Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: What the Heck is My Hair Type? We spend a tremendous amount of time identifying our skin type, analyzing t-zones, and sifting through a sea of products and ingredients… Our face is the first thing people see, you know. We allocate far less time, however, to assessing our hair type,
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
9 Marketing Tips for Hairdressers & Cosmetology Students
Want to grow your business as a cosmetology student? These marketing tips for hairdressers are here to help you slay the competition! Are you a cosmetology student in Austin? If yes, it’s never too early to start building your clientele with the following marketing tips for hairdressers. 1. Create new business profiles/pages on social media.
Meet Teela Spears, Cosmetology Instructor at Avenue Five Institute!
Get To Know Our Rock Star Team Here is another feature in the series we’re calling, Get To Know Our Rock Star Team, where we’ll get a chance to pick our Instructors’ brains. Proudly introducing Teela Spears, a very special cosmetology instructor that has been sharing her love and passion for the industry since 1988. Q: Why do
It’s a Fashion & Arts Palooza!
We would like to send a big THANK YOU to the wonderful and inspiring Keteshia Greene! On October 3rd, Keteshia hosted her first show: Fashion and Arts Palooza. She wanted to celebrate the amazing cosmetology and makeup industry and to express her appreciation for those who supported her along the way. The event was a
#TeamAve5 is a united family. We support each other and we applaud our successes and accomplishments, and that is why we’re coming together, along with the entire industry, to support the #IamAVisualArtist campaign. This empowering campaign aims to petition the Bank of England to add Vidal Sassoon’s name BACK onto the nominations list of those
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.
10 Common Hair Problems
In the beauty industry, everyone seems to have a story when it comes to hair problems. No matter what the story, the ultimate goal is healthy, great-looking hair. Here are 10 common hair problems and the best ways to overcome them: 1) Dandruff Dandruff, scaly particles that cling to the root of the hair, can
Modern Hair Coloring Techniques for Curly Hair
When it comes to hair coloring techniques for curly hair, there are certain issues that you need to understand. One of these issues is the factors that affect how your hair absorbs the artificial hair color. In essence, the texture of your hair can either be described as fine or coarse, and this property will