Hair: Beth Minardi and Mark Garrison
Photography: Roberto Ligresti
Make-up: Renee Garnes
Fashion styling: Rod Novoa
Kenra Professional has launched Kenra Smooth, a smoothing system that lasts for up to 60 shampoos that is designed to eliminate wave and frizz. Get the steps in this how to!
There was a 1930’s atmosphere in the air as Aiden Horwood brought his collection ‘Anomalous’ to life, capturing the essence of the era; that despite the economic struggle, managed to inspire revolutionary style and hair fashion. See all the men's styles.
With only two years in the industry, Katie Kapoutsos is on her way to the top! MODERN asked this up-and-coming certified lash artist all about her career. If you are interested in getting into getting into lash business, read Katie's story.
In this collection featured exclusively in MODERN, Steve Elias, guest artist for Number 4 High Performance Haircare, wanted to create cuts and styles that reflected his personal philosophy on men’s hair care. “This collection is all about showcasing stylish, easy and relatively effortless hair that can suit the growing tastes and moods of the modern guy,” says Elias, 2010 NAHA’s Editorial Stylist of the Year.
3 Goldwell Hair Color Formulas By Dennis Bartolomei Salon's Mio Sota and Daniel Rubin.
Hairdressers strive to give their clients what they ask for but, often, they are speaking a different language. Aloxxi Salon Color and Care, a company headed-up by George Schaeffer, the co-founder of OPI Nail Products, has developed a way for stylists to dialogue with their customers so they are both saying the same thing.
Want to create a faux Mohawk for your client without the commitment of the shaved sides? See some examples...
Brad Pitt’s casual ponytail he wore to the World War Z premiere is easy to re-create says Michelle Blaisure, Director of Education for Bosley Professional Strength.
Henry Cavill showed off this “Superman” slick and sleek look at the UK Premiere of Man of Steel recently. Capture this man in the red cape’s style using “Super Products” by Dennis Bernard, says Dennis Bernard.
At the premiere of her new film The Heat, Sandra Bullock rocked some serious by elegantly subtle texture and polish. Here’s how KMS California Artistic Director Sonna Brado would re-create this look in three steps.
This coloring technique is designed to soften heavyweight areas, particularly for thick hair. A block foiling technique is used, with alternating colors and directions. You learn to begin by creating four even cube sections, paneling down the middle of the head to the nape. See more of the steps inside and how you can personalize this look on your male clientele.
For the silhouette, Mark Garrison created what he calls the “perfect model cut. I am responsible for maintaining the finishes of many of the models in New York City, and soft layers with a long face frame is the most requested, versatile look.”
Gustav Mendoza has hairdressing in his blood. For more than 100 years, the Mendoza family has been in the beauty business. His father, Richard, was responsible for creating the iconic slanted sideburn worn by William Shatner on Star Trek (“He created the slant to try to distract from the toupee Shatner wore,” Mendoza says of his father.)
This “Color Dreads” technique creates gentle vertical color dimension on otherwise fl at color. Vertical sections are color alternated to bring shine and movement all tied together by a brighter colored cat-eye section over the natural parting. This alternative to traditional highlights offers even more opportunities.
Even if you can’t be in Las Vegas on July 14th, you can still be part of the greatest night in hairdressing. MODERN SALON Media, proud co-founder of the North American Hairstyling Awards, will be exclusively streaming the entire awards ceremony live and online at modernsalon.com/naha in real time.
Jessica Fair is announced as the winner of Fashion Frenzy, the Cosmoprof student competition. The finale took place during the Intercoiffure Spring Symposium in Hollywood, Florida.
GET YOUR PASSPORT READY FOR YOU AND A FRIEND! Here's your opportunity to win a trip to London through GKhair's Pin it to Win it Contest!
One of the highlights in TIGI's "A Gentleman's Consideration: Clipper Cutting Class" at Premiere Orlando 2013, was how to create a customized side part in a male client's cut. Want to set yourself apart from other men's hair stylists? Give them a side part (that they originally didn't have before!) It adds detail and character to their hair. Learn how in these steps and video.
Rodrick Samuel's' Top 4 Tips on how YOU can make more money with your male clientele. And these aren't any ordinary tips! See for yourself!
Wella Professionals Aubrey Loots created a sleek and chic chignon for Lauren Bowles for the premiere of season six True Blood. Get the HOW TO, including color formula, here.
Colorist Dee Parker of Wieselmann Salon in Melbourne, Australian brings her prodigious talents as a hair cutter and colorist to her Helmet collection. Parker is the artistic director for the Wieselmann salon in the upscale and super trendy Toorak suburb of Melbourne--one of the most competitive hairdressing communities in the world.
Oster Professional Global Artistic Director David Guerin, AKA "The Style Renegade," shares quick tips on how to carve out creative graphics into an otherwise standard Mohawk; hair tattoos!