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Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Colorist magazine and who is it for?

The Colorist is a trade magazine for salon businesses that’s published 6 times per year. It’s the hair color authority! Each issue includes the latest hair coloring and styling trends, hair color ideas, product reviews for color treated hair, step-by-steps, profiles of celebrity colorists, salon management strategies, education tips and salon industry news. Hair colorists, hair stylists, creative directors, salon owners and managers, barbers, educators, cosmetology students and other salon industry professionals should subscribe to the magazine and newsletter.


How do I contact customer service regarding my subscription?

If you have any questions regarding your magazine or newsletter subscription, please contact us. You may also Manage Your Account online for faster service. Our Customer Service Department can be reached at:

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm PT
Phone: (800) 624-4196
Fax: (760) 291-1567
Email: thecolorist@pcspublink.com
Mail Address:
The Colorist
PO Box 460159
Escondido, CA 92046-0159

How do I advertise?

To advertise with us or request a media kit, please go to www.thecoloristmag.com/advertise for more information. Reach our print and digital audiences!


How do I contact an editor?

If you would like to send a comment or other information (press releases, upcoming events, product review submissions, etc.) to an editor, please contact us at:
Creative Age Communications, Inc.
Attn: The Colorist Editorial Dept.
7628 Densmore Ave. Van Nuys, CA 91406-2042
thecolorist@creativeage.com


How do I subscribe or renew my magazine subscription?

To subscribe or renew your subscription, please visit www.thecoloristmag.com/subscribe or contact our Customer Service Department at thecolorist@pcspublink.com or (800) 624-4196. Please allow 3 business days for your order to be processed. When your subscription expires, we will send you reminders to renew.


How do I sign up for newsletters?

To sign up for our newsletters, please visit www.thecoloristmag.com/subscribe or contact our Customer Service Department at thecolorist@pcspublink.com or (800) 624-4196. Please allow 3 business days for your order to be processed.


How do I find my subscription account & INET number?

Your account number can be found on the cover of your print magazine where your name and mail address appears. Below is a sample mail label showing in yellow where to find your account number.

If you are entering an INET #, it appears above your name and mail address on the bill or renewal notice that you received. See below example circled in red.

INET number reference

If you need more assistance, please contact our Customer Service Department at thecolorist@pcspublink.com or (800) 624-4196.


When will I receive my first issue?

You will receive your first issue within 6-8 weeks after receipt of your subscription order. If you didn’t receive your first issue, the reason might be one of the following:

  • Your issue is still in the process of being sent to you.
  • There might be a USPS mail delivery delay.
  • We might have the wrong mail and/or email address.
  • Online subscription order wasn’t processed due to a technical problem.

If you ordered a subscription online, please check your inbox for an email confirmation from The Colorist Magazine. The email confirmation will state the first issue that you’ll receive and the estimated shipping date. You may also Manage Your Account online to see when your first issue will be delivered or contact our Customer Service Department at thecolorist@pcspublink.com or (800) 624-4196. Make sure that we have your correct mail address, email address and telephone number.

 


How do I change my address & other contact information?

If you would like to change your mail address, email address and/or telephone number, please Manage Your Account online or contact our Customer Service Department at thecolorist@pcspublink.com or (800) 624-4196. If you mail or email us your new information, please include your first and last name, old and new mail address, email address and telephone number. Please allow 3 business days for your changes to be processed.


How do I change my subscription format?

The Colorist is available in print and digital formats. Digital issues are delivered before print issues are mailed. We recommend getting print and digital issues, so you have access to all of them at work, home and on the go. If you would like to change your subscription format, please Manage Your Account online or contact our Customer Service Department at thecolorist@pcspublink.com or (800) 624-4196. Please allow 3 business days for your changes to be processed.


What do I do if I missed an issue?

Occasionally, an issue gets damaged or lost in the mail. If you didn't receive a print issue or it arrives damaged in the mail, please contact our Customer Service Department at thecolorist@pcspublink.com or (800) 624-4196. We'll be happy to replace your missing or damaged issue, or extend your subscription.


How do I access digital issues?

To see The Colorist digital issues, click here. Digital edition subscriptions are free worldwide.


How do I order back issues?

Print back issues and single copies are $10.00 each. To order print back issues, please make a check payment payable to The Colorist and mail it to us along with your name, mail address and the back issue(s) you want. Here’s the address:

Creative Age Communications, Inc.
Attn: The Colorist Back Issues
7628 Densmore Ave. Van Nuys, CA 91406-2042

Digital back issues are free. To see the digital back issues, click here. If you have other questions regarding back issues, please contact us at subscriptions@creativeage.com.


Who do I contact regarding a subscription payment?

To see when your subscription payment was processed, please Manage Your Account online for faster service. You may also contact our Customer Service Department at thecolorist@pcspublink.com or (800) 624-4196. If you're not completely satisfied with your subscription, you may cancel it at any time and receive a full refund for issues that haven't been mailed.


How can I follow The Colorist on social media?

You can follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. #thecoloristmag


How do I cancel my subscription?

To cancel your subscription or duplicate subscriptions, please Manage Your Account online or contact our Customer Service Department at thecolorist@pcspublink.com or (800) 624-4196. Please allow 3 business days for your cancellation to be processed.


Do you publish other beauty industry magazines?

Yes, Creative Age publishes DAYSPA, Beauty Launchpad, Eye Lash, MAN, NAILPRO and Beauty Store Business magazines. For more information, please visit www.creativeage.com/our-magazines.


Can I get magazines for my salon industry event?

We might be able to ship The Colorist magazines to your event as long as they're distributed to hair colorists, hair stylists, salon owners and managers, creative directors or other salon industry professionals. For more information, please contact us at subscriptions@creativeage.com and include your event and contact information along with the quantity you need. We’ll let you know if we can accommodate your request.


How do I update my communication preferences?

If you supply us with your email address and telephone number, you authorize Creative Age to use them to contact you, including to send you a digital edition alert, about your subscription or other Creative Age publications, products, events, giveaways, sweepstakes or contests. We will also mail you special offers or information on behalf of our approved industry partners. If you don't want to receive email, telephone calls or direct mail from us, please Update Your Communication Preferences or contact our Customer Service Department at (800) 624-4196. For more information, please see our privacy policy.