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.
How will hiding likes impact the professional beauty industry? We polled influencers and Instagram power users to see how they feel about the pending US changes that began rolling out in other countries earlier this year.
It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Martin Parsons, famed updo artist, educator and extraordinary hairdresser known for his incredible heart, beautiful hair designs and approachable techniques.
JCPenney is excited to announce the promotion of Rachel Jud to vice president and divisional merchandise manager of salon. In her new role, Jud is responsible for leading more than 750 JCPenney salon and Salon by InStyle locations, including more than 10,000 stylists nationwide.
Watching your client go from hair cuts perched on a parent’s knee to seeing them off to college can be rewarding and heartwarming. But it also takes a whole lot of patience when working with children—and knowing the number-one rule.