Hair: George Papankiolas, assisted by Viktoriya Yeremchuk
Photography: Roberto Ligresti
Make-up: Claudia O for Halley Resources
Fashion styling: Rod Novoa
“In a world where we all want to shine, Wella Professionals Illumina Color offers new shades for a new year and a new look,” says Dean Roybal, Wella Professionals Top Artist.
Inspired by the celebrity shade of the season, L’Oréal Professionnel DIA Mocha shades bring an ideal balance of cool and warm tones with a striking shine for ultranatural results.
According to Deb Gavin, International Artistic Director, Color Therapy for Keratin Complex, dimension is using a color that enhances or balances the main tone. Here, she creates a deep crimson hair color hue.
Refined red that creates maximum impact with superior durability by Kenra Professional Senior Artistic Director, Robb Dubré.
Diamonds in their pure state are colorless, but the rarest are blue. Adding the slightest hint of blue with the Keune Blue booster in Tinta 3001 makes this blonde a rarity. Learn how to re-create this tinted blue platinum hair color.
Learn the formula to this eye-popping, dimensional Rubine Red by Jennifer Andrews, Creative Director and Educator for Organic Salon Systems.
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.
"Scandal Star" Kerry Washington worked the Oscars Red Carpet in a dazzling dusty purple strapless Jason Wu gown and beautiful sleek beach waves created by celebrity stylist Takisha Sturdivant-Drew using HairArt tools.
Learn how to create platinum blonde hair by Clairol Professional Celebrity Colorist, Kiyah Wright. Formulas and steps inside.
“For ‘Gold Star,’ we were inspired by blondes you might see on celebrities,” says team John Paul Mitchell Systems. “We wanted to translate that into color upgrade for the salon.”
“I wanted to explore the capabilities and functionality of the Cellophanes line, using artistic chemistry,” says Marylle Koken, Sebastian Professional Design Team and Salon Owner The Harlot, Venice CA. See how she created this look.
“This was a look created for Joico’s new brand imagery to go with its new tagline “Joico—Turn Heads.” We wanted a high-lift blonde that showcased a beautiful, lustrous shine,” says Sue Pemberton, Joico Vero K-PAK Color International Artistic Director.
When colorist Taylor Kline of Bear, Delaware, was given a color challenge to create a balayaged red formula, she nailed the results! Check it out.
"What I envisioned with this design was to construct an icy cool, pale blonde that has the shine and luster of beautiful, healthy hair," says Misha Belfer, GKhair Educator and Platform Artist
An interview with Eric McLemore, president of Bosley Professional.
Learn how to re-create this spicy shade-on-shade brunette with added interest and dimension that comes from lightening and gently warming select strands by Master Colorist Beth Minardi.
Goldwell's John Simpson and Dimitrios Tsioumas team up for a color collaboration after being inspired by the brilliance and shine of precious metal.
“It takes a special type of personality to be a redhead, they are fierce! They are the most rewarding to get right, and sometimes the hardest to keep. To make a stunning, vibrant redhead you must have a great palette to start," says Lori Zabel, Redken Artist.
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.
The “Awakening” collection is based on world chaos and the day-to-day life we are surrounded by and breaking out of the cocoon, so we can find a new awakening. Check out this redhead by Goldwell's John C. Simpson.
Powerful red and copper tones create strong geometric shapes, revealing the most versatile aspects of a short cut by Patrick Kalle, Farouk Systems Europe Creative Director.
Rich claret-toned reds are skillfully intertwined with vibrant ruby tones to give hair the effect of the shimmering facets of a precious gemstone.
“The Cameron” shouts Rock ‘n Roll in a soft, sexy design, amplified by the rich red, gold blonde combination which says ‘Rock Star’ all over it.
Her passion for hairdressers has been the through line in Linda Gillette Parodi’s life and career culminating in the launch of Kallista Beauty, a company dedicated to the well-being of salon professionals.
Radiant Orchid Violet hair color by Teri Guardino, Director of Education for Alfaparf Milano.
Actress Charlize Theron looked stunning on the Oscars Red Carpet wearing her signature soft, pixie cut and classic black Christian Dior dress. We still can't get over that silhouette!
Loxa Beauty, the e-commerce website and mobile app that specializes in selling salon products to consumers while offering salon professionals an online sales commission, has recently launched.
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!
Celebrity stylist Giannandrea worked with products and tools from Macadamia Natural Oil (MNO) to create a sleek, chic style for Naomi Watts at the 86th Academy Awards.
Cool and pastel purple shade by Wella Top Artist, Alexandra Matiz.
A mirrored ombre look from Scruples Whisper Collection. “The color transitions softly from dark chocolate, to carmel, to honey, then back to carmel, ending in dark chocolate,” says Amanda Evans, Scruples Artist.
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.
Papanikolas chose a model who needed some oooomph in her color and could benefit from the new Matrix Biolage hair care line which he used to both finish and enhance his modern design.