Chaos + Control: Sassoon Academy's Muses Collection

By Alison Alhamed | 03/28/2013 3:02:00 PM


Hair: Mark Hayes
Color: Peter Dawson
Assisted by: International Creative and Colour Teams
Photography: Colin Roy
Make-up: Daniel Koleric

For the Ancient Greek poet, the muse was a powerful figure, pivotal in the creative process when summoned as a source of artistic inspiration. This season, Sassoon Academy launches The Muses collection, where hair teeters on the edge between chaos and control between androgynous bowl shapes, barbered bobs, finger waves and dishevelment.

Arrowhead shaped sections fit within the hairlines and are cut to create contrasting lengths, textures and unexpected movement. The harmonious reds, oranges and fuchsias deliberately contrast with stripped back and sleek palettes of pewter and chocolate.

“The Muses collection encompasses three different creative visions: Iris, Soho Boho and Ye-Ye,” says Richie Rivera, Sassoon North American Color Director. “Each vision includes different color placement techniques to achieve the desired looks, including off-kilter, circular sectioning to create color graduation. The resulting color enhances the shape of the hair cut and creates a beautiful, strong look.”






ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Alison Alhamed

Alison Alhamed, Editor in Chief of Modern Salon Magazine | Editor of First Chair

Since July 2008, Alison has worked across all brands under the MODERN SALON Media umbrella, including MODERN SALON, SALON TODAY, FIRST CHAIR and MODERN SALON TV. Alison’s passion for the beauty industry grew even deeper after she enrolled in beauty school, working as an editor by day and a student by night. Alison earned her cosmetology degree from Pivot Point International in Bloomingdale, Illinois, in May 2011.

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