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NYFW Get the Look: Boyish Looks at Proenza Schouler by Guido
For his first collaboration with Proenza Schouler at New York Fashion Week, Redken Creative Consultant Guido created a clean, cool look with a boyish vibe for the show. Using Control Addict 28 Extra High Hold Hairspray and Satinwear 02 Prepping Blow-Dry Lotion, Guido turned an everyday, simple hairstyle into a special, statement-making look that stunned on the runway and is easy to achieve at home.

Launchpad's Marianne Dougherty to Present at Northeast Educational Conference
Carabito will host their fourth annual Northeast Educational Conference in Portland, Maine on November 2 and 3 with presentations and hands-on-workshops. We are excited to announce that Marianne Dougherty, Launchpad's Editor at Large, will be presenting Fall & Winter Hair Trends at the conference.

The inspiration behind Jenny Packham's Spring/Summer 2015 presentation can be summed up in the glamourous life of Marilyn Monroe and other screen sirens' quintessential style on screen and in real life at the Bungalow at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

NYFW Get the Look: Mod Mohawks at Marc by Marc Jacobs by Guido
With inspiration from Björk and the neo-hippie phase of the late-80’s, Redken Creative Consultant Guido created a mod-Mohawk with an innocent, girly vibe for the Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2015 show. Mixing girly with punk, this charming style looks like it came from a rave to the runway. Using Redken’s new Wind Blown 05 Dry Finishing Spray, Guido created a Mohawk-like look by sectioning the hair into four small ponytails and twisting them down into tiny, tight knots for a young, fun look with a hint of toughness. 

NYFW Get the Look: California Vibes at Elizabeth and James by Mark Townsend
Inspired by the authentic, easy going “Cali Girl” circa 1970, renowned hairstylist Mark Townsend made the “original, bohemian piece-y beach ‘do” a Spring/Summer 2015 must-have at the Elizabeth and James presentation this afternoon.

It was a trippy, Technicolor dream at the DEGEN presentation during Spring 2015 Mercedes’ Benz New York Fashion Week. China Glaze Nail Lacquer nailed the look as models showcased their psychedelically swirled manicures in shades hand-selected by the designer Lindsay Degen and her beauty team to complement her fun and funky creations. Models took the stage at the DEGEN presentation, rocking custom-made China Glaze water-marbled nails, applied by celebrity manicurist Casey Herman and team.

NYFW Get the Look: Backstage at Reem Acra with OPI
OPI worked with Reem Acra to create the nail look for the designer’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015 runway show at Lincoln Center on Monday, September 8. Models’ nails and toes featured Bubble Bath, a soft, milky pink to complement the show’s romantic, feminine fashions.

NUBAR Nails joined forces with the fashion powers that be this year at New York Fashion Week to bring their healthy, vegan formula to the big event. Hues SEXY GOLD and SPHINX PURPLE took center stage at designer MALAN BRETON’s packed show. The reddish-purple hue that is SPHINX PURPLE was crafted into nail bed-size circles and highlighted around the trendy shape with flecks of Nubar’s SEXY GOLD metallic polish. Breton’s clothing for spring 2015 was rich in texture/color, and was inspired by the Bob Fosse film, Cabaret.

NYFW Get the Look: Backstage with Deborah Lippman at Donna Karan
Donna Karan's Spring/Summer 2015 collection was full of bright, graphic colors. To complement the look, lead manicurist Deborah Lippman created a soft, matte, grey nail. Says Lippman, “Giving a nod to the natural and monochromatic soft grey eyelid that was created by Charlotte Tilbury, I fashioned a sheer grey veil on the nail. I chose to overlay it with a matte topcoat to add a bit of texture. The modern finish pairs nicely with the graphic colors from her Spring/Summer 2015 collection.”Get the Look:

NYFW Get the Look: Laid-Back Looks at Devon Halfnight Leflufy by Joey George
Luxury streetwear designer Devon Halfnight Leflufy’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection was filled with sporty separates in fresh and bold prints. Lead hairstylist Joey George for R+Co created two looks with a California vibe to complement the clothes. For the longer haired models, he gave them a strong center part with laid-back, straight hair and an off-center part for the short-haired models.

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