Olivia Garden stole the spotlight behind the scenes at Erin Fetherston’s New York Fashion Week show, where preppy chic ruled. Celebrity stylist Brian C. Hawkins and his talented team used Olivia Garden’s best-selling Divine Wet Detangler DV-1, NanoThermic Thermal and NanoThermic Paddle brushes to create the sleek, polished looks that rocked the runway.
Braids continue to be a huge hair trend this season with many major fashion runways showcasing the look at New York Fashion Week. In response to the ever-increasing demand, braid bars and braiding services are popping up as the popular look crosses over to the mainstream for everyday use as well as for nighttime formal events.
Joico recently announced the appointment of Diana Mason and Amy Hart to the positions of Territory Manager effective January 2, 2014. Both Diana and Amy will report directly to Lindsay Rumpel, Director, Business Development. Diana comes to Zotos with a strong background in hair color, education, and business planning. She has also worked for various distributors and manufacturers in our industry. As Territory Manager, she will be responsible for the full service, Cosmoprof stores and the advisor team for Florida, Alabama and Georgia markets.
Legendary hairstylist Odile Gilbert partnered with Kérastase to create a cool braided "hat" hairstyle at the Creatures of the Wind Fall 2014 show. Odile used products from the brand's Couture Styling collection, as well as Touche Perfection to create the look that was both tousled yet chic.Get the Look:Step 1: On damp hair, create a deep right side part and distribute Mousse Bouffante throughout.Step 2: Apply Lift Vertige at the roots and blow dry hair in sections with hands.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at Aveda's Culture Clash at ISSE 2014!
The look at Veronica Beard's New York Fashion Week presentation was all about 1970's glamour combined with sleek, downtown edge. The mixture of chic and elegant is perfect for any nighttime plans. O&M's Creative Director Janelle Chaplin created a cool, easy hair look by offsetting the loose, classic 70's wave with a super-tight, sleek side to complete the designer's vision.Get the Look:1. Prep dry hair with a generous amount of O&M Rootalicious Root Lift Spray throughout roots to ends.
Matt Fugate for CHI recently created a youthful, braided crown for the Whit by Whitney Pozgay presentation held at Inglot Studios. To give the up-style a more ethereal look, Matt pulled pieces out in the front to loosen up the strands framing the face resulting in a wispy halo with feminine flyways. Says Matt, "We wanted an up-style that was very etherial and Grecian without letting it be too cutesy or polished.
While the trend may never gain much traction on the streets, crowning pates with wigs seems to be the catwalk's quick-change call this spring. Leading the faux show: hairstylist Sam McKnight, who snipped onyx wigs into choppy bowl cuts at Fendi and flicked and molded a spectrum of synthetic strands at Chanel.
This year, Wella Professionals will be creating a full-service hair salon at the P&G Family Home for the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, situated in the Olympic Park. Building on the success of Wella's activity at The London 2012 Olympic Games, the brand will be selecting 12 top colorists and stylists from around the world who will travel to Sochi to be part of an elite team providing hair services to beautify athletes and their families.
Winter is a season for change, and chances are your clients are looking to switch things up with their hair. Whether they want a drastic cut, or a new look that allows them to keep their length, you can help them find the perfect style that will flatter their features and still be on-trend. Check out these three winter hair trends, highlighted by Matrix Professional Haircare, for inspiration.