MSTV: The Best and Brightest of MSTV 2010!

By Lauren Salapatek | 12/27/2010 3:00:00 AM


With the New Year almost here, we take a look back at the events, stylists, salons, and styles featured in this year’s episodes of Modern Salon TV. Want to learn about the highlights of this year? Read on...


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This year, MSTV's reporters have traveled from coast to coast just to bring you exclusive coverage from some of the most prestigious industry shows, salons and stylists in the beauty world. The first segment of this episode takes a look back at some of MSTV’s memorable Modern Reports:

Editor in Chief of Salon Today, Stacey Soble
Beauty and Fashion Director Maggie Mulhern
 Senior Editor Alison Shipley

(Shown in the segment: America’s Beauty Show in downtown Chicago; The International Salon and Spa Expo in Long Beach, California; The International SalonSpa Business Network; Premiere Orlando Beauty Show, Fleet Week, Cosmoprof North America at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, Cape Grace Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa; New York Fashion Week.)

Throughout the course of 2010 MSTV, Senior Editor Alison Shipley has shared with you her experiences in beauty school. From nails, skincare, long hair design and color to her trip to London, she gave you the inside scoop and showed you the perks of being a beauty school student!

See some of the beauty school topics Alison learned.


MSTV’s episodes this year brought you to some of the beauty industry’s biggest events like The Annual City of Hope Fundraiser, The Premiere of Jerseylicious, and MODERN’s Texture event at ABS, to up close and personal interviews with industry leaders like Beth Minardi and Martin Parsons to Tommy Buckett and Laura VanderMoere!

This segment shows clips from different celebrity stylists, platform artists and make-up artists commenting on celebrity styles and looks at industry shows.

See clips from these interviews!


Ever wonder what went on behind the scenes for MODERN’s cover every month? This segment will show you a variety of different shoots we covered in a variety of MSTV episodes. Watch this episode now, and you will see what inspired Oribe and Ted Gibson, plus others to create their looks.

Last but not least…if you watch until the VERY end of the episode, we have a special message from MODERN SALON Editors just for you! Plus, don’t forget to see your favorite industry faces who watch MSTV!

Watch the episode now!






ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for, and As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

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