Hair: Jessica Zeinstra
Photography: Roberto Ligresti
Make-up: David Maderich for M.A.C. Cosmetics
Fashion styling: Rod Novoa
Nails: Amanda Smith
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.
The nail look created at Nicole Miller's Spring/Summer '14 New York Mercedes Benz Fashion Week caught the eye of MANY beauty editors.
Matthew Morris demos the CHI Touch Screen Blow Dryer backstage at DVF at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.
Milady announced Robert Thomsen, a stylist from Albany, New York, as the winner of its Rising Start video Contest. Thomsen wins a trip to a two-day video shoot, $1,500 cash and a ticket to NAHA 2014.
"Breaking Bad" star, Betsy Brant’s elegant updo at the Emmy Awards had gorgeous detail in the back, a lovely lift in the front and was styled by Wella Top Artist Dean Roybal.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
The yearlong Hope Is In Style campaign unites the salon professional community in the fight against diabetes to raise awareness and funds for what can be a career-threatening disease for stylists.
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 modernsalon.com, 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.
OPI joins musician Gwen Stefani in announcing seven new limited-edition nail lacquers for 2014, including two that have a “semi-matte satin finish” that don’t require a top coat, a glitter polish and a special chrome hue.
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Ever want to be a platform artist? Beauty industry leader? Or just more comfortable talking to your clients? The Stages workshop teaches how to master the art of authentic speaking--a tool in easing the fear in public speaking.
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