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Trendsetters/Mood Board What aW onderful OH, CANADA Eu Eufora Artistic Director Dee Fortier chats w with Executive Editor Amy Dodds about th the beauty of nature, education and be being a mother. LIFELONG LEARNING I have been in the industry for 32 years, many of those as a teacher and mentor sharing my experiences-but what my students give back to me is even greater. I have seen hair evolve and be re-created in many different ways, but my students always give me a fresh perspective. I live just outside of Toronto, about one hour west. This town keeps me grounded. Between travel, running a salon, managing people and being a mom, one must stay grounded in order to still find inspiration. EXTENDED FAMILY We adopted my daughter from Haiti five years ago. She was 19 months old when we went to bring her to her new was unforgettable. When we went to the orphanage, my heart broke. Seeing the eyes of those children is something that I will never be able to forget. My amazing daughter is now 7. At this time in my life, being a mature mother has made me appreciate life in a different way! I like to look at the creative process from the end and work backward.When I have an idea I start with the end result in mind,then create a storyboard of images that will help build my concept. " Log on to to see more photos from the collection! 80 | BEAUTY LAUNCHPAD | NOVEMBER 2013 Lily Collins attending the Costume Institute Gala for the "PUNK: Chaos to Couture" at the MET. PUNK'S NOT DEAD I enjoy how punk looks now, although I loved the look when it first surfaced in the late '70s. I enjoy how it has evolved over the years, and how it became mainstream. TORONTO SKYLINE: MONKMAN/GETTY IMAGES; LILY: KEVIN MAZUR/WIREIMAGE From Dee's Mirror Image Collection! ART IMITATES NATURE I'm always inspired by nature-it's there in front of us every single moment of the day. The sky, the trees, streets, shadows from the sun. Whenever I need immediate inspiration, I stop where I am and look around. When I am present in the moment, something will always appear in a different way.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Beauty LaunchPad - November 2013

Beauty LaunchPad - November 2013
Log On
Editor’s Notebook
On the Cover
Salon of the Month
Giving Back
Runway Report
Mood Board
Free Launch
Quick Tips
Social Network

Beauty LaunchPad - November 2013