The 1980's can be categorized as a decade of excess. The new generation of young people placed a heavy emphasis on individuality, materialism and consumerism, all of which was reflected in the popular fashions and hairstyles of the time. As usual, the music, television and, for the first time, computer industries played a prominent role in determining what styles and trends took off across the country.
The holidays are my favorite time of hair! This is the season when soirées, fêtes and festive get-togethers abound. It is also the season when our guests are more inclined to ask you to mix it up a bit and create a stunning style for the company party or another fabulous party.
For the recent opening of the Just Cavalli store in New York City, celebrity stylist Ted Gibson gave Heather Graham loose, "rock-and-roll" waves to give off a hot vibe, despite the chilly weather. Here, Ted gives his how-to for recreating the gorgeous look."Last night was a blistering cold night in New York, but I made Heather Graham’s hair look super-hot and rock and roll."I started Heather’s hair by towel drying it and put 3 different products in to create this texture.
Proper removal of hair color is equally as important as proper color application, and can make an immense difference in a client's final results. Take a look at OYA's video on properly removing color by emulsifying.
I love having a couple of go-to styles for the holiday season. Whether I’m at a show, behind the chair or a family member or friend asks me to do their hair, having a style I can create on the spot and do well makes life so much easier and makes the holidays shine for me.
Winter is a season known for dark skies and early nightfall, warm fall coats, boots, jewel-toned fabrics, and deeper, darker hair colors. But the most beautiful part of winter is the very first sight of snow. The pure winter white on the backdrop of this dark season is magical, and pairing this season’s trends with a platinum hair color will bring your look new life.Things to Consider
Carol's Daughter haircare is hosting a video contest, open to all professional stylists, asking for your best hair tips and tricks. Whether you share your secret to the perfect, damage-free blowout, or dish on your flawless technique for creating smooth edges, you have the chance to win a year's worth of Carol's Daughter supplies, along with free advertising on the Carol's Daughter website and free social promotion.
Theorie haircare is encouraging stylists and salons from all over the country to submit images of their best holiday looks or styles for a chance to win a Grand Prize of 4 Theorie SAGA Flat Irons! The top 3 photos with the most votes will be automatically entered to win the grand prize. The first runner-up will receive the 4-N-One Curling System while the second runner-up will be awarded the Theorie Saga 3100 Hair Dryer.To be eligible, stylists must:1. "Like" Theorie Facebook page
Farouk Systems celebrated the grand opening of the CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology on Friday, December 6 at the new state-of-the-art facility in Houston, TX. The CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology offers Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations approved cosmetology, esthetics and cosmetology instructor programs. Students in each of these certificate programs may also be awarded an associate degree by completing a selection of core academic classes available at Lone Star College-North Harris.
For the fifth installment in the Joico Holiday Hairstyle tutorial series, glam hair expert Katie Bilovol created an elegant double fishtail up-do hairstyle. Perfect for a holiday dinner or party, the look goes gorgeously with a sparkly hair accessory and a fun, flirty skirt.Get the Look:1. Wash hair with K-PAK Shampoo and Conditioner to treat damaged winter hair. Blow dry hair with a large, round brush to create volume.