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.
Katie Manselle will represent North America in the Color Vision category at the Wella Professionals International Trend Vision Awards in London on October 14. It's her second time to the global finals. We ask: what does it take to be a winner?
“The moment I decided I wanted to go to beauty school, New York Fashion Week was my biggest goal,” said Laura Rocha, 2017 Sebastian Professional’s What’s Next Awards winner. This weekend, with the help of Wella's Hairdressers at Heart and Sebastian Professional’s What’s Next Awards, she’s making it happen.
We love following Danielle Hess' @brushedtoblonde Instagram page because she posts such stunning, glossy, healthy blonde hair. Bonus? She also includes processing photos! See why else she earned a spot on our 2017 MODERN SALON 100.
At 21 years old, Taylor Lamb (@taylor_lamb_hair) has already built an army of 30.6k followers on Instagram who are double-tapping her post after post of beautifully braided blondes. MODERN SALON hasn't been immune to Lamb's striking styles; her work has made her a finalist for our 2017 Balayage & Boho competition.
We'd spotted Saretta Bowerman's (@hairbysaretta) color expertise on Instagram long before we found out she's also a master of braided styles and updos.The Florida-based stylist was voted by MODERN SALON editors, MODERN SALON Artist Collective judges and MODERN SALON readers as the winner of our 2017 Braids & Brides competition for her beautiful braided upstyle.
Pinterest-happy brides and stylists alike need to put Katie D'Souza (@bridalhaircouturebykatie) on their shortlist of special-occasion stylists to follow. The Canadian stylist has mastered a range of beautiful styles from tousled and half-up to classic chignons and intricate updos.
It will never not be exciting to see someone achieve massive, well-deserved success, especially when it's someone so genuine, creative, humble and kind. Ashley Crowe, better known as her online persona @astrowifey, has created crazy-cool claws for the likes of Lady Gaga, Zoe Kravitz, Lily Allen, along with her local Chicago-based clientele.