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Editor's Note: High Season

posted by | September 5, 2013

It’s no coincidence this issue of MODERN is our biggest of the year. Summer’s end means gearing up for your most vibrant, exciting and profitable season. Fall is in the hair—and nails, color, styling tools, cosmetics and more. Head-to-toe opportunities to update and makeover your clients abound through the end of 2013. And this blockbuster edition will help you make the most of the September shift.

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House of Karg

Alison Alhamed | September 4, 2013

For three decades, Mike Karg has educated hairdressers in classrooms, on platforms and at trade shows channeling his expertise and extensive worldwide travel experience.

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Femme Factor

Alison Alhamed | September 4, 2013

The Tikadi Essex salon in the United Kingdom specializes in hair color— but, the High Street hot-spot has also gained a name for its creative cutting and fashion-forward styling.

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Team Tibolli's Straight Story

Alison Alhamed | September 4, 2013

This historical beauty and architecture of Prague contributed to the on-set inspiration for this collection created by the Tibolli team.

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John Simpson's Pure vs. Pastel: Liquid Finish Using Elumen

Alison Alhamed | August 30, 2013

John Simpson is one of the professional beauty industry’s most renowned colorists. As Goldwell’s Lead Artistic Director, Simpson has a keen understanding of today’s hottest trends in hair color and is part of the creative powerhouse team that designs the trends for tomorrow.

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Luis Alvarez Goes Against the Grain: New Aquage Collection

Alison Alhamed | August 30, 2013

In the Against the Grain collection, Aquage co-founder and creative director Luis Alvarez uses a combination of texturizing products and tools, hair wefts and imagination to create low-commitment/high-impact transformations.

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Graphic Color

| August 30, 2013

For this MODERN photoshoot, it was the fashion that inspired Deb Gavin, International Artistic Director for Keratin Complex Color Therapy, to create a red-violet finish with pearly copper melted shades for a look that makes a statement.

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One Look, Two Ways-The Sonnet

Chandler Rollins | August 28, 2013

One look, two ways. The Abba Creative Team’s 2013 collection features versatile haircuts. By adding texture to these polished looks, a playful edge is achieved. The 2013 Abba collection is a story that finds harmony in poetry, romance and design. Like the sonnets they are inspired by, each cut has a repetitive element with a romantic feel.

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Hydrate and Purify

Chandler Rollins | August 28, 2013

Fall’s cooler days cause skin to feel drier. The Oxygen Puractiv+ line of hydrating sprays from G.M. Collin are formulated with patented antimicrobial peptides that purify, and contain ingredients that help to stimulate healthier, more balanced skin.