Complimentary Haircolor Classes at IBS New York

As part of the free educational offerings at the upcoming International Beauty Show in New York April 17-19, the Haircolor Studio at IBS will feature some of the most renowned colorists in the business. Xena Parsons, one of NYC's top salon owners and hottest colorists, will demonstrate how fun and profitable haircoloring can be. Topics include laws of color and placement, performance color techniques and making a livelihood from your art. Patrick McIvor of New York City's Cutler Salon will give an inside look at the difference between haircolor looks that models wear and what clients request. "In A New York Minute," Robert Nowlin will spark the imagination and increase in-salon revenue with easy to comprehend, sellable techniques. Looking for some creative inspiration? New York City street-inspired haircolor will be the focus of Frank Shortino's program, "Color On The Edge." Join world-renowned Aquage guest artists Brian and Sandra Smith as they share their secrets for creating sophisticated masterpieces incorporating style, color, shape, texture and proportion. Andre Nizetich, president of the American Board of Certified Haircolorists, will teach dimensional haircoloring and foil placement. See a full head of foils being placed in the hair in 30 minutes, with perfect results, then learn how to do it yourself.

 IBS New York will feature some of the hottest haircolor  talents in the industry.
IBS New York will feature some of the hottest haircolor talents in the industry.

These and other educational seminars in Long Hairdressing, Global Texture, Makeup, Nailcare and Salon Business/Motivation are complimentary with paid IBS NY admission.

As the official hair sponsor of Olympus Fashion Week in New York City, Redken has always had a front row view of the sparkle and glamour. At IBS, the company will take attendees behind the scenes to learn the hottest runway trends. Top Redken artists Brent Borreson, Jill Leitz, Stephanie Sprankle, Omar Spina, George Garcia, Peter Bokanoski, Alicia Marcano and Sean Mejia will discuss the must-have styles, showcase innovative color and design techniques and demonstrate how Redken products create show-stopping results. Master hairdresser and VP of creative for Aquage Luis Alvarez and Team guest artists Brian and Sandra Smith will unveil their secrets for innovative haircuts and celebrity level updos that shine, red carpet style. RUSK's design team, featuring Sandra Yu, will impress audiences with their take on the latest hair designs for Spring/Summer '05. And it wouldn't be an IBS show without John Paul Mitchell Systems rocking the house: Robert Cromeans, Scott Cole and Linda Yodice will do just that as they entertain the crowds with their unique style of education that not only teaches, but motivates and inspires.

Register now for IBS New York and save $10. Tickets are $70 per day; a two-day ticket for $140 includes a two-day master pass to main stage shows. Online registration is available at; or call (800) 427-2420.