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2008

To the Manor Born

Jun 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
In 1907, Hildreth Kennedy Bloodgood and his wife, Julia, built an estate in New Marlborough, MA, that they called Mepal Manor, after the English village outside of London where they'd spent...
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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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Jump Start Your Week

May 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
Salon and spa business-coaching company Strategies has a cure for the Monday morning blues: a new Monday Morning Wake-up Call chock-full of ideas to help business owners achieve greater...
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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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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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