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With communities including prospective students (Beauty School Advisor), students (First Chair), stylists (Modern Salon) and salon owners (Salon Today), Modern Salon Media is unique in addressing each stage in the salon professional's lifecycle, allowing us to experience the industry from both a big picture and personal perspective. Steve will discuss current trends impacting the beauty industry -- and both the risks and opportunities they present to you as a stylist.
Early Morning General Session 8:15am - 9:30am Monday
Publisher, Modern Salon Media
Beauty Industry Trends -
How you can manage and take advantage
Introducing More 2014 Energizing Summit Educators!
Knowing and Understanding Bleaches
Call it bleach or call it lightener, this hands-on class is all about this powerful product. Working with a variety of brands of bleach, each participant will test a brand and compare results: faster, slower, produces the most dust when mixing.
The price of each bleach is explored to see if the more expensive bleaches are worth the additional money.
You will come away from this class with a world of knowledge about bleaches.
High-Lift vs. Lighteners
How do you know which product to use based on texture and color? Take the time to discover the differences between high-lift colors and lighteners with Stephen Adams, a gifted hairdresser and educator.
Explore your options and obtain an in depth understanding of the benefits of both products. In this class you will go over the chemistry of hair and the effects of lightening. Comparing and breaking down the properties will set you up for success when working with clients going lighter. Stephan's class makes the choices clear.
|Long Hair Highlights with Ombre
Long hair is popular with every generation and walk of life. Now with gentle ombre colors, this popular service is here to stay. Impress your clients who already love their ombre, by making it even more appealing with highlights.
In this class Andre will demonstrate how you can keep your long hair clients coming back into the salon for regular highlights. Adding highlights will give the ombre a much softer look. This class is a lecture demonstration where you can observe this technique, as well as view finished mannequins. This class will only be taught for one session.
Highlighting Long Hair*
Andrea Shumate, ABCH
Specialize in a salon service most
shy away from. In this hands-on workshop you will learn a fast, easy way to handle long hair. Learn to work with ease on mannequins that are 18 inches long. Andrea, a master at highlighting long hair, shares techniques that result in predictable color placement that complements the hairstyle. With long hair, salon visits are less frequent so the highlights have to last longer. Learn how to retouch to prevent blonde buildup and preserve the condition of the hair.
*This class has a $15.00 surcharge for the maintenance of the mannequin. You will be using mock bleach and the mannequin will remain in the classroom at the end of the class.
To build better Haircolorists
The first mentoring workshop held by the American Board of Certified Haircolorists (ABCH) was an outstanding educational event. The workshop, " To build better Haircolorists", was funded in part by the Wella Company.
Sixty-six eager haircolorists were assigned to eleven teams of seasoned ABCH Evaluators. The primary purpose of the workshop was to prepare them to take and pass the Certification exam. Much of the workshop focused on passing of the Performance portion of the exam, which appears to be the most difficult to pass.
Immediately after registering, the students began placing packets in a weft of hair. The purpose of this exercise was to assign the students to the evaluator who worked most similar to the manner in which the student worked.
On the first day, everyone prepared a mannequin the same way as they would be required to bring it to the examination and also learned how to make swatches.
On the second day, the students were taken through the examination one task at a time. The second day concluded by the trainers taking down the work and scoring it.
One evaluator, Charles Traina , was so excited over the progress of his students he could hardly speak. He stated, "In the 15 years I have been evaluating, I have never seen such perfect work! It was amazing."
Join us in Washington D.C for the next Mentoring Workshop in July!