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The Colorist - January/February, 2016

In this issue: 


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

In this issue: 


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

The Colorist - March/April, 2015

In this issue: 


Celebrity colorists weigh in on the best red carpet hair color from this year's Golden Globes »
Best Tressed

Australia's Papas & Pace marry cuts and color in this collection inspired by the Northern Lights »
Aurora Borealis

Five companies that are helping salons go green »
Forces Of Nature


Say hello to our new editor in chief, Lotus Abrams »
Upfront: Color Story

Pastel pink color from The Sanrizz Artistic Team, jewelry you'll covet, Marco Pelusi's Rombré technique, e-commerce made easy »
Tip Sheet: What's New, What's Hot, What Works

News from salons in Portland, Maine; Howell NJ; and Pittsburgh »
Local Color: What's Happening in Salons Now

Matrix's Victor Mendoza explains how to recreate our cover look »
Step By Step: Red Zone

Cool stuff from Malibu C, Keratheraphy, Oribe, Affinage and more »
Shelfie Life: New Products

Jet Rys in Solana Beach, GA, offers first-class service »
Top Shop: Taking it Personal

Brad Johns shares techniques and trends for creating beautiful blondes »
Station To Station: Blonde on Blonde

International TrendVision Awards, Schwarzkopf's new North American
color director, Burmax acquires Product Club, Matrix's Nick Stenson
talks celebrity color trends »

Newsfeed: Industry News

Keratin Complex's Deb Gavin explains how the way colorists speak to clients about hair color can boost their bottom line »
Point of View: The Language of Color

The Goldwell lead artistic director North America tells all »
Talk Soup: John Simpson

The Colorist - January/February 2015

In this issue: 


Hair color experts share their tips for getting reds right the first time.  »
Crimson Tide

The team at Harper on Melrose in Los Angeles creates a collection of rainbow brights exclusively for The Colorist.  »
Lite Brite

Eight transformative oils that instantly revitalize dry, drull or damaged hair.  »
Jiffy Lube


A blonde for more than a decade, our editor in chief remembers when she first became a redhead »
Upfront: My Life as a Redhead

Goldwell's reconstructed berry shade from the Traditional Rebels Collection; Kat Chase is one to watch; David Velasco's Amazing Redheads »
Tip Sheet; What's New, What's Hot, What Works

News from salons in Strongsville, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Howell, New Jersey »
Local Color: What's Happening in Now Salons

Harper on Melrose in West Hollywood, California »
Top Shop: Melrose Place

Sound advice from hair color guru Beth Minardi »
Station to Station: Words of Wisdom

Organic Color Systems' Rebecca Gregory walks us through her cover look »
Step by Step: How To's

Check out the new products from Affinage, Product Club, Truss, Pureology and more »
Shelf Life: New Products

Goldwell Color Zoom Challenge 2014 winners announced; Carabito Corporation sponsors the Northeast Education Conference in Portland, Maine; a new column from Matrix Artistic Director Nick Stenson »
Newsfeed: Industry News

Goldwell's global brand redesign reaffirms its commitment to hairdressers »
Point of View: The Producer

Matrix Artistic Director Chrystofer Benson opens up »
Backstory: Seeing Red