Videos

Behind the Scenes at a Sam Villa Photo Shoot
I just got back from a shoot in Montreal where we shot two collections and an assortment of editorial images. Being able to collaborate with talented people is vital to the growth of a stylist so I try to shoot numerous times a year, not only to fuel creativity, but to fuel my business, so it’s important for me to be extremely prepared. I need to maximize time, inspire the team, and creatively collaborate in an organized way so that the images/collections created are not only beautiful and interesting, but a representation of the brand and marketable.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 9:59am
Beauty Bus Foundation Announces 5th Annual Beauty Drive
The Beauty Bus Foundation offers beauty and grooming services to the terminally and chronically ill with the hope of preserving dignity and hope for all those affected by disease and their caregivers.In a recent interview on KCAL 9 News, the charity's CEO Ronda Wilkin and co-founder Wendy Marantz Levine discuss the life events that led them to creating the foundation, as well as the upcoming 5th Annual Beauty Drive, taking place April 27th, 2-5 PM, at the Annenberg Building at the California Science Center.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 12:08pm
Sometimes the right makeup can work wonders, not just in changing the way a person looks, but also the way he or she feels. In fact, over 60% of American say they have a skin concern that they would consider camouflaging with cosmetics. Dermablend Professional dares people to take off their makeup in a series of YouTube Camo Confessions. The idea is for people to show how they have used Dermablend cosmetics to "blend in" in order to "stand out" for who they are and not for their skin issues.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 3:08pm
Back to Basics: Everything You Need to Know About Using Dry Shampoo
From Fashion Week to every day women, one of the latest hair trends is relaxed, lived-in texture. Rather than washing their hair every day, many women are turning to dry shampoos to achieve the texture they desire. According to Ruth Roche, Artistic Ambassador for Pureology Serious Colour Care, "Women are washing their hair less and less now, partly because lived-in texture is hot and partly because there are so many good dry shampoos on the market now."
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 10:41am
Hairstyles How To: Vintage-Inspired Updo Video Tutorial Series
Chicago-based master hairstylist Antje Kastner recently released an instructional video series demonstrating her tips and tricks for creating glamorous vintage-inspired hairstyles. Detailed and thorough enough for professional hairstylists, but also accessible for those working in theater, burlesque, photography, or anyone interested in the techniques involved in the artistry of vintage glamour, each video in the 10-part series is a step-by-step demonstration of Antje creating one unique hairstyle, from start to finish.
Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 1:23pm
The glowing colors and dancing lights of the aurora borealis inspired this new collection from Janine Jarman.
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 12:41pm
Holiday Hair How To: The Double Fishtail Chignon by Joico
For the fifth installment in the Joico Holiday Hairstyle tutorial series, glam hair expert Katie Bilovol created an elegant double fishtail up-do hairstyle. Perfect for a holiday dinner or party, the look goes gorgeously with a sparkly hair accessory and a fun, flirty skirt.Get the Look:1. Wash hair with K-PAK Shampoo and Conditioner to treat damaged winter hair. Blow dry hair with a large, round brush to create volume.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 1:32pm
Joico Kicks Off New Holiday Video Series
Just in time for the upcoming holiday season, and with it a host of fancy parties, cozy get-togethers, and festive soirées, Joico is releasing a series of videos that makes holiday glam easy. The series will feature tips on everything from what to wear to cocktail hour, to the perfect makeup for your work party, to how to achieve a chic and easy hairstyle for the party that you're hosting.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 3:27pm
Makeup Artist Anthony Nguyen on Fall Beauty Trends, Makeup Essentials and Transf
Renowned makeup artist, Anthony Nguyen is known for his beautiful and diverse work, whether he is helping stars like Katy Perry, Hilary Duff and Joseph Gordon-Levitt prepare for the red carpet, putting together bold, gorgeous looks for advertising and editorial, or, more recently, presenting his own face as the canvas for Halloween-inspired makeup tutorials. Here, Anthony lets Beauty Launchpad in on his makeup and beauty influences, his favorite fall beauty trends, makeup essentials, and more!
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 3:15pm
How To Create a Chocolate Ombre Hair Color
Want to take your fair-haired clients to a rich autumn color? Stylist and instructor Teresa Reagor walks us through the whole process of getting a chocolate ombre! See her tutorial below:
Friday, October 4, 2013 - 6:03pm