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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.

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Salon Digital Summit: Grow Your Social Media Skills and Expand Your Influence

Are you going to MODERN SALON's Salon Digital Summit? If you don't have your tickets just yet, here are all the reasons why MODERN SALON Editor in Chief Alison Alhamed is SO excited for this event, all about the art of social and digital success. Nov. 4-6, Los Angeles, salondigitalsummit.com.

How One Stylist Built Her Instagram Engagement and Following

MODERN’s had a relationship with DeLuca for at least 10 years—but only recently did we start encouraging her (okay, maybe a little strong-arming, but she needed it) to focus on her @hairbykatied Instagram page and get more eyes on her much-deserving work. Here's what she did to boost her following, engagement and, as a result, clientele.

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Julius Cvesar @juliuscaesar

Meet 2018 MODERN SALON 100 artist Julius Cvesar (@juliuscaesar), the downtown LA based barber who believes in quality over quantity. He books 60-minute appointments at his private space, ALLHAIL DTLA.

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Justin Anderson @justinanderson

Meet 2018 MODERN SALON 100 Justin Anderson who identifies himself as a "cool blonde." The celebrity colorist is based at Dphue (he is also co-founder) in Beverly Hills, California.

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Jessica Warburton @hairhunter

Meet Jessica Warburton (@hairhunter) a fresh inductee to the MODERN SALON 100. The LA based colorist is a Matrix artist, a member of the Colortrak family and a SalonCentric Ambassador.

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Helena Palacios @_heyhelena

Seamless melts are the signature of this SoCal colorist. Helena Palacios' aesthetic is clear and consistent; one look at her Instagram feed and you see her love for color, blends, and hair painting. We think you all need to say "Hey" to Helena...

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Jenn Shin @thejennshin

Jenn Shin's beautiful color work pulled us in but she has a great way with a haircut, too. And now, she says she'd like to learn barbering. We'll be watching!

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Flavio Angel Alvarado @AngelAlvarado

Alvarado is a self-described "beauty slayer" and his superpower is turning every woman into a fierce glamazon. He does hair, he does makeup, he does it all while looking pretty fierce, himself.

2018 MODERN SALON 100 Ara Ko @araako

She specializes in taking naturally dark hair to the palest of pears, the prettiest of pastels, and keeps it looking healthy.  We always want to know what's happening with Ko and that made her a game changer.