166 Boston Post Rd
East Lyme, CT 06333
Education & Outlook
2015 Educational Events:
In March we hosted Patrick McIvor. He is Goldwell's
TechniCulture Director. He shared a lot of ideas while we explored
social media options. Later in March Stephanie, Lori, Lisa, Tanya and
Alyssa went to The International Beauty Show in NYC.
On May 18th all of our stylists went to Waters Edge to see Sam Villa
demonstrate some great cuts and awesome braiding and finishing techniques.
Molly got to stay for a hands on review of the mornings demonstration.
In April Samantha, our newest stylist, attended Goldwell Core
Formulations 1&2. On June 15th we had the pleasure of hosting
Chris Baran, Redken's Artistic Director. We had a
great inspirational day of cutting and design work. Chris also shared
some great finishing techniques with our team.
2014 Educational Events: In
February we hosted a Goldwell Foundations Class.
We explored in depth tips and techniques using Goldwells' Topchic and
Colorance lines. In March, Ginny, Carol, Stephanie, Lisa and Lori
attended the International Beauty Show in NYC. Later
in March Shirley, Sarah, Carol, Lori, Courtney, Alyssa, Stephanie and Kaylee
had fun at the shop during a KMS Freestyle Session. Working
on each other at the salon, they got a chance to use and experience our KMS
styling products. We also hosted a Goldwell Kerasilk
Demonstration to determine if we will add this to our service menu.
2013 Educational Events: Sarah,
Alyssa, Kaylee and Crystal attended a Sorme Make Up advanced Techniques
session in February. The International Beauty Show in NYC was
in April. Ginny, Alyssa, Stephanie, Carol, Lori, Lisa, Molly & Sue
went and checked out the newest trending products available in our industry.
In May, Alicia Marcano, a Redken Colorist, traveled from
Pennsylvania to share with us, her Color Inspiration and Hot Tips. We
hosted Laura Florez, from Goldwell in May. She met with
Alyssa, Steph, Lori, Molly & Lisa. They explored some Goldwell
Foundations and "Elumens" Color. In October,
Marie, Sarah, Alyssa & Crystal attended The Next Level, A multi distributer
show with breakout education. Alyssa & Sue traveled to LA for
Goldwell Colorzoom. Three days of competition and Goldwells 2014
trend launch. We hosted a second Goldwell Elumens Foundations session
for more of our colorists to explore the creative possibilities and
brilliant long lasting color that Elumens provides. Elumens color
spectrum includes a full palette of primary and bright tones, excellent for
color accent pieces.
2012 Educational Events: In February
Lisa, Kaylee, Molly, Sarah, Alyssa, Carol & Crystal attended a VIP
Goldwell Color Trend Release, "ColorZoom FasciNature" They got some
great new techniques to deliver the newest trends in haircolor from Goldwell.
On April 9th we had the distinct pleasure of sharing our day with Sam
Villa. Sam is Redkens Design Artistic Director, and a great friend to
all of us at That Look. All of our staff attended and were inspired by
Sam's incredible passion and talent. From April 23-25, Courtney, Carol,
Lisa, Kaylee & Amber studied at The Redken Exchange learning
techniques to creat "Best Blondes". On April 29 & 30th Ginny, Alyssa
and Sue went to Providence for Weekend In The City where we got to
preview Redken Chromatics Haircolor and see the newest techniques for
haircolor and finishing by both Redken and Pureology artists. The Next
Level, a multi distributor show featuring assorted breakout classes and
numerous manufacturers was attended by Molly, Ginny, Crystal, Diane, DeeDee,
Kaylee, Alyssa and Stephanie. The entire staff enjoyed Redken's Peter
Millard in November. He shared his organization and design ideas with
2011 Educational Events: The
International Beauty Show is an opportunity to see what's new and
trending in our industry. Numerous classes are ongoing during this exciting
event. This year Ginny, Carol, Lisa, Lori, Steph P., Marie, Alyssa and Sue
attended. In March we hosted Omar Spina, for an In Salon Diagnostic
Design Session. Omar owns a salon in California and teaches for Redken
doing platform work at shows and at The Exchange in NYC. Carol, Lisa &
Courtney attended 2 days of "Red Retention" at The Exchange in NYC.
Molly, Kaylee & Lisa attended The Next Level, an annual tri state
distributer event with lots of the newest products and breakout education.
In October we hosted Melissa Johnson, a Redken Color Educator, we
explored the new Redken Shades EQ Cream color. Lisa, attended four
days at The Exchange NYC for Total Design & Color Immersion.
2010 Educational Events: In March Lori, Lisa , Ginny & Carol
attended The International Beauty Show in NYC, new tools,
tricks and techniques. We hosted an In Salon Design class with
Lauren Hagen. Lauren shared some great new disconnection
techniques to add swing and movement to all hair lengths and textures.
Alyssa, Lisa, Ginny, Sarah, Alice N. Carol, Sue, Marie & Robin attended
Weekend In The City (at Foxwoods) with Sam Villa and Kris
Sorbie, 2 days of new cut, color and finish techniques. Intense
Color with Beth Minardi was attended by: Alyssa, Sarah, Marie,
Steph M., Shirley, Ginny, Crystal, Couttney, Steph P., & Lisa.
Sue, Lori and Robin attended L'Oreal INOA Color demonstrations with
Jo Blackwell. INOA =Innovative No Ammonia Color with an oil
based delivery system. Ginny spent a day with Carmine Minardi
and several other elite stylists from the region, roundtable format
discussing color & design. Carol, Lisa & Courtney attended
"Coloring Out of Your Mind", 3 intense days at the Redken Exchange
NYC. Ginny, Crystal & Lisa attended The Next Level, a tri
state distributer event with breakout education from several manufacturers.
Everyone attended an In Salon INOA Color Class as we launched this
breakthrough product at That Look.
KERATIN SMOOTHING SYSTEM UPDATE (AUG. 2009) We have decided to
discontinue offering Keratin Smoothing Treatments.
2009 Educational Events: In January, Susan, Ginny, Lisa and
Alyssa attended The Redken Symposium in Las Vegas. March brought our
second SWAP Event which focused on Customer Service. The International
Beauty Show in NYC was in April. The IBS is an opportunity to see all
kinds of new tools, tricks and techniques. Courtney, Alyssa, Lisa, Steph M., Diane, Steph P., Susan, Sara B., Lori and Carol attended. In
May we hosted a Keratin Smoothing System Certification at That Look.
Get this new treatment to control frizz, add shine and smooth unruly hair.
Robin & Ginny were certified the end of 2008, joining them; Steph P.,
Alyssa, Lori, Lisa, Jen, Courtney, Steph M., Rachel, Sarah, Crystal, Ann and
Alice N.. In June Steph P., Crystal, Diane, Carol & Shirley
registered for an advanced Sorme Cosmetics Class which ended up being held
at That Look. Many more of our staff were able to participate.
Alyssa and Carol attended The Next Level in Providence, a multi distributer
trade and education event. Lots of break out education and new
Courtney, Ginny and Lisa went to NYC for three days of classes at the Redken
Exchange "Everything's Included" on 5th Ave! Carol and Steph
M. spent a day with Beth Minardi "Intense Color".
2008 Educational Events at That Look were kicked off on Feb with the
Front Desk Team - Sue, Sara, Cyndie and Jenny- heading to Centerbrook for 2
days of training at Strategies. In March Sue and Sara followed up with
an additional 3 days of Management Success Training. The end of March
brought our first SWAP (Salons With A Purpose) event, which was a full day
packed with fun and new ideas. In April, 7 of the staff headed to Providence
for a Weekend in the City Event. An additional 6 of us headed to New
York in April for the International Beauty Show. June brought John Yurkew to
the salon for Mens Design. October brought Justin Isaac for two days of
coloring with his Life, Art, Color classes. In November Ginny and Robin
became Keratin Complex Hair Therapy Certified. This conditioning and
smoothing service has become extremely popular.
2007 Educational Events at That Look included updo styling
and long hairdressing with Jay Roberts. A great two day styling
and design session with
Sam Villa in July. Sam showed us two of his
newest designs. Modern versions of classic styles, boblike and
shaglike. We revisited the bob in September when Sam asked us to participate
in the first educational DVD in his ASPIRE Tour, "BOBOLOGY" filming in our salon with our staff as on
camera stylists! Stylists all over the globe are looking forward to
David Stanko spent two days with us, sharing his color
knowledge, exploring newly launched tones and reinforcing our foiling
techniques. Off site training included
Lisa traveling to The Redken Exchange NYC and becoming That Look's first
Redken Certified Hair
passed a comprehensive written, intense practical and scenario test based on
Hair color Principles, Creative Color, Foil Placement and Color Correction.
Eight of us traveled to New
Hampshire for The Redken Experience with
Sam Villa and Kitty Victor.
Sue was asked to speak to a group of salon owners, sharing That Looks
positive experiences with Redken and our Great Distributor, Masello
Brothers. Our Nail Department attended an
all day hands on Hot Stone Therapy Session. Hot Stone Therapy relieves
tension and stress and eases aches and pain.
Myrna are looking very forward to sharing these rejuvenating services.
That Look Salon Earns Redken Educational Excellence Award!