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2009

Information Age

Oct 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Salon pros looking for information on salon design, business strategies, and color, cutting and styling trends from Manhattan salon owners Beth and Carmine Minardi now have a new resource: CUTS (...
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Intelligent Design

Oct 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
OH, WHAT A CEILING! When it comes to salons, things—and people—are looking up, thanks to Ceilume and its innovative ceiling tiles. The decorative tiles add...
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Raising the Bar

Oct 01 2009 | By Marianne Dougherty
Peter Lichtenthal, president of Bumble and bumble, shared some exciting news with me recently. This month, the company will open the first-ever hairstyling destination in...
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Signature Service

Oct 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
Clients can spice up this holiday season with a delicious new treatment at Hollywood, CA's SPA LUCE. The Sugar and Spice Holiday Spa Treatment is a five-part massage that makes use of the therapeutic...
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Hannah and Her Scissors

Oct 01 2009 | By Brett Vinovich
Hanna Compton has wanted to be a hairdresser for as long she can remember. Her father is a set builder in Hollywood, and when she was young Hanna used to visit him on location. Instead of watching...
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Retail Therapy

Oct 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
At 450 square feet, Tesoro Beauty Boutique in Douglas, AZ, is barely larger than a studio apartment, but the salon's small size does not translate into small sales. Owner Carlos Valenzuela has found...
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Six Steps to Success

Oct 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
The key to success in the beauty industry is mastering not only technical skills, but also interpersonal and organizational skills, says Arnold Zegarelli, distinguished hairstylist and educational...
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It's in the Cards

Oct 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Luba, which means love in Russian, is not only the name of a new salon in Hackensack, NJ, it is also the nickname of the co-owner, Ludmila "Luba" Karasik. When designing the business card...
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New and Notable

Oct 01 2009 | By Marianne Dougherty, Lori Morris, Lotus Abrams
Oribe, whose father was an artist, started drawing pictures of women's faces when he was just a kid. The only difference now is that he's sketching the hairstyles he plans to execute in fashion and...
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Beauty Lab

Oct 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
1. SUGAR FIX Archipelago Sugar Hand Wash with white sugar and mango smells good enough to eat but the alpha hydroxyl acid-rich formula also soothes and restores rough, irritated skin....
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