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Cosmetologists Chicago 2016 Photo Trend Collection

The Cosmetologists Chicago 2016 photo trend team sought to depict real Chicagoans with color and style reflective of their personalities and the city’s vibe with its latest photoshoot.

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Why Become a Hair Loss Specialist

People often ask what inspired me become a Hair Loss Specialist. I’m a colorist. Why switch gears, or add a gear? Here's why...

Helping with Hair Loss: New Modern Salon Guest Blogger, Karen Gordon

Dear friends-My name is Karen Gordon. We might already know each other, but let me introduce myself just in case we don’t. I own J. Gordon Designs, one of Chicago’s longest established salons, located in the heart of one of the ...

Modern Reports: ColorFest 2016 at America's Beauty Show

MODERN teamed up with America’s Beauty Show to bring ticket-holding attendees ColorFest 2016 on Monday, March 14, in the main ballroom just off the show floor. Colorists and salon owners got exclusive access to the latest color trends, ...


Drawing inspiration from 2015’s runway shows, Cosmetologists Chicago’s latest collection, Jet-Setting, reinterprets this season’s fashion-forward looks in a fun, approachable way. Under the direction and leadership of CC ...

Modern Volume: Behind the Scenes with CC

Recently, MODERN SALON joined the Cosmetologists Chicago Artistic Team to photograph their interpretations of spring 2014 hair trends.

Cosmetologists Chicago Names Board of Directors

On October 22, 2012, Cosmetologists Chicago held its annual business meeting at which it installed its new board of directors and officers.

Women of Style: Karen Gordon

Co-owner and color specialist, J. Gordon Designs, Chicago Board Member, Cosmetologists Chicago