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2009

It's in the Cards

Sep 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
When designing her salon's business card, Kimberly Paige Valor, owner of Modern Concepts Salon in Bayville, NJ, found inspiration in an unusual place: her friends' tattoo parlors. "I wanted...
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About A Curl

Sep 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
Despite the fact that approximately 70 percent of women have wavy or curly hair, many stylists still don't know how to cut and style textured hair. "There's a huge lack of education when it...
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Better Direct Mail Campaigns

Sep 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Direct marketing is now considered an indispensable part of multimedia advertising campaigns and a commanding stand-alone strategy. It is particularly relevant to salons and spas because it's not...
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Book Corner

Sep 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
In FROM STRESS TO SUCCESS IN JUST 31 DAYS (Hay House, 2009), Dr. John F. Demartini shares his 31 stress-to-success secrets that promise to help readers transform their perceptions and...
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Head Games

Sep 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
Want a tool that makes a fashion statement? Try one of these. Hot Tools Diamond Platinum Flat Iron features rounded plate edges to curl ends under or flip them out...
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New and Notable

Sep 01 2009 | By Marianne Dougherty, Lotus Abrams
Martha Beck is a best-selling author, life coach and a regular contributor to O, The Oprah Magazine. Three or four times a year she also hosts a Self Transformation...
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Intelligent Design

Aug 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
In a salon setting, the word "acrylic" is most commonly associated with manicures, but this hard-as-nails plastic has many uses in salon design as well. "The applications of acrylic...
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Added Value

Aug 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
Thanks in part to celebrity style icons like Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica Simpson, who seem to have a different hair length at every public appearance, consumer awareness of hair...
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Life is a Masquerade

Aug 01 2009 | By Brett Vinovich
City of Hope's National Professional Salon Industry Spirit of Life Dinner and Masquerade Ball honoring Pureology's Cheryl and Jim Markham was held at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas...
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Our Town

Aug 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Tucson, AZ, is often referred to as The Sunshine Factory because the sun is visible nearly every day of the year. Nicole Palmieri found four salons that leave clients feeling sunny even inside...
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