World-renowned talent and 35,000 beauty professionals were brought together for The Professional Beauty Association’s 2016 International Salon and Spa Expo (ISSE) in Long Beach, California. And the West Coast show didn’t disappoint with a Hairbrained Teach In, 400 global manufactures on the show floor, some of social media’s most powerful influencers and sold-out education classes.
Social media superstars Linh Phan (@bescene), Jenny Strebe (@theconfessionsofahairstylist) and Rickey Zito (@hairgod_zito) taught live on stage at the b3 Brazilian Bond Builder booth. Trust us when we say the crowd went wild. Celebrity hairstylist, Ted Gibson, returned to ISSE providing educational classes with his artistic team, as well as complimentary stage performances. The main stage also hosted Chrystofer Benson and Tabatha Coffey styling from their new collection; Lauren Moser, NAHA texture winner in 2015; and and two-times NAHA Hairstylist of the Year Winner, Charlie Price.
Hairbrained shook up the main stage when they held their Teach In— where stylists and educators highlight their cutting, coloring, and styling skills. The lineup encompassed international talent, showcasing some of the best of French, English and American hairdressing. The Teach In featured work from Laurent D, Stephen Moody, Traci Sakosits, DJ Muldoon, Rea Winter, Berry Bachen, DJ Riggs, Lupe Voss, Charlie Price, Jake Thompson, Aaron Johnson and Mark Woolley. It was hairdressing at its finest.
Mark your calendars now, the show will return to Long Beach, CA on January 28-30, 2017.
Images by Steve Kim ( @stevienaysayer)