Pivot Point International, a worldwide leader in beauty education, encourages salon professionals throughout the world to attend the two Pivot Point CreativeJam sessions slated for this summer and early fall in Taipei, Taiwan, and Stockholm, Sweden. “Travel in itself is educational,” says Yolly ten Koppel, Pivot Point’s Global Artistic Director. “Add unrivaled, hands-on creative exploration with like-minded hairdressers, educators and trainers, and your travel adventure can be life-changing!”
The first eyelash extension competition in North America, Lash Wars, will be held at IBS Las Vegas from June 21-23. Contestants will compete in Classic, Volume and Fantasy/Strip Tease categories. In addition to bragging rights as the best North American lash extensions beauty professional, the first place winner will also receive $200 cash, a Glamcor Elite Light Kit and a Lash Wars Golden Tweezer Trophy. For more information about Lash Wars visit NEESA.org!
Stylists joined Moroccanoil Educator Kevin Hughes as he demonstrated techniques and secrets for creating stunning summer hairstyles. The TAG art gallery setting in Santa Monica provided a fitting location for the event, as stylists learned skills to help them in their own artistic journey. The educational opportunity was organized by Sweis Inc. Professional Salon & Spa Products, an independent professional product distributor based in Southern California, servicing salon professionals throughout southern California and parts of Nevada.
Risk taker Rumer Willis has done it again and has changed her locks to a radiant shade of pink orange. Danny Moon, PRAVANA Guest Artist and Celebrity Colorist at the Andy Lecompte Salon, used PRAVANA VIVIDS Orange as the base of Rumer’s color and PRAVANA VIVIDS Magenta through the ends for the ombre pink-orange feel. To keep color like Rumer’s looking healthy, apply NEVO Hydra Pearls after coloring to lock in moisture and repair strands.
Not too short and not too long, the lob is a great option for the client is ready to chop off damaged ends with a moderate change. This cut will keep your client right on trend, as she will be in good company with the many celebrities who have opted for this look, from Karlie Kloss to Taylor Swift. Celebrity stylist Mika Fowler demonstrates how to create this popular style with her famous dry cut. Watch the video to see her technique!
Tress legend Jim Markham knows a secret or two about success. From his rockin’ role as 60’s star stylist to that of CEO and founder of five iconic hair-care brands, the pioneer has never stopped pushing beauty industry boundaries. Here, he shares personal life anecdotes, plus highlights from an extraordinarily accomplished career, to help fellow stylists and budding entrepreneurs in search of pro advice. [pagebreak]
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Stylist Jules Tognini, an evo® international brand ambassador, shares the secrets to getting the big hair look! Give your clients that sexy Victoria's Secret Angel inspired style with these how-to tips!
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