In the July issue of MODERN, we talk about international style and how it influences us. I recently got an up close and personal look at international style.
As those of you who follow my blog know, I recently returned from a trip to Paris for L’Oréal Professionnel’s 100th anniversary. At the event, I saw the most unbelievable hair show I’ve ever seen in all my years as an editor. It was awe-inspiring and chill-inducing!
However, perhaps just as inspiring was the people watching. The 5,000 attendees at the L’Oréal celebration were from all over the globe and wore the most incredible clothes, shoes, and of course, hair styles. Watching this group of international hairdressers for a few days got my creative juices flowing and hungry to try a new style myself.
Of course, the Parisian people were also fun to admire. The women were extraordinarily stylish with their chic hair cuts, flowing scarves and fitted jackets. I could have been perfectly happy simply strolling the streets and taking notes on fashion and beauty trends based on what I saw.
When was the last time you traveled out of the country (or for that matter, to a different area of the country)? If you’re feeling in a rut or uninspired, plan a trip. Whether you’re a Midwesterner heading to California or a New Yorker going to London, you’ll find fresh ideas in a different locale.
Get out of your vacation rut this summer and visit someplace new—you’ll be surprised how a relaxing vacation can invigorate your career.
Cue the confetti and hot pink glitter! Blo Blow Dry Bar, the beauty franchise that is a leader in the blow dry bar category, announces that it has hit a major milestone with the recent sale of its 100th Blo franchise.
Who better to guide and educate the 7,000 stylists in the 1,200 Ulta Beauty locations, and lead the salon services business, than two of the industry’s most in-demand, business-savvy, artistic and creative stylists—who also happen to be best friends? In this exclusive interview with Nick Stenson and Ammon Carver, learn how these shifts will impact stylists, the Ulta Beauty shopping and salon experience, and the professional beauty industry.
Live from the Matrix Destination 2018 main stage, eight-time Grammy winner Fergie, shared that the big win for a new Matrix contest is the chance to assist celebrity stylists to color and style Fergie and her dancers’ hair at an upcoming concert in New York City. Get the details here.
A good consultation can make or break a great salon experience. Industry guru Tabatha Coffey was a speaker at the most recent Phorest Salon Owners Summit in Dublin, Ireland and gave her tips on the perfect consultation. Here she shares her top five.
Pivot Point announces Lauren Conway, Senior Manager of Strategic Events for Pivot Point, will now assume a dual role—becoming Executive Director of the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation in addition to managing Pivot Point’s events.