Last night, Paul Mitchell held its annual FUNraising gala--and Launchpad was on hand, mixing and mingling with celebs (Hello, Betty White!) as well as top Paul Mitchell educators. But what the evening was really about, was YOU--hairstylists--making a difference and beautifying the world through your actions. Within three months, Paul Mitchell schools across the nation raised $2,668,704.54 for charity. Unbelievable! Congrats to these professionals and future professionals, who are making an amazing difference not only in their hometowns, but in the world at large.
MELISSA SCHLEICHER, TOP CELEBRITY STYLIST AND ZENAGEN SPOKESPERSON, DISHES OUT THIS SUMMERS HOTTEST HAIR TRENDS, STYLING TIPS, AND MUST-HAVE PRODUCTS!
One of the youngest style risk-takers in Hollywood, Willow Smith is renowned for her daring ‘do’s. Her latest is a gorgeous pastel look, created by Celebrity Hair Artist Marcia Hamilton using Pravana’s new ChromaSilk Pastels.
Drew Barrymore's new lighter locks may have you wondering if it's time for you to release your inner Hollywood blonde. IT&LY HAIRFASHION's Master Colorist and CEO, Richard Zucckero shares a few tips on how to re-create this look using his world renowned cruelty-free hair color company which supplies products to hundreds of movie and TV sets each year.
Art director: Fabio Messina
Makeup: 20100 Milano
Photographer: Stefano Bidini
Launchpad's Alyson Osterman-Kerr chats with After Earth Hairstylist Araxi Lindsey to get the beauty scoop on the upcoming flick!
How did you first get involved with the film?Pierce Austin is a friend of mine. He's also Will and Jaden Smith's Hairstylist/Barber, and the Department Head for the film. He invited me aboard to style Sophie Okonedo, Zoe Kravitz, and help out with other hairstyling duties.
Celebrity hairstylist George Gonzalez, owner of George the Salon Chicago recently styled iconic beauty Cindy Crawford during her latest visit to the Windy City. "When it comes to hair, Chicago is known for keeping styles soft and natural. It's the 'girl next door' feel but sexier. A natural beauty like Cindy Crawford is a perfect example of this," says Gonzalez.Below, George shares his tips for how he created his signature blowout on Cindy.