Happy New Year everyone! It was a crazy holiday season, and we loved every minute of it!
We have hit the ground running in 2013 and were very excited to attend the insanity known as ISSE this past weekend. ISSE (the International Salon and Spa Expo) is basically a huge exhibition with vendors, presentations, education, and hairstylists from all over the country showing off for each other. We walked in – and I am not even kidding – it was the 80′s all over again. Glitter. Was. Everywhere. It was like we’d stepped into my Caboodle case from middle school.
There was a lot of this:
Mariah Carey even got in on the action:
And last but CERTAINLY not least, a half naked man was serving up real cotton candy and advertising these:
All in all, we thoroughly enjoyed this Gem and The Holograms-meets-Cyndi Lauper-meets-early RuPaul extravaganza, but I think we may have to find a more subdued approach to this year’s trend, no?