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December 2013

Hair: Darren Brokaw for Great Lengths
Photography:  Roberto Ligresti
Make-up:  David Maderich for camerareadycosmetics.com
Fashion styling:  Rod Novoa
Nails: Danielle Candido for Gelish
Assisted by: Brittany Dievling

In This Issue

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Editor's Note: Be Excellent

posted by | December 6, 2013

A commitment to excellence is required to ensure this busiest time of year remains your and your salon’s most profitable. Here’s how to maximize good cheer for your clients and great income for you.

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HOW-TO: Apply Great Lengths' New Tape-in Extensions

posted by | December 3, 2013

Great Lengths USA National Artistic Director Darren Brokaw is finding the new GL Apps, the long-awaited tape-in extension offered from Great Lengths, opening the door for more clients and artists to enter the extension market. Learn how to apply the tape-in extensions on your clients with this how-to.

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Happily Ever After with Michael Albor

Chandler Rollins | November 25, 2013

Inspired by fairy princesses, white witches, wenches and conniving queens of fables, Michael Albor, Matrix artist, pays homage to the style and influence of his mentors, including Matrix Artistic Directors Nicholas French, and Brian and Sandra Smith.

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Party Tricks: Extensions

Chandler Rollins | November 25, 2013

The holidays aren’t coming, they’re here! No need to stress, MODERN has got you covered with five glam extensions looks to try on clients.

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Bestsellers: Nail Files

Chandler Rollins | November 25, 2013

With winter in full swing, chip-resistant manis are a client favorite because of their long-wearing power and convenience. MODERN asked our Facebook fans (nearly 200,000!) What their favorites are—here’s what you had to say.

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HOW-TO: Pop of Cherry Color Design

posted by | December 3, 2013

Aloxxi platform artist Candace Bossendorfer wants to bring hair color into focus this season, but in a subtle way. The focus of this color design is the pop of cherry along the rounds of the head. “Even though this is a strong shade, it is made more traditional with the surrounding classic base. It’s a nice little surprise and perfect for the holiday season.”

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Keep Eyes Open for NovaLash Winner in January

Anne Moratto | December 2, 2013

NovaLash, Inc., a global distributor of eyelash extension products, has grown their family of lash artists via savvy social media outreach and an annual competition they call Lash Off.

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HOW-TO: Chemical-Free Highlights and Hair Color to Avoid Breakage

Alison Alhamed | November 22, 2013

While at the Hotheads hair extension headquarters in Hollywood, Florida, MODERN editor Alison Shipley got the low down from educators on how extensions aren't just great for adding volume and body, they can also be a solution to chemical-free hair color!