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2009

New and Notable

Jul 01 2009 | By Marianne Dougherty, Lori Morris, Lotus Abrams
 IN THE HEIGHTS   For Zac Posen's fall 2009 show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City, renowned stylist Odile Gilbert used the L'Oréal Professionnel Texture Expert...
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Beauty Lab

Jul 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
1. OBJET D'ART Seda France Classic Toile Diffuseur Sets are as elegant as they are aromatic. The diffusers come in scents like Cutting Garden, French Tulip and Japanese Quince, and include a...
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Retail Therapy

Jul 01 2009 | By Rachel Aguiar
 GAME PLAN   Three-13 Salon, Spa & Boutique's retail strategy involves product focus—and a little friendly competition. When Three-13 Salon, Spa & Boutique first...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Jul 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Originally inhabited by Native Americans, Saginaw, MI, was given its name by the Ojibwe tribe, who drove out the area's earlier inhabitants, the Sauk (the word saginaw is believed to mean "where...
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Kim Vo on the Go

Jul 01 2009 | By Kim Vo
In the April issue, I touched on thermal reconstructors. Since this issue covers smoothing and straightening, it seems only natural to give you some...
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The Art of Business

Jul 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
An entrepreneur can be described as a person who is willing to take on a venture or enterprise and accept full responsibility for the outcome. As stylists, we are in a unique industry where we have...
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Tech Savvy

Jul 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
MODE SALON Microsoft workers can now easily go from geek to chic with the opening of Mode Organic Salon at the company's Redmond, WA, headquarters. The first beauty...
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Intelligent Design

Jul 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
HANDY WORK Even the most beautiful salons often have boring manicure areas. While good service is essential to keeping clients loyal, great design can get them in...
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It's in the Cards

Jul 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Stuart Gavert, co-owner of the Beverly Hills, CA-based Gavert Atelier, wasn't sure he liked his graphic designer's business card design when he first saw it, but it grew on him. "The salon is so...
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Straight Talk

Jul 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
With summer in full effect, many of your clients want to ease up on their daily beauty routines, longing for smooth locks that don't require hours of styling. Lucky for them—and...
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