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Carrie Watson

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on Aug 01, 2006
Hot dogs and hamburgers aren't the only things that get cooked outside during the summer—hair does, too. Harsh UV rays can take their toll on tresses, especially when combined with salt and chlorine, which drain hair of vital elements like amino acids and keratin compounds, resulting in strands that
on Aug 01, 2006
The MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas was packed with Matrix stylists from across the globe, who came together for education and inspiration at Matrix Destination, one of the most anticipated salon professional events of the year. More than 5,000 salon owners, stylists and business partners attended the
on Aug 01, 2006
Hair trends may come and go, but some looks will always remain in fashion, like the ones shown here from Graham Webb artists. When devising a makeup palette to complement them, Los Angeles makeup artist Agostina relied on Bibo cosmetics to create a contemporary yet classic effect. "I wanted to keep the makeup
on Aug 01, 2006
In Austin, TX, a city that bills itself as the "Live Music Capital of the World," it was only a matter of time before someone opened a hair salon that doubled as a music venue. With the debut of Birds Barbershop, Austin's first rock and roll salon, Michael Portman and Jayson Rapaport have done just that. "Birds is
on Jul 01, 2006
Every artist needs to prime his canvas before he begins to paint. The same is true for makeup artists. Applying a primer to the face, eyes and lips is a must for creating a flawless, long-lasting finish, says Brian Duprey, a New York City–based makeup artist. "When applied before foundation, the result is a

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