Fashion Week How-To: Natural Texture

by American Salon StaffStep-by-steps January 25, 2017 This season, Redken Global Creative Director Guido capitalized on tousled texture at the Men’s FW2017 Prada Show. “This season at Prada, I drew inspiration from eccentric intellectuals. Each boy’s hair was prepped, but left individualized with a rough texture in an innocent way. The girls were treated in…

Color How-To: Lightening Asian Hair

by Maureen Sheen Haircolor, Hair February 1, 2017 Asian hair is notoriously challenging to lighten. And avoiding the dreaded orange crush is something every colorist faces when going from dark to light. “Asian hair is very hard to lift, and it can be hard to manage the pigment because it can easily turn orangey red,”…

Icelandia: An Exclusive Beauty Underground Collection

by Andrea Dawn ClarkCollections February 1, 2017 Beauty Underground, an independent collective of award-winning platform artists, went to Reykjavik, Iceland, recently to shoot this collection exclusively for American Salon. The coastline in Southwest Iceland is characterized by peninsulas, coves, straits and islands. Over thousands of years, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions shaped the area where Reykjavik,…

BREAKING NEWS: Joico Announces Vivienne Mackinder as Guest Artist Director

by American Salon StaffNews January 31, 2017 As of January 2017, the ever-talented Vivienne Mackinder is joining JOICO, in what is a truly JOI-ful decision by both to partner. Joico, in announcing Mackinder as their Guest Artistic Director, has truly tapped a powerhouse of skill and expertise with a flair for real artistry. A force…