By Alison Shipley | 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 Alison Shipley | 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.
By Alison Shipley | Updated: 03/22/2012 2:26:00 PM
MODERN SALON asks our Facebook fans: What are the best, least painful shoes to wear on the salon floor all day—while still maintaining some style?
By Alison Shipley | Updated: 09/03/2009 8:35:00 AM
I recently polled the community of top salon and spa owners about how they are trimming their expenses without affecting the quality of their services. Here's what they had to say: