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Holiday Behind the Cover: Perfectly Adorned

It has become a holiday tradition for artist, photographer and product innovator Luis Alvarez to collaborate with CosmoProf and MODERN SALON on crafting a powerful, artistic cover for our annual bonus issue dedicated to helping salons prepare ...

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BEHIND THE COVER: Color Flair

It was a fun frenzy at the model casting for MODERN’s most recent Artist Session. The two-day photoshoot workshop hosted more than 80 hopeful top beauty models at the Water Street Studio in New York City.Alabama-based artist Detra Smith, ...

Behind the Cover: Bag of Tricks

Creating new structures and shapes is easier than ever today with all kinds of products and tools designed to alter texture, width, length and color. Take extensions, for example. They are now refined and customized by professionally trained ...

Behind the Cover: Texture September 2013

BEHIND THE COVER: Modern Day Princess

Behind the Cover: July 2013

Beth Minardi and Mark Garrison met with almost 20 models for this MODERN photoshoot, but each knew immediately upon meeting her that model Anastasia was their girl.

Behind the Cover: February 2013

Model selection is usually the most difficult part of any shoot. The model may have the right face and hair, but is unwilling to change her look

Behind the Cover: January 2013

People sign up for MODERN's Artist Session for all reasons—some come for education, some to build their portfolios, some to meet the guest speakers, some to meet aspiring freelance artists and others come with a plan.

Behind the Cover: November 2012

The Roberto Ligresti studio in New York City was the setting for MODERN’s photo session with Moroccanoil’s Artistic Director, Antonio Corral Calero.

Behind the Cover: September 2012 Texture

The cover style for this issue’s Texture! was created by Kansas City stylist and 2012 NAHA finalist Rusty Phillips.

Behind the Cover: August 2012

Artist Session is MODERN’s community-building seminar designed to guide top salon professionals in a quest to build a portfolio, enter the session world and, ultimately, get more recognition and money for styling work as a salon stylist or freelance hairdresser.