. Tina comes to Zotos with a strong background in business development and education from Kenra. As Territory Manager, Tina will be responsible for managing the full service, Cosmoprof stores, and the advisor team for the Northeast Market.

Get the Look: Lena Dunham's New Bleached Blonde 'Do
“Change is good,” according to actress Lena Dunham. The creator of the hit HBO show Girls took to Instagram to reveal her new platinum blonde bowl cut over the weekend. Of course, Lena isn't the first celeb to brave bleached blonde strands - Giuliana Rancic is another brunette who recently traded her dark hair for a dyed 'do.  

Leading Ladies, A Collection by Dottie Salamone
Independent, Chicago-based stylist Dottie Salamone teamed up with photographer Michelle Kaffko, and makeup artist Megg Clement to create this stunning series, titled Leading Ladies. Says Salamone, "Our inspiration for this collection was old Hollywood portraits of the 1930's and 40's." With vintage-inspired hairstyles and moody, mysterious lighting, the collection  is the epitome of Hollywood glamour.Click through to see more from the Leading Ladies collection. [pagebreak]

Recently, Teresa Lane, a cancer survivor, won a brand new Mini Cooper Coupe from City of Hope. Read her beautiful story of new beginnings: My name is Teresa Lane and I am a cancer survivor… actually, the word “survivor” best describes my life story (so I’ve been told) and I am extremely blessed and very grateful to have so many wonderful friends and family for support… I couldn’t imagine my life without all of the love and genuine concerns for my happiness and good health.

V76.com Receives Prestigious Award from Renowned Panel
V76 by Vaughn’s website, V76.com, recently won “Site of the Day” by the Awwwards Jury, a panel of expert and renowned designers, bloggers and agencies. The award and scoring system is based on a number of criteria including design, usability, creativity, innovation and content. The V76 website was designed to offer a clean, simple aesthetic and an enhanced user experience while also spotlighting the brand’s voice and personality within the men’s grooming space.

Get the Look: 2 Simply Beautiful Labor Day Weekend Hairstyles
Labor Day is just around the corner, and Redken Brand Ambassador Rodney Cutler has the perfect weekend hairstyles – no labor required! From beautiful beachy waves, to a simple yet chic chignon, these looks are perfect for a client with long-weekend plans, or to wear yourself at a Labor Day barbecue!

Every professional colorist has, at one time or another, had to fix a DIY project. Kayla Giordano, stylist at Carolyn’s Salon in Aquebogue, NY recently turned a lift gone wrong into a work of shiny pink art.“My client tried to lift her own hair with a cream bleach and not only did she irritate her scalp, she used a color product that did not deliver the desired results,” says Giordano. Below, Giordano shares her process for this color correction.Get the Look: Shiny Pink

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