LaunchPad - November 2011 - (Page 30)

IN TOUCH Alyson Osterman-Kerr • News Editor Big wins abound at Wella Professionals North American Trend Vision Awards. Excitement was at an all-time high at the Wella Professionals North American Trend Vision Competition and Awards in Hollywood, California’s Palladium, where Wella Professionals’ elite, including P&G Professional’s Reuben Carranza and Wella’s Fabio Sementilli, gathered to celebrate art, inspiration and, of 1 2 3 course, talent. Close to 1,000 attendees cheered for the 33 styling finalists, from U.S., Canadian and Puerto Rican salons, who wowed the crowd with their stunning 2011 Wella trend interpretations. The winners will represent North America at the International Trend Vision Awards in NYC. Stay tuned for results! —Jillian Gordon 4 TRUE COLORS 5 6 7 8 9 10 And The U.S. Winners Are… Young Talent Joey Kiening Anthony Cress Brenton Lee Lumina Polaris Polaris Gold Silver Bronze Solo Studio Studio 4 Salon Sessions Chicago Newport Beach, CA Pasadena, CA Color Category Shirley Gordon Mark Debolt Liz Wright Polaris Lumina Polaris Gold Silver Bronze Strands Hair Studio Haus Studio Alibi Salon Wheaton, MD Minneapolis New York City 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Sebastian Professionals’ goth-inspired presentation Wella Professional’s Fabio Sementilli introduces the contestants Essensuals London takes the stage for a special presentation U.S. Color Category Gold winner Shirley Gordon accepts her award Sementilli congratulates the winners P&G Professional’s Reuben Carranza welcomes the crowd Suzanne Pack takes home the Gold for Canada in the Young Talent category More from Essensuals London U.S. Bronze winner in the Student category, Kathryn Hornick, prepares her model U.S. Gold Young Talent winner Joey Kiening accepts his award Student Category Kristin Bacaycay Vaomy Genrena Kathryn Hornick Passionista Glamazon Polaris Gold Silver Bronze Bellus Academy Poway, CA Century College Inc. San Juan, Puerto Rico Aveda Inst. of MN Minneapolis Log on to for an exclusive interview with U.S. Young Talent winner Joey Kiening. …Dermalogica, Paul Mitchell, CND and other beauty companies host 50 of the nation’s leading bloggers at A Robert Cromeans Salon in San Diego… 30 11.11 Images: Elizabeth Sherman ONLINE

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of LaunchPad - November 2011

LaunchPad - November 2011
Editor’s Notebook
In Touch
Runway Report
Star Struck
Backstage Pass
First Look
Inside Story
Brand New
Green Piece
Color Lab
Male Order
Tool Talk
My Way
Salon of the Month
First Person
Free Launch
Beauty 911
Saving Face
Quick Tips
Only Hue
Hollywood for the Holidays
Puppet Show
Advertiser Index

LaunchPad - November 2011