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Hot Products: Matrix's New COLORINSIDER Color Concentrates

Intensify, brighten and lift beautiful, permanent haircolor with the new COLORINSIDER Color Concentrates! Specifically designed to boost COLORINSIDER formulas, the new Concentrates will give stylists and colorists even more flexibility to create vibrant, gorgeous looks.

Become a Part of the Sam Villa Educational Team!

The Sam Villa brand is expanding its award winning educational team! Stylists interested in being part of a team devoted to shaping the industry through education and artistry are welcome to apply from October 1–21, 2015 (midnight PST).

Patrick McIvor Guest Blog: What Happens In Vegas…

What goes 400+ miles an hour and is 30,000 ft. in the air? Me, on my way to Goldwell Global Color Zoom after just leaving Nashua, NH where I have been staying for the last 5 nights sharing ideas with top salons from Brookline, MA to Nashua, NH.

Education: Matrix Announces Classes for Destination 2016

In anticipation of the upcoming Matrix Destination 2016 - a 3-day educational event for hairstylists and students, happening January 23-25, 2015 in Orlando, FL - Matrix has announced two exciting classes that will be held during the event.HANDS-ON: Color Outside the Lines with Robert Santana, Steve Waldman and Leah Sterk

    L’Oreal USA Provides Day of Pampering to LA's Downtown Women's Center Residents

    On Sunday, September 27th, L’Oreal PPD brands - including Matrix, Redken, Kerastase, Mizani, NYX and essie - took part in an inspiring day of giving back to the community.

    Haircolor How To: Rainbow Tie-Dye by Rickey Zito

    One of the biggest trends to dominate the Spring/Summer 2016 Fashion Week runways was 1970s fashion, with a nod to the era cropping up in the form of modernized takes on tie-dye prints.

    Matrix's Programs of Passion: New October Courses

    Matrix's Programs of Passion classes continue this month with 3 exciting new additions, led by Michael Albor, Sean Hayes, and Franco Della Grazia. See the full list of Matrix's Programs of Passion for October below:

    Farouk Systems 2015 Cancun Conference Draws 5,000 Beauty Pros

    The Colorist joined 5,000 beauty pros at Farouk Systems’ 2015 biannual Farouk Hairstyling and Innovation Conference held at the luxurious Moon Palace Resort in Cancun, Mexico, September 18–23. This year, the education extravaganza celebrated a major milestone—Farouk Systems Founder Farouk Shami’s 50 years in the beauty industry.

    Haircolor How To: 3 Gorgeous Looks from the Emmys Red Carpet

    On Sunday, September 20th, Hollywood's biggest television stars took to the red carpet for the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Wearing stunning designer gowns, and gorgeous beauty looks, the array of A-listers brought the glamor. The trend of the night was old Hollywood styles, like perfectly cascading curls, and sexy smoky eyes, with a distinct leaning for natural, classic beauty.

    Haircolor How To: The Hand-Pressed Coloring Technique

    As hair color techniques continue to evolve, from traditional foils to hand-painting and balayage, Redken colorist Chiala Marvici introduces a new, artistic way to color hair: hand-pressed coloring. Inspired by a painting in her apartment, Chiala brought the idea of screen printing to hair, creating unique designs in a variety of colors.

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