Steve Elias Jul04

Steve Elias

  Steve is an OG Hair Nerd and one of the first people that rooted for us! We’re very excited to see Steve nominated and will be right there rooting for him too! Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic...

Mio Sota Jul04

Mio Sota

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

Ammon Carver Jul03

Ammon Carver

We met Ammon at an educational event in Arizona in early 2016. We instantly knew he was someone that was headed straight to the top of our stalking list. Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to...

ROSY REWARDS Scholar...

An Industry Scholarship Program Exclusively for the Next Generation of Salon Professional Rosy Salon Software is pleased to announce ROSY REWARDS – A $10,000 annual scholarship fund offered exclusively for future salon professionals. This program is designed to give Cosmetology students...

Chrystofer Benson Jul02

Chrystofer Benson

When we aren’t trying to steal styling tools from Chrystofer Benson and the Chrystofer Benson Collective,  you can find us obsessing over his ability to create unique hair art year after year. Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought...

Stacey Smoker Jul02

Stacey Smoker

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

Amy Freudenberg Jul01

Amy Freudenberg

We met Amy Freudenberg years ago at an updo styling class with Lanza Healing Haircare. We love her commitment to education and giving back. Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year...

Katrina Ruiz Jul01

Katrina Ruiz

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

Eric Fisher Jun30

Eric Fisher

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

Aubrey Loots + Sonya...

We got the chance to stalk two of our favorite hair nerds in Atlanta! Aubrey Loots and Sonya Dove shared the stage together at the Hyatt in Buckhead, hosted by none-other than one of our favs Candy Shaw! They prepped their models with beautiful color and focused their time on sharing their...

Cynthia Valdez Jun30

Cynthia Valdez

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

Phillip-Todd DeBolt Jun29

Phillip-Todd DeBolt

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

Erika Fung Jun29

Erika Fung

Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the...

Aveda Global Fashion...

Trendsetters shape the beauty industry. They determine what’s now, what’s relevant and what’s beautiful. We believe the Aveda network has the most talented artists and trendsetters in the industry, and we want you to tell us what’s trending. Show us your best interpretation of...

So you think you can...

Contests are an important part of the industry. They push your comfort zone and sometimes have really cool prizes. SalonMagazine.ca holds a contest every other month and give your work the change to be featured! If you don’t enter, you can’t win! Every other month, we want...

Paul Mitchell: The G...

Paul Mitchell Gathering is like a #HairNerd rock concert. Every moment is literally the most exciting second of your life and just when you think it can’t get any better… it totally does. We have been stalking the PM Pro page for details and wanted to bring them straight to...

Russell Mayes

Russell has definitely earned his OG Hair Nerd status from being there for us since the beginning. He has always been willing to help a Hair Nerd in need and is armed and ready with his camera for any behind the scenes shenanigans we have in our back pocket. Russell is at the top of...

Hair Nerd X Sassoon ...

Our contributor, Steve Kim, was invited to take the 6 week course at Sassoon Academy. Lucky for us, he documented the experience. Here’s a recap of his time there. I decided to combine weeks 2 and 3 together as things got really hectic for myself. I got assigned to a lot of side...

4 tips to have the b...

Our Hair Nerd contributor, Carleen Sanchez, had such a fun time stalking and learning and buying TONS of stuff at Cosmoprof’s Spring Style Show. Heres a fun little recap of her time I am obsessed, completely and totally mad, about constant growth and learning. If I am not...

Pravana Show Us Your...

It’s back! PRAVANA’s annual SHOW US YOUR VIVIDS CONTEST, where stylists and students can enter their brightest, head-turning ChromaSilk VIVIDS creations for a chance to win the ultimate prize package worth $20,000! The Grand Prize includes an all-expense paid trip to Los...