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2008

Reel Advertising

Jun 01 2008 | By Carrie Watson
One of the best ways to ensure that your salon's or spa's message reaches a captive audience is to advertise in your local cinema, where moviegoers won't be able to TiVo ads or turn the dial on...
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Fancy Footwork

Jun 01 2008 | By Carrie Watson
Peep-toes, flip-flops and strappy stilettos—almost every fun summertime shoe calls for pretty painted toes. And while pumice stones and polish can help prepare the feet for sole-...
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I Was Born in a Small Town

Jun 01 2008 | By Brett Vinovich
Readers often tell us that one of their favorite columns is "Big Fish, Small Pond," which is our way of recognizing the achievements of small salons all across the country. Let's face it, it...
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Weathering the Financial Storm

Jun 01 2008 | By Carrie Watson
The worrisome state of the economy and increasing number of consumers wary to spend may be creating jitters for business owners, but Neil Ducoff, founder and CEO of Strategies, says that...
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Products for the month of June

Jun 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
1. CINDERELLA HAIR Add another dimension to the art of hair extensions with Euro Wavy Hair by Cinderella Hair. Euro Wavy Hair is 20 inches long, has a medium texture and comes...
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Melrose Place

Jun 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
WARREN-TRICOMI L.A. Warren-Tricomi Los Angeles is a full-service salon located on the hottest stretch of Melrose Avenue. The 3,000- square-foot beauty retreat has become a...
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Report Card

Jun 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
The word "report" may bring back memories of grade school, but the reports generated by salon and spa software are some of the most powerful resources owners and managers can tap into to help...
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Hair Club for Men

May 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
In recent years the men's grooming industry has exploded, and it shows no signs of abating anytime soon. According to the American Salon/American Spa Green Book 2008, the number of men...
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The Wind Beneath our Wings

May 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
Redken's Ann Mincey and I have been friends since we lived in Los Angeles nearly 20 years ago. In comparing notes about our respective mothers over the years, we came to the same conclusion...
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Industry Experts Share Tips for Success

May 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
The French-born brothers Serge and Gaston Safar have been in the salon business for 30 years, starting with the opening of the Safar Salon on Boston's Newbury Street. Now they own three...
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