America's Beauty Show presents ColorAmerica® at ABS, the finest color education in the industry!

Price KEY: 
EB: EARLY BIRD (By 2/28)  F: FULL (After 3/1)


All exhibitors, workshops, artists, presenters, times & locations are subject to change without notice.
An ABS exhibit floor ticket is required to purchase any workshop or special event ticket.




 

 

        

 


Hands-On - Includes Mannequin

Painting Balayage 2.0! 
with
Candy Shaw, aka the Balay Lama

Sunday, March 31
9am - 12noon 
CE-3002

EB $229  F $259
CEH: 3 hours


You'll Learn:

• Fresh balayage tips, tricks, tools, and techniques to refine and expand their balayage skills
• Fundamental aspects of proper consistency, brush stroke and saturation, leaving you confident to convert all of your foil clients over to balayage 
• Color melting, bowlayage™, skimming, backfold, pancake, foil conversion, minking™, riding the ridge and more

Supplies INCLUDED: 
Mannequin, education handout, diploma, and Sunlights ‘swag bag’
NOTE: Each student registered for class will be automatically entered into a drawing to win a FREE ‘Shadow Day’ with Candy Shaw in Atlanta, GA. Details for the drawing will be discussed in the class




     

Look & Learn

Cutting to Enhance Your Color
with
Presley Poe

Sunday, March 31
10am - 11:30am 
CE-3011

EB $84  F $98
CEH:
1.5 hours

You'll Learn:

• Finishing techniques to enhance your color creations 
• Every day trends using blending techniques
 


 



     

Look & Learn

The Creative Color Process
with
George Alderete

Sunday, March 31
12noon - 1:30pm 
CE-3018

EB $84  F $98
CEH: 1.5 hours


You'll Learn:

• The steps it takes to evolve into your creative color process
• How customizing your color application and formulation is redefining deconstruction as the new construction 
• Hair color techniques that can easily translate into any look your clients desire, from beautiful, fashionable classics to editorial and avant-garde
 


 



      

Hands-On - Includes Mannequin

Colorboygeo Color Collection  
with
George Alderete 

Monday, April 1
9am - 12noon CE-4000

EB $198  F $234
CEH: 3 hours


You'll Learn:

• Beyond balayage with advanced foil placement ad free-hand painting combined in one application
• How customizing your color applications will create incredible seamless dimensional color
• Techniques that can easily be translated into any look your clients desire, from beautiful modern classics to fashion and editorial color

Supplies to Bring: 

Gloves, apron, hi-lighting comb, round brushes (all sizes), notepad and pen​


 



 


               

Look & Learn

Foilayage, Business, Branding and Empowerment 
with
Mireya Villarreal & Ryan Weeden

Sunday, March 31
10am - 12noon 
CE-3010

EB $84  F $98
CEH: 2 hours


You'll Learn:

• How to sharpen your Balayage skills, and leave you feeling empowered with the confidence you need to conquer challenges in your everyday life, business, or career path
• How to create high-impact color fast, sectioning strategies, proper toning and root shadowing, ways to achieve extra lift for a brighter blonde, how to melt colors smoothly and so much more
 


 



      

Look & Learn

The Chemistry Behind Hair Color
with
Tom Dispenza

Monday, April 1
12noon - 1:30pm 
CE-4013

EB $58  F $69
CEH:
1.5 hours

You'll Learn:

• Haircolor stages of tonality, coloring and lightening 
• Why color charts are sometimes wrong
• The real facts of color, not the hype
 


 



     

Look & Learn

How To Turn Them Platinum! & VIP Access TAOTAM Awards - Platinum*
with
Daniel G Tetreault (@hairlikeaboss), The Unicorn Tribe (@theunicorntribe) 

Saturday, March 30
11am - 1pm 
CE-3000

EB $58  F $69
CEH: 2 hours


You'll Learn:

• LIVE DEMO by @hairlikeaboss & Taotam Awards Contestants
• Walking through the hair; and understanding best starting point and approach to starting the process. 
• Understand what strength of lighteners to use as you cover globally over the head.
• The Understanding of Saturation and Timing 
• Pre toning at the tint & toning at level or over toning for fade
• Client Maintenance and refreshing at home 
• Contestant mentoring of The Unicorn Tribe TAOTAM AWARDS “Platinum Category” & “Creative Color Category”
• VIP SEATING TO THE TAOTAM AWARDS SHOW
• Students will receive VIP ACCESS to the contest as it unfolds
• Platinum Category and Creative Color Category tickets available for purchase as a combo - SAVE $24!

Visit our new @taotamawards on Instagram


 



     

Look & Learn

VIP Access TAOTAM Awards - Creative Color*
with
Alix Maya (@alix_maya), The Unicorn Tribe (@theunicorntribe) 

Sunday, March 31
11am - 1pm 
CE-3015

EB $58  F $69
CEH: 2 hours


You'll Learn:

• LIVE DEMO by @theunicorntribe Founder and CEO @alix_maya 
• Learn @alix_maya AWARD WINNING SECTIONING TECHNIQUE 
• Understanding color story and formulation 
• Foundation and toning for Creative Color
• Understanding application and saturation for the best outcome possible
• Color placement selection, color distribution and understanding and planning for the fade
• Contestant mentoring of The Unicorn Tribe TAOTAM AWARDS “Platinum Category” & “Creative Color Category”
• VIP SEATING TO THE TAOTAM AWARDS SHOW
• Students will receive VIP ACCESS to the contest as it unfolds
• Platinum Category and Creative Color Category tickets available for purchase as a combo - SAVE $24!

Visit our new @taotamawards on Instagram


 


     

Look & Learn

BOTH WORKSHOPS! - VIP Access TAOTAM Awards - Platinum & Creative Color*
with
Alix Maya & Daniel G Tetreault (@alix_maya & @hairlikeaboss), The Unicorn Tribe (@theunicorntribe)

Saturday, March 30 & Sunday, March 31
11am - 1pm  
CE-3034

EB $92  F $129
CEH:
4 hours

You'll Learn:

• LIVE DEMO by @hairlikeaboss & Taotam Awards Contestants
• Walking through the hair; and understanding best starting point and approach to starting the process. 
• Understand what strength of lighteners to use as you cover globally over the head.
• The Understanding of Saturation and Timing 
• Pre toning at the tint & toning at level or over toning for fade
• Client Maintenance and refreshing at home 
• LIVE DEMO by @theunicorntribe Founder and CEO @alix_maya 
• Learn @alix_maya AWARD WINNING SECTIONING TECHNIQUE 
• Understanding color story and formulation 
• Foundation and toning for Creative Color
• Understanding application and saturation for the best outcome possible
• Color placement selection, color distribution and understanding and planning for the fade
• Contestant mentoring of The Unicorn Tribe TAOTAM AWARDS “Platinum Category” & “Creative Color Category”
• VIP SEATING TO THE TAOTAM AWARDS SHOW
• Students will receive VIP ACCESS to the contest as it unfolds
• Platinum Category and Creative Color Category tickets available for purchase as a combo - SAVE $24!

Visit our new @taotamawards on Instagram

 

 


The Chicago Cosmetologists Association, Inc. is an approved sponsor of continuing education 
by the Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation (license #190-00101).


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