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The Science Behind Hair Color

Is hair color really a science? Turn on E! News, browse a few articles in Vogue, or scroll down your Instagram feed, and you will find an abundance of hair colors.  From platinum blonde to midnight black, from mermaid teal to rainbow ombré, we often use hair color as an accessory. When done right and

Cosmetology School in Austin Receives 4 Modern Salon Awards in 2017

What makes a cosmetology school in Austin, or anywhere else in the world, a great place to advance your artistic and professional abilities? In order to uncover just that, MODERN SALON Media joined forces with the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) to create an annual Excellence in Education campaign. The goal is to create and

Cool Summer Hair for Smooth Summer Tunes

The days of the Gen X-ers are gone. Enter the Millenials; we’re independent thinkers and always set the tone for the newest and coolest trends in all things beauty and fashion. This summer, it’s not enough to have the hottest tickets in town to the summer’s best music festivals, but we gotta’ look the part.

Don’t Let Makeup Age You! Top 10 Application Tips

Makeup is supposed to highlight your natural features. Even without invasive surgery, you can use makeup techniques such as contouring or airbrushing to look like a Hollywood celebrity. But if you’re doing your own makeup at home while preparing for work, you don’t want your method of application to make you look years older. Again,

Which Celebrity Hairstyles are the Most Copied?

One of the most common scenarios in a beauty salon is a woman coming in with a picture of a Hollywood celebrity, asking the stylist to copy a hairstyle. Since the time of Princess Diana, women from all parts of the world have been taking their hairstyle cues from popular personalities, music artists and celebrities.

What are the Must-Follow Hair and Makeup Trends for 2014?

The year 2014 may be halfway over, but it does not mean that you cannot catch up on the hottest beauty trends anymore. In fact, more trends are being introduced as different seasons arrive. For 2014’s summer-spring fashion season, for example which trends in hair and makeup should you try out? Whether you’re preparing for

Who are the Top 5 Makeup Artists in the Fashion Industry Today?

In the fashion industry, it’s the models and the designers who typically get a bigger share of the limelight. The people behind the scenes – the production staff, makeup artists and other personnel putting together fashion events do not really get that much recognition. It’s even more so when it comes to the makeup artists.