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Alison Alhamed

Alison Alhamed

Editor in Chief, MODERN SALON

As Editor in Chief, Alison Alhamed shapes the content and voice for MODERN SALON's social media platforms, digital channels and monthly print magazine. Alison collaborates closely with salon professionals, social influencers, brands and industry personalities to connect them with our community of readers and followers. As a beauty editor, public speaker and licensed cosmetologist, Alison was named one of Folio magazine's 13 Under 30 emerging leaders in publishing. She regularly judges industry competitions; presents on how to build a following on social media; collaborates with brands on photoshoots, marketing and advertising campaigns; and is passionate about the professional salon industry. 

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Remembering Oribe

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Remembering Oribe

by Alison Alhamed

Oribe Canales died December 16, 2018 at the age of 62. Known simply as Oribe, Canales took the beauty and fashion industries by storm for decades—his name synonymous with glamorous, gorgeous hair.

The author, editor in chief Alison Alhamed, back when she was in beauty school.

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Is Being a Hairstylist a Low-Stress Job?

by Alison Alhamed

Depending on your clientele, salon culture and overall job satisfaction, adjectives used to describe your job as a hairstylist typically fall into the positive category. But would you agree that being a hairstylist is one of the least stressful jobs out there? According to a recent report, hairstylists rank as the second-least stressful job.

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