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.
TIGI Inspirational Youth Team Appears at Salon Live
TIGI Inspirational Youth Team Models
TIGI Inspirational Youth, a team that receives training and mentoring on hairdressing techniques, presentation skills and trends from senior members of TIGI's International Creative Team, recently rocked the house when they appeared on-stage at Salon Live. The presentation took place at London's Salon International 2009 last October.Â At the event's conclusion, Jonnie Mitchell from Zappas, Berkshire, was named the Inspirational Youth team member of the year. He will appear with the TIGI International Creative Team at an upcoming hair show in 2010. "It has been an amazing, motivating,Â life-changing opportunity," said Mitchell, who joined the team with just 18 months of hairdressing experience and loggedÂ in many extra hours to hone his craft. "Every moment of the show was enjoyable and, while I was nervous backstage, I loved being in front of the audience."