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Hollywood Hair and Makeup Symposium Features Top Stylists, Barbers and Makeup Artists

 “Hair and Makeup By… A Symposium of Film and Television Artists” will be taking place at Loews Hollywood in Los Angeles, CA. Sunday, September 27, 2015 with a full day of panels, workshops and networking mixer. Tickets are still available for the event and are being offered through Labor day for only $300 for an all day pass.

The all day pass kicks off with a morning of panel discussions moderated by Whitney Friedlander, Jasim Rosenberg of Daily Variety and DL Master Barber.

Hair Styling and Updos

Red Carpet Looks: 2015 VMAs Hair How-Tos

MTV’s Video Music Awards are synonymous with celebrities showing off their wildest, most daring looks of the award show circuit, and this year’s was no different. But among some craziness, plenty of stars’ style, makeup and, of course, hair shined. 

Manufacturers and Distributors

Kevin Palmquist Joins Burmax

The Burmax Company, serving the Professional Beauty Industry since 1948, announced the addition of Kevin Palmquist as Vice President of Brand and Business Development for both Burmax and Product Club.  Palmquist has worked as a stylist, in sales, in brand development and has owned a distributorship.

Palmquist can be reached at 800-308-3588, ext. 488.

How To

What is Olaplex?

What is Olaplex?  Even for those who use it, value it and love it, there are still questions.

MODERN checked in with celebrity colorist Tracey Cunningham and Olaplex VP Slim, who both use and support this game-changing bond builder. Here these top and enlightened colorists debunk myths and offer an overview on how Olaplex #1 differs from Olaplex #2, which differs from Olaplex #3. They also answer your questions in this Periscope interview.

Learn why to use, when to use and how to use in this video.

Industry News

Fashion Influencers

Blowout Junkie, a Chicago trend and blowout bar, presents the perfect model of a salon that knows the fashion world and draws on it with every look styled.


The Ten Commandments of Haircolor

Leland, industry innovator, founder of Haircolor USA, founder of Artec, former salon owner and entrepreneur has been taking a break from the salon industry this past decade working on private projects, collecting art and enjoying life. But he has decided to come back to us and is planning to launch something new and exciting. It's still quite hush hush but we will let you know the second WE know!


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