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August 2013


Concept and styling: Matthew Morris

Photography: Jordan Holloway

Make-up: Stephanie Klasse

Fashion styling: Georgia Benjou

In This Issue

Pro Tips

HOW-TO: Amanda Seyfried's "Twisted Sister" Look

Amanda Seyfried’s luscious locks are always a show-stopper. At the “Epic” New York Screening, Seyfried was spotted wearing mermaid waves with a twisted hair accent. Here, Wella Professionals celebrity stylist, Andy LeCompte provides us with how to get the look.

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HOW-TO: Jennifer Lawrence's Textured "Chop"

Try a textured bob on your clients with short hair, as seen on actress Jennifer Lawrence. Celebrity stylist Dwayne Ross, owner of Verve Lounge Hair Salon in Beverly Hills, says that prepping the hair before you style or color the hair is a crucial step, here he recommends Malibu C products.

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Artist Session: Summer Sizzlers

At MODERN SALON’s most recent Artist Session, the hands-on photoshoot workshop, artists were inspired by Hollywood epics and icons, from both the large and small screen. Artists channeled a favorite look or theme, translating it onto her model.

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Master Celebration Collection

Denman International is celebrating its 75th year and five of the superstars that have used the famed Classic D3 brush to create their own iconic silhouettes have pooled their talents to design these inspiring finishes, shown here exclusively in MODERN. These internationally recognized British hairdressing ambassadors devoted their time and expertise to create a photographic collection of looks that show the versatility of Denman tools.

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Editor's Note: Trending

The MODERN editorial team just got back from spending a long weekend with the professional beauty industry in Las Vegas. We were busy covering and participating in Cosmoprof North America, the City of Hope “Spirit of Life” reception, the North American Hairstyling Awards and the Beacon program for future professionals.

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Behind the Cover: August 2013

The Matthew Morris Salon in Denver, Colorado, offers five levels of hairdressers to its clientele. Each level is based on talent, experience and expertise. The photoshoot for this cover was created by salon owner Matthew Morris and five Level 2 hairdressers, each with an eye to Level 3. Reaching Level 3 requires intense creativity, including portfolio building, story boarding and presentation.

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CHOOSE BEAUTY: Yolly ten Koppel

“If I help educators become better teachers or teach students how to design hair or if I create a new hairstyle on a salon client—then I change lives. This is what I love to do. It is truly fulfilling, inspiring and makes every day a different experience.”

Pro Tips

HOW-TO: Quick Hair Plumping Service For Men

A general consensus would say that men want to be in and out of the salon fast while getting quick and easy services that offer instant gratification. A great way to get your male clients coming back is to offer them an add-on service, where they will see and feel instant results.

Skin Care + Nails

SPF and Aging

As we all know, a good SPF is a skincare essential, but clients often struggle with finding the right formula. Here, Annet King, Director of Global Education for Dermalogica, shares how to help clients choose the perfect SPF products for their skin at every age.

Industry News


Celebrity Hairstylist Chris McMillan works out of his Beverly Hills salon when he is not on the road bringing his uber-talents to the uber-famous. Take a peak at his station, his tools and his products.

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