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Cuccio Hosts Educational Event in Honduras
Last week Cuccio held an educational event in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The two-day training was led by educator Marilyn Garcia, with a special appearance by owner Anthony Cuccio, who spoke to attendees about how to make more money through add-ons with existing clients. Approximately 145 nail technicians from all over the country came to learn about Cuccio products, including the new T3 LED Gel. In addition, nail structure, application and removal, new techniques and premade designs were also covered.

Backstage Beauty: Delpozo Fall 2015
It wouldn’t be New York Fashion Week without a reference to a noteworthy painter, and the artist of inspiration for Delpozo’s collection is Russian renaissance painter Andrey Remnev. The beauty result of this point of reference? Solid gold.

The Soft-Bob Meets New Ray of Sun Balayage by Master Stylist Francois Fortin & C
This season Francois Fortin, Education Director at New York City's landmark Salon Ziba has teamed up with colorist Colin Christopher to create a fresh, updated take on the iconic bob, the Soft-Bob, a modern, breezy look for Spring and Summer 2015.

Marsala Hair Color Tips by Andrea Neira
Pantone highlighted Marsala as “Color of the Year,” and Andrea Neira, stylist at Di Rosa Haircare (New York), has been obsessing over it. Andrea couldn’t wait to get the right guest in her chair so she could create her version. Luckily, the perfect guest finally arrived! BEFORE:

Exterior of Kinara Skin Care Clinic
Now that awards season is winding down here in Tinseltown, we can share the secret to that beautiful glowing skin celebrities sport on their way down the red carpet.  It often comes courtesy of the Red Carpet Facial from skin-maven-to-the-stars Olga Lorencin-Northup, Founder of Kinara Skin Care Clinic and an eponymous skin care line. Instantly likeable and impressively knowledgeable, Olga makes it easy to understand why she’s an A-list fave (and her own glowing visage can’t help but serve as evidence of her expertise).

Backstage Beauty: Naeem Khan Fall 2015
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of designer Naeem Khan’s work, the Davines, NARS and Essie beauty teams set out to create an overall look that is the “epitome of who the [Naeem Khan] woman has been for 10 years: always glam, always textural and embellished,” says NARS makeup lead James Boehmer. “Glamorous” could be heard on the lips of every backstage beautifier at Khan’s show and, not surprisingly, that very word is the perfect descriptor of the end result.

Matrix Introduces SOBOOST Color Additives to Intensify, Neutralize and Customize
Now Matrix haircolor artists have an exciting new tool that can be used to boost, soften and create bespoke color results! New SOBOOST Color Additives, which can be added to most Matrix SOCOLOR and Color Sync formulas, provide colorists with four, pure, bright tones for immediate intensifying or neutralizing effects. The result? Unlimited artistry, unlimited customization, unlimited client satisfaction! SOBOOST direct dyes come in four shades:

Mogran Taylor and Gelish Cinderella Endcap Contest Winners Announced
To celebrate the premiere of Disney's Cinderella, winners of the 2015 Cinderella Endcap Contest for Morgan Taylor and Gelish will be enjoying a special premiere of the new movie in Denton, Texas. The Grand Prize Winner, selected from over 300 entries, will be flown in for the royal experience with a spa visit pre-movie and a chauffeured arrival in a limousine.

Backstage Beauty: Badgley Mischka Fall/Winter 2015
It’s the morning after and you’re scurrying through the city streets (wearing last night’s heels, no less) on your way home from your big night out. But fear not, there should be no shame in your game. “There’s no walk of shame anymore. New York ladies do the stride of pride!” says Moroccanoil lead stylist Peter Gray, who took inspiration directly from the Badgley Mischka collection for his hair design, and gave it a modern twist. “We were given ‘Blood and Sand’, a movie from the 1940s, as a reference.

Paris Fashion Week: Barbara Bui F/W 2015
Cim Mahoney for Moroccanoil created loose, broke waves for Barbara Bui.  Inspiration from the designer:  “The romance of the long silhouette reinforces the energy of the sexy rock look in this collection. Dense and deep ultramarine and black colors contrast with the luminosity of sky blue and the sparkle of metal.  The collection was a contrast between romance and sexy attitude; a desire to express the power and the sensibility of women.” - Barbara Bui.

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