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Contemplating the Men’s Market with Vaughn Acord

At America’s Beauty Show to debut V76’s new packaging, Vaughn Acord took a moment to step away from the busy show floor to discuss the opportunity men present salons with Salon Today’s Stacey Soble via Periscope. Below are some snippets of that conversation, plus you can view the Periscope video. On the rebranding of V76… […]

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Mark Leeson shares his Color Zoom tips

What Mark Leeson doesn’t know about hair isn’t worth knowing. The multi-award winner is not only a Global Creative Ambassador for Goldwell, he sits on the International Color Zoom judging panel and will be scrutinizing each and every entry that comes in this year. Whether you’re looking for a career boost or a shot at […]

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Anne Veck scoops UK’s Style Masters title

Anne Veck is the new winner of Style Masters UK & Ireland from Revlon Professional, and will now enter the next selection round to determine who will compete at the global final in Paris. The founder of Anne Veck salons in Oxfordshire finished in first place while Emmanual Estaban, also from Anne Veck salons, and […]

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American Crew Reveals All Star Challenge winner

This is the UK & Ireland winning look from the American Crew All Star Challenge – congratulations to Sandra Perovic from Bonds Gentleman’s Barber Shop in Bournemouth! There was a record number of entries for this year’s Challenge, which is an annual competition to find the world’s best barbers and men’s stylists. From the national […]

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What if you could create the most expensive hair extension piece in history? LOT# 89135 is 8 days away from open auction. The object? A lock of hair…approximately 4”, containing hundreds of strands of hair. Whose hair? John Lennon’s! Harvested by hairdresser Klaus Baruck in Hamburg Germany in 1966, Lennon had his hair cut in […]

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Artificial hair & wigs ruled 18th century France Of all periods in hair history…none can compare to the pompous, ceiling reaching and fantastical hairstyles of the 18th century. During the Baroque period, Marie Antoinette, her fashion designer and hairdresser transformed European history when modest styles were abandoned for artistic and extravagant style. Originally, hairdressers were […]

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The break out trend of 2015 is getting bigger! 5 of the most likes & shared before & afters Instagram provides snapshots of the most interactive trending topics on all manner of subjects. One of the biggest Instagram shares from beauty pros last year is still going strong: Color Melting. Color melting is a technique […]

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R.S.I. COULD END YOUR CAREER…AND YOU’VE PROBABLY NEVER HEARD OF IT. R.S.I., or Repetitive Strain Injuries affect hundreds of thousands of American workers every year, one type of which you probably have heard of, or worse experienced…carpal tunnel syndrome. Here’s some sobering stats we discovered: The average hairdresser makes 5,000 wrist rotations per day. There […]

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Get Ready for 2016: Top Hair Trends Predicted

#1: Platinum is out…make way for highlights (again) As predicted by the trends we’ve been eyeing on the catwalk, we’re summing up the essential hair trends you need to know…to be IN the know in 2016. While 2015 was the year of platinum, it will still be a seasonal favorite for spring and summer. But […]

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Hair Extensions: Business Booming

By  Adrienne Berard | Thursday February 28, 2013 8:11 AM At a Harlem barbershop, a beautician named Heavenly Cross slides a razor blade through a bundle of disembodied black hair. Sometimes her clients want to be Beyonce; other times, Rihanna. And sometimes they want the hair from “that Mary J. Blige video.” Across the globe, an Indian […]