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Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Part 2

Sep 25 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
On Tuesday, I posted a list of companies offering products that raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Take a look at even more great items that give back to the cause: Company: Paul...

Hanna Compton, Week 2: Color Week

Sep 23 2009 | By Hanna Compton
Hey! Well week two was amazing! We got straight into color. The first day we spent in class learning about all the fantastic Paul Mitchell color products. I like Paul Mitchell's color products...
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Recreate Some Emmy Favorites

Sep 22 2009 | By Lori Morris
Blake Lively and Drew Barrymore have been some of the most talked about stars from Sunday's red carpet. Alterna Global Creative Director Michael Shaun Corby and Girlactik Beauty owner Galit Strugano...
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Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sep 22 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, many haircare and skincare companies are offering products that raise money for the cause. Here's a glimpse of some items that give back: Company:...

Fashion Interrupted

Sep 21 2009 | By Lori Morris
As you know, Mercedes-Benz Spring 2010 Fashion Week has taken over our lives and our blog the past couple of weeks. While we still have more shows and trends to reveal, we're going to put our...
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Sam Villa Urges: “Complete, Don’t Competeâ€

Sep 21 2009 | By Guest Artist
We talk a lot about teamwork in a salon, but that’s because it’s so important. When I visit salons, I see that the best ones have a great sense of everyone working together—many voices but a...
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Sam Villa Urges: “Complete, Don’t Compete”

Sep 21 2009 | By Guest Artist
We talk a lot about teamwork in a salon, but that’s because it’s so important. When I visit salons, I see that the best ones have a great sense of everyone working together—many voices but a single...
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David Evangelista says Change is the New Black

Sep 21 2009 | By Guest Artist
For me, change has always equated to uncertainty. Maybe that's why I chose the career I did and why I love being a hairstylist. I can change others by simply running shears through their hair, but...
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Mercedes-Benz Spring ‘10 Fashion Week: Zac Posen

Sep 19 2009 | By Lori Morris
At the Zac Posen show, a favorite among fashionistas, Odile Gilbert for L'Oréal Professionnel created a lively ballet-style bun that complemented Posen's 1960s Pop-inspired collection. “The look...

Mercedes-Benz Spring ‘10 Fashion Week: Zac Posen

Sep 19 2009 | By Lori Morris
At the Zac Posen show, a favorite among fashionistas, Odile Gilbert for L'Oréal Professionnel created a lively ballet-style bun that complemented Posen's 1960s Pop-inspired collection. “The look is a...

Andis' Ivan Zoot Featured in The Guinness Book of World Records 2010

Sep 19 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Andis' Ivan Zoot is featured in the latest edition of The Guinness Book of World Records 2010, on sale now, for his record-breaking haircutting session in Austin, Texas. His records are mentioned in...
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Mercedes-Benz Spring '10 Fashion Week: Victor de Souza

Sep 19 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Mordechai for Phyto backstage To complement Victor de Souza's futuristic spring '10 show, Mordechai, lead stylist for Phyto, created a textured updo with a flattened roll at the back of the...
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Mercedes-Benz Spring '10 Fashion Week: Cynthia Rowley

Sep 19 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Backstage at Cynthia Rowley's spring '10 show, lead stylist Bok-Hee for Redken told me she wanted the models hairstyles to make them look like "girls who were perfect but went renegade." The look, a...
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Mercedes-Benz Spring ‘10 Fashion Week NYC: Max Azria

Sep 19 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
The Tent at Bryant Park hosted the Max Azria Spring '10 collection on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The hair and makeup were simple, yet elegant, to complement the collection's uncomplicated sophistication. The...
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Mercedes-Benz Spring ‘10 Fashion Week NYC: Max Azria

Sep 19 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
The Tent at Bryant Park hosted the Max Azria Spring '10 collection on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The hair and makeup were simple, yet elegant, to complement the collection's uncomplicated sophistication. The...
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Hanna Compton: Week 1!

Sep 18 2009 | By Hanna Compton
Whew, well hello everyone. First let me tell you a bit about myself. My name is Hanna Compton and I am 18. Just this week I had my first experiences attending The Cao Institute of Aesthetics, A Paul...
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Introducing Hanna Compton!

Sep 18 2009 | By Lori Morris
As you'll read about in our October issue, we have a new addition to our blogging team: Hanna Compton, a new Future Professional (that's Paul Mitchell speak for "student") at The Cao Institute of...
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Mercedes-Benz Spring '10 Fashion Week NYC: Cushnie et Ochs

Sep 17 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
Amy Farid uses a marcel curling iron to create natural looking waves. Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs showcased the Cushnie et Ochs Spring '10 Collection at Chelsea Art Museum on Friday, Sept...

An Inside Look at Oribe's Hair Extravaganza

Sep 17 2009 | By Lori Morris
A couple of weeks ago, we reported on the two-day education event held by famed hairstylist Oribe that provided hundreds of stylists from around the country with exclusive access to his renowned...
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Mercedes-Benz Spring '10 Fashion Week NYC: 3.1 Phillip Lim Men

Sep 16 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
Phillip Lim debuted his spring '10 men's collection on Friday, Sept. 11. Inspired by the book Least Wanted by Mark Michaelson and Steven Kasher, which features a collection of real American criminal...

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