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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Carmen Marc Valvo

Sep 09 2013 | By Contributor
Techno-tribal was the theme at Carmen Marc Valvo’s Spring 2014 show, incorporating luxe fabrics and detailed embellishments while creating various patterns from inspired by different cultures....

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: David Hart

Sep 09 2013 | By Contributor
The David Hart Spring 2014 men’s collection drew inspiration from a Hawaiian holiday vacation with coordinating colors and tiki-inspired fabrics. Kien Hoang, Artistic Educator for Oribe ...

Vivienne Mackinder Hosts An Online Event for Stylist Maureen Anlauf

Sep 07 2013 | By Jolene Turner
On September 9th at 8pm EDT, VivTV and Vivienne Mackinder will host a live web show gathering stylists in the hair industry to help support and raise funds for nationally acclaimed stylist, Maureen...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Peter Som

Sep 07 2013 | By Corie Hengst
Peter Som’s collection concept, which he describes as “surf style meets downtown,” was cleverly incorporated through hair and beauty looks backstage, with everything from textured hair to fresh faces...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Adam Selman

Sep 06 2013 | By Corie Hengst
Backstage before the presentation of Adam Selman's premiere collection, we were transported to a retro time as Selman called on urban street wear and the 1978 film Eyes of Laura Mars for inspiration...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Chromat

Sep 06 2013 | By Contributor
Chormat’s Spring 2014 collection combines sexy and sporty with the nerdy “mathletes”. The designer wanted the catwalk to have a fierce “moving forward” feeling. To balance the sporty yet feminine...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Tadashi Shoji

Sep 06 2013 | By Jolene Turner
The Spring 2014 Tadashi Shoji collection evoked empowerment and liberation as inspired by confident, feminine women that are fully themselves as shown through soft and delicate materials....

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Honor

Sep 06 2013 | By Jolene Turner
Giovanna Randall, the head designer and CEO of Honor, imagined fireflies in a forest of birch trees at the darkest hour before dawn for the Honor Spring 2014 collection. The idea was the...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Veronica Beard

Sep 06 2013 | By Contributor
Floral, denim, business attire and neon summer shades made-up Veronica Beard’s Spring 2014 collection that drew inspiration from the New York City 1980’s Upper East Side girl. Original & Mineral’...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Marissa Webb

Sep 06 2013 | By Lisa Bruckenstein
Backstage at the Marissa Webb Spring 2014 show, the vibe was cool. Her collection was a balance of precious meets edgy and masculine vs. feminine. To complement the look, the designer collaborated...

Calling All Salon Professionals! Help Give the Power Back to Domestic Abuse Victims in October

Sep 06 2013 | By Amy Brooks
We have all heard the statistics, but is anyone actually listening? Domestic abuse affects thousands of people all over the world on a daily basis, but the sad truth is that only a fraction gains...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Ann Yee

Sep 05 2013 | By Corie Hengst
Drawing inspiration from industrial cities like Detroit, Ann Yee’s spring 2014 collection called on metallics and textured fabrics for an urban feel. Allen Ruiz of Aveda integrated the city vibe into...

Q&A With Populaire's Makeup Artist, Thi Thanh Tu NGUYEN

Sep 01 2013 | By Contributor
“It’s no surprise hands and nails were center stage in Regis Roinsard’s first feature film, Populaire (The Weinstein Co.), which revolves around a secretary training for a speed-typing competition....
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Think Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness!

Sep 01 2013 | By Contributor
Help support Breast Cancer Awareness with these limited-edition salon professional products!

Incognito Nails: How to Get CND's Camo Look

Sep 01 2013 | By Corie Hengst
Camouflage was all the rage on fall 2013 runways, whether it was a leafy, traditional camo look from Patrik Ervell, or a bright take on the pattern, like Michael Kors’ electric blue camo coat. As the...

Beauty Changes Lives Accepting Scholarship Applications

Aug 31 2013 | By Corie Hengst
Racheal Cooper, scholarship winner The Beauty Changes Lives foundation is accepting applications until October 11 for the Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program....

A New Study by Leading Researchers Reveals UV Nail Lamps Do Not Cause Cancer

Aug 31 2013 | By Lisa Bruckenstein
A new independent, peer-reviewed study found that UV (ultraviolet) lamps commonly used for hardening gel nail polish are safe and do not increase the risk of developing skin cancer. The...

ColorProof Evolved Color Care Names Mikea Lawhon

Aug 30 2013 | By Jolene Turner
ColorProof Evolved Color Care has named Mikea Lawhon to the position of education manager. Lawhon comes to ColorProof with a wide range of experience and knowledge as a stylist, salon owner...

Sneak Peek: Brazilian Blowout’s Professional Split End Repairing Treatment

Aug 29 2013 | By Contributor
American Salon got a sneak peek at Brazilian Blowout’s Professional Split End Repairing Treatment at Salon Ziba last week. I made an appointment for the new treatment due to the fact that I haven’t...