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2018 MODERN SALON 100: Constance Robbins @constancerobbins

Meet Matrix Global Artist Constance Robbins who has been on our radar for years. The Upland, California based colorist is known for balayage, dimensional color, fashion melts and her own signature RED!

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2018 MODERN SALON 100: Peka Grayson @impekablenails

Meet Peka Grayson (@impekablenails), the Seattle based manicurist known for using the nail to share her art, which many have called "masterpieces."

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Michael Klomsue @ColorByMichael

Meet Michael Klomsue (@colorbymichael), the Newport Beach, California based artist (Cristophe Salon) known for his beachy blondes, balayage, color corrections and transformations.

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Jennifer Edgar @hairbyjenne

Meet Jennifer Edgar (@hairbyjenne), the Conway, Arkansas based colorist known for everything from classic to edgy looks, especially blondes.

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Marie Negron @glamhairbymarie

Meet Marie Negron (@glamhairbymarie) the owner of Flawless Beauty Salon, Cleveland, Ohio. The balayage specialist has more than 13.4K followers on her Instagram page that features gorgeous finishes and MANY impressive makeovers.

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Julie Holbrook @headrushdesigns

Meet Julie Holbrook (@headrushdesigns) the Ogden, Utah artist who proudly calls herself a "pink and short hair lover." Her 20K followers are treated to delightful finishes with everything from lobs to bobs to lovely transformations.

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Amy Baugh @hairbyamybee

Meet Amy Baugh (@hairbyamybee) of Advanced Techniques, Fruita, Colorado. The colorist specializes in balayage and her 12K followers are treated to makeovers and finishes featuring perfectly placed painted highlights.

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Brandy Jefferson @brandyannlee

Meet Brandy Lee Jefferson, Lead Stylist at Bardot Studio in Washington, North Carolina. Her @brandyleeann Instagram page is chock full of gorgeous finishes ranging from balayage blondes to classic brunettes and fun fashion shades.

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Erica Keelen @ericakeelen_hair_love

Erica Keelen (@ericakeelen_hair_love) of Studio Sage, Jacksonville Beach, Florida, adds the word "competition" to list of her specialties. She should! The salon owner and colorist has entered many industry contests, winning or placing in most.

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Derek Cash @derekcashstyles

Meet Derek Cash (@derekcashstyles) of Genesis Hair Boutique, Pembroke Pines, Florida. The blonding and balayage specialist shares more than 2,400 posts on his Instagram page featuring beautiful and inspiring finishes and transformations.