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HOW TO: Fingerwaves and the Basics with Faatemah

Faatemah chats about fingerwaves and the basics while giving an overview of her model, presented at the Intercoiffure 2014 Spring Symposium.

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Tailor-Made: Spring Forward With Color and Texture!

Spring has finally sprung and it’s time for a change! From spring cleaning to closet updates, why not focus some of that energy into our hair? A little color and “tekstur” can go a long way in refreshing your clients’ image!

SHORT STORY: Luisa Hartema's Versatile Bob

German model Luisa Hartema has the perfect bob. Find out how three experts would style and/or color her endlessly versatile style.

COLLECTION: Tekstur & Reverse Ombre Hair Color by Faatemah Ampey

Tekstur by Editorial Stylist Faatemah Ampey features four distinct looks, utilizing reverse ombre and colormelting hair color techniques to complement each style.

HOW TO: Breaking-in a Boar Bristle Brush

As we all know breaking in a new round brush can be quite the chore. This age old salon problem has a solution! Here is my tried & true salon solution to breaking in a boar bristle brush.

A Review of NAHA and Why You Should Enter Next Year

Every year I attend countless hair shows and other red carpet events. The North American Hairstyling Awards or NAHA proves to be one of the most celebrated nights for beauty professionals, everywhere.

Go Retro for Prom, Bridal Season

Spring has sprung and the 2013 Prom/Bridal season is upon us! What are you waiting for? Grab your hot rollers, stock up on bobby pins and dust off those velcros.

Amusing Your Muse

At some point, all artists struggle with the curse called the 'creative block'. The reality is, if creativity is your job, then you don't have the luxury of waiting on a muse. Here are a few ways I summon my muse.

RealTalk with Faatemah: Lights, Cameras, Oscars!

Everyone appreciates a good movie, but no one LOVES movie stars more than hairstylists and makeup artists! I was thrilled to finally see hair and makeup on the ballot. BRAVO on this historic moment! Here are my "sails and fails" of the evening.

2012's International Salon & Spa Expo Returns to the Midwest

Produced by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) The International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE), a cash-and-carry expo and educational event for licensed beauty professionals, will return to the Chicago area November 4 – 5, 2012. Read the details.