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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NYC Fall ‘10: Karen Walker

Feb 14 2010 | By Contributor
To complement Karen Walker's Fall 2010 Collection, the hair, nails and makeup were minimal. Below, watch a video of CND's Jan Arnold describing the clean and sheer nail coloring. The hairstyle...
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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NYC Fall ‘10: GANT by Michael Bastian

Feb 14 2010 | By Contributor
The fall 2010 collection of GANT by Michael Bastian was presented in a sports-inspired setting: The space was set up as part locker room, part lacrosse field, part tarmac. It perfectly corresponded...
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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NYC Fall '10: Cynthia Rowley

Feb 13 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
Cynthia Rowley's fall '10 collection, shown at the elegant Gotham Hall, featured modern "tough girl" pieces with flashes of color, movement and texture achieved by using lots of feathers and fringed...
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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall '10: Jason Wu

Feb 13 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
Jason Wu chose to show his ethereal fall '10 collection at the historic Waterfront building near Hudson River in Manhattan. Odile Gilbert, lead stylist for Aveda, told me she was inspired by the film...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall ‘10: Christian Siriano

Feb 13 2010 | By Lori Morris
I just got back from the Christian Siriano show, which is always a ton of fun—and a little bit insane! (Those of you who watched him on Project Runway will understand why!) As usual, both the clothes...
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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall '10: Yigal Azrouel

Feb 13 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
My day started at the tents at Bryant Park today, where Yigal Azrouel was showing his fall '10 collection at the Promenade. Lead stylist for Catwalk by TIGI Teddy Charles was creating a low looped...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall ‘10: Ruffian

Feb 13 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
This morning I headed backstage at Exit Art in Manhattan to check out the hair, makeup and nails at the Ruffian show. Lead stylist for Bumble and bumble Neil Moodie described the inspiration for the...
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Pics from L'Oreal Professionnel's INOA Launch Event

Feb 12 2010 | By Lori Morris
On the heels of Lotus' post about her great experience with INOA, L'Oreal Professionnel's much-buzzed-about new ammonia-free haircolor system, I wanted to post some pictures from the launch party...

Experiencing L'Oréal Professionnel's New INOA Haircolor

Feb 12 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
Just got the chance to experience L'Oréal Professionnel's new INOA haircolor, thanks to master colorist Jason Backe of Ted Gibson Salon in Manhattan, and I'm loving the results. The first thing I...
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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall '10: L.A.M.B.

Feb 12 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
Yesterday I headed to Milk Studios and made my way backstage at L.A.M.B, where lead stylist for Moroccanoil Danilo was creating beautiful 1930s-inspired wavy hair with bangs to complement Gwen...

Dining For Change Slated For March

Feb 12 2010 | By Kelley Donahue
This March, the  National Cosmetology Association (NCA) encourages beauty professionals  to wine, dine and network over a meal  by hosting a Dining For Change event in their hometown...

Mercedes-Benz Fall '10 Fashion Week NYC: Organic by John Patrick

Feb 11 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
I loved the hair at Organic by John Patrick Fall/Winter 2010 Fashion Week show. Lead stylist Odile Gilbert for Aveda created a modern twist on the Brigitte Bardot “pouf” to complement the collection...

M∙A∙C Cosmetics Introduces New Spokeswomen and Fundraiser

Feb 11 2010 | By Lori Morris
M∙A∙C Cosmetics and the M∙A∙C AIDS Fund have announced Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper as the new Viva Glam spokeswomen. As part of the "From Our Lips" campaign, M∙A∙C is selling Viva Glam Gaga and Viva...

David Stanko Releases First DVD

Feb 11 2010 | By Lori Morris
David Stanko, lead colorist at Manhattan's Angelo David Salon and haircolor consultant for Redken, has released his first DVD, Lifestyle Coloring. The educational DVD goes beyond expected techniques...

Sandra Bullock and Coach Help Out Beauty Bus

Feb 11 2010 | By Lori Morris
Sandra Bullock may be busy accepting awards for her role in The Blind Side, but she hasn't neglected a cause that's close to her heart, the Beauty Bus Foundation. Bullock has teamed up with...

Get Emily Blunt's 1920s-Inspired Hair

Feb 11 2010 | By Contributor
For the Los Angeles premiere of "Wolfman," Emily Blunt sported a 1920s updo with a modern twist, created by stylist Laini Reeves, owner and creative director of Essensuals London. Inspired by Blunt's...

L'Anza Healing Haircare Announces Winner of Level III Educators Challenge

Feb 11 2010 | By Contributor
The winning look To challenge its Level III Educators, L'Anza Healing Haircare presented them with the task of creating a complete, healthy look using L'Anza products. The reward? Bringing the...
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Wellington Hair Spa Hosts Pre-Fashion Week Pampering Party

Feb 10 2010 | By Contributor
To kick off New York Fashion Week, Wellington Hair Spa in Manhattan invited beauty editors to stop by for some pampering, champagne and mini cupcakes. Salon owner Patrick Wellington was on hand for...
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Serious Business Conference in New Orleans Inspires

Feb 09 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
I recently attended Neill Corporation's Serious Business: Soundbyte Wisdom conference in New Orleans at the Roosevelt Hotel, an inspiring event intended to provide Neill's customers and vendors with...
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Ruth Roche Talks About Her American Salon Cover Shoot

Feb 09 2010 | By Guest Artist
Roche starting her '40s-style twist The creative inspiration for this photo shoot for the February 2010 issue came from the idea of working with texture in the family of curls and waves....

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