In this virtual webinar, join industry-icon Vivienne Mackinder and the HairDesignerTV community on a styling journey through the Ponytail. Whether worn cute and causal, glam and gorgeous, mastering such a basic technique can bring your styling skills to new heights. You will learn the art of facial framing depending on your clients face shape and Vivienne will present step-by-step instructions on how to transform the final look entitled Romantica (see above). Check out the rest of the Ponytail Story at

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Step By Step Romantica Final View

  • 2

    Chapter 1

    • Styling-Consultation


    • The 3 Wheels of Fashion

  • 3

    Chapter 2

    • Five Face Shapes

    • The Art of Facial Framing

  • 4

    Chapter 3

    • The Ponytail Story - Romantica Demo

  • 5

    Continuing Education

    • The Ponytail Story Quiz

    • Continuing Education Evaluation


Vivienne Mackinder

Vivienne Mackinder

The Hairdresser's – Hairdresser. Commonly referred to as “industry royalty,” Vivienne Mackinder is one of the most highly respected international leaders and innovators in the hairdressing profession today. Vivienne is driven by her own mission to continually hone her artistry and creativity, as well as raise the industry’s educational bar to Ivy League standards. Currently based in the Hamptons, New York, Vivienne grew up in London where she attended the London College of Fashion. Upon graduating she immediately landed a position with Vidal Sassoon, where, she, eventually, rose to Artistic Director. In 1990, she left London for the U.S. as International Creative Director for Trevor Sorbie. Vivienne is a highly in-demand featured guest artist and educator for premier events world-wide. Her work is consistently published in the international press. As a session stylist, she’s frequently contributed to runway shows, working as key hairdresser behind the scenes with Vivienne Westwood, VH1 and MTV awards, and showcasing the Oscar-award winning looks of Edith Head during Paris, London and New York fashion weeks.. Her work has been seen on Lifetime, the Discovery Channel, NBC’s Today Show, MTV, VH1, Entertainment Tonight, and even QVC. She’s worked with well-known celebrities, such as Katie Couric, Ricky Martin, Ricky Lake, Boy George, and Princess Cecile Bourbon. Her career as a master stylist has been decorated with an enormous amount of successes and achievements. Vivienne now devotes the majority of her time as co-founder of (HDTV) a post-graduate training system enabling the working professional to advance their skills anywhere with online access. HairDesignerTV is a collection of online hairstyling tutorials that support individual hairstylists or entire salon teams, pursuing the highest level of professional excellence and mastery. Vivienne's elite Designer Program and Salon Training programs are five-star training programs based on Vivienne’s long career history of expertise. Check out her blog for daily inspirations and hair tutorials:

The Chicago Cosmetologists Association, Inc. is an approved sponsor of continuing education by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (license #190-000101). CE credit is approved in Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Nevada, and North Carolina. Additional states to come. Please check with your state’s licensing department to ensure that you have the approved credit hours you need to keep your license current. Please note that these programs are subject to change without notice.