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Worth every penny &n...

Education is how we feed our souls and our lives. Changing our consciousness allows us to move forward with the results that we breathe, desire, and claim. Once you change your consciousness, you have the ability to change your career, your environment and your lifestyle. In this...

Hair Nerd #InstaISSE...

We had 4 weeks of 4 different Instagram based challenges with lots of opportunities to hang with US at ISSE 2015. Here are the winners from the first ever Hair Nerd #InstaISSE Challenge talking about what they’re looking forward to most at this years #ISSELB2015!   Week One...

Dallan Flint

We met Dallan at ISSE five years ago when he was with Taylor Andrews Academy of Hair in Salt Lake City, UT. Fast forward several years and dozens of achievements later, we got to hang with Dallan and the Boeau-Belle Salon team while they mentored a student through her very first...

Enter the 2015 STARS...

STEP ONE TO ENTER 2015 STARS PHOTO COMPETITION Download a brochure and entry form or enter online here. The deadline to submit your entry is February 13, 2015.  STEP TWO: SELECT YOUR CATEGORIES Makeover Expert - Professional Category Photos to be judged on how dramatically the...

How to Survive 24 Ho...

24 hour road trips have kinda become our thing. We seem to spend more time in the car then at the actual event, but hey… we’re dedicated and a Hair Nerd’s gotta do what a Hair Nerd’s gotta do.   Change in Starbucks Starbucks has become the stop of choice for...

ISSE EDU Preview

Each year we share the education we are planning on attending at International Salon and Spa Expo in Long Beach, CA.  So here it is kids… Don’t get left out in the cold and miss the year’s best classes!  That isn’t very #HairNerd!! (ticket info below) Ted...

Jay Halaby

Jay Halaby President Jay Halaby & Associates   Originally from? Glendale, California…Still call it home   How long have you been working in professional beauty? 23 years   What was your first job in professional beauty? I worked for a small Nail Company, helping in outside...

#InstaISSE Challenge

Do you wanna win your way to ISSE 2015 and be featured on our Blog?! Well here’s your chance too, with the first ever Hair Nerd InstaISSE Challenge! 4 weeks of 4 different Instagram based challenges with lots of opportunities to hang with US at ISSE 2015. Make sure you follow all the...

Cosmo Babies

Cosmo Babies noun. [koz-moh bay-beez] The super cute, excited-to-be-in-school, little cosmetology students that want to rule the world with a balls-to-the-wall attitude.   We love seeing Cosmo Babies excited about competitions and spotting them at advanced education...

State of the Union

We traveled to Bellus Academy recently and asked the brilliantly, talented Daniel Koye to come along and show the students some Broadway Magic with his wigs.. what we didn’t expect were the flurry of questions about unions.. So we called upon Daniel to shed some light on the...

Hairassment

Hairassment noun [haˈrasmənt] The act of calling out a friend or client about needing to get their hair done when it’s obviously been a bit too long since their last appointment. “Oh my god, Becky… you need to call your stylist right now! Your hair is looking...

Cole Thompson at Tay...

We had our school… We had our artist…  We had a date… We were Nerds with a plan…  Help earn tons o’ cash for The Thirst Project and in the process play Hair Nerd with an awesome group of #CosmoBabies.  What started as just sending Cole to Taylor Andrews turned into a Cole...

Thirst Educational T...

    Water… vital to our industry; necessary for our existence… Yet close to 1 billion people don’t have access to clean and safe drinking water.  In July,  we popped into Beacon where Eden spoke to the winners about her journey in the beauty industry and The Thirst...

Monica Turingia

The Cosmoprof Fashion Frenzy Finalists will be traveling to the 2014 Intercoiffure Fall Atelier at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on October 19th and 20th where they will compete LIVE for the Grand Prize. Working directly with mentor Luis Alvarez of Aquage®, they will also...

Danielle Harris

The Cosmoprof Fashion Frenzy Finalists will be traveling to the 2014 Intercoiffure Fall Atelier at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on October 19th and 20th where they will compete LIVE for the Grand Prize. Working directly with mentor Luis Alvarez of Aquage®, they will also...

Safiya Aboaen

The Cosmoprof Fashion Frenzy Finalists will be traveling to the 2014 Intercoiffure Fall Atelier at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on October 19th and 20th where they will compete LIVE for the Grand Prize. Working directly with mentor Luis Alvarez of Aquage®, they will also...

Jessica DeAngelo

The Cosmoprof Fashion Frenzy Finalists will be traveling to the 2014 Intercoiffure Fall Atelier at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on October 19th and 20th where they will compete LIVE for the Grand Prize. Working directly with mentor Luis Alvarez of Aquage®, they will also...

Jennifer Lawrence

The Cosmoprof Fashion Frenzy Finalists will be traveling to the 2014 Intercoiffure Fall Atelier at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on October 19th and 20th where they will compete LIVE for the Grand Prize. Working directly with mentor Luis Alvarez of Aquage®, they will also...

April Nagle

The Cosmoprof Fashion Frenzy Finalists will be traveling to the 2014 Intercoiffure Fall Atelier at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on October 19th and 20th where they will compete LIVE for the Grand Prize. Working directly with mentor Luis Alvarez of Aquage®, they will also...

DJ Muldoon at Federi...

DJ Muldoon is a second generation hairdresser from the United Kingdom, and started his career at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica, CA in 1994. He was awarded “Teacher of the Year” from the Vidal Sassoon Academy only a few years after being a student there himself. He...