As Editor in Chief, Alison Alhamed shapes the content and voice for MODERN SALON's social media platforms, digital channels and monthly print magazine. Alison collaborates closely with salon professionals, social influencers, brands and industry personalities to connect them with our community of readers and followers. As a beauty editor, public speaker and licensed cosmetologist, Alison was named one of Folio magazine's 13 Under 30 emerging leaders in publishing. She regularly judges industry competitions; presents on how to build a following on social media; collaborates with brands on photoshoots, marketing and advertising campaigns; and is passionate about the professional salon industry.
Moving from mannequin heads to real-live talking heads can be a massive transition, and serving as a salon assistant can help make the transition a smooth one. So, why should you consider being a salon assistant and how can assisting help your career? Read on to find out.
Besides trying to impress the owner, it’s important to choose a salon that has a culture that aligns with who you are. Often, we spend more time at work than at home, so it’s important you choose a “work home” where you feel comfortable, where you feel supported, and where you feel like you have opportunity to grow and learn. These questions will arm you with answers to help make your decision.
The artists behind Great Lengths extensions transform models with whimsical finishes that include pops of vibrant color, intricate weaves, interesting fringe effects and, varying levels of texture and volume.