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Dominic Pratt Named President of KAO Salon Division

KAO VP R&D Dominic Pratt will succeed Cory Couts to lead Goldwell, KMS, Oribe and VARIS brands worldwide beginning September 2021.

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Same But Solid: Introducing New KMS Shampoo Bars

Say hello to the responsible, sustainable hair care solution that doesn't compromise on performance

Harry Josh Named Goldwell & KMS Americas Ambassador

 Known as the go-to for Hollywood’s most elite, Josh has created coveted waves and indelible couture color for some of the world’s most recognizable celebrities on the red carpet and in high fashion editorial for decades.

3 Products to Help Get Your Clients' Color Through Quarantine

Goldwell North America Artistic Team Member Mark Holloway is making sure his color clients stay patient via lots of communication and with an arsenal of temporary solutions to hold them over until they can sit in his chair again, whenever that may be. 

This Stylist is Creating Her Own Social Media Content Challenges While at Home

KMS Artist Lead, stylist and salon owner Sonna Brado has pivoted her usual content creation habits while at home by inventing challenges for herself to stay inspired.

Stylist Gives Wife a New Haircut Each Day Over 5 Days

Over a five-day span while in quarantine, KMS stylist and educator Edwin Johnston took his wife’s hair from long to a pixie, with each day marked with a fabulous new cut.

The Kao Salon Global Experience, a New Virtual Event for Industry Pros

The Global Creative Awards will be moving forward as planned and details for participation will be shared in the coming months.

KAO's Elevate the Artist Social Program Teaches Social Media Skills and More

The KAO “Elevate the Artist Social Program” is an intensive exploration into Instagram success for Goldwell and KMS artists. MODERN editors along with social-media expert and salon owner Sydney Ann Lopez offered a two-hour seminar that included best practices in photography and lighting, posing, writing compelling captions, hashtagging, creating engaging content and more.

From Uh-Oh to Hot Pink Flamingo

This client wanted a new look after having her second child. Her hair was in need of a change and she got one a big one after some fancy hair color and extensions.

Kao's Commitment to Sustainability

Learn how Kao, parent company of Goldwell, KMS, Oribe and Varis, is continuing its focus on environmental sustainability and how salons can take immediate action.