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When 200 eager students from around the world gather in one auditorium, it’s easy to conclude that they share the belief that the person you’ll be in five years largely depends on the information you feed your mind today. And thus they fed their mind with a priceless Mane University San Francisco education provided by leading mane […]
Tori Praver’s Resort 17 collection at Miami Swim Week was a Greek, royal castaway. When Giovanni Vaccaro, Creative Director of Glamsquad met with Tori Praver to discuss the inspiration they thought of a Grecian Goddess: the woman who’s in Mykonos and Santorini just getting out of the sea. Think her hair 10 to 15 minutes after […]
This summer’s Miami Swim Week Frankie’s ‘Summer of Love’ show was a playful array of mixed prints, unusual textures, and 60’s inspired galore. To compliment the designs, key hairstylist Tyler Laswell for Tresemme created the quintessential California girl look; undone, with loads of texture. To achieve the undone look everything was created with hands or […]
In a season rich in texture, curls and volume, it’s no surprise that Instagram was flooded with mane moments the first week of July. From natural FRO-hawks to pastel dreams scroll down to see who had the best #ManeMoment. NATASHA POLY Speechless. WHITNEY WHITE The natural hair blogger shows off a major fro-hawk with […]
I’ve been asked ‘because you work for a hair magazine do you feel the pressure to do your hair?’ My initial response was, ‘No, I feel privileged to be in a space where I’m encouraged to explore artistically whether it’s through wild colors or edgy styles.’ However, one morning I woke up having THE WORST […]
From Pyper America’s pink to Ashley Moore’s beachy sombre, color is in—and Jean Pierre Sosa, the celebrity colorist behind these kickass concoctions, just let us in on a little trick of his. Making a major change to your appearance is exciting, but now it’s safe and exciting. Hail your new favorite Bond Treatment by Uberliss, a three-step professional system that’s changing […]
DreamDry salon falls nothing short of its name. With four locations in NYC and Chicago, the salon has been fulfilling hair dreams since 2013. Co-owned by the fab Rachel Zoe, you can only imagine how chic and luxurious its ambiance is, because let’s be real—Zoe never disappoints. With “Make everyday glamorous” as its slogan, DreamDry get straight […]
Festival hair’s about looking cool without doin’ too much—give your strands a whole lotta love, for sure, but in the most no-fuss way possible. Yadidamean? Ahead, 22 festival hairstyles we spotted at Coachella that embody the laid-back yet lit look we’re hooked on. 1. FLASH-TATTED ROOTS 2. SPACE BUN BABE 3. DREAM CATCHER CURLS 4. PEEKABOO POP OF COLOR 5. JOICO INSTATINT-TURNT […]
The overlap of an underground network, inspiring stylists, and LA’s creative elite merge seamlessly at The Well LA. Headquartered within a distinctive architectural space in downtown Los Angeles, The Well is a ‘reinvented experience’ in a town known for attitude-driven salons— delightfully cool and simultaneously unpretentious. This je ne sais quoi lingers from the minute […]
Colder air brings darker hair. Apologies in advance to your weathered and worn blonde locks, we all know this season things are getting deeper and darker. When platinum blonde Alex Brown found herself with roots that were becoming an issue, she decided it was time for a color makeover and it was only right that […]
Wigs + Lips, It’s A Thing. A beauty blogger in LA’s hotbed of talent, Raye Boyce has found herself breaking up with basics and embracing her wild style. Her signature look is bold and flirty. She’s mastered this to such perfection that it’s won her over a million followers on social media. Why we love […]
We’ve all heard the saying ‘girls compete, women empower’ and we couldn’t agree more. It’s an incredible era to be a successful woman, specifically for ravishing women of edge and flare with an unwavering drive. While Draya Michele reigns in media popularity having acquired upwards of 5 million loyal followers, it’s her entrepreneurial ambition that […]
The ring of a new season is accompanied with a wave of new cut and color trends, but how does that apply to business women who just wanna have fun? With Jen Atkin’s incredibly demanding schedule, she hadn’t colored her hair in over a year and a half! “I’m the last person who cares about […]
There’s something about a Fall hat. Whether you’re having a bad hair day or looking to inject some style into your look, hats will forever be Fall’s must-have item. From avant-garde chapeaus, to wide brims or effortless slouched beanies, we’ve compiled a list of go-to tresses to pair with your hats. SIDE BRAID The oh so […]
With fashion week in full swing #ManeMoments have been off the charts. From the runway to red carpets and everything in between stand out looks this week were Elsa Holsk and Martha Hunt wiggin’ out for Victoria’s Secret and Chloe Norgaard’s brunette transformation. MALAIKA FIRTH Backstage snap of international model Malaika Firth getting ready at […]