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Valentine's Day is just around the corner and love is in the air. Help your clients celebrate by creating these adorable French heart tips for your clients! Michelle Saunders explains how to get the look: 1. Apply a coat of first base base coat allowing each nail to dry.2. Layer 2 coats of ballet slippers on all 10 nails.3. Apply a coat of fiesta to the top half of the nail, closest to the tips, in the shape of 2 circles (like the tip of a heart).

Designer Richard James describes his collection saying, “The AW15 Transandine collection hitches an exhilarating journey by a plucky band of Brits through the snow-peaked, sun-stippled mountains on South America. Base colours, soft yet rich textures and Aztec prints pay homage to the men of the Transandine.”

Awards season has officially started and that means celebrities are getting their beauty on! Stars including Chelsea Kane, Jennie Garth, Christina Millian, Adrienne Bailon and Cheryl Burke kicked off this year's award season at the Colgate Optic White Beauty Bar at the Chateau Marmont on January 9th and 10th. Priv, the app that sends stylists and beauty professionals straight to clients doors, provided hairstyling, manicures, massages, and makeup touch-ups.Jennie Garth looked chic as she got primped by a Priv stylist:

Celebrity stylist Rheanne White gave Best Actress Nominee Lena Dunham a smooth, straight bob. Here's how to get the look:1. Beginning with damp hair, Rheanne used the T3 Evolution LongLife Dryer and the T3 AntiGravity 2” Barrel Brush to smoothly dry the hair.2. Once the hair was dry, she then used a styling gel to achieve glossy finish.3. Next, Rheanne used theT3 SinglePass X 1.5” Wide Iron on the ends to createa polished look while maintaining the volume at the crown of the head.

The Savvy Savings Sweepstakes offers entrants a chance to win a JOICO haircare package, and free haircuts for a year from Great Clips.

New Look, No Cut
Looking for a new look to give guests without actually cutting hair? Sam Villa, Founding Partner of Sam Villa andE ducation Artistic Director for Redken 5th Avenue, has three ways to transform hair in minutes.

blonde to brunette beautiful dramatic makeover by Victoria Mills
Victoria Mills created this beautiful cut and color makeover at Cuts By US salon in Tallahassee, Florida. We asked Victoria to walk us through some tips on how to make clients happy when giving them a dramatic transformation.  When it comes to giving a client a dramatic makeover, the consultation process is an essential step in achieving a look that the client will love. Victoria explains, "Always start with good consultation. That is the number one rule!"Victoria offers these tips for a successful consultation:

In a time where many college graduates struggle with unemployment, Bellus Academy has a reputation for success in helping students find job placement. How does Bellus help graduates find employment? The Bellus team prioritizes building relationships with local spas and salons and hosts quarterly events that bridge the gap between the education and the professional worlds in the beauty industry. Bellus Academy focuses on educating and supporting students to become industry professionals through the Bellus Professional Partnership Program.

Watch! Unite's 2014 Global Session
Get a glimpse at Unite's 2014 Global Session in San Diego, California as stylists including Kevin Ryan, Jake Thompson, Paul Stafford and more inspire with demonstrations and hands-on education.

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