In This Issue


Perspectives: Jimmy Paul

| January 22, 2013

Pittsburgh native Jimmy Paul began his career in 1984 but eventually moved to New York where he quickly became a successful freelance stylist, editorial darling and top artist at Bumble and bumble.


Ask the Experts: Planning Ahead

Lauren Salapatek | January 2, 2013

What advice would you give to improve a salon’s promotion planning strategy? What salon promotions are most effective in driving client traffic? How does an online strategy drive client traffic? What can stylists do to better promote their services?


Behind the Cover: January 2013

Maggie Mulhern | January 14, 2013

People sign up for MODERN's Artist Session for all reasons—some come for education, some to build their portfolios, some to meet the guest speakers, some to meet aspiring freelance artists and others come with a plan.


ONES TO WATCH: Stevee Lynn from Freddie B Salon

Lauren Salapatek | January 3, 2013

Even at a young age, Stevee Lynn from Freddie B Salon in Ventura, California, knew she wanted to be an artist. Growing up in Southern California, she finds inspiration for beauty everywhere, from city streets to sunsets over the ocean. She believes that make-up should always enhance natural beauty, never mask it. Read her full story...


Woven Romance

Maggie Mulhern | January 2, 2013

Right on trend with texture and braids, Sam Villa, educator and manufacturer, who has developed a professional line of tools and shears, created two whimsical looks for MODERN SALON’s Artist Session using the Texture iron microcrimper, braided adornments and imagination.


Artistry Unbound

| January 2, 2013

Unbound Artist Session, MODERN’s exclusive photoshoot workshop, is designed to guide professional stylists in their quest to become freelance hairdressers, discover techniques to create beautiful photographs and learn from experts in the field.


Natural Elements by The Aveda Artistic Team

Alison Alhamed | December 28, 2012

Beauty, like nature, transitions from season to season—winter melts into spring, summer mellows into autumn—a cycle that forces nature to constantly reinvent itself.


Barbie Gets Dolled Up by The Doves and Hairdreams

Anne Moratto | December 13, 2012

It’s easy to be envious of Barbie. Tons of clothes, cool cars and a Dream House. Now, she also has the talents of Christopher and Sonya Dove’s salon team working on her plus Hairdreams hair extensions making her tresses that much more Malibu-marvelous.