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Ford, Interrupted: How a Top Stylist Recovered After Losing a Finger

Caitlin Ford says 2018 was her most successful year professionally. But the artist faced a life-changing event on October 3.

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Learn the Secrets of a Blonding Master

He travels between Miami, Los Angeles and New York, bringing beautiful hair color to his clients. Now Derek Cash is traveling to bring education to a salon near you.

HAIR COLOR FORMULA: Transitioning Rooty Blonde to More Natural, Beigy-Blonde

First step in a two-part process.

10 Years of Black Box Color to Beautiful Blonde

Slow and steady wins the race.  Here is how one committed colorist brought her client from box to blonde.

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Julius Cvesar @juliuscaesar

Meet 2018 MODERN SALON 100 artist Julius Cvesar (@juliuscaesar), the downtown LA based barber who believes in quality over quantity. He books 60-minute appointments at his private space, ALLHAIL DTLA.

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Justin Anderson @justinanderson

Meet 2018 MODERN SALON 100 Justin Anderson who identifies himself as a "cool blonde." The celebrity colorist is based at Dphue (he is also co-founder) in Beverly Hills, California.

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Jessica Warburton @hairhunter

Meet Jessica Warburton (@hairhunter) a fresh inductee to the MODERN SALON 100. The LA based colorist is a Matrix artist, a member of the Colortrak family and a SalonCentric Ambassador.

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Helena Palacios @_heyhelena

Seamless melts are the signature of this SoCal colorist. Helena Palacios' aesthetic is clear and consistent; one look at her Instagram feed and you see her love for color, blends, and hair painting. We think you all need to say "Hey" to Helena...

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Jenn Shin @thejennshin

Jenn Shin's beautiful color work pulled us in but she has a great way with a haircut, too. And now, she says she'd like to learn barbering. We'll be watching!

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Flavio Angel Alvarado @AngelAlvarado

Alvarado is a self-described "beauty slayer" and his superpower is turning every woman into a fierce glamazon. He does hair, he does makeup, he does it all while looking pretty fierce, himself.