First Chair

Fall 2011

Here is the Summer Edition of the FIRST CHAIR career guide!

Here is the Fall/Winter 2011 Edition of First Chair! We at MODERN SALON Media are proud to share the newest edition of FIRST CHAIR, our starter's guide for new and future beauty professionals. View the digital edition to read "A Day in the Life of a Platform Artist," the first in a series profiling the industry’s most sought-after jobs. Also included is "To Have and to Hold," details on how to retain clients to play for keeps. Don’t miss "Take it From Us," where you’ll hear from new grads across the country offering practical advice to current students. Be sure to check out the First Skills departments for the buzz in braiding, hair cut and color, keratin and step-by-steps to creating nail art! And don't miss our profiles on how Gina Khan, Michael O’Rourke and Ruth Roche "made it big"—and how new professionals can, too!

To success!
Alison Shipley
Editor, First Chair
Cosmetology GRADUATE!

In This Issue


A Day In The Life Of A Platform Artist

Lauren Salapatek | October 21, 2011

They travel coast-to-coast, living out of a suitcase packed with hot tools, brushes, products and more. They are the experts and educators who demonstrate new techniques, products and trends to audiences both nationally and internationally.