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How-To: Fairy-Tale Couture

“Modern, wearable, ethereal,” were the words used by the team when asked to describe the look artists used to describe this model.

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2017 MODERN SALON 100: Adam Livermore (@Adam_Livermore)

Meet 2017 MODERN SALON 100: Adam Livermore (@Adam_Livermore).

HOW-TO: The Modern Pixie by Ruth Roche

Get cutting tips for a modern pixie (a la Jennifer Lawrence, Michelle Williams, etc.) from Pureology's Ruth Roche.

Behind the Cover: September 2014

Enter the Trilogy Collection—Yamamura’s reflection of art expressed through beauty via Silk, “more is better,” conservative to represent the classic era; Metal for the futuristic modern era; and Nylon, post-modern’s “less is more” concept.

"Asymmetrical Transformation" by Paige Hudon

Paige Hudon of Enright and Company in Brattleboro, VT created this cool asymmetrical transformation when a client came in looking for a new style with just a little "edge" to it.

Modern Chic Salon Design by Eva D'Ambrosio

Eva D'Ambrosio shares with us photos of Osio Salon in Rockville Centre, NY, where modern elegance meets a twist of glam.

BREAKING NEWS: Giuliana and Bill Rancic to Host 2014 NAHA Awards

The Professional Beauty Association, producers of the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA), is proud to announce that Giuliana Rancic will return as the host of the 2014 NAHA Awards Ceremony.

Behind the Cover: March 2014

“Our goal was to inspire MODERN readers, fellow hairdressers, and make-up and nail artists to take a closer look, to sweat the details and concentrate on building every style by executing the details with care, originality, quality and authenticity,” Alvarez says. “But equally as important is maintaining a sense of humor! So this story, with its tiny figures, has a bit of a whimsical wink. Humor is one of the most attractive qualities we beauty professionals deliver day-in and day-out in our salons. Keep beauty fun!”

BREAKING NEWS! Reuben Carranza Joins Luxury Brand Partners

Luxury Brand Partners (LBP), an incubator for artist-driven beauty brands, is pleased to announce that Reuben Carranza is joining the company as President of Specialty Brands. Carranza will oversee the development of several innovative new brands and education platforms that will be launching over the next several years, including some that will be introduced in 2014.

Waterfall Waves

Creating texture is easier than ever with the new appliances on the market. Stylists and clients are experimenting more with texture using tools that can be faster and offer more consistent curl.