Category: Hair Trends

Hair Extensions
Long Hair Extensions? Here’s a Trend You Need!

Introducing “Pancake” Braids! Another day, another bizarrely-named trend we’re hearing about. Today, we’re thinking about braids. More specifically, we’re thinking about how to make your braids look fuller and thicker, should not possess Rapunzel’s locks. If that sounds like you, have no fear. You simply need to ‘pancake’, carefully loosening your braids to make them […]

Hair Extensions
Extension Trends Summer 2016

Get ready for fashion color! Spring/summer isn’t just the time for clients to get more playful with color…it’s also a time for them to get more playful with EXTENSION color. The leading trend this season is all manner of rainbow colors…more specifically as bangs! For clients who feel like a change, but don’t want the […]

Hair Trends
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This Futuristic Hair Trend Broke the Net

Is this hairstyle quirky, stylish and smooth or the world’s worst haircut? A few weeks back a video done just for fun by St. Petersburg, Russia hairdresser Aleona Starzhinskaia was shared on Facebook. In a few weeks it went viral…currently having been viewed over 2.3 million times! At first glance…the video appears to be a […]

Hair How-To
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Hair Strobing: The “New Highlights” of 2016

Like makeup, hair trends are constantly evolving and we’ve noticed that make up tricks also work incredibly well on our hair. Similar to contouring, Hair Strobing is a trending color technique that highlights where light would naturally hit the face. Meaning strobers can accentuate their best features, and compliment those they dislike with contrasting colors. […]

Beauty News
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… […]

Brides & Updos
Wedding Hair Trends 2016

From the mouth of the Duchess of Cambridge’s Wedding Hairstylist Rebecca Cox, Grazia Magazine | March 3rd, 2016 If you haven’t already starting polishing up your hair skills for the upcoming wedding season…it’s not too late to start! But first, freshen up on what’s trending. The brilliant Richard Ward, who did actual Kate Middleton’s actual […]

Beauty News
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 […]

Hair Trends
Reverse Balayage is Here…and It’s Confusing!

It’s about PURPOSELY creating the illusion of regrowth?! For every trend…there is a counter trend. Where color is concerned…as hairdressers we keep clients coming in to keep color fresh and get rid of regrowth before so much of it grows out that the whole look is ruined. Well…throw out the rule book, another color trend […]

Hair History
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The $500 Million Dollar Hairdo!?

The most priceless hairstyle ever created: valued at $500 MILLION! In 1970, world renowned diamantaire Laurence Graff OBE created Hair & Jewel – an ornate coiffure comprising one million dollars of diamonds and precious gems. The hairstyle made headline the world over. Flash forward 40 years later. To mark the success of Graff Diamonds globally […]