Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Matthew Holman in Days of Our Lives 45th Anniversary Book

Check out Matthew Holman in the Days of Our Lives 45 year Anniversay Book!

He is on page 61.

Get your copy now! They will sell out fast!

Auction to benefit crew of Biggest Loser

As some of you may know, The Biggest Loser crew is currently on strike. Matthew Holman, Allison Sweeney's hardresser on the show is helping out by donating a makeover to the highest bidder. Please follow the auctions at the link above to help some of the families who are trying to deal with this hardship.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Welcome Tanya Sargis - Our Newest Stylist!

Tanya Sargis is the newest stylist to join our team. Tanya started out as a client of Matthew's years ago. While discussing her desire to change Matthew suggested she take the cosmetology couse at Vidal Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica to see if she would like to be a hairdresser. As soon as she graduated, she began assisting Matthew with his clients and learning from him. We are pleased to announce that Tanya will be taking clients now!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

James Jordan Judges Grand Prize for KMS California's Stylist Search 2010 Competition

James Jordan - co-owner of Matthew Ray Salon and Global Education Development Manager for KMS California, Anh Tran - KMS Artistic Team Member, and Celebrity Stylist, Kerri Lee - Editor at Behind the Chair judge The Stylist Search Photographic Competition for KMS California.

Mackenzie Hughes is the winner of the competition. It was a tough decision between the three first prize winners. All of the hairdressers that competed should be proud of their work and continue to learn, improve and compete more!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Matthew Holman invades KMS California Facebook!

Kmscalifornia Northamerica This just in, right from Matthew Holman himself, Alison Sweeney's personal hair stylist on the set of The Biggiest Loser, said, "Some of my favorite products that I use are KMS !! I love the add volume root and body lift and the moisture repair leave in conditioner"

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

From KMS California NA Facebook page

Kmscalifornia Northamerica According to top set stylists, like Matthew Holman, KMS California hair products have become must-have items for celebrities to get photo-friendly hair for television appearances, photo shoots and red carpet events.
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Monday, September 20, 2010

Facebook Post by KMS California

Kmscalifornia Northamerica “KMS addvolume root and body lift gives volume where it’s needed and holds up under the hot lights on set. I like to spray some on my finger tips after I dry the hair and massage it into the scalp in a circular motion. This gives the style a boost where it's needed.” says Matthew Holman, Emmy award winning hair stylist currently working as a hairdresser on the set of Days of Our Lives
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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

The Artisan Summer 2010 Article on Hairdressing on Days of Our Lives

Summer 2010 issue of The Artisan magazine for make-up artists and hair stylists guild. Article on a day in the life of the hair & make up team on Days of Our Lives!
Check out Matthew Holman styling Suzanne Rogers (aka Maggie Horton)! An Emmy winning hairstylist working on an Emmy winning Actress!

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Matthew Holman of Matthew Ray Salon participates as a judge in KMS California's Stylist Search Competition.

Learn more >

Friday, July 23, 2010

Monday, June 21, 2010

Emmy Weekend

So it is coming up to a very exciting time of the year!!!

Friday is the daytime technical Emmy presentation. Matthew & the Days of Our Lives hairstyling team have been nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Hair in a Daytime Drama.

Sunday is the Emmy program being broadcast from Las Vegas. Yes, Matthew is flying out in the morning and back that night. He is doing hair for no less than 4 daytime stars!

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Robin's Wedding

Isn't this a cool website? Our client Robin had us come to her hotel to prepare her and her party for her wedding day.

She posted pictures on this website. It looks so beautiful. Matthew did her hair. Allison & James lent a hand with the rest of the wedding party!

Robin's Wedding

Friday, February 19, 2010

KMS California

James Jordan's new job.... Global Education Development Manger at KMS California. In this position James will be responsible for developing the education content of all KMS programs, materials, and traings.

KMS California

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

BE! Magazine's
HOT 100(SM)
Salons in America

February's Monthly Ratings
In Beauty Entertainment's

Gavert Atelier - Beverly Hills - #37
Misu Salon - Boston - #51
Sine Qua Non Salon - Chicago - #62
Rocco Altobelli - Minneapolis - #66
Dante Lucci - Rocky River, OH - #69
Rumors Salon & Spa - Latham, NY - #73
Make Me Fabulous - Ballston Spa, NY - #77
Twiggs Salon Spa - Wayzata, MN - #78
Dieci Lifestyle Spa - Livingston, NJ - #84
Gatsby Salon - Green Brook, NY - #92
Sherri's Hair Salon - Bristol, VA - #95
Matthew Ray Salon - Burbank,CA - #98

For full HOT 100 and RADAR listings purchase a copy of BE! Magazine

Some Go Up, , In or Out!
The HOT 100 Monthly Chart of
The Hottest Salons in America
( Ratings post the end of the month)

There are up to 250,000 Salons
in America. These media-savvy salons
"Made it to Salon City's HOT 100."

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

New lens on Squidoo

Check out our latest lens. I decided that I wanted to create a lens on what it took to start our business. I am going to include the infomation that I wish I had had when we were opening our salon.

Our Salon Story

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Do you Squidoo?

You should if you haven't started yet!

It is fun and if you do it right you can make some money!!!

Make your first Squidoo lens!

Wednesday, January 13, 2010


Today was a busy day. Not that I got a ton of stuff done, but I was on the phone a lot with colleagues from the professional beauty biz!

It started off with a quick IM Chat with Teri Dougherty on Facebook. We got to touch base on what is going on in our lives and trade a little bit of oh did you hear... She is a true inspiration in our industry. We worked a lot together during my time at Wella/P&G. She is a great inspiration for other hairdressers because she shows them techniques and ideas which can make them money in quick easy ways that give million dollar results. You got to check her out! Her website is: Teri Dougherty

Then I got a call from my long lost friend Carina Breda (Photo above is Carina & James in Athens). She was in a NY Airport on her way home. It was so nice to connect again. It has been way too long. Since we went to the village people at the Hollywood Bowl if I remember right! She is working at Orly. We worked together for years at Wella. We did some photoshoots and trips to Europe which I will remember forever!

Then I got a call from Lynette Asson, most recently of Goldwell Academies. We worked toghether at Wella WAY BACK! I took over her position after we left but we have stayed close all these years. I was sharing with her some of my blogging stuff etc. We are always keeping an eye out for opportunities and trends in our market.

I also went over to our friend Christina's apartment since she had the flu. I took her over some supplies. She was so sick looking. I sterilized my hands as soon as I left! I don't want to get that sickness....

So, in all, a great day. Awesome to reconnect with old friends and colleagues. These people are the ones who make our business so great. They really care and are making a difference.