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2005

NCA Relaunches Web Site

Jun 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
Want up-to-the-minute news and information on special events? Looking for a resource in the professional salon industry? NCA members get that and a lot more when they log onto the NCA's...
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Frédéric tries his hand at judging and helps crown the new Miss USA 2005.

Jun 01 2005 | By Frédéric Fekkai
I got my first up-close glimpse of what life is like in the beauty pageant world when representatives of NBC, Donald Trump and Paula M. Shugart, the president of the Miss Universe...
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Brad Johns, artistic director of Avon Salon & Spa, discusses the most difficult color to achieve and maintain—red.

Jun 01 2005 | By Brad Johns
Red haircolor has always been a staple of glamour. Rita Hayworth, whom I consider the iconic auburn, made the shade popular back in the 40s, and various celebrities have worn it well since...
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Billy emphasizes the importance of guiding clients into appropriate looks as well as being in sync with their needs.

Jun 01 2005 | By Billy B.
Sheryl Crow is one of those timeless, consistent talents who has always felt comfortable with her own classic image. I find it intriguing and refreshing that she has never bowed to the...
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Hot off the Presses

May 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
This month, the season's hottest look book, NCA/Studio Collection for Spring/Summer, is in the hands of the 25,000-plus members of the National Cosmetology Association (NCA). The book is...
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Two beauty industry icons offer wonderful sources of inspiration and personal growth. Ruth shares their message in this month's column.

May 01 2005 | By Ruth Roche
Sometimes we need encouragement, sometimes inspiration. And other times, we all need a good laugh. Although we can usually count on our friends, family and co-workers to give us the support...
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Shop

May 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
1 DENNIS BERNARD Turn coarse hair smooth and make fine hair full with Smart Solutions PCS:30, a protector, conditioner and styling aid that is safe for daily use. PCS:30 stops...
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6 Steps to Remodeling Success

May 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
Time to remodel your salon? Whether you're ready for a complete overhaul or a simple spruce-up, a little careful, long-term planning goes a...
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Shop Talk

May 01 2005 | By Bonnie Gibbs
In the new movie Beauty Shop, hair takes center stage alongside a star-studded cast that includes Queen Latifah, Alicia Silverstone, Mena Suvari, Kevin Bacon and Andie MacDowell. To create...
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Take a Brow

May 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
Full, sexy brows are back in demand, yet many clients ignore or take minimal care of what could be their best asset. "Eyebrows are important because they balance the face," says Laura...
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