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October Notebook

Oct 09 2014 | By Desiree Cole, Kristen Heinzinger, Kelley Donahue, Lisa Bruckenstein, Corie Hengst
COLD CALLING Designers including Céline, Calvin Klein and Stella McCartney (seen here) may have had this past winter’s polar vortex in mind when they sent an array of cozy knits down the fall/...
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Leading Ladies

Oct 09 2014 | By Kristen Heinzinger
A stylist looks to bold female icons of the past and present for a red-hot collection. Created in celebration of powerful women like Joan of Arc and Hollywood’s bold redheads who are pushing...
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Desert High

Oct 09 2014 | By Desiree Cole
Captivated by sky-reaching desert cacti, Brian and Sandra Smith present a body of work filled with dramatic shapes. For their Stark Silhouettes collection—seen exclusively on these pages—The...
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Midas Touch

Oct 09 2014 | By Kelley Donahue
New looks from Candace Bossendorfer reflect an evolution of style without limits. In her latest collection, seen exclusively on these pages, Candace Bossendorfer artfully blends a winter-ice...
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Verb's Forming Fiber Wins Allure Magazine's Best-of-Beauty Award for October 2014

Oct 09 2014 | By Lisa Bruckenstein
This month, Verb is excited to receive the stamp of approval from Allure magazine! Verb Forming Fiber has won the magazine's coveted best-of-beauty award for ‘Best Guys Stuff.’ This powerful styling...
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Wella Professionals Color Announces New Alliance With Educator Candy Shaw

Oct 09 2014 | By
WOODLAND HILLS, CA - Dedicated to offering the very best in advanced education for salon professionals, Wella Education continues to tap into their network of leading industry educators and...
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Rough Idea

Oct 08 2014 | By Kristen Heinzinger
Hairstyles with mixed textures and attitude made an impression at these fall/winter 2014 fashion week shows. —Kristen Heinzinger PHOTOGRAPHY: COURTESY OF SCHWARZKOPF PROFESSIONAL (RAG & BONE,...
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Lighten Up

Oct 08 2014 | By Nicole Altavilla
The future looks bright for clients with hyperpigmentation. Hyperpigmentation, the darkening of the skin caused by increased melanin, is a growing concern among clients today. Overexposure to...
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Tickled Pink

Oct 08 2014 | By Kristen Heinzinger
Not only is pink the color of October birthstones, but the shade has become synonymous with raising breast cancer awareness. Help support the cause in style with polishes that donate a portion of...
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Better Business

Oct 08 2014 | By Corie Hengst
Exclusive tips from members of American Salon’s Better Business Network GET WELL American Salon Better Business Network members share their tips for creating a healthy, relaxing...
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