Hairdressing – A Noble Profession In 1976, I was 19 years old and working for Michael Piano, a Georgetown salon owner who was a student and devotee of Vidal Sassoon. We were at the Plaza Hotel in New York City, attending Atelier, the preeminent hairstyling conference, and my role was to assist Michael onstage as […]
We all celebrate long, thick, noticeable eyelashes. They are a beauty basic and we turn to mascara, dyes, extensions and false lashes to augment nature’s initial endowment. The quest for great lashes is a given, but it can also be an unending slog. We think there’s another option for women who want luxuriant, compelling eyelashes […]
DID YOU ASK to look like Ziggy Stardust? No. You just said, “Maybe some layers…” and the hair stylist took it from there. You think: Were we even speaking the same language?! Again: no. Hairdressers work with an arcane lexicon of words like “direction” and “movement” and “weight”—oh, they sound like words you know, but […]
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