Jafia Ties • 98
High-flying editorial stylist Peter Gray and his international gang of beauty and fashion talent hit the boards fl ying at Asia Beauty Expo.
Greetings • Editor’s Choice • 24
Editor-in-Chief Jeryl E. Spear receives a lesson in tolerance. • Paul Mitchell’s new Power Pro Clipper has us seeing hearts.
Buzz • 28
Men in Black 3 Sacha Quarles spills the beans on the latest movie installment.
Mastermind • 54
Gifted artist Ann Bray reaches the zenith of her career.
Biz • 60
Win over today’s busiest shoppers; computerize inventory control.
Smarts • 64
Keep salon newbies engaged.
Next • 112
She’s a classical musician, beauty school student and rising star. Meet the phenomenal Samantha Gribble.
Paintbox • 68
Kenra dives into color; Jet Rhys reveals a 20-year-old beauty secret.
Cosmetics • 66
TIGI Cosmetics introduces sweet-tasting, pigment-rich glosses; Venique Lazy Day Brights sends clients straight into the arms of summer.
Hair • 72
Matrix launches beyond state-of-the-art Total Results Repair products; Sea Stylers give hair a salty spin; more!
Tools • 86
Twist, smooth, cut and curl with these new tools.
Threads • 32
Peter Gray and Betsey Johnson team for her T & A runway show at NYFW.
Headliner • 38
Presto! Matrix Artistic Director Chrystofer Benson conjures Materialized for our May/June cover and inside pictorial.
Art • 42
Jake Thompson flirts with the dark side; Jana Kabourkova recreates breathtaking medieval portraits; more!
Techniques • 92
Sue Pemberton details Liquescent; Scotsman Ronnie Marshall transforms an ordinary lad into a real heartbreaker; Do the double-twist updo.