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How To Make Your Own Photographs Cover Worthy

What do these covers have in common? These are just 4 (of the many) of photograper Roberto Ligresti's favorite MODERN covers. Ligresti has the record for having more "hair covers" than any other photographer IN THE WORLD. ...

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How-To: Lavender Dream by Jason Backe

Dusty lavenders are sticking around for summer! Jason Backe recently worked with the color team at Christophe Salon in Newport Beach, California, to show off some L'Oréal Professionnel color and products.Backe is the co-owner of Ted ...

L’Oréal Color How-To: Icy Blonde

Jason Backe, L’Oréal Professionnel artist and co-owner of Ted Gibson salons, assures that for summer, cool tones are where it’s at for blondes.“If you are a blonde right now, it’s super hot to be super cool!” Backe ...

Coloring Extensions! Tips and Tricks Here

This magical shot from our December cover and feature (by Ted Gibson, Jason Backe and their teams) is just beautiful. One of the (many) reasons it is magical is the peek-a-boo color that pops out along the lengths. Colorist Kitty ...

Holiday Allure

Ted Gibson, who coifs countless celebrities, treats every client as if she is a star prepping for her red-carpet moment. For many women, that red-carpet moment might be during the holidays and, more traditionally, New Year’s Eve.

Chunking: The New (Old) Trend

Jason Backe, haircolorist supreme, is ready to embrace a new (actually old) color design. "In an era of Ombre and Balayage, as I scroll through instagram, Im starting to feel like it all looks the same," says Backe, co-founder of the ...

How-To: Warm, Autumnal Blonde by Jason Backe

Bright summer blondes often desire a warmer skew when leaves start changing colors, and that was the goal for Jason Backe's "autumn princess," a single-process alternate virgin application.GET THE COLOR: AUTUMN PRINCESSSTEP 1: At ...

How-To: Hitchcock Blonde by Jason Backe

Jason Backe's Instagram profile says he's "obsessed with making the girls feel pretty," and we think he's doing a pretty good job of that! Backe is the co-owner of Ted Gibson Salons, a brand ambassador ...

HOW TO: From Great To Great...The Modern Man

Jason Backe and Ted Gibson offer the HOW TO for this Modern Man transformation.

Wedding of the Year: Ted Gibson and Jason Backe

Ted Gibson and Jason Backe made it official Thursday in NYC, uniting their love in marriage. MODERN was there at the wedding and reception and we are thrilled to share the details.