Hairdresser Lauren Thompson and make-up artist April Caruso just graduated from Parisian Beauty Academy in Hackensack, New Jersey. While they are each thrilled to be working in great salons (Thompson at OC61 in NYC and Caruso at Caru in Hoboken, NJ), each wants to build a portfolio in hopes to start doing some freelance and magazine work.
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One of the best ways to “build a book” is to enlist the talents of a model and photographer. As a team, the four participants (and sometimes a fashion stylist) hit the studio and get as many looks as possible in as little time as possible. Everyone works for free with the goal of ending up with some great images for a portfolio.
Photographer Roberto Ligresti worked with the stylists to achieve these results. See Beauty and Fashion Director Maggie Mulhern’s blog for more details from the shoot!
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Small sections of hair are curled with a large curling iron all around the head to create long, vertical curls.
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Curls are brushed out with fingers and brush. Crown is backcombed for volume.
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A very snug head band is placed a few inches back from hairline to create a few inches of smooth hair.
Hairstylist Justine Marjan divides her time between Los Angeles and New York, but can also be found jetting around the globe with her celebrity roster of clients which includes Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, Olivia Culpo, and Kerry Washington.
Aveda Artist Jon Reyman created a rebellious, pushed back style, which was accompanied by a smokey eye created by Janell Geason, Aveda’s Global Artistic Director for Makeup at Yajun’s fall/winter 2018 show.
With each head-to-toe look more eccentric than the next, The Blonds' show juxtaposed the idea of evil versus aristocracy with a hint of rebellion. Oribe Director of Training and Content, Kien Hoang, accompanied the crystalized costumes with big, outer-worldly hair and described the pack of models as “a power alien army.”
When it comes to weddings, love is all you need. But having a good hair day on the most important day of your life? That’s pretty essential, too. MODERN has gathered a collection of 30 hairstyles for your client’s big day that are sure to make heads turn (seriously, we want to see that beautiful back styling) from the moment she walks down the aisle. Get ready to start pinning!
See the top 10 semifinalists work from MODERN SALON's Wedding Belles styling competition--from updos, chignons, braids, beautiful buns and finger waves, it wasn’t easy to judge this first round, but it certainly was beautiful!