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Enter The Matrix "Battle of the Blondes"

Enter Matrix's "Battle of the Blondes," celebrating the launch of 5 new SOCOLOR Blonde shades, for the chance to win a trip to Destination Imagination in Orlando. Here's how to enter:

· Create a dazzling, Matrix blonde look.
· Upload the look to Facebook or Instagram, and tag it #blondescontest.

Haircolor How To: Beautiful Blonde by Melissa Kenny

Stylist Melissa Kenny of Salon Head Candy recently helped her client get ready for summer with this beautiful blonde hair color! Get the formula for recreating this look, below:

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Wella Blondor for re-growth touch up
Freelights balayage hair painting throughout
Toned roots with Illumina 8/1 + 6v

Enter the 2015 Goldwell Haircolor Color Zoom Challenge

Entry is now open for this year’s Goldwell Haircolor Color Zoom Challenge. The well-known and renowned color competition allows passionate colorists to leave their mark on the national and international stylist community, and walk away with the coveted title of Gold, Silver, or Bronze Global Creative Colorist, Global New Talent Colorist, or Global Partner Colorist.

Join Premiere Orlando for Education, Workshops and Competitions

When beauty professionals want to learn the latest in trends, techniques and products, they attend Premiere Orlando co-locating with free admission to Premiere DAYSPA. With over 55,000 attendees representing all 50 states and 35 countries, Premiere Orlando is the hub of the beauty industry allowing professionals to connect, learn and network.

Matrix Announces Destination Imagination 2016

Matrix recently announced its upcoming, 3-day event, Destination Imagination, to be held January 23-26, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. This education-driven event will offer 7 classes, including 3 hands-on workshops and 4 "Look & Learn" courses, as well as a hair show put on by NAHA award-winning stylists.

Haircolor How To: Majestic Jewels by Ash Fortis

Hairstylist Ash Fortis recently created this rich, jewel-toned hair color for her client. A dark base serves as the perfect backdrop for pops of magenta, purple and blue for a seriously striking look. Below, Fortis shares her formulas for recreating this gorgeous "majestic jewels" hair color.

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Music Festival Hair Inspiration from Danny Moon

Festival season is just around the corner, and these weekend-long events aren't just about the music anymore. At any given festival, whether it be Coachella, SXSW, Bonnaroo or Lollapalooza, an array of gorgeous fashion and hair styles can be seen throughout the crowds.

Haircolor How To: Redken's Luxe Blur Technique

The first-ever hair color technique created by Redken Artists, Blur, is revolutionizing the industry once more with the introduction of the new Luxe Blur: three new blending techniques – Midnight Blur, Champagne Blur and Rose Gold Blur – that transform brunettes and blondes alike by providing increased dimension and radiance.
 

Patrick McIvor's Blog: The Color Buffet

It's interesting, today one size no longer fits all, and when it comes to haircolor this is definitely true. Just a decade or two ago it seemed like everyone had or wanted the same haircut or color at the same time. I remember my Italian mother of Sicilian decent having frosted highlights in the 1970’s because Farrah, and eventually all my moms’ friends had that color.

Haircolor How To: Bubblegum Pink by Jessica Rivera

Jessica Rivera, hairstylist at Aurelio Salon recently had a client come in with level 4-8 color and a natural level of 5 wanting a bubblegum pink hair color. Rivera decided to use Elumen Hair Color for it’s vibrant color choices and long lasting vibrancy to give her guest the perfect shade.