2017 game changers

2017 MODERN SALON 100: Crystal Kim @instylebycrystalk

The woman behind the color inspires us as much as the color she creates. If you want to see gorgeous metallics, silvers and more, on both clients and herself, check out Crystal Kim.

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2017 MODERN SALON 100: Sarah Mac @thespiritualhairdresser

No stranger to her work gracing @modernsalon's page (or the cover of our magazine and supplements), Sarah Mac's page, @thespiritualhairdresser, mixes good-for-the-soul hair and motivation while giving an inside look into her own life. Mac's page demonstrates the passion and spirit behind the craft, and we love her for that.

2017 MODERN SALON 100: Holly DeCastri @hollydecastri

If you follow @modernsalon on Instagram and we've ever featured your work, OF COURSE you've heard of Holly DeCastri. She is quite literally our #1 biggest fan--she comments on every single post we share, expressing incredible encouragement and gushy love to every. single. artist. Known simply as "Holly" in our MODERN SALON offices, our entire editorial team voted to have @hollydecastri on our 2017 MODERN SALON 100 list because she is just one of our industry's BEST.

2017 MODERN SALON 100: Theodora Raptis @theodoraraptis

Theodora Raptis doesn't just have the coolest name ever, she also has an amazingly beautiful Instagram page. We love featuring her work because she is skilled in both color and styling--see why else she earned a spot on our 2017 MODERN SALON 100.

2017 MODERN SALON 100: Sarah Malinda Vondracek @beautymarkedbysarah

Braids, upstyling and bridal styling are regular features on Sarah Malinda Vondracek's @beautymarkedbysarah Instagram page. We love following her because she posts the most beautiful styles fit for the whole wedding party. See why she earned a spot on our 2017 MODERN SALON 100.

2017 MODERN SALON 100: Monika Quatrano @hairbymonika.q

Blonding and vibrant color galore is what you'll find on 2017 MODERN SALON 100 artist Monika Quatrano's Instagram page @hairbymonika.q. Her work always blows us away and her flawless finishes make her color work POP.

2017 MODERN SALON 100: Robin Marie Sjoblom @southerncurlatl

Robin Marie Sjoblom, @southerncurlatl on Instagram, features beautiful curly girls and transformations on her Instagram page. Her clients come to see her from far and wide (Dubai!) at her Atlanta salon because of her passion and curl perfection. See why else she earned a spot on our 2017 MODERN SALON 100.

2017 MODERN SALON 100: Jennifer Malone @jmalonehair

Jennifer Malone is one of those social-media personas you can just tell is someone you'd want to be your friend. We first posted Malone's work on our site last year, and from then on it has been a love-fest of us commenting on each other's pages, congratulating one another on milestones, and sliding into DMs. Check out one of our favorite people to fangirl over, including some of the most gaga-worthy balayge we've seen.

2017 MODERN SALON 100: Heidi Bolton @heididoeshair

Phoenix, Arizona-based Heidi Bolton (@heididoeshair) creates vibrant color effects that have been catching our eye for a long time. She’s used Instagram to build her clientele, inspire her inner artist and gain more education than ever. See why we named her a part of this year’s MODERN SALON 100.

2017 MODERN SALON 100: Robin Del Toro @ms_robinita

Robin Del Toro's page is as bright, beautiful and bubbly as the artist herself. Specializing in balayage, corrective color and vibrants, Del Toro's gorgeous work is frequently shared on our page due to its eye-catching color combos, fun takes on accessories and styles (hello, foil in hair!), and clean or blurred-out backgrounds.

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