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Dottie Lanham

Dottie Lanham Director, Education Administration – West SalonCentric – Professional Beauty Partners Valencia, CA How long have you been in professional beauty? Seems like yesterday actually a lot of yesterdays…Since 1973 What was your first job in professional beauty? My very...

Hair Collective 2014...

This rare event featured Dimitrios Tsioumas, seven-time NAHA winner and Goldwell Global Creative Director, and Sonna Brado, 2014 NAHA Winner & KMS Artistic Director. The evening included a creative expose by Adam Federico and Team AJF. with their collection of models, this talented...

NAHA- Red Carpet Edi...

NAHA is part of PBA Beauty Week, North America’s largest, most inclusive beauty event, offering unlimited networking, education, and professional growth opportunities to all sectors of the beauty industry. PBA Beauty Week is produced by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA)...

Beauty Changes Lives...

We have seen this scholarship program quite literally change people’s lives.  Joy LaMay shared her experience with this competition and you know we are HUGE believers in competing to grow.  It is our philosophy that there are few things better for your career than advanced education and...

Eric Allen

Eric Allen Freelance Makeup Artist Los Angeles, CA     Originally from? I grew up in the San Fernando Valley. I have been called the original valley boy as I remember when the valley was filled with strawberry fields and orange trees.   How long have you been involved with the...

5 Signs You are Havi...

The first person you see upon entering Mandalay Bay is Mark Cuban giving a keynote address…     We were already excited to see Mark Cuban because he is an investor in our pal Megan Gage’s company, Hot Tot Haircare (if your Hair Babies aren’t using Hot Tot they are missing...

Johnny Snips

Having only been licensed in the industry for 4 years, Johnny has already created a brand and jumped head first into education by teaching “Snips Classes” in beauty schools for the past year. He is a graduate of Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts and Sciences in Henderson, NV and a...

The Thirst Project

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...