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2005

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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Eye Opener

Dec 01 2005 | By Carrie Watson
Now that the days are shorter and the early winter sun is casting its shadows, Jane Iredale's Eye Highlighter is the perfect tool for adding a little sparkle back into your routine. The...
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Live out loud

Dec 01 2005 | By Brett Vinovich
I just got back from Aveda Congress, held in Minneapolis. It was a beautiful time of year, with the trees blazing in fall colors and the air just crisp enough to let you know the season was...
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Some Like it Hot

Dec 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
When it comes to smoothing, straightening and shaping hair, nothing holds a candle to thermal styling irons. For as long as they've been on the styling scene, they continue to hold the top...
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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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Making Sense of Statistics

Nov 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
Both this month's cover story and our "Southwest Flavor" feature make me think affectionately of my friend Maritza. She's a huge fan of Latin music and dance, and she possesses a very unique...
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Do the Twist

Nov 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
If there's a single word to describe the trend in hair today, it's texture. And no one knows this better than the perm experts at Avlon Industries. Their Ferm conditioning curl and body perm...
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American Salon welcomes celebrated London stylist and two-time British Hairdresser of the Year award winner Beverly C as our newest columnist.

Nov 01 2005 | By Beverly C
I'm absolutely thrilled to be writing this column for American Salon and look forward to sharing with you news from the London salon scene, especially my artistry, technical and business...
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