This month, we launch ShopMODERNSALON.com where you can buy the best in professional beauty education books, DVDs, streaming video classes and more. We are still building our library, but have already gathered works from more than 50 leading educators, artists and brands, with more being added every week. We’ll also have fun, tasteful items to help you show professional pride and honor your decision to choose beauty as a career.
These three looks offer dramatic color, created using a combination of Scruples hair color and lightener, set off by elegant cuts inspired by Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey and the work of French fashion designer André Courrèges.
“Our goal was to inspire MODERN readers, fellow hairdressers, and make-up and nail artists to take a closer look, to sweat the details and concentrate on building every style by executing the details with care, originality, quality and authenticity,” Alvarez says. “But equally as important is maintaining a sense of humor! So this story, with its tiny figures, has a bit of a whimsical wink. Humor is one of the most attractive qualities we beauty professionals deliver day-in and day-out in our salons. Keep beauty fun!”
With a new Academy opening in 2014 and an ever-expanding team, Keratin Complex is going strong and sees more smoothing ahead.
Beauty is in the details. From the placement of each undulation to the killer silver nail tips, nothing elevates our work like meticulous attention to detail.
When Oribe Hair Care challenged its network salons with creating a photoshoot inspired by a vignette shown at the brand’s annual Backstage event, it didn’t take long for runner up Gary Croteau, the education director for Boston’s salon Mario Russo at Fan Pier, to visualize his entry.
The ’80s introduced a subculture of hair and fashion encouraged by heavy-metal music. It was this decade of over-the-top texture, geometric shapes and mohawks that inspired editorial hair stylist Danielle Keasling as she created these finishes.
On February 15, 2014, social media was abuzz paying tribute to industry icon, pioneer and innovator Horst Rechelbacher.
Paul Mitchell's future beauty professionals have spent the past two days in Las Vegas, celebrating CAPER 14, their annual education extravaganza. See photos from the event.