July 2014

July MODERN SALON: The Collaboration Issue

Whether you’re styling a photoshoot and working with a photographer and make-up artist,
or sharing a client with a colleague in a departmentalized salon, when great minds collide and a vision is shared, magic can happen.

This issue of MODERN is all about the power of collaboration and what it means to work in a trusting team environment. In the Icons Collection, on page 98, see how a creative director works with a manufacturer to bring a vision to life. In Pop Art, see how a devoted team of a cutter and colorist pair
up to craft the perfect finish. And, our cover story by Luis Alvarez of Aquage, proves the importance of the cut, color and perfect stylers uniting to create the ideal look.


Hair & Photography: Luis Alvarez for Aquage

Make-up: Wanda Alvarez

Fashion Styling: Patric Chauvez

In This Issue

Industry News

Jewel to Receive ISPA Humanitarian Award in Oct.

The International SPA Association (ISPA) announced singer Jewel as recipient of the 2014 ISPA Alex Szekely Humanitarian Award. This award will be presented at the 24th annual ISPA Conference & Expo to be held at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. from Oct. 13-15, 2014.

Industry News

JCP's Expert Edge

MODERN interviews Vice President of the JCPenney Salon Division Aimee Thomas on exciting changes and updates happening in the salon side of the business.

Issue Archives

All Eyes on Guys: Men's Looks to Love

In his “Subtle Masculinity” collection, Matrix artist Michael Albor, a 2014 finalist in the North American Hairstyling Awards, was inspired by the work of fashion photographer Herb Ritts. See more of his collection.

Issue Archives

Lovin' Lobs

The long bob, or "lob," is the official celebrity cut of the moment, and for good reason—it looks good on everyone!

Issue Archives


Continuing education is key to advancing your career, and MODERN wants to help! Check out this selection of educational DVDs on cut, color and style available on shopmodernsalon.com to help increase clientele and build success.


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