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Dec 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
1 MATRIX Matrix introduces Curl.Life Extra Intense Conditioner. Specifically formulated to replenish moisture and repair thick, coarse, dry or damaged hair, Curl....
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Are you afraid of change? Ruth talks about how shaking things up can be good for you-and great for your clients.

Dec 01 2005 | By Ruth Roche
Change is good. I keep telling myself this as I sit in my apartment surrounded by filled packing cartons, waiting for the movers to arrive. I'm leaving the Manhattan apartment I've lived in...
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New York's Finest

Dec 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
If your New Year's resolution includes inspiring and practical education, make yourself a note now. IBS New York takes place April 30 to May 2, 2006, and a group of outstanding...
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Friends and Neighbors

Dec 01 2005 | By Carrie Watson
Walk into Commune Salon & Gift in the artsy, laid-back Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, and it's hard to imagine it was once nothing but a ramshackle room filled with garbage. But...
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Nov 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
1 Clairol Professional The new Miss Clairol Brass Busters Collection is a problem-solving lineup of seven brass-kicking shades. Brass-seeking dyes go right to the...
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Brad Johns, Clairol global color director and artisitc director of Avon Salon & Spa, explains the equation for gaining your clients' trust.

Nov 01 2005 | By Brad Johns
In my 30-plus years as a colorist, I've heard all kinds of questions from clients expressing their concerns about the coloring process. Many of them find haircolor baffling: Will it damage...
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Education to GO

Nov 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
In its 80-plus years, the International Beauty Show in New York has gained a reputation for its stellar educational lineup. From razor cuts to high-lift color techniques, IBS New York...
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When a client gives you complete artistic freedom, it's time to let your imagination soar—and your confidence kick in.

Nov 01 2005 | By Billy B.
I think you'll agree that if you ask any makeup artist or hairdresser what makes a perfect client, they'll tell you that the ideal situation for any of us is having a client who is inspired...
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A Family Affair

Nov 01 2005 | By Carrie Watson
For the Ciampa family in Lexington, MA, beauty is the tie that binds. Together, brothers Tony, Philip, Jr. and Joe Ciampa help manage the four salons their father, Philip, started 30 years...
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Burning Desires

Nov 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
What do Bill Gates, Martin Luther King and Vidal Sassoon have in common? Each of these visionaries had an idea that they turned from potential into solid reality, ultimately impacting our...
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