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Beauty In Her Blood: An Industry Icon Reflects on a Beautiful Career

Joni Rae Russell has launched countless products and bolstered hundreds of brands. As she prepares to close her business and enjoy some well-deserved relaxation, we asked her to share her thoughts on a life in beauty.

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Hollywood Beauty Awards Announce 2020 Honorees & Nominees

The annual Hollywood Beauty Awards (HBAs), founded by Michele Elyzabeth, will celebrate their 6th year honoring the architects of beauty on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the Taglyan, recognizing talent in hair, makeup, photography and styling for Film, TV, Music, the red carpet and editorial, as well as special honorees.

LISTEN NOW: Interview with MODERN SALON Editor in Chief Alison Alhamed

MODERN SALON’s Editor in Chief Alison Alhamed shares her insight into what’s happening with media in the salon world—including the evolution of advertising and editorial—plus tips for salons on marketing in the digital age, and how to reach a broader audience.

RUNWAY: Beauty Looks by Paul Mitchell at CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund

The beauty looks spanned the decades with a nod to the flappers of the Roaring Twenties to high-volume pompadours of the ‘50s to vibrant wigs and finger wave sets that stole the show.

Pros and Cons of Instagram Hiding Visible Likes

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.

Salon Burnout: How To Spot It and What To Do About It

Here are some telltale signs as well as some surefire suggestions for solving it.

She Is Not Your Rehab: Barbershop Movement Inspires Men to Heal Their Pain and Not Ask Women to Fix It

"If men take responsibility for their own healing that will heal the whole family."

How to Run an Instagram Takeover for your Salon

Instagram is emerging as the industry's most powerful platform, and one of the most exciting and successful ways to leverage it for marketing is to invite local influencers to 'takeover' your account for a set period of time. Phorest's Chris Brennan shows you how.

Nine Zero One Celebrates 10 Beautiful Years

The celebrity-attracting salon and its owners threw a party in Hollywood to raise a glass to a successful decade in business. The crowd was star-studded.

Beauty Therapists Transform Clients in So Many Ways

With National Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 6-12) upon us, we are thinking about the many ways that licensed beauty pros extend empathy, energy, and healing touch.