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Empower Your Life: Laura Chihaia @lalasupdos and Mireya Villarreal of Pink Pewter Share their Success Stories

Laura Chihaia and Mireya Villarreal share how they found success and during a recent workshop that covered bridal upstyling, makeup techniques and photo editing.

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2017 MODERN SALON 100: Laura Chihaia @lalasupdos

You can catch Laura Chihaia (@lalasupdos) teaching updo classes at salons and on stages around the country. After moving to the U.S. from Romania in 2006, Chihaia made a name for herself when she started her Instagram account in 2014.

Announcing the Balayage & Boho Top 10 Semifinalists!

After receiving thousands of entries since the launch of the Balayage & Boho contest, it was extremely difficult to narrow the pool of beautiful special-occasion styles down to 10! Take a look below to see who our semifinalists are, and stay tuned as they submit their best braid work for judging.

VIDEO: Pulled-Out Fishtail Braid Demo with Lala's Updos

Laura Kaszoni (AKA @lalasupdos) demos a pulled-out fishtail braid at the Pink Pewter booth at America's Beauty Show ...

American Dreamer: Laura Kaszoni's (@lalasupdos) Success Story

Everyone in Lala land has fabulous hair, guaranteed.Laura Kaszoni might not be a name you know—maybe @lalasupdos rings a bell? The Instagram-famed updo expert didn’t have the smoothest path to beauty-industry success, but we doubt ...

3 Ways to Mix Up the Standard Braid

Pick a PlaitBraids continue to trend in the beauty world. They're popping up at weddings and prom, on beauty bloggers and at salons as quick add-on services. Beyond the standard French, Dutch and fishtail bread-and-butter, stylists are ...

Video How-To: Woven Mermaid Braid from Lala's Updos

The beauty industry continues to notice updo masterminds such as Laura Kaszoni, whom you might know better by her Instagram handle, @lalasupdos. We were able to sit in on her Chicago class this summer to learn a few of her secrets, ...

Academy Tour: Lala's Updos at Goldplaited Finishing Salon

Lala’s Updos Hands-On ClassFormat: Demo and hands-on stylingAwarded: Certificate of completionDuration: 6 hours + 1-hour breakCost: $200-300Class size: 17Bring with you: KMS California Hair Play Dry Wax, KMS California Hair Stay Medium ...

GoPro How-To Video: Lala's Updos' Braided Flower Updo

Laura Kaszoni (@lalasupdos) has reached considerable Instagram fame for her stunning updos, and we can't say we're surprised.Her meticulously braided, twisted and coiffed styles range in elegance from everyday to The Big Day, and ...

MANNEQUIN MONDAY: Lots Of LALA

Laura Kaszoni (@lalasupdos) from Roost Salon and Skin Studio - Sacramento, CA, made #MannequinMonday easy for us! Here she shows how practice makes perfect."I bought a mannequin doll last October and I started to practice on it at least one ...