The Spring/Summer 2015 Couture Bridal Collection by Ines Di Santo was inspired by the lush greenery and rolling fields of flowers of the world's most breathtaking gardens. From dreamy canopies of wisteria, to the endless rows of Provence's renowned lavender fields, to gorgeous tunnels of greenery, the colors of nature astound the senses in these mystical settings. Their influence can be felt throughout this season's elegant designs.
On May 18 and 19, 2014, Christopher and Sonya Dove held an Oribe Hair Care workshop dedicated to red carpet-inspired looks. Approximately 40 stylists from salons across the country came to Oribe Hair Care’s New York Studio for the two intimate classes with the legendary educators and walked away with special occasion style inspiration, new techniques and professional images for their portfolios.
Wella Professionals celebrates the opening of its new stuido space in Soho; by Francesca Moisin
DJ Natasha Diggs, regular spinner at a weekly NYC party hosted by Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest, gets guests grooving.
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.
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]