MONDAY, MARCH 9
Hands-on Workshops are tactile, interactive three-hour sessions that provide an in-depth learning experience. Taught by industry experts, these workshops offer a practical learning experience during which attendees train under the instruction of the educator.
Spots are limited and workshops fill quickly!
View Monday Hands-On Workshops & Speakers Below
Perfectly Placed Balayage Techniques
Sherry Ratay, Sherry Ratay, Inc.
Sherry will demonstrate Balayage “free-hand painting,” a step-by-step technique to transform an ordinary one-dimensional haircolor into a perfectly placed Balayage. Sherry will also explain the “within a foil technique,” transforming one-dimensional haircolor into a skilled Balayage. You’ll learn when to use free-hand and when to use foil painting, along with baby lights – soft, delicate, light strands living closer to the regrowth area.
French Cutting with Candy Shaw
Candy Shaw, Sunlights Balayage, Inc.
Have you ever wanted to do a haircut in just 7 minutes? You will learn the French Way in this introductory French Cutting course! In her system, you will learn to stand the client up to cut your basic outline, build layering from the top of the head down, and cut everything on top of the finger for efficient cutting. Techniques covered include Méche a Méche, Exterior, Reverse Exterior, Interior, Diving, Dry Texturizing and more!
The Japanese Step Bone Cutting Method
Sayuri Ushio, Japan Beauty Alliance
Learn the Step Bone Cutting Method, also known as the 3D haircutting technique. This cutting technique is different than all others and allows you to create depth without increasing hair volume. You’ll learn tips in this class you’ll be able to use immediately behind the chair, and will be able to boost both, your services and profits after learning the Step Bone Cutting method!
Learn How to Wax Brows Perfectly!
Malynda Vigliotti, Boom Boom Brow Bar
Learn to do brows that WOW in just 10 minutes! Join brow expert, Malynda, for this technical class and a great lesson on how to wax brows quickly, efficiently and perfectly. Malynda will also discuss how adding a waxing service to your salon menu can boost revenue.
Instafoil Placement & Instagram Tips
Jennifer MacDougall, The Beauty Social NYC & Suzie Bond, Bond Beauty
Learn new foiling techniques that will give your salon guests that gorgeous hair they see on Instagram! Jennifer and Suzie will also share how to create engaging content for your social media pages to attract clients and grow your business. The team will break it all down in a simple way and help get your highlighting work and Instagram ready!
Up, Up & Away – The Art of Dress Work & Added Hair
Nicholas French, The Extremely Useful Hair Company
During this workshop, you will have the opportunity to learn from master stylist, Nicholas French. Nicholas will teach you how to create beautiful editorial looks, along with how to construct different textures in hair. Nicholas will also demonstrate how to create deconstructed braids and how to place added hair to create special-event styling for weddings and even the red carpet. Nicholas will share his coveted tips and tricks including pin placement, new backcombing techniques and hair preparation. You will be able to incorporate what you learn in the class immediately into your salon offerings!
The Art of Razor Cutting & Color Movement
Christopher Dove & John Simpson, CoCre8
Join industry veterans, Christopher and John, for in-depth lessons on the fundamental principles of razor cutting. You will learn how to create invisible layers and how to execute surface and detail razoring techniques. Christopher and John will also teach you how to analyze hairlines, growth patterns and texture to customize each look. Furthermore, you’ll also learn how to elevate all your color work through methods of foiling, painting, melting and shadowing.
Newest & Fastest Lash Lift & Tinting Techniques
Quyen Nguyen, Evalash
If you have clients who don't want lash extensions, lash lift and tinting is your answer! In this workshop, Quyen will teach you the newest lash lift techniques, detailing all four steps of the process, from the lift, to tint, to applying keratin. In addition, Quyen will also explain how to add extensions for those clients who may request this process.