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KAO's Elevate the Artist Social Program Teaches Social Media Skills and More

The KAO “Elevate the Artist Social Program” is an intensive exploration into Instagram success for Goldwell and KMS artists. MODERN editors along with social-media expert and salon owner Sydney Ann Lopez offered a two-hour seminar that included best practices in photography and lighting, posing, writing compelling captions, hashtagging, creating engaging content and more.

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Social Media Superstar @Arod23pr Shares Tips For Success

Reportedly the most followed barber on social media, @arod23pr has found his niche by combining art with entertainment. Here he shares his tips on building a successful career - great tips for everyone in any beauty community.

LISTEN NOW: Interview with MODERN SALON Editor in Chief Alison Alhamed

MODERN SALON’s Editor in Chief Alison Alhamed shares her insight into what’s happening with media in the salon world—including the evolution of advertising and editorial—plus tips for salons on marketing in the digital age, and how to reach a broader audience.

MAGIC LIGHTING GRID: The Perfect Consultation Tool

Lighting has a huge impact on how hair color is perceived. Check out this grid and get the backstory from a colorist who took photos of her own hair at different times of the day, in different lighting situations.

The Mona Cut: Before & Afters that Celebrate Texture

Mona Baltazar shines a spotlight on big chops, transitions, and embracing and enhancing texture and curl patterns that look their best with a true professional’s touch.

10 Money-Making Tips to Make Instagram Your Side Hustle

Are beauty pros really making money on Instagram? Yes, yes and YES. Get the inside scoop and learn the top ten tips on what you have to do to make the platform work for you.

Pros and Cons of Instagram Hiding Visible Likes

How will hiding likes impact the professional beauty industry? We polled influencers and Instagram power users to see how they feel about the pending US changes that began rolling out in other countries earlier this year.

Follow Your Passion! Tap into a Strong Social Media Network

While exploring career benefits at Ulta Beauty—amazing (paid) education, healthcare, up to 70 percent commission, positive team culture and more—be sure you also take a scroll through the company’s vibrant social media presence.

Show Me the Money: How to Be Transparent with Your Pricing

Would you dare to post your service prices on your hair photos for your followers to see? Gina Bianca breaks it down—and has nothing to hide.

Price Transparency on Color Corrections

See a major color correction makeover, plus learn how the colorist, Sean Michael, priced the service.