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The Colorist - May/June 2016

In this issue: 


Australia's Adam Isles merges urban style with wild color in the Pure Heroine collection.  »
Concrete Jungle

Bring on summer fun with these color-protecting hair care essentials  »
Sun Days

Expert highlighting and low-lighting tips, formulas and techniques   »
Light Show


How Spoke & Weal achieves harmonious cuts and color looks   »
Upfront: Communication is King

Wella's Sonya Dove shares her formula   »
Cover Look: A Color How-To

Matrix taps the strobing highlighting technique; seaworthy tools from Paul Mitchell; Kevin.Murphy is on the fringe; introducing Kadus Professional; denim hair is hot; a tip for better balayage.   »
Tip Sheet: What's New, What's Hot, What Works

Prema brings glamrock chic style to New York City, plus what's happening at salons in Los Angeles; Austin, Texas; and Frankfort, IL.  »
Top Shop: Stellar Salons

Hot launches from Schwarzkopf Professional, Matrix, Eslabondexx, Keune, Color Wow and more  »
Shelf Life: New Products

Wella's Sonya Dove channels robot beauty for our exclusive cover shoot.   »
Gallery: Artificial Intelligence

Highlights from Matrix Destination 2016; hair color hits the runway; Malibu C's curvaceous new bottles; Organic Colour Systems in building its U.S. business; Matrix's Nick Stenson's tips for dimensional color; buzz-worthy news.  »
Newsfeed: Industry News

Oligo Professionnel' Ilan Cohen on the company's past, present and future  »
Point of View: A Family Affair

Circling the globe with the TIGI U.S. technical director  »
Color Story: Richy Kandasamy


The Colorist - March/April 2016

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The U.K.'s Jason Liddiard Hairdressing merges tailored shapes with vibrant hues  »
Très Chic

Celebrity stylists identify four hot color trends from this year's Golden Globes  »
Best In Show

Four celebrity colorists share behind-the-scenes moments, how they broke into the biz, their go-to product and more   »
Inside Scoop

Take a pro-planet approach with eco-friendly products and salon practices  »
Green Scene


The story behind our exclusive interview with Alfred Pagano   »
Upfront: Golden Opportunity

Get the look from Goldwell's Mark Leeson   »
Cover Look: A Color How-To

The U.K.'s Heather Nelson channels the harlequin bettle; get inspired by the Pantone colors of the year; an ethereal look from Marie Ferro; a must-have book from Product Club   »
Tip Sheet: What's New, What's Hot, What Works

News from salons accross the country in Delray Beach, FL; Moultrie, GA; and Studio City, CA   »
Local Color: What's Happening in Now Salons

Sheri Doss on the Redken Exhcange's new digs  »
Point of View: Class Act

Hot launches from Matrix, Redken, Schwarzkopf, Oligo, Pureology, Eslabondexx and more »
Shelf Life: New Products

The Loft Salon by Michael Albor offers sought-after color on Newbury Street  »
Top Shop: Uncommon Boston

A living hairdressing legends remembers Hollywood's golden age   »
Interview: Alfred Pagano

Wella celebrates their 135th anniversary at the International Trend Vision Awards 2015; Matrix Total Results has a new look; highlights from Aveda Congress 2015; Spirit; Matrix's Nick Stenson talks Hollywood color; buzz-worthy news  »
Newsfeed: Industry News

Boost your men's color business  »
Workplace: Man Power

Leland shares his new Facet highlighting method  »
Classroom: A Gem of a Technique

Highlights from the colorist's star-studded career  »
Color Story: Tracey Cunningham


The Colorist - January/February, 2016

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Create head-turning color looks with our expert how-tos and versatile products  »
Special Effects

Essential color accessories that every stylist should have on hand »
Tools of the Trade

Matrix takes a cue from the red carpet to create dazzling color looks for our exclusive cover feature  »
Glam Squad

Sydney's Scott Sloan releases The Ingénue collection, evoking effortless allure »
Beguiling Beauty


Jeff South shares how to boost profits in 2016  »
Upfront: Upgrade Your Profits

Duplicate George Papanikolas' dramatic deep eggplant hue  »
Cover Look: A Color How-To

A red hot look from Affinage's Tracy Devine; Matrix's Steve Waldman finds a new use for the tail comb; The Wella Studio Signature Team merges East and West Coast cultures in a new collection; Redken's color looks for coffee addicts  »
Tip Sheet: What's New, What's Hot, What Works

News from salons in Brentwood, CA; Wichita Falls, Texas; and Novato, CA  »
Local Color: What's Happening in Now Salons

Sam Wong brings an eco-conscious approach to Frederick, MD »
Top Shop: Down to Earth

Hot launches from Sexy Hair, TIGI, Wella, Redken and more »
Shelf Life: New Products

Malibu Wellness' Henry Owegi talks sulfates »
Classroom: Soap Dish

Highlights from Goldwell Global Zoom 2015; Eufora's new Marsala Mélange look; Martrix's Nick Stenson shares tips for working with demis; buzz-worthy news  »
Newsfeed: Industry News

Why you should be using LinkedIn »
Workplace: The Missing Link

Scott Mitchell on Simply Organic's new identity »
Point of View: Mind Your Ethos

Charting the career of a color icon »
Color Story: Leland


The Colorist - September/October, 2015

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Top colorists' tips, trends and techniques for beautiful brunettes  »
Foxy Brown

Keratin Complex's Deb Gavin merges surreal color with short, versatile cuts in our exclusive cover feature  »
Dream World


Put your mobile device to work for you  »
Upfront: There's an App for That

How to re-create Deb Gavin's smoky lavender hue  »
Cover Look: A Color How-To

A BeYOUtiful look from London's Robert Kirby; nourishing masks and deep conditioners; Cricket's runway-inspired aprons; Australia's Sam Rizzo gets fired up; Salon Mayan, the first Matrix Inspiration Salon, opens in Long Island, NY.  »
Tip Sheet: What's New, What's Hot, What Works

News from salons in Atlanta; Chicago; and Missoula, MT  »
Local Color: What's Happening in Now Salons

Arrojo NYC brings its fashion-forward brand of hairdressing to Brooklyn  »
Top Shop: In Fashion

Hot launches from Eufora, Matrix, Redken, Zotos and more »
Shelf Life: New Products

Marlo Steenman wins a NAHA for Haircolor; All-Nutrient's redesigned packaging; Goldwell reveals the 2015 Color Zoom Challenge Gold U.S. Finalists; Organic Salon Systems becomes Simply Organic; Matrix's Nick Stenson on brunettes; P&G announces a major merger; buzz-worthy news  »
Newsfeed: Industry News

Add-on services from four leading colorists  »
Workplace: The Up-Sell Advantage

American Culture's Doreen Guarneri is raising the customer service bar  »
Point of View: Service Sells

The Aloxxi celebrity colorist opens up  »
True Story: Marco Pelusi