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Eden Sassoon + The T...

The thing that is most striking about Eden Sassoon isn’t the fact that she is gorgeous or a killer business woman or even that she is the daughter of the legendary beauty icon, Vidal Sassoon… although all those statements are true. What is so incredible about Eden is her intense drive to...

Carley Throgmorton

This Taylor Andrew Alumni is doing BIG things in the industry after winning the Matrix Share the Love Competition and traveling with Matrix for a year. She is now a Share the Love ambassador and employed full time at Dallas Roberts Salon, a Taylor Andrews Master salon. She’s...

Steven Robertson

Steven Robertson is a prolific and gifted hairdresser who has worked with Lunatic Fringe for 7 years. He is the go-to talent for bridal and long hair dressing which has lead him to a finalist for the NAHA 2014 Hairstylist of the Year award. As past Co-Creative Director of the salon’s...

Jake Thompson

Jake’s Story… As a child, Jake knew he was destined to become big. Unaware of the path he was going to take, his mom mentioned hairdressing in the 11th grade. Setting him back a bit perplexed, his mind started to wrap around the idea of hair! Hairdressing, he asks? That’s your...

Sal Misseri

Creative Director of Ladies and Gentlemen Salons and Brown Aveda Institutes, is a North American Hairstyling Awards(NAHA) winner and 5x finalist and International Stylist of the year nominee for 2014. Sal has been trained by many of the best stylist in the Industry including but not...

Justin Thomas

We met Justin Thomas almost 4 years ago when he was just a few years out of school. What impressed us most was his ability to connect to students and educate them with a passion that was infectious. Just a few years later he has been backstage at NYFW, on the main-stage at some of the...

HairNerd Hustle

You think you have  airport problems…  Oh Delta charged you and extra $25 bucks for that bag of shoes you just had to take?  Meet the TEALS… The Hardest Working Hair Family we know… 48 passion filled weekends a year  on the road just to make sure they hit every single...

Robert Lobetta:Almos...

Combine the Wella Studio LA and Robert Lobetta for one evening and you are sure to leave inspired!  The Almost Famous event definitely didn’t disappoint.     We arrived at The Studio LA just in time for a couple of pre-presentation cocktails and to chat with all of our favorite...

LeAnn Price- Beauty ...

LeAnn Price Regional Sales & Education Manager Bosley Professional Strength Utica, Illinois Where are you originally from? Marseilles, IL   How long have you been in professional beauty? Since 1973   What was your first job in professional beauty? Bertha’s Beauty Salon...

An Evening with Robe...

We have never been to the Wella Studio and NOT had an amazing time….  So when we saw that Robert Lobetta was going to be presenting on the West Coast, well…  I think you can guess our reaction. Come with us and let’s have a Hair-Venture!  An evening with Robert Lobetta, appetizers,...

Trend Vision Semi-Fi...

  The Semi-Finalists have been announced for the 2014 North America Trend Vision Competition!!!   Trend Vision 2011 was the birthplace of The Hair Nerds.     We can’t wait to see which 7 semi-finalists move on to this year’s live competition and award show will be held...

Premiere Orlando Mee...

  It is no secret that hairdressers love to cut loose at tradeshows and have a couple of cocktails… Hair Nerds like to have cocktails but with some of the most passionate members of the industry so when Hairbrained announces a MeetUp  we are always super stoked!   The last two...

FUNraising Gala 2014...

The results are in … for the 11th straight year, over 13,000 “Future Professionals” and staff members from Paul Mitchell Schools spent 3 months raising money for charity. This year’s $2.1 million addition brings their grand total to more than $13.3 million! The...

Show Us Your Vivids ...

  It’s that time again! PRAVANA’s 4th annual Show Us Your VIVIDS Contest, where hair stylists can enter their brightest, head-turning ChromaSilk VIVIDS color creations for a chance to win an editorial-style photoshoot in Los Angeles and have their work featured as an editorial spread...

Gregg McConnell- Bea...

Gregg McConnell Western Regional Manager and Custom Publishing Director Sales Modern Salon Magazine Newbury Park, CA Where are you originally from? Chicago, IL   How long have you been in professional beauty? 30 Years   What was your first job in professional beauty? The same job...

Vivienne MacKinder- ...

Known as the hairdresser’s hairdresser, Vivienne Mackinder is one of the most highly respected international leaders and innovators in the hairdressing profession today. Vivienne is driven by her mission not only to continually hone her own artistry and creativity, but to uplift the...

Fashion Frenzy 2014

Guess who is super excited about this competition?!  While we think anytime you decide to put yourself out there and compete you are going to grow,  we particularly love this competition for a few reasons: It is devoted to our Cosmo Babies and recent grads. ALL 6 finalists win a trip to...

15 Instagrams we are...

Instagram is a Hair Nerd’s paradise and we utilize it to the fullest!  Anytime we need to do a little recon on a hairdresser, it is the first place we turn.  #WeAreWatchingYou Here are the #InstaFriends we are currently obsessing over…   Laurent Dufourg @LDufourg PRIVE...

Karina Lutzy- Beauty...

Karina Lutzy Marketing Director – Product & Brand Development Sexy Hair Los Angeles, CA Originally from? I am Canadian and was born in the beautiful city of Montreal. How long have you been in professional beauty? I’ve been in the beauty industry for over 15 years and in...

Journey to the NAHA ...

The entries have been submitted,  judging has begun and on April 30, 2014  the Finalists will be announced for NAHA 25.   Have you ever attended a show like NAHA and thought, “ Ok self… this is your year… this year I am going to win a NAHA, give up alcohol and lose 10...