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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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Child's Play

May 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
What's more fun than a barrel of monkeys? Not much—except for, possibly, Wild Monkey, a lively, kid-friendly salon in Cicero, NY, and the brainchild of its high-energy owner, Lynn...
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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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