Inspired by the Sebastian Professional team’s travels, the brand’s latest collection, Urban Explorers, draws inspiration from four global cities for unexpected style that’s one of a kind.
Bring in the New Year with glamorous hair and makeup. From the classic to the dramatic, stylist Glenda Lemus and makeup artist Kip Zachary share tips for creating three beautiful looks perfect for a New Year's Eve celebration with photography by Rachel Jeraffi. Glenda's Inspiration: I imagined Julie going out to a party at night, with a modern, elegant, undone look.
Simplicity hair extensions, with their 45-minute application process, long-time wear and 100% Indian remi composition make it possible to emulate beloved looks of the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond. Vivienne Mackinder created looks inspired by beauty icons from three decades using Simplicity Hair extensions. Can you guess which beauty icons inspired these looks? Check out the looks and take our quiz.
And the wait is over! No, we're not talking about the royal wedding—we're talking about the finalists for the 2011 North American Hairstyling Awards!
(Image: Jake Thompson, Avant Garde)
A celebration of 50 years of groundbreaking creativity and education, the Inspiring World of Redken showcases what's truly possible when imagination knows no bounds.
Amanda Jenkins, Master Stylist at ARROJO Studio NYC, introdcues her men’s collection for 2011—Prohibition.
The collection harkens to the 1920s and '30s, the age of slick ricks and dustbowl dudes. And although the looks are derived from generations past, "the clothes are kept modern so the models don't look like they just stepped out of a time machine," laughs Jenkins.
Read on for styling intel that Jenkins used on each of the models!
Lisa Power Salon in Seattle has just released its signature looks for 2011. Each look focuses on creativity, versatility and color and features an actual client of the salon. Highlighting bold, deep color and celebrating creativity, each look is topped off by the use of everyday, “found” pieces as hair accessories—a twist on the traditional updo.
Aveda's latest collection, Super Natural, bursts with vibrancy and fierce feminine energy.
Audacious, experimental, innovative: Artists from Down Under strive to stay above the trends. These four collections, exclusive to Launchpad, show the diversity of creativity that Australia’s top stylists have to offer. —Amy Dodds
In The White Collection, the masterpieces aren’t static paintings hanging on walls—rather, they’re ice maidens reveling in texture and architectural design. This latest achievement from Paul Mitchell editorial director Lucie Doughty is a study in tonal hues and dramatic texture with breathtaking results. “I have a fascination with tone-on-tone artists,” grins Doughty. “I really enjoyed exploring all the different gradients within one color to show texture and dimension.” —Amy Dodds