The braid, one of the most classic hairstyles, proves to be a chameleon season after season and this summer the braid is taking on an unexpected edge with new twists and turns. What’s more, these variations don’t require excessive heat styling, giving hair a breather from damage-inducing irons and blow dryers. Say hello to an array of summer styles with useful tips and varying looks from L’Oréal Professionnel Artists - perfect for anywhere from fashion runways to salons!
"I was always that girl - the one with the pretty hair," states Cutler NYC Salon client, Nicole. All through high school, when Nicole began to color her own hair, and carrying on into college, she became a "dual-user" - sometimes coloring and highlighting in salons and other times opting for box color - with relative success. However, the day before Christmas 2012, Nicole booked a color appointment, feeling like a change, and asked for a "reverse ombre." No other client/stylist consultation was pursued.
CND, the maker of CND SHELLAC brand 14+ day nail color and VINYLUX Weekly Polish, reaffirms its commitment to serving the Nail Professional with the introduction of yet another groundbreaking innovation: CNDU Online Learning.
Henkel signed an agreement with TSG Consumer Partners, San Francisco/USA, to acquire the three US Hair Professional companies SexyHair, Alterna and Kenra for around 270 million euros in cash.
These businesses will strengthen the Henkel US Hair Professional portfolio especially in the categories of Care and Styling. The acquisition will position Henkel as one of the leading companies in the world’s single biggest Hair Professional market. In the fiscal year 2013, the acquired companies generated sales of about 140 million euros.
Hairroin Salon and Urban Outfitters, both celebrating their grand openings in Manhattan’s Herald Square this summer, have partnered to launch traveling salons at select New York store locations. Hairroin’s traveling salons will be on site at Urban Outfitters’ SOHO, Chelsea and Brooklyn stores on weekends in June, providing clients with a taste of Hairroin’s signature services, including haircuts, extensions, blowouts, styling, braid bar, tooth jewels and men’s grooming. All traveling salon services will be specially priced at $35 and under.
Award-winning photographer Jason Miccolo Johnson is preparing to showcase his national photographic exhibition focusing on the beauty of natural hairstyles this month in Washington DC. The project, titled Yours Naturally, celebrates the beauty of women of the African Diaspora and will change not only the way they see themselves, but how others perceive them.
Up-dos are not just for the conservative crowd thanks to new trends such as incorporating braids and fun, vibrant colors. Emily Dantoni, stylist at Aurelio Salon in Howell, NJ, creates "hip-dos" that appeal to the most stylish and trendy clients, and just in time for wedding and prom season!
Kaley Cuoco, star of the hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory, recently joined the ranks of other celebs like Jennifer Lawrence and Charlize Theron when she debuted her brand-new pixie cut on Instagram. Captioned, "Thank you @clsymonds for bringing out my inner Peter Pan :) #byronbeverlyhills #justcutitoff," the picture reveals a stylish, tapered cut with sun-kissed blonde highlights.[Image: Instagram.com/normancook]
Ombré is a French word meaning shadow or shaded, and it’s no longer just a trend - it’s a technique. The popular ombré hair color is darker at the base through mid-shaft and gradually becomes lighter from mid-shaft to ends. Sam Villa, Founding Partner of Sam Villa and Redken Education Artistic Director, applies the same concept to cutting so sections become less dense from the base to the ends.
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