As Editor in Chief of American Salon, Kelley Donahue reports on all aspects of the professional beauty industry, including salon business-building strategies, seasonal hair and fashion trends, salon services and techniques, and timely issues impacting manufacturers, schools, salons and distributor principals. In addition to conducting photo shoots--one of which was the recipient of an ABBIES Award for Best Magazine Cover--Donahue also travels extensively throughout the U.S. and abroad, sourcing out new trends and representing American Salon at major industry functions and educational events.
Here Come The Brides
"Beautiful bridal makeup is about enhancing the bride's own beauty," explains Aveda Global Makeup Educator Janell Geason
"Brides today are opting for styles that don't look overdone or too stiff," says Aveda Purefessional Jennifer Covington
Aveda partnered with eco-chic wedding designer to Adele Wechsler on her Spring 2011 collection which shined a spotlight on the Green Wedding movement. A team of Aveda educators worked behind-the-scenes, creating natural-looking hair that showcased matte texture and cascading curls shaped into uncontrived updos and beautiful, soft makeup looks for the presentation. According to company officials at the Blaine, MN-based company, the partnership with Adele Wechsler, who designs for the bride who cares about the world in which she lives, naturally brings to life our common goals and philosophies. Stay tuned for more events with Wechsler in the future.