Holiday October 2013


Hair: Luis Alvarez for Aquage
Photography: Luis Alvarez for Aquage
Hair tech: Lauren Reminick
Make-up: Wanda Alvarez
Fashion styling: Patric Chauvez
Location: Aquage Academy,

In This Issue

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Holiday Glow

Clients will shine from head to toe with smooth, healthy skin matching the radiance of the season.

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Long Winter

Innovative tools, styling techniques and texture options heat up holiday styling.

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2014 is in Your Hands. Grab Hold!

Plan now to attract new clients, stay engaged with current clients, learn new techniques and get the edge by partnering with technology.

Hair Styling and Updos

Holiday: French Finish

Stephen Wang says an elegant updo that starts with a strong foundation created by a carefully crafted blowout can take time, but it will allow your client’s look to go all the way from opening gifts under the tree to kissing under the mistletoe.

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Holiday: Winter Wonder-Waves

Stephen Wang calls this look “the glamorous counter to the beach wave,” the perfect option for a sophisticated event with its formal, deliberate placement of polished loose curls.


Party Season

After you’ve given your clients the gift of gorgeous hair color— the foundation of any holiday glow— the pros at Beth Minardi Signature Color and Care say to be sure to follow up with great styling tips and finishing options.

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Holiday Helpers

During this most enchanting time of the year, stylists have even more influence than usual to help clients discover services.

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Holiday Best

Check out 10 fresh looks to suggest to clients as they prepare for this season’s festivities.


'Tis the Season

Give your clients a delectable dose of holiday cheer with these special gift packages and offers.

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Holiday Note: Making Your List...

The professional beauty consultants at CosmoProf and Armstrong McCall are on call to help you with hands-on holiday planning, merchandising, promotion and more. To get you started, they have again exclusively sponsored this special edition of MODERN SALON Holiday. Inside you will find the latest updates and recommendations from select brand partners on how to make the most holiday magic possible inside your salon this year, and to plan for an abundant start to 2014, too.

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Holiday: All-Occasion Nails

Your busy clients want their fingers and toes on display in seasonal splendor as they host dinners, attend holiday parties, travel and make end-of-year professional presentations—plus they need stocking stuffers! Are you ready?

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The Holiday Guy Guide

Men want to look well-groomed this season! They appreciate—and, let’s face it, they need—advice from a pro.

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Seeing Stars

Celebrity-influenced color trends make this the most glam season yet!


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