Events: Matrix Inspiration Salon, Salon Mayan, Hosts Grand Opening

The first ever Matrix Inspiration Salon, Salon Mayan in Huntington, New York, held its grand opening on Thursday, July 9, 2015. The opening kicked off with a ribbon cutting ceremony with members of the Huntington Chamber of Commerce, Matrix Vice President of Business Development Gail Cohen, Matrix General Manager Paul Schiraldi and Salon Mayan owner, Ben Aharon.

Vibrant Energetic Color Inspired by Nature

Goldwell Regional Artistic Team member Michelle Vance created this amazing energetic look using rebel colors within nature. Her inspiration came from the vibrant colors of sunsets, feathers, and the desert using fashion colors that come from nature with Goldwell products like SilkLift. Here’s her step-by-step on how to achieve this look.

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Enter ColorpHlex's Contest for a Chance to Win a Trip to the 2015 Contessa Awards

ColorpHlex, a worldwide leader in color strengthening, is sending one lucky salon professional and their guest to the 2015 Contessa Awards in Toronto on November 8, 2015.

Haircolor How To: Icy Blonde by Dustin Stone

Hairstylist Dustin Stone recently helped his client achieve this gorgeous, icy blonde haircolor. Below, he shares his formula and technique for recreating the beautiful hue!

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Wella Merges with Coty Inc.

The Procter & Gamble Company announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge 43 of its beauty brands with Coty Inc. in a Reverse Morris Trust Transaction. Among others, the transaction includes P&G’s Salon Professional business.

Haircolor How To: Mermaid Sherbert by Rianna Taylor

Top stylist Rianna Taylor of Salon Head Candy in Cherry Hill, NJ recently created this golden-pink hair color, aptly dubbed "Mermaid Sherbert," for her client. Below, she shares the steps she took to achieve the gorgeous look.

Patrick McIvor Guest Blog: Why Choose?

There are interesting creative divides that come from some interesting perspectives on creating texture/highlights in hair namely, foiling, Balayage, hair painting and even a cap for some. I have friends who say, "I only..." foil, hair paint, Balayage or use a cap, and I have some friends who use multiple ways.

Schwarzkopf Professional Presents Three New Runway Inspired Trends

Present Tense, Schwarzkopf Professional's Modern Style Collection, brings the latest runway inspired trends to life with Pearlescent pastel hues, Chik Rock sophisticated rocker style and Hippi Glam bohemian festival locks. Learn how to achieve the color for your clients:


Haircolor How To: 2 Gorgeous Looks by Ashley Spangenberg

As the winner of the Joico Vero K-PAK Color Intensity “Extreme Colorist” competition, Ashley Spangenberg won a colorist’s dream — the chance to be one of the first to get creative with the two newest shades in the Intensity collection. The result is a mini-shoot featuring new Vero K-PAK Color Intensity shades Hot Pink and Soft Pink — a rosy riot of the two cheery hues.

Haircolor How To: Electric Scarlett by Colette Jones

"Sometimes it is super fun to find a client who is willing to play with color and step over to a more daring and playful look, and then end the session in a mini salon photo shoot," says Colette Jones, owner of Giddy Up Salon and Spa in Okanogan, WA.