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Corie Russell

About Corie Russell

Corie Russell is a New York-based associate editor at American Salon with several years of experience in print and online media. Always active in her passion, she has tackled writing projects over the years ranging from business books to greeting cards. Before joining American Salon, she was editor at a finance magazine. In her current role, she reports on a variety of topics in the professional beauty industry including salon services and hair and nail trends. 

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on Sep 15, 2014
Rodney Cutler, owner of Cutler Salons in New York City, told us backstage before Zimmermann that he thinks a center part is “always great on the runway." “It’s simple but I think it’s chic,” he said. “It’s really about letting the clothes be the star.” For Zimmermann, Cutler created a sleek ponytail that draped
on Sep 12, 2014
To go with the island vibe of Sophie Theallet’s spring/summer 2015 collection, Julie Kandalec for Essie created a negative space double French tip nail using Fiji—a light rose color—and Turquoise and Caicos—a tropical aqua hue—on fingers. For toes, she used one coat of soft pink Mademoiselle.    To get the
on Sep 12, 2014
Mark & Estel’s Spring 2015 show, the “Malibu Anthem Collection,” had a West Coast vibe with flowing silhouettes and floppy hats. To complement the collection, hair lead Niki Walker for Paul Mitchell created ample volume and enhanced texture with Paul Mitchell Dry Wash Express Dry Waterless Shampoo. The styling team
on Sep 12, 2014
For Libertine, Nick Irwin for TIGI created a style that was a “little nod to the ’60s,” he told us backstage before the show. Libertine’s collection featured bright, retro colors that were both reminiscent of the 1960s and the early 1990s rave scene. To achieve the look, Irwin used Catwalk by TIGI Session Series
on Sep 11, 2014
Adam Livermore for Oribe Hair Care created a look for Koonhor that he said “extends the artistic direction of exaggeration and contradiction.” “The hair is super long to the waist with a wet, slick texture on top, opposite a dry, kinky texture below,” explained Livermore, who applied extensions to the models' hair before