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2005

Brad Johns, artistic director of Avon Salon & Spa, discusses what to do when a client—or you—doesn't like her haircolor.

Sep 01 2005 | By Brad Johns
Over the years, I've answered a number of questions from salon owners and stylists, both through this column in American Salon and at educational events. Aside from specific technical...
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First Blush

Sep 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, tweens and teens will account for 15 percent of the U.S. population (40.9 million) in 2007. What can you do to capitalize on this young, lucrative market...
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Adopt A Shelter

Sep 01 2005 | By Salon's Against Domestic Abuse
Domestic abuse statistics in the United States are horrifying: Each day, four women in this country are murdered by an intimate male partner; every 15 seconds, a woman is battered by an...
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Straightaway

Sep 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
If you've been looking for a creative way to take clients' strands from curly to straight in record time, the search is over. Bio Ionic's ReTeXpress harnesses advanced ionic technology to...
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Hello Kiddie

Sep 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
Ask any stylist and they'll tell you cutting kids' hair is easy—once you've learned every last trick in the book for helping them stay still and safe in your styling chair. Ivan Zoot...
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Handle with Care

Sep 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
Clients may fight frizzies in summer and flyaways in winter, but no matter what time of year, their hands always take a beating. With this in mind, Simone, director of reflexology and...
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Frederic and his team shine a spotlight on easy glamour and help spark a Russian revolution at the fall Diane Von Furstenberg collection.

Sep 01 2005 | By Frédéric Fekkai
I absolutely love being part of New York Fashion Week, an event I've long considered to be the premiere stage for showcasing trends to the entire world. This season, as in previous ones, I...
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Political Pampering

Sep 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
For the sixth year in a row, the Professional Beauty Federation (PBF) hosted more than 800 legislators and their key staffers at Welcome to Our World, an educational event that...
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Whether you're a seasoned salon pro or a neophyte, knowing the very basics of business goes a long way toward keeping your goals and expectations on track.

Aug 01 2005 | By Ruth Roche
Opening my salon 2½ years ago has been, by far, the biggest challenge of my career, and I couldn't have done it without the help of my friend and colleague Matthew Fairfax. He has made...
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Fresh Paint

Aug 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
When it comes to delivering instant gratification, LA's newest bastion of beauty on trendy West Melrose Avenue is literally hands and feet above the rest. Varnish—the brainchild of...
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