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2008

Big Fish, Small Pond

Nov 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
Home to the oldest Amish settlement in the United States, Lancaster, PA, is a place locals and visitors alike enjoy for its slower-paced lifestyle and time-honored traditions. It's also home to Luxe...
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Out of Africa

Nov 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
When industry veteran Elizabeth Miskell, who trained with Vidal Sassoon, decided to open her own salon and spa in Cambridge, MD, she gained inspiration from a vacation to Africa. Miskell...
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In Style

Nov 01 2008 | By Lori Morris, Lotus Abrams, Marianne Dougherty
Modern Glamour Anne Hathaway trusts her tresses to celebrity stylist Ted Gibson. To achieve this kind of look, Gibson starts with good prep products, such as his own Build It...
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Signature Service

Nov 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
New York City's luxurious CORNELIA DAY RESORT is partnering with Iceland's Blue Lagoon Clinic to bring its renowned geothermal seawater-based treatments to the United States. The water...
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We Know What Boys Like

Oct 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
While women comprise a majority of salon clientele, getting men into the styling chair can really increase a salon's bottom line. According to ACNielsen, sales from men's grooming...
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The Art of Business

Oct 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
Quite often we choose a location because the rent is cheap, we can get into a salon that is going out of business, or we're taking over an existing salon. For the most part these are not the...
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Exit to Guyville

Oct 01 2008 | By Brett Vinovich
Ever wonder who gets the guys you see in movies and on television ready for their close-ups? We talked to Gloria Casny, who was department head on AMC's incomparable Mad Men last season...
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Beach Boy

Oct 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
This curly style from American Crew International All-Star Dominique Rohde channels the classic American beach boy. To duplicate the look, flat-cut diagonal back sections in the lower rear....
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Tech Support

Oct 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
With the holidays fast approaching, now's the time to make sure your salon is ready to meet the demand for gift card purchases. Salon software makes it easy to sell gift cards, track usage...
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Bright Idea

Oct 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
NICK ARROJO, owner of Arrojo Studio in Manhattan and stylist on TLC's What Not to Wear, keeps his staff motivated by running regular competitions. The ongoing priority-booking list...
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