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Elegant Bridal Updo: A Wedding How-To

With wedding season and prom right around the corner, brush up on your updo skills! Learn the steps to create this elegant, breathtaking bridal updo.

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35 Braids Sure to Inspire Your Special-Occasion Styling

MODERN has chosen 35 of our fave braids from Instagram to pin for any event a client is attending, whether it's dressing up for a formal affair or dancing all day at a music festival.

5 Ways to Grow Your Pinterest Audience (Before & During Your Next Event)

With some of the biggest and best beauty shows right around the corner, we wanted to share one of our favorite (yet underrated) ways to capitalize on social media surrounding an event. Whether you're going to IBS, ABS, Cosmoprof Bologna or ...

Shaping Pinterest Proportions

Last up on our Social Media Sizing Guide, Pinterest. Your salon is every guest’s go-to guide for beauty. Pinterest should be an extension of the assistance and inspiration you give to every guest. A place to showcase guest transformations, depict visions of upcoming hair trends, and how-to articles for all the latest styles. As a professional it’s important that your brand and your image portrays your exceptional level of service and skill. Optimizing your visual portfolio will help you portray that professionalism and make your pins stand out.

Behind the Cover: texture! Fall 2014

IN THE SALON INDUSTRY, there are two types of people— those who say they can do textured hair and the select group of stylists that specialize in texture hair. Cesar Ramirez, the newest Mizani celebrity stylist and our cover artist, is definitely a member of the latter.

Why Do You Need a Social Media Team?

You can create all of the hype about your salon, but if you're not on the social-spape, no one will hear it.

BEFORE AND AFTER INSPIRATION: Color, it's for the Birds!

Inspiration for the work you create in your salon can be found EVERYWHERE you look--including to the sky, if you're lucky enough to live in a tropical climate where birds like this are found!

HOW TO: Lace Rose Braid as Seen on Pinterest

This photo has reached thousands of repins on Pinterest--and though the originator of the look has yet to be found, the braiding inspiration has spread like wildfire. We tracked down the how to!

How To: Formula and Steps to Safely Go From Brunette to Blonde

It took three appointments, spaced two weeks apart, for Molly Rose Kaiser's brunette client to reach a platinum blonde, but it was worth it! Here's how she did it, without damaging the hair.

How To Balayombre: Balayage Meets Ombre Color

MODERN Facebook fan David Allen calls this color melting technique "balayombre" because he combines balayage with ombre.