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Karen Gordon

2017 HAIR+ Meetup at ABS Provides Insight into Hair Loss

The 2017 HAIR+ Meet Up at America's Beauty Show was a glimpse at the type of content covered in MODERN SALON's annual HAIR+ Summit in Atlanta. ABS attendees gathered Sunday afternoon to hear from four industry professionals on the topic of hair loss, trichology and extensions.

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Trichologist, Hair Loss Specialist or Both? Here's the Answer...

After five columns, I hope I’ve persuaded you to consider becoming a hair loss specialist. I firmly believe being a specialist in something (anything) gives you an advantage over your competition, be it in your salon, your community or the industry at large.

Announcing the 2017 HAIR+ Summit in Atlanta!

It's official! MODERN SALON's HAIR+ Summit returns to Atlanta September 2017.

Urban Luxe: A Collaborative Collection Celebrating Chicago

A team of talented stylists, salon owners and members of Cosmetologists Chicago collaborated to develop Urban Luxe, the 2017 Cosmetologists Chicago photo trend focusing on architecturally inspired hairdressing.

Integrating Your Hair Loss Specialty Into the Salon and Spa

If you’re reading this, you’re probably wondering how you can begin to integrate being a hair loss specialist into your salon/spa business. Well, read on...

What Do We Mean When We Say "Hair-Replacement Specialist"?

If being a trichologist doesn’t suit you but you love doing hair, you might want to consider specializing in hair replacement.

Cosmetologists Chicago Elects New Board of Directors

Cosmetologists Chicago (CC) recently installed its new Board of Directors and Officers at its 2016 Annual Business Meeting. These salon owners and professionals volunteer their time and leadership to develop and guide the association’s services to its more than 14,000 members.

HAIR+ Summit 2016: Day 2

The second day of the HAIR+ Summit touched on the specifics of textured hair, how to consult a client and how to market hair restoration services. Attendees were also able to choose a path for part of the day that focused either on medical and surgical solutions or extensions, wigs and hair system options.

HAIR+ Summit 2016: Day 1

MODERN SALON MEDIA hosted its first educational summit at the Hilton Atlanta Northeast in Atlanta October 16 and 17, the HAIR+ Summit. The HAIR+ Summit is the only immersive hair loss education event created by salon professionals for salon professionals.

How to Be an Artist and a Hair Loss Specialist at the Same Time

Most hairdressers consider themselves to be “artists.” I personally do! We love the act of creating. It might be difficult as an “artist” to envision how you can integrate something like hair loss into your day-to-day work. Let me explain how it can be done…and stay with me on this one!