MODERN's must-follow list for inspiration, before-and-afters, and all things beauty.
MEET THE 2016 CLASS of Game Changers. Each year, MODERN’s editorial team compiles our list of people you should follow—and who they’re following. You might recognize some of these names and faces, or you may have seen their work pop up in your newsfeed. Or, if you’ve never heard of them, consider this your “who’s who” guide to industry influencers.
Allison McElroy of Clive and Co. in Addison Texas and Ashley Peters of Jewel Hair Design in Alexandria, Virginia will each receive an immersive week of learning in Chicago, courtesy of Pivot Point International along with tickets to America’s Beauty Show and the Beauty Changes Lives Experience.
The trio of experts on a panel at Salon Digital Summit discussing the business of getting personal on Instagram included stylists Christina Kreitel and Christopher Smith, and Natalie Boos, director of marketing for the Business of Balayage.
Louis A. Benevento Sr. passed away on September 23, 2018 in Edgewater, NJ. Benevento worked for the V.J.Curcio family for almost 30 years, designing and making salon furniture. A true artist, Benevento impacted many salon owners from the late 50’s through 1980.
Sam Villa is an industry icon. Throughout his four decades in the industry, Villa has mastered many things, including social media. Here he shares his thoughts about these platforms and includes his tips for success.
Updo artist, educator and industry icon, Sharon Blain has been sharing her expertise since first joining the professional beauty world more than five decades ago. Famed for her long hair expertise, bridal, red carpet, editorial and avant-garde dressing, Blain has been published worldwide and has an award list that fills a page. More about Blain here.
Moroccanoil Artistic Director, Ambassador and Spokesperson Kevin Hughes began his career in the fashion world, which has come in handy lately as he is now a major presence at New York Fashion Week. More here.
MODERN’s had a relationship with DeLuca for at least 10 years—but only recently did we start encouraging her (okay, maybe a little strong-arming, but she needed it) to focus on her @hairbykatied Instagram page and get more eyes on her much-deserving work. Here's what she did to boost her following, engagement and, as a result, clientele.