More than 200 members of the Dermalogica “tribe” in Atlanta, GA celebrated with the brand’s visionary co-founder and owner, Jane Wurwand as well as other company leaders at the recent gala opening of the new hybrid Learning Center located in the historic Atlantic Station area.
Created by Scott Fontana, celebrity stylist and owner of Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, Making the Cut is the beauty industry’s first and only live hair competition of its kind. Now in its second year and backed by sponsors that include L’Oréal, Milani Hair, Fontana Brands and Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, the high-end, professionally produced event will feature live hair cutting and styling on stage by leading local stylists and will be judged by a panel of beauty industry elite to award the title of OC’s Top Stylist 2014.
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild announced the winners of its Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists awards in 14 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater during a black-tie ceremony at the Paramount Studios Theatre. The awards took place before an audience of more than 500. The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild’s President Sue Cabral-Ebert presided over the awards ceremony with actor/comedian Tom Arnold serving as host.
Recently, Matrix Vice President and General Manager Paul Schiraldi announced the appointment of Laurie Lam to the position of Vice President of Marketing for the company. Lam is rejoining L’Oréal USA after a successful stint abroad, where she oversaw the L’Oréal Professionnel brand for the Asia-Pacific region, based in Paris, France. She will report directly to Schiraldi and will be responsible for the growth and development of the largest brand within the L’Oréal Professional Products Division.
Manicurists for Morgan Taylor created gorgeous, unique looks backstage at New York Fashion Week using an array of Morgan Taylor nail lacquers. From soft, wearable neutrals to bright, fun hues, each nail look was entirely on-point.
At Chromat's Fall/Winter 2014 presentation at New York Fashion Week, Lead Hairstylist T. Cooper of Metro Link, sponsored by Rusk, created classic, retro looks to complement the brand's strong, architectural designs. Cooper and Chromat designer Becca McCharen were both inspired by 1920's finger-waves, but desired a non-literal translation of the style. The result was a look dubbed the "Robotic Finger Wave," due to the strong, futuristic overtones of the collection as a whole.Get the Look:
2 lucky winners will receive the Travel and Purse Collection from ORIBE.
A throwback to the 1920s, the beauty at Alon Livne pairs sleek, low chignons, barely-there makeup and standout dark (or dazzling—take your pick!) nails together for an update on deco gorgeous.
To complement the "athletic, sporty girl" vibe of Cynthia Rowley's Fall/Winter 2014 collection at New York Fashion Week, lead hair stylist Brian Buenaventura for Cutler/Redken Salon wanted to create "a look that was fun, fresh and completely wearable… down but incredibly dry with texture, almost a new Brigitte Bardot." The result: big, gorgeous, textured hair with tons of volume and glamour.
Sophisticated with a dash of rebellion sums up the Noon by Noor girl as well as the beauty look that strutted its way down the catwalk. MAC makeup artist Neil Young paints a classically beautiful makeup look—illuminated, flawless-looking skin accented by a bold pout— but adds a twist (more on that later).