Joshua Ladner is OutServe's Fashion, Beauty and Style Editor. He is an accomplished fashion stylist and beauty blogger, as well as manager of Stylique Salon in Minot, North Dakota. He is happily married and a proud father of two children; Andrew, age 6, and Madison, age 8.
The Discover Beauty program, an exclusive initiative of Cosmoprof North America (CPNA), returns for its seventh successful year of matching leading retailers with emerging beauty brands in 2013. Companies from all over the world must be approved to participate in Discover Beauty, ensuring an exclusive array of unique, cutting-edge brands that are sure to be the "next big thing." For these brands, CPNA show organizers arrange pre-scheduled sales meetings and events with important retailers; however, the area is open to all attendees throughout the 3-day event.
Macadamia Natural Oil, a premium, professional hair care manufacturer based in Chatsworth, California, recently elected John Maly, in addition to Lori Krebs and Jack Gallagher, to the company’s Board of Directors. John Maly will further add continued support along the sides of Ms. Krebs and Mr. Gallagher and help strengthen Macadamia’s leadership team through his industry knowledge and distribution experience.
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.
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.
Gwyneth Paltrow makes a beautiful cover girl on the May 2013 issue of Harper’s Bazaar. Gwyneth’s flawless makeup and perfectly styled hair take a backseat to her luminous golden haircolor. Gwyneth’s amazing blonde locks are thanks to Tracey Cunningham, Redken’s Creative Consultant for Color.
"With the release of The Great Gatsby next month, and the continued influence of the HBO series Boardwalk Empire, 1920s-influenced bobs and fingerwaves are sure to be a roaring trend for the summer!" shares Lucie Doughty, Paul Mitchell Editorial Director. Learn how to create her twenties-inspired 'dos!Steps:Shampoo and blow-dry hair using a large round brush (Paul Mitchell Express Ion Round) prepped with a volumizing product (Paul Mitchell Extra Body Daily Boost).
Spotted: In the America's Beauty Show press room. Farouk Shami styles Miss Universe and Miss CHI!
Great Clips stylist, Juliana Lindsay, made one of the biggest cuts of her life this week. The President and CEO of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH), John Lauck, got his head shaved at CMNH headquarters to follow through on a bet he made with the corporate staff last year. He said he would shave his head if they exceeded their 2012 fundraising goal of approximately $290 million.