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2008

Profound Idea

Oct 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
"At Profound Beauty, we have a commitment to raising the performance of individual salons, not just to selling bottles," says Anne Hogan, the company's vice president of marketing. In an...
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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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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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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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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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Man to Man

Oct 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
The Grooming Lounge co-founders Mike Gilman and Pirooz Sarshar, who both grew up in the salon industry, launched groominglounge.com in 2000. What began as a portal for high-end, male-...
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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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Mad About Hue

Sep 01 2008 | By Kim Vo
Best described as a Project Runway for hairstylists and colorists, Shear Genius tests competitors' skills in a variety of challenges—including giving a haircut while wearing a...
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Natural Beauty

Sep 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
Celebrity stylist Hasblady Guzman, known for her "green" approach to haircare, opened her third salon, Bokaos Aveda, at Los Angeles' hip, new The Americana at Brand shopping and...
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