No need to wonder what your going to see at Orlando Premiere this year. We have a sneak preview of Melissa Johnson’s classes!
Melissa’s passion for the industry and eagerness to share knowledge with fellow salon professionals shows in the classes she facilitates. Constantly striving to grow her own learning experiences and raise the bar of the professional salon community, Melissa prides herself on working with stylists in new and innovative ways.
We asked Melissa…
What will you be teachining in Orlando this year?
MJ: I will be sharing about 5 different techniques in the demo class and in the hands on class doing a different variation of crescent panels that addresses a guest with a fringe, raylighting, and moonlighting. Moonlighting is a technique that is inspired from switchback sets, it is a great technique for dealing with long hair and a fresh way to get an ombre feel.
As I am super excited about all of these techniques because they are all real-salon techs for real salon guests!
What’s your favorite product club tool?
MJ: Really do I only get one? The great grips whisk. I love mixing my color with it, it makes the color creamy and evenly mixed, plus my brushes never get “squidshy”
I am also crazy about the Jaws clips. I only need one to hold up even massive amounts of hair!
What’s your favorite technique for Summer 2012 hair color?
MJ: The technique I am using alot this summer is both mini panels and moonlighting- Both are great ways to get an impact without 300 foils and are easy for guests to maintain!
Orlando Premiere is one of the largest beauty shows in the country. Stylist are eager to learn and excited to go shopping for the latest and greatest. Our educators look forward to sharing their techniques that they use behind the chair! Come see us in Booth: 4779 June 2-4th 2012
Meet Adrienne Rogers, owner of Hush salon in Philadelphia, PA. Adrienne is inspiring and a breath of fresh air when it comes to hair color education!
What Product Club techniques do use use most often?
AR: I’ve been blending the techniques lately. The pinwheel has been altered quite a bit and has a more blended panel feeling. Also ray lighting has been so useful to me and I change it up almost every day. I change things out all the time or I start to go nuts. Ask me in the fall and maybe I’ll have a better idea of what I did this summer!
What is your favorite product club tool?
AR: This is a tough one for me and after a lot of thought I’ve decided that it’s the lucite foil dispenser. Everyone in my salon has one on their color tray. The former New Yorker in me respects the space planning aspect of the dispenser. Foils don’t fly around, I have everything at my fingertips. Underneath the pop up foils I put shorter foils for short hair so that they’re always ready to use – and my glass protectors and foil boards are always there when I need them.
Wondering what you’ll see in Adrienne’s class? Here is a sneak peek…
The Chevron Panel slide features a picture that inspired me to create the technique. Art is a great way to be inspired with hair color. I then thought about the design building blocks and interpreted the painting into a hair color technique. Yes, you can say it. I’m a total dork.This class I’m focusing on how I adapt the ideas on the DVDs. I’m really looking to help people do this for themselves. Thinking about the Design building blocks of what I’m doing is one of the ways I look at altering or reinterpreting techniques. Each situation and client is different and considering these variables has been very helpful to me.