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Ted Gibson Celebrates Opening of New DC Salon

Sep 30 2009 | By Lori Morris
Celebrity hairstylist—and new addition to TLC's What Not To Wear—Ted Gibson celebrated the official grand opening of his eponymous salon outside of Washington D.C. last Thursday. The salon, which...

Hanna Compton, Week 3: Texture Week!

Sep 29 2009 | By Hanna Compton
This week was all about the textures of peoples' hair and how to change them. I.E.  Perms and relaxers! We started the week learning about PH (Potential Hydrogen) and Acid and Alkaline and the...
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Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Part 3

Sep 28 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
Here's a look at a few more great items that raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Company: J Beverly Hills Product: ADDBODY Shampoo and Conditioner and reusable tote Charity: $1.50 for...
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Wendy Watkins Words of Wisdom: What Does Passion Have to Do With Business?

Sep 26 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
What do you imagine the world might be like if we always lived aligned with our passions? People would be happier because they could make all their decisions based on what is right for them;...
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Wendy Belanger Shares her Best Salon Practices

Sep 26 2009 | By Guest Artist
In the city where I’m from, there are approximately 40 other salons on the same street as my studio! To be precise, there are four on my block alone. When people ask, “What do you do to compete?â...
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Giovanni Giuntoli on Creating Camera-Ready Curls

Sep 25 2009 | By Guest Artist
As the Artistic Director at Tearsheet, I know how difficult natural curls can be to style perfectly – whether our team is styling a model on-set, training students in our classes or enhancing...

UNITE Partnering with Gen Art for Fashion Event

Sep 25 2009 | By Lori Morris
On September 29, UNITE Eurotherapy and host Kristin Cavallari of MTV's The Hills will present UNITE Unveiled at SkyBar in Hollywood, CA. At the event, Gen Art will be unveiling its new 2010 Fresh...
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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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