Editor’s Choice • 20
Editor-in-Chief Jeryl E. Spear shares her story, “Yes, I’m a Hairdresser.” • Winner! Keratin Complex Lash Transform adds length and thickness sans side effects.
Team Jönsson and Gren • 86
Dynamic partnership leads to a profusion of gorgeous, pro-beauty work...Swedish style.
Buzz • 22
Farouk Systems rocks the beauty beat in Cancun, Mexico; Wella Professionals celebrates North American Trend Vision winners; more.
Mastermind • 28
Luis Alvarez, Co-founder and VP of Marketing for Aquage, recounts his career as a renowned hairstylist, photographer and art director.
Salon Sensations • 72
Owner Jeff Dahlberg morphs from landlord to leader at FIVETWOSIX Salon.
Next • 96
The pro-beauty industry has a super-star in the making: Wella Trend Vision North American Student Gold Medalist Kristin Bacaycay.
Paintbox • 46
Joico Junior Platform Artist Guy Tang creates Color Dusting; Redken Shades EQ Cream’s big reveal; Joico Celebrity Spokesperson George Papanikolas dishes on Sarah Michelle Gellar’s color formula for her hit show, Ringer.
Cosmetics • 70
Novalash adds sparkle to holiday lashes; China Glaze introduces 3-D Eye Candy; more.
Goods • 51
GKhair unveils Downtown Boho Updos and new Styling Collection; Fuchsia-loving accessories designer Tarina Tarantino talks clouds of pink hair for her Paul Mitchell holiday designs; Vivienne Mackinder for Simplicity adds instant fl irty fringes and sultry side-sweeps; more.
Headliner • 30
Luis Alvarez and his Aquage Team go Over the Top for our HOT cover and Headliner spreads. Maximalism at its fi nest!
Art • 36
Aquage educator Shawna Parvin crafts a tale of dark beauty and tension in Black Swan Story; Matrix Artistic Director Chrystofer Benson takes science and art to task with D-fuse and Contrast.
Threads • 44
Design House Issey Miyake and Eugene Souleiman for Wella Professionals welcomes the Fashion Fold.
Biz • 74
What you need to know about being in the cloud…computing that is.
How2 from Hair’s How
Broaden your styling repertoire with these step-by-steps.
Techniques • 76
Global artists share their best haircut and color designs.
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