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Ross Bartolomei styling rock legend Jim Peterik's rock star hair

Spring Trend Alert: Rock Star Hair

Dec 09 2009 | By Contributor
Ross Bartolomei styling rock legend Jim Peterik's rock star hair. Rock star hair is predicted to be the “it†look this coming spring, along with peace signs, beads, and headbands. Ross...

Matrix Announces Elisa Fischer as New Vice President of Marketing

Dec 08 2009 | By Contributor
Elisa Fischer is the new vice president of marketing for Martrix US. In her role, Fischer will lead the marketing division, drive business and continue to secure Matrix’s position as one of the...

2010 NAHA and Beacon Entry Deadlines Fast Approaching

Dec 08 2009 | By Contributor
Attention stylists and students: hurry up and register for the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) and Beacon 2010— the deadlines are approaching fast. A look from 2009 NAHA Avant Garde...

Enter to Win Pureology Merchandise!

Dec 04 2009 | By Lori Morris
From now through January 31, readers can enter the Showcase Pureology in Your Salon II contest for a chance to win $80 worth of Pureology merchandise. Dress up your stylists and clients in exclusive...

David Stanko on Event-Based Color Consulting

Dec 04 2009 | By Guest Artist
Creating customized color and a signature style means partnering with clients to achieve a deeper emotional connection. Did your gossiping-girl radar just go off? That’s not the kind of connection...

Arrojo Launches YouTube Channel

Dec 02 2009 | By Contributor
Arrojo recently launched their new YouTube channel, “Arrojo TVâ€, to present videos on trends, products, hairstyling tips and the Arrojo team. Also on the channel, Nick Arrojo, who is best known as...

Alternative Hair Show Continues to Raise Money For Leukemia Research

Dec 01 2009 | By Contributor
Tony Rizzo created the Alternative Hair Show in 1983 in memory of his son Valentino who died of leukemia. Since then, the show has grown to be one of the most prestigious annual hairdressing events...

British Hairdressing Awards Announces 2009 Winners

Dec 01 2009 | By Contributor
Akin Konizi accepts his trophy as the 2009 British Hairdresser of the Year. Congratulations to winners of the 25th annual British Hairdressing Awards! The awards were presented by Hairdressers...

A Day of Beauty at Invidia Salon and Spa

Dec 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
During my trip back home to Boston for Thanksgiving last week, I got the opportunity to visit the beautiful Invidia Salon and Spa in Sudbury, MA. I had seen pictures of the salon's new expanded...

Holiday Offer from Temptu

Dec 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
Christmas and New Year's Eve are the perfect occasions for promoting professional, long-lasting airbush makeup applications, and Temptu is getting into the holiday spirit by offering a FREE Airbrow...

Win New Salontech Tools For Your Salon

Nov 25 2009 | By Contributor
If your salon tool wardrobe is in need of a makeover, enter Salontech’s new contest, Show Off Your Style, and win brand new Salontech tools. Share your innovative hairstyling techniques by simply...

Hanna Compton: Week 11

Nov 24 2009 | By Hanna Compton
I got to try a lot of new things this week that I really enjoyed. I did a really nice platinum card on one of my clients that came out what I like to call the perfect "California Blonde" color that...

NCA Announces Linda Whitehurst as LGFB National Project Director

Nov 24 2009 | By Contributor
The National Cosmetology Association (NCA) recently appointed Linda Whitehurst as the new NCA Look Good…Feel Better (LGFB) National Project Director. Whitehurst has been a NCA member since 1988...

Get Ashley Greene's Twilight Premiere Look

Nov 21 2009 | By Lori Morris
Twilight star Ashley Greene looked ready to vamp it up at last night's New Moon premiere in New York City. Celebrity hairstylist Ted Gibson created what he describes as a "downtown girl hip ponytail...
ArtAID featured performances and art auctions to help raise money for Positive Directions.

Planet Hair Hosts 16th Annual ArtAID Event

Nov 21 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
ArtAID featured performances and art auctions to help raise money for Positive Directions. Planet Hair in Wichita, KS, hosted its 16th annual ArtAID event in October. More than 15,000 people...

Hurry up and Register for Junior Style Stars Competition

Nov 21 2009 | By Contributor
Attention Junior Stylists: Think you have what it takes to create a winning bridal look? Junior Style Stars is holding their 2010 annual hair competition and all cosmetology students are encouraged...

Ivan Zoot: How to Cut a Classic 5-Step Clipper Over Comb

Nov 21 2009 | By Contributor
Ivan Zoot a.k.a. the Clipper Guy is the director of education and training for Andis and holds the Guinness Book of World Record titles for the world’s fastest haircut, most haircuts in one hour...

Beauty Bus Foundation Recognized for Community Service

Nov 20 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
The Beauty Bus Foundation (BBF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for homebound, terminally, or chronically ill people and their primary caregivers, was recognized...

Wendy Watkins Words of Wisdom: What is Strategic Optimism and How Can I Get Some?

Nov 19 2009 | By Contributor
It seems like these days there is a strategy available for everything; economic stimulus, winning football games or growing your business. It is good to have a strategy; a plan that serves you in...
TIGI Inspirational Youth Team Models

TIGI Inspirational Youth Team Appears at Salon Live

Nov 18 2009 | By Kelley Donahue
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...