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Editor's Note: Modern Salon's Holiday Issue

In our Holiday issue, you’ll find the latest holiday product and tool promotions, along with holiday service ideas, planning tools, merchandising solutions, marketing tips and trending techniques in hair, nails, skin care, grooming and more.

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HAIR+ Editor's Note

HAIR+ Editor Lauren Quick talks really bad toupees as perceived by a beer commercial, super sneaky hair systems and what's in this issue of HAIR+.

First Chair Fall 2015 Editor's Note: Focal Point

Focal PointWhile in college, a professor suggested to my class that we consider specialty trade publications for future magazine journalism careers. She told us about the perks of specializing in a niche and falling in love with an ...

Editor's Note: Take Care of You!

Take care of you.” Easy to say, hard for some to hear, and difficult for way too many salon professionals to actually accomplish.That’s why we’re here—to help you help yourselves.MODERN SALON’s Healthy Hairdresser ...

Editor's Note: Catering to Your Client's Needs

A few years ago, when the economy was crumbling and clients began to space out appointments, requests for ombre color quickly began to rise—allowing clients to stay on trend while stretching their color investment. The category of no-chip, ...

Editor's Note: Big Hearts

One of the many beautiful things about our world of professional beauty is that it is always the season of giving in the salon.

Renew You

Because you are going to be so busy through the New Year, we at MODERN want to help you make some early resolutions. Here are suggestions, first shared in our special HOLIDAY issue sent earlier in this season.

Breaking the Cycle

It is not uncommon in the world of publishing to repeat certain themes year to year. We cover spring trends in March, fall in September.

Best of Both Worlds

I recently re-watched The September Issue, a 2009 documentary that chronicles Vogue magazine’s Fall Fashion issue. It’s a fascinating behind-the-scenes portrayal of creative tension and passion. Definitely worth checking out, perhaps as you scale the mountain of consumer beauty fall editions weighing down your reception area.

School Supplies

Ahh, the smell of fresh pencils, papers and USB drives. By mid-July, the aisles at every major retailer where you, your kids and your clients shop had been cleared of summer accessories, replaced by backpacks, paper goods and other back-to-school essentials.