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2008

Protecting the Planet

Sep 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
Many think that creating an eco-chic salon can be challenging, but it's never been easier, thanks to a global demand for more environmentally friendly materials that is driving prices down...
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My Brilliant Career

Sep 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
When Ouidad Wise used to play with her mom's curly hair as a child in Lebanon, she developed a passion for both shaping curls and for making people feel good by helping them look good. Now,...
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Service Secrets

Sep 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
Owners of both small and franchise salons can learn how corporate giants like The Walt Disney Company and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, which each have thousands of employees, are able to...
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Beauty Lab

Sep 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
1. LOVELY BUBBLES Olivina Napa Valley Hand & Body Wash, in Lavender, Olive and Fig scents, contains a moisturizing blend of olive fruit and comfrey extracts, aloe vera and sea kelp...
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The Envelope Please

Sep 01 2008 | By Brett Vinovich
Okay, I admit it. I love watching television. I know that most intellectuals would never cop to spending their time in front of the boob tube, but I believe you just have to be smart about...
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Get Inside Your Clients' Minds

Sep 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
Ever wonder what your clients are really thinking about their salon experience? KMS California's Profit or Perish program exposes exactly that. James Brito, KMS' global programs manager, and...
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Permanent Changes

Sep 01 2008 | By Alissa Piccione
The word perm may send shivers up and down your spine, but perms are easier to do and sexier than ever—and they're even getting a cooler name. "We're definitely seeing a comeback of...
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Bright Idea

Sep 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
PATRICK MCIVOR, owner of Patrick McIvor Color Studio in Bethlehem, PA, and Studio Two in Allentown, PA, never lets hard work go unnoticed. When business at the salon increases and the...
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Perfect Match

Sep 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
Choosing software for your salon is about more than comparing the features each program offers. Here, a few additional things to consider. Pricing structure. Companies like Harms Software...
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New Prodcucts

Sep 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
1. CINDERELLA HAIR The focus at Cinderella Hair is 100-percent human-hair extensions. However, realizing the need for specialty extensions, the company developed Profibre in 51...
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