Topic: Chicago


How R+CO is Shaping the Beauty Industry: Q+A with Howard McLaren

Mary Kaleta | September 25, 2018

Rockstars aren't the only ones who go on tour. This year, R+Co is producing it's Legends Tour with Co-Founder and Creative Director Howard McLaren. The tour is a celebration of iconic hair styles. During the tour, McLaren is exploring the inspirational work of hairdressers from different eras through live demos.


Bed Head by Tigi Hosts Lollapalooza Bed Head Hotel

August 9, 2018

During the weekend on August 3rd and 4th, Bed Head by TIGI took over the Freehand Hotel in Chicago in celebration of Lollapalooza — transforming it into a destination for concert goers before and after the music festival. The entire hotel was shrink-wrapped and decked out as the Bed Head Hotel.

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A Cultural Exchange for Students at Mario Tricoci University

Valeria Fanelli | September 27, 2012

A group of 27 hair and esthetics students from Tuscany arrived in Chicago on Sept. 23, to attend a special selection of courses at Tricoci University until Oct.4. The trip is designed to give students and educators an opportunity to experience and learn different techniques from the creativity of Mario Tricoci as well as the American culture.

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Personal Style: Michelle Forst

April 17, 2012

Michelle Forst’s first salon job as an assistant turned into a life-changing opportunity. There she met her current employer, celebrity hairdresser George Gonzalez, who was impressed with her cutting and styling skills and hired her for the opening of his George the Salon in Chicago.

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