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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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Brad Johns, Clairol global color director and artistic director of Avon Salon & Spa, offers his insights into finding your personal path to success

Dec 01 2005 | By Brad Johns
This time of year is traditionally a period of reflection, gratitude and renewed spirit for the future. I've always believed our goal in life should be peace and happiness, especially in our...
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Showtime in Florida

Dec 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
Florida in August is hot to begin with, but just ask the 43,000-plus beauty professionals who flocked to Orlando on August 28-29, and they'll tell you it was even hotter at the Premiere...
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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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And Counting

Nov 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
Great education, a stellar lineup of top-drawer talent and a silver anniversary: Beauty pros had plenty of reasons to celebrate when John Paul Mitchell Systems hosted A Signature...
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Backstage at the Spring 2006 Collections during New York's Fashion Week, Ruth creates versatile looks for 7th Heaven star Beverley Mitchell.

Nov 01 2005 | By Ruth Roche
Fashion week has more than one dimension. The obvious one is the designers' shows themselves—the clothes, the runway models, the crowds in the tents. But the other dimension—...
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