Elizabeth Jakaitis is MODERN SALON and SALON TODAY's assistant editor, responsible for coverage of beauty news, products and trends. She is managing editor of MODERN’s TEXTURE! supplement, focusing on curly hair, and of the SOLO ARTIST program for independent stylists. Through reporting, social media engagement and involvement at industry events, Elizabeth tracks the pulse of trends and business practices that are shaping the world of professional beauty.
Hairstylists have up close and personal access to their clients, and for some stylists with a celebrity clientele, this means access to snipped locks that can be worth a pretty penny. From Beethoven to Bieber, here are some of the most expensive strands to date.
Industry icon Nick Arrojo will open The Millennium Experience this year with the event’s traditional hair show. The show kicks of the three-day conference with a stunning performance as Arrojo will work side-by-side with local Florida cosmetology students.
America’s Beauty Show 2017 will be held March 25-27 at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago, and will offer more than 400 exhibits, featuring hair care and color, nails and skin care, tools and salon furnishings. Make sure you stop by MODERN's booth #127 to pick up a free magazine.
Hair Cuttery has announced the launch of its new career website, Smart. Bold. Beautiful. Salon professionals considering Hair Cuttery as an employer can visit www.haircuttery.com/careers to find opportunities for growth and learn about the ways that Hair Cuttery embraces education, creativity and artistry.
AHP's new education series, free to all hairstylists and barbers, features short classes via live streaming through social media and downloadable resources. Plus, there is now an option to sign up for text messages with tips and inspiration regarding a monthly education topic.
For the first time in its 16-year history, The Millennium Experience will open its doors to all industry professionals. Hosted by Millennium Systems International, the annual conference will include hair shows and inspirational speakers, aimed to celebrate the future of the industry and to inspire attendees to try new strategies that will benefit their brands.