By Stacey Soble | Updated: 05/06/2012 3:44:00 PM
When we learned that Ginger Bay Salon and Spa had won our SALONS OF THE YEAR competition just days before a video shoot we already planned of the salon, we couldn't resist taking advantage of the opportunity to surprise owner Laura Ortmann with the good news!
By Alison Shipley Alhamed | Updated: 05/04/2012 4:38:00 PM
Recently, while waiting to board a flight at Chicago's O'Hare airport, I was super excited when I approached the mirror in the restroom and was greeted not only by my face, but ALSO by some pretty cool mirror technology in my reflection.
By Alison Shipley Alhamed | Updated: 04/24/2012 8:39:00 PM
As a recent beauty school graduate, and an editor for MODERN SALON with a HUGE passion for color, I am touring advanced academies, certifications and training programs across the country to give you the need-to-knows on how YOU can be the best hairdresser possible. And? It all starts with education. In this article, I head to The Studio in Woodland Hills, California, for Wella's Essential Color class.
By Lauren Salapatek | Updated: 04/04/2012 10:58:00 AM
Temporary color is a big trend this spring/summer! Think you have what it takes to enter a contest with your favorite temporary look and win? Well now is your chance! I just found out about Kevin.Murphy's new COLOR.BUG Contest where you can upload your COLOR.BUG inspired look and have a chance to win either an iPad, iPod Touch or a NANO Watch!
By Alison Shipley Alhamed | Updated: 04/03/2012 12:08:00 PM
Karen Gordon, MODERN Facebook fan and co-owner of Chicago's J. Gordon Designs, has now introduced hair chalking as a professional service called "Lock Chalking" in their salon. She was so kind to not only share the details of how she has added the service to her salon's menu, but she also gave us the scoop on how to introduce it at your salon, who to market it to, how much to charge and how to make it more professional.