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Our Town

Jul 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
1. Hair by Bennie and Friends When Hair by Bennie and Friends owner Bennie Pollard opened his salon 16 years ago, he chose an area of the city close to the downtown business...
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Events in the Industry, Benefits and Awards

Jul 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
The Stars Come Out at Tela Philip Pelusi hosted the red-carpet premiere of Vivienne Mackinder's latest film, Discover Your Passion, at his Manhattan salon, Tela, on the eve of...
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Design For Profit

Jul 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
When it comes to designing a salon, picking the color scheme and furniture is the exciting part, but it's still important to remember the bottom line, according to Kristin Chou, vice...
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My Brilliant Career

Jul 01 2008 | By Rachel Aguiar
Even when she was three years old, cutting her baby doll's hair in her hometown of Hickory, NC, Frances London DuBose knew that styling hair was her life. "It's the love of my life...
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Jul 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
Eugene Perma Paris is offering salons a fresh way to keep their clients entertained while they get a haircut: SoChicTV, a new video magazine system available exclusively at salons that carry...
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Beauty Lab

Jul 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
1. PLANT POWER Amala, a new paraben-free skincare line from Germany, features certified-organic whole plant ingredients. The Hydrating Toner, shown here, contains...
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New and Notable

Jun 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty, Carrie Watson, Lotus Abrams, Rachel Aguiar
FUEL FOR THOUGHT Redken's master educator Chris Baran has just launched FUEL Education Systems, which includes instructional DVDs in which Baran shares his proven cutting and...
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Mad About Hue

Jun 01 2008 | By Kim Vo
As with every change of season, the onset of summer is a time when we hair pros are faced with a salon full of clients who are all clamoring for the same thing—hair that's new,...
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Turning up the Heat

Jun 01 2008 | By Rachel Aguiar
"When the world is watching and sensational is a prerequisite, where image and beauty matter most, FHI is here." This tag line not only encapsulates FHI Heat's recently released "Hollywood-...
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Decked Out

Jun 01 2008 | By Carrie Watson
Accessorizing is the easiest and often least expensive way to dramatically recreate the look and feel of your salon, according to Jennifer Millspaugh, a salon and spa designer with Design X...
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