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2005

Stand Up and Be Counted

Apr 01 2005 | By Kerry Cannon
In the March issue of American Salon, we embarked on a research effort of sweeping proportions. We've identified a crucial shortage of consistent, reliable data about how the best salons operate...
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The Good Earth

Apr 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
After a long winter trapped in bulky socks and boots, tender tootsies need a little salvation. To the rescue come the rejuvenating new...
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Frédéric makes the starlets shine at a pre-Oscar beauty bash held in his Beverly Hills Salon

Apr 01 2005 | By Frédéric Fekkai
Everyone who's anyone in the entertainment world wants to look their very best, especially when the biggest awards show of the year rolls into town. It was Oscar week in Tinseltown, which is...
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Shop

Apr 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
1 DENNIS BERNARD Eliminate color fadeout, even on redheads, with TCA The Color Accelerator. It leaves your clients' hair silky smooth and helps strands retain color longer....
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The power of cyberspace comes full circle inspiring Billy B's column this month. Here, he explains how.

Apr 01 2005 | By Billy B.
As beauty professionals, we're in a unique position to touch the lives of the people we come in contact with, even the unexpected ones. As amazing as it is for me to have a forum such as...
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NCA Expands Esthetics America

Apr 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
EstheticsAmerica is NCA's newly formed special interest group dedicated to enhancing the careers of estheticians and beauty therapists through educational programs, events and other...
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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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Building a Better Brand

Apr 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
Brand names are booming. Hundreds of times a day, we're bombarded with messages from manufacturers such as Coca-Cola, Prada and Volkswagen telling us what they're all about in a distinct,...
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A Fresh New Look at IBS

Apr 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
For the past two years, I've been participating in the internship program at the Medill School of Journalism. Every semester, one or two eager students arrive at our office ready to learn...
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