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Urban Goddess

Joico's pigment-bender. Sue Pemberton. elevates The Colorist's downtown deity to a higher prismatic power.

After decamping Nottingham. England. and leaving behind family. friends and a full clientele. Sue Pemberton. Joico Vero K-PAK international artistic director. arrived in America in the late '80s with only $600 in her pocket and a suitcase filled with clothes. Overflowing with the kind of hope that's strictly reserved for those who dare to dream big.

Joyeux Anniversaire, L’Oréal!

L’Oréal’s 100th birthday!

L’Oréal’s 100th birthday has been filled with a year of celebrations, 100 do-good deeds and the unveiling of new products across the board to commemorate this momentous milestone. The grandiose celébration also represents the summation of 100 years of beauty, innovation and exploration by this remarkable beauty giant—all thanks to French chemist and founder Eugenè Schueller, who

Breaking the Rules

Two-time NAHA winner and maverick colorist Adriana Balea sweeps the coveted NAHA 20 Colorist of the Year award.

There’s no doubt about it: Adriana Balea, full-service stylist for Francesca Salon & Spa in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, has been on a roll since 2006 when she walked away as the winner of both the Canadian Contessa 17 Makeover Colourist and North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) 17 Colorist of the Year awards. Taking

Double Vision

Double Vision

The Colorist celebrates classic and offbeat beauty.

While selecting models with John Simpson and Dimitrios Tsioumas, we were willingly inserted into the controversy surrounding reed-like beauty versus the new "real woman" phenom. Tsioumas, who stands in the classic camp, adores statuesque, thin-as-a-rail models, while Simpson is passionate about finding beauty in the everyday woman.

Satin Graduation

TIGI European creative technical director Sarah Brookes and European creative director Nick Irwin create a club-hopping vision for The Colorist's cover image and inside technical.

No roller disco for this Brit darling. Evoking visions of a laser-covered dance floor filled with the creme de la club-goers throwing some shapes. Sarah Brookes' and Nick Irwin's Satin Graduation embraces London trendoids whose club-cracking wardrobes and eclectic hair designs serve as their entrees into the hautest hot spots.