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Exclusive Enclave

Apr 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
With his busy travel schedule (among other things, he tours with Madonna), stylist Andy Lecompte was originally skeptical about opening a namesake salon. When partner Leanne Citrone, whom he...
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Five Finger Exercise

Apr 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
CND custom-blended this rich shade of red for Louis Vuitton. What do you get when you mix one part CND Decadence with one part CND Nail Noir? A one-of-a-kind shade of red...
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Get Your Motor Runnin

Apr 01 2009 | By Marianne Dougherty
Activist Josh Tickell has been a fan of biodiesel, the alternative fuel made out of vegetable oil, for years. In fact, in 1997 he toured the country in a diesel Winnebago that ran on the...
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Intelligent Design

Mar 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
TRUE COLORS If you've ever had clients love their haircolor in the salon, then call to complain once they've left, you may want to check your lighting. "A qualified color...
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Events in the Industry, Benefits and Awards

Mar 01 2009 | By Kelley Donahue, Marianne Dougherty, Lori Morris
Out of Africa John Paul Mitchell Systems (JPMS) is launching a new advertising campaign shot by acclaimed photographer Norman Jean Roy that focuses on the company's...
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Sink or Swim

Mar 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Designed to increase salons' revenues, The Wash House Experience DVD, new from Paul Mitchell, offers step-by-step instructions from Global Artistic Director Robert Cromeans and his team on...
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Raising the Bar

Mar 01 2009 | By Marianne Dougherty
One of the highlights of the Redken 2009 Symposium came on opening night when awards were presented to three salons that have embraced Redken's professional edge in the past year....
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Sales Support

Mar 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
If you've been relying solely on your stylists to generate retail sales profits for your salon, now may be the time to turn to additional tools like your salon software for support. "...
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New and Notable

Mar 01 2009 | By Marianne Dougherty, Lori Morris, Lotus Abrams
SHORT IS THE NEW LONG As skirts get shorter, waistbands higher and belts wider, hair is following suit. For spring, short is the new long. To keep stylists on trend...
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Web Browser

Mar 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
OPI presents a relaunched Web site that's both modern and functional. OPI is committed to showcasing the freshest nail and style trends in beauty and fashion, and now the...
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