Competition season means a lot of sleepless nights, empty coffee cups and moments squinting at a few strands to make sure they’re perfect. Take it from two-time North American Trend Vision Awards (NATVA) gold winner Shirley Gordon: it’s all worth it.
Nicci Welsh started climbing up the tough beauty ladder 20 years ago as a hairdresser. With many accolades under her belt, she's also a well-known Oribe educator. Learn more about Welsh and what's she's doing with this brand.
In 10 short years, Adam Livermore has become a driving force in the hairdressing industry. Today, he has traveled the world as an educator with Oribe Haircare, and worked side by side with Oribe himself behind the scenes at fashion shows in Paris, Milan, and New York.
If you’ve been to a trade show in the past year, chances are you’ve seen Julius “Caesar” Arriola on the Wahl or Layrite stages. The charismatic barber and member of the Wahl Education and Artistic Team (WEAT) specializes in precision fading, clipper over comb, point cutting and heavy textures—all executed in mixing classic barbering methods with progressive new ideologies.
When Caroline Kim enrolled in cosmetology school nine years ago, she was simply hoping she’d found a career that would nourish and make use of her creativity. She had no idea that it would lead her to her true calling.
Oribe Educator and Platform Artist Coby Alcantar is always a joy to watch onstage. Sometimes goofy, other times sage, but always an excellent educator who is clearly passionate about what she does. It’s really refreshing.
At just 36 years old, James Pecis has become a highly sought-after editorial stylist, educator and brand ambassador, packing in 30 shows per fashion week season and countless classes around the country.
2016 was YOUR year! MODERN's more than 730,000 Instagram followers continue to impress with stunning before-and-after imagery, truly artistic color and chic nail art. Take a look back at some of the most striking images you tagged with #modernsalon this year.