Modern Salon

December 2015

Hair: Victoria Casciola for Hotheads Hair Extensions
Photography: Roberto Ligresti
Makeup: David Maderich
Fashion styling: Valeriya Leonova
Nails: Kelly VanDahl

For MODERN’s December issue, our editorial team gathered to take a look back at the year’s top beauty hashtags, buzzwords, and in-case-you-missed-it headlines and hairlines. This issue celebrates the trends and trend-makers that pushed the envelope into hair history.

It starts with our cover, which pays tribute to the year's most popular color trend—silver, gray, denim-infused locks. As you continue through the issue, it's page after page of 2015 throwback favorites including sombre, balayage, pastels and brights, even the lumbersexual (yes, this was a thing)—plus how to MODERNize (see what we did there) the trends to help them evolve into 2016.

In This Issue


Philip Ring: The Pixel Haircolor Illusionist

Jamie Newman | November 20, 2015

2015 ushered in a wave of interpretations of the pixelated haircolor technique—no one owned the technique more than Philip Ring. AT A RECENT CLASS at Chicago’s Red7 Salon, educator, stylist and self-described amateur magician ...


Tweezerman Celebrates Milestone

Anne Moratto | November 18, 2015

Tweezerman started in 1980, thirty five years ago, with a single product, the Splintertweeze which was prized for its quality and precision. Tweezerman then set out to develop an eyebrow tweezer with the same precise performance standard and the ...