OMG. It is FINALLY time for ISSELB!! We are sitting here just waiting for those doors to heaven to open up and thought we would round up our “For Real… Don’t Even Think About Missing This” list.

Meet Your FAV MUA

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Ted Gibson

Saturday 1:30pm-4:30pm   PBA Members $325 / Non-Members $375

LIMITED ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITY with the Ted Gibson Artistic Team! Only 30 spots available and once they sell out, there will be no more and no other class will be offered!! As a renowned hair guru and celebrity stylist, Ted Gibson works with some of the most beautiful women in the world, such as Angelina Jolie, Marion Cotillard, Ashley Greene, Zoe Saldana and Jessica Chastain. This will be a styling “how to” showcasing his favorite runways styles! Get HANDS ON with the Ted Gibson Artistic Team as they take you through how he completed each look and see why #GibsonGirlsRuleTheWorld!

To register for this class, please START HERE!

It is so rare that we have an opportunity to learn from Ted Gibson and his incredible team on the West Coast. You would be a fool to not take advantage of this class!

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American Salon Panel

(A passionate discussion on why social matters and how to make the most out of your professional presence on instagram)

Launching specifically at ISSE Long Beach, join American Salon’s Gordon Miller (@gordnm) as he brings you some of the best salons and stylists who are doing social media RIGHT! Panelists include:

Nina Kovner @passionsquared: Coach, mentor and thought leader

Andrew Kozak @andrewdoeshair:  Mens groomer/educator/product creator

Carlos Ramos @sugarskulls: barber extrodonarie ( he is a hairdresser and a barber, educator as well as a studio owner)

Iris Smith @glamiris: salon owner/educator/colorist

Lauren Wheeler @lo_wheelhouse:  salon owner/hairdresser

This is basically our dream… American Salon has rounded up a bunch of our friends and future stalking victims and they invited them to all sit in a room. This will free us up for lots of extra covert operations. (Now to find Tabatha…)

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Creating Awesome Marketing that Matters

This class should be a pre-req for becoming an artist.  Get to the heART of your business + life and learn to Create Awesome.  Longtime #HairNerd Carlos Ramos @SugarSkulls will be joining Nina and Larisa Love @LarisaDoll.

Sunday & Monday 10am-11:30am Hyatt Seaview A (This is at the Hyatt. Take the escalator down to the Hotel Lobby/ Registration. Then walk past the bar to the escalator and take it to the lower level. Classrooms are on the right.

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Hairbrained Teach-In

This incredible line up of hairdressers will be sharing share their passion for the craft at Teach In. Sunday Night at 6:30 on the NAHA Stage you can spend 90 minutes with Laurent D, Stephen Moody, Charlie Price, JakeThompson, Rea Winter, Lupe Voss, DJ Muldoon, Traci Sakosits, Berry Bachen, Aaron Johnson, Mark Woolley and DJ Riggs. All ticket holders are entered in a drawing for classes and tools.

Miss the old days of cocktails at the Hyatt Bar with everyone?  Not to worry Arrojo NYC is sponsoring an open bar for an hour right after Teach In.

Buy your ticket here. ($55 investment – your bar tab is higher.  Just buy the ticket!)

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We are about 2 hours from the kick off of ISSELB and we can already tell this is going to be one for the record books.  Happy #HairVenture!