Hair: Sonya and Christopher Dove
Photography: Roberto Ligresti
Make-up: Inessa Shak
Fashion styling: Alejandro Peraza
Nails: Bobbie Naohara for OPI
On April 30, PBA announced the finalists for the 14 categories of the 2013 North American Hairstyling Awards, which will be presented on July 14th in Las Vegas. New or updated categories for 2013 are Makeup Artist of the Year and Men’s Hairstylist of the Year. Category descriptions and finalists are listed below with links to each individual NAHA entry collection.
CAST Salon’s Lucy Cardoza created her Frankie collection, which illustrates the new look for men that reflects back to the days of early Elvis, James Dean and the Rat Pack. See how to re-create these styles.
The Beauty Changes Lives (BCL) Foundation named the first set of awardees of the Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program at the Spring Operations Conference of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS), BCL’s parent body.
Kien Hoang, Artistic Educator for Oribe Haircare, has combined passion with persistence
The red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC was the epicenter of glamour recently as A-list celebrities and designers turned out for the 2013 Met Ball Costume Gala to see “PUNK: Chaos to Couture,” the exhibit celebrating the influence of the raucous punk scene on high fashion. Side swept waves and side parts were trends of the night. See more inside.
The Doves make time fly. A photoshoot that explored the endless possibilities that exist when using Hairdreams extensions started at break of day in their Santa Monica, California, salon and ended at sunset across town in the funky Pier 59 studios. Together, Sonya and Christopher Dove have been creating award-winning hair design images for years and their splendid symmetry as a team created a session that produced cover-worthy results.
When you chose beauty as a career, you went to school and earned a license. You paid your dues before earning your first chair. You grew your skills, book and confidence with advanced education. Today, you follow your passion. You get to be creative and help people. You do good work and good works. You are a professional.
Stephanie Polanski , Director of Education and Shows for Sexy Hair Concepts, calls the 200 hairdressers on her education team her ‘kids’ and Polanski plans to raise them right.
The Doves make time fly. A photoshoot that explored the endless possibilities that exist when using Hairdreams extensions started at break of day in their Santa Monica, California, salon and ended at sunset across town in the funky Pier 59 studios.
MODERN Facebook fan Nicholas Moore-Perez shows how he features his color work on his business cards to get new clients in his chair--PLUS get the formulas!
From the Ask the Experts section in June MODERN 2013. Why should a colorist get outside their comfort zone and enter a photo shoot competition using a brand they may be unfamiliar with? Deb Gavin from Keratin Complex offers her advice, with reference to the Keratin Complex Photo Contest.
It’s the mentorship of a lifetime, and those that get chosen as Spread the Love ambassadors not only get a jumpstart into the beauty industry, but they begin their careers with real hands-on experience. MODERN asked former Spread the Love member, Suzy Henningsgard what her takeaways were from the experience.
From the Ask the Experts section in June MODERN 2013. In regards to Sebastian Professional's What's Next Competition, MODERN asked Rachel Carr, Sebastian Professional What's Next Awards "New Talent/Student" Grand Prize winner her advice on how you would make an entry stand out on a limited budget.
From the Ask the Experts section in June MODERN 2013. Multiple NAHA winner Charlie Price offers MODERN his three key tips that he follows when choosing a good photographer for NAHA.
From the Ask the Experts section in June MODERN 2013. MODERN asked Celebrity Stylist Dimitrios Tsioumas to offer his advice on how stylists or colorists can stay focused throughout the prep process BEFORE a shoot. In this question/answer Goldwell Color Zoom is referenced.
MODERN asked Missy Heckman GKhair Public Relations and Marketing Manager how hairdressers can use social media as a way to connect with professional brands and learn about new opportunities? Heckman refers to the GKhair Pin it to Win it Competition.
MODERN asked Paul Barry, owner of Junior Style Stars how a student or new professional can spice up the look of their mannequin head entries. See his answer...
Wise competition advice from Chrystofer Benson, Matrix Artistic Director and International award winning colorist/editorial stylist.
MODERN Asked Naeemah La Fond, Amika National pro Education manager how a stylist could benefit from working backstage at Fashion Week. The question refers to Amika's Destination NYFW Competition. See her response.
The Doves used Hairdreams extensions to create hair worthy of a fairy tale princess. Learn how they made hairdresser magic.
After professional soccer player Brandi Chastain spent three solid months in the pool for her stint on Splash!, her long hair was in distress. She found help at Atelier Salon and Spa in San Jose, where Karie Bennett administered a Malibu C treatment.