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2005

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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Jam session

May 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
Aveda turned up the heat in a freezing Minneapolis recently when the company hosted its biannual Master Jam there in late January. Over 600 hairdressers from across the country turned...
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Frédéric shows how to create the next wave in today's very sexy hairstyles.

May 01 2005 | By Frédéric Fekkai
This season, forget about the flat iron. The modern femininity that's ruling the runways for spring and summer calls for a return to soft, bouncy, natural-looking waves. This means that...
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Live From American Salon!

May 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
American Salon is pleased to announce Operating Instructions—Live!, a new business/educational conference scheduled to visit four major U.S. cities this fall. Taking its...
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Reading the Client

Apr 01 2005 | By Carrie Watson
We've all seen her—the teenage girl who walks timidly into the salon with her shoulders taut, sitting nervously in the waiting room with her coat still on, biting her nails or...
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When it comes to haircolor, men have their own special needs. Here are Brad's tactics for success with male clients.

Apr 01 2005 | By Brad Johns
Like women, men also want to be happy with what they see in the mirror. They come to a colorist for one of two reasons: to look younger, or to look avant-garde like their favorite singer or...
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