November 2013

Hair: Jessica Zeinstra
Photography: Roberto Ligresti
Make-up: David Maderich for M.A.C. Cosmetics
Fashion styling: Rod Novoa
Nails: Amanda Smith



In This Issue

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4 "Metallic Blonde" Styles Interpreted Around a Layered Bob

In her new 2013/2014 Autumn/Winter Collection, L’Oréal Professionnel Styling Ambassador Christine Margossian shows off four different styles interpreted around a layered bob. Margossian’s “Rock Chic” looks feature gray, taupe and black highlights for a metallic effect with silvery texture and a shiny finish. To get the silver blonde look, Margossian used the balayage technique which creates a roots effect.

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6 Tips on Caring For and Maintaining the Perfect Mustache

The month of November is about bringing back the mustache, doing it for a serious cause while having fun growing it out at the same time. If your clients are supporting men’s health in November by growing out their “stache” for 30 days, help them achieve the best looking one they can with these tips from Kenny Duncan, Andis educator and salon owner of Main Attraction Unisex Salon in Philadelphia, PA.

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TEAM SPIRIT: American Crew

“In a world full of women’s haircutting, when you put some attractive men in the mix, you get everyone’s attention.” --Craig Hanson, American Crew Creative Director

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FALL HAIR TREND: The Mermaid Ponytail

Nicholas Penna Jr, owner/lead stylist of SalonCapri in Boston presents his spring 2014 trend forecast, with hair styles inspired by some of the hottest looks from the catwalks of New York Fashion Week. Amongst them is an intricate, basket-weave bun with intertwining pieces of hair formed into a breathtaking updo; a new kind of braid—peek a boo style; and what we would like to call an “un-braided” mermaid tail. Here Penna shows you how to re-create the mermaid tail.

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Color Care Maintenance Recommendations For Age 60+ Clients

There are a number of hair mistakes that can make your client look older, so avoid these! (See inside.)

Also, we asked Ian Michael Black, Aveda Global Artistic Director, Hair Color, if a colorist should consider changing her 60+ client's formula as she ages? Plus, an explanation on hair color care maintenance for 60+ clients is provided.

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Go-to Color Techniques For Busy Mom Clients by Beth Minardi

MODERN asked Beth Minardi, master colorist and founder of Beth Minardi Signature, "New moms often have little time to spare for themselves—and hair color can sometimes fall to the bottom of the priority list. What go-to color techniques (application or formulation) do you recommend for clients like this? What should be avoided for appointment stretchers?" See her answer!

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How to Repair Hair's Integrity After Coloring Hair Multiple Times

ASK THE EXPERTS! Do you have a teen/young adult teen client who likes to experiment with various hair colors within short periods of time? What should colorists recommend to those clients to help maintain/repair their hair's integrity? Find out the answer here from Schwarzkopf Professional's Color Ambassador Rick Wellman.

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How to Convert Your Virgin Hair Color Clients to Using Hair Color

Your virgin-hair client is beginning to see more gray in her hair and wants to camouflage any signs of aging but is unsure about committing to anything that would be high-maintenance or require spending a lot of money on her color. You want to retain her business, without adding stress to her budget. What do you recommend? Candace Bossendorfer, Aloxxi Artistic Advisor explains.

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Editor's Note: Be a Healthy Hairdresser

In addition to adding monthly articles on health education, inspiration and peer profi les to the magazine, this January we will launch a Healthy Hairdresser resource center on, a Healthy Hairdresser Tuesdays e-letter and Healthy Hairdresser tips and encouragement on our social media, all designed to help you maintain a healthy body, healthy spirit, healthy mind. We are also planning expanded sections on key wellness topics, a special MODERN SALON Healthy Hairdresser guide and a Healthy Hairdresser challenge.


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