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Signature Service

Dec 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
MARIO DIAB treats his clients' dry, stressed tresses with the Leonor Greyl four-step Cult Hair Spa Treatment at his namesake salon in Manhattan. First, he applies a bit of Huile de Palme oil...
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New and Notable

Dec 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty, Lori Morris, Lotus Abrams, Nicole Palmieri
SHORT CUTS Primitives, the Autumn/Winter 2008 collection from Mic Styling Academy in Slovenia, features a range of shorter haircuts designed to express sensuality and a natural...
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Tech Support

Dec 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
Keeping track of inventory is many salon owners' least favorite task. Fortunately, salon software companies are making it easier by offering such tools as handheld devices that eliminate the...
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Room for Improvement

Dec 01 2008 | By Kelley Donahue
David Bickle, owner of The David Salon in Costa Mesa, CA, knows firsthand that owning a successful salon is a journey, and that the learning process never ends. Over the years, he's doubled...
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Our Town

Dec 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
1. Salon High Gloss A cross between "Hollywood regency and schizophrenic glamour" is how Salon High Gloss owner Robert Ross describes his salon. Black and white are the...
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Intelligent Design

Dec 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
While each element of a salon, from the reception desk to the pedicure area, is essential to the overall aesthetic, adding unique details can really elevate the space. "Finishes truly...
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Beauty Lab

Dec 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
1. SQUEAKY CLEAN Cowshed Cowlick Gentle Shampoo contains essential oils of revitalizing lavender and lemon and scalp-soothing carrot seed. Cowshed products are free of parabens,...
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Show and Tell

Dec 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
The Pavilion, a division of the Nailco Group, just opened the first Raquel Welch Wig & Styling Showroom in the United States. Located in Farmington Hills, MI, the showroom, a proud...
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Mad About Hue

Nov 01 2008 | By Kim Vo
One thing we can all admit to about the beauty business is that it's constantly evolving. When it comes to haircolor, we've seen highlights in bold stripes that range in width from...
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Web Browser

Nov 01 2008 | By Alissa Piccione
Visiting the redesigned Emmett Cooper Haircare retail Web site,, is like paying a visit to a colonial drugstore filled with a unique selection of obscure,...
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