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The Miracle Worker: How One Salon Owner Built a Hair Extension Empire

In the posh River North neighborhood of Chicago, salon owner Ursula Sienko sat down with MODERN SALON to showcase her unique approach to her thriving extension business.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: The Inside Scoop on America's Beauty Show 2020

If you're going to America's Beauty Show--see you there! And if you're not, here's why you should.

Chicago Says No More: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training for Cosmetologists

In many communities, salons are at the center of connection, communication and coming together after disaster and heartbreak.  Salon professionals also hear stories from their clients--who open up and share in the chair--that alert the stylists to situations of violence and abuse. But then what? 

Three of Instagram's Best Bridal Stylists Share Their Tips for Updo Success

Artists Renee Marie Plante, Stephanie Brinkerhoff and Annette Waligora share their top tricks for special occasion styling.

Art Noir Artistry from Luis Alvarez and the BaBylissPro Team

Luis Alvarez and the BaBylissPro team create beauty from darkness.

Season Swede: Frosty Hair Collection Featuring Keune Color

The inspiration behind this Season Swede collection by Chicago artist John Blue @colorbyblue and his Boss Hair Group team is simplistic and cozy.

Color How-To: Faded Blonde Highlights to Rich, Chocolate Brunette Ribbons

MODERN Associate Editor Mary Kaleta pays a visit to Chicago brunette whisperer John Blue and his salon Boss Group for a transition back to her roots.

How R+CO is Shaping the Beauty Industry: Q+A with Howard McLaren

Rockstars aren't the only ones who go on tour. This year, R+Co is producing it's Legends Tour with Co-Founder and Creative Director Howard McLaren. The tour is a celebration of iconic hair styles. During the tour, McLaren is exploring the inspirational work of hairdressers from different eras through live demos.

Bed Head by Tigi Hosts Lollapalooza Bed Head Hotel

During the weekend on August 3rd and 4th, Bed Head by TIGI took over the Freehand Hotel in Chicago in celebration of Lollapalooza — transforming it into a destination for concert goers before and after the music festival. The entire hotel was shrink-wrapped and decked out as the Bed Head Hotel.

Mario Tricoci Buys Back Salon, Spa Chain

Originally from Italy, Tricoci and his wife Cheryl launched the first of their famed salons and spas in the 1970s.