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April 2014


Hair: George Papankiolas, assisted by Viktoriya Yeremchuk

Photography: Roberto Ligresti

Make-up: Claudia O for Halley Resources

Fashion styling: Rod Novoa

In This Issue


SHORT HAIR DON'T CARE: Adrienne Rogers Colors the Cut

Flash Forward, the new technique recently introduced by Product Club, involves building color through dramatic weaving and slicing, all to create strength in the design. Adrienne Rogers, one of the creators of the technique, decided to up the ante and select a model needing a bit of color correction on top of wanting a beautiful end result. See the results.

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FORMULA AND STEPS: George Papanikolas' Beach Blonde Technique

Let’s face it, ombre hair coloring is practical for the client and allows the colorist the opportunity to be creative with color placement and technique. Here, George Papanikolas, freshly named Matrix Celebrity Stylist, uses a combination of backcombing, lightener and strategic color placement to create what he calls his perfect “beachy” finish.

Pro Tips

SOMBRE HOW TO: A Soft Ombre Created With Balayage

We love this balayaged ombre formula (AKA "sombre") and finish created by Zsofi from Capella Salon in Studio City, California. When her salon owner Shai Amiel shared the image with us on Instagram by tagging @modernsalon and using our hashtag #hairdressermagic, we knew we had to track down the steps for you!

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Editor's Note: Dreaming in Color

This issue of MODERN is all about reinvigorating your love for hair color. Though most clients think about hair color in terms of shades and simple patterns, your job is to consider the entire design and weigh color options against the existing cut and texture. And this season, say hair pros, it’s all about coloring the cut.

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