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2009

Bright Idea

Sep 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
KACIE HENGLER, a stylist at The Doves Studio in Santa Monica, CA, had trouble acquiring hair models for her training at The Doves Academy this past year, so she posted an ad on...
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It was 20 Years Ago Today

Sep 01 2009 | By Marianne Dougherty
In the summer of 1989 I packed up a U-Haul and towed my belongings to Los Angeles to start a new life there. I took 100 resumes with me and landed the first job I applied for—West Coast editor...
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Signature Service

Sep 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
The SuperFood Facial at BRAD DUNCAN SKIN CARE in Boston is a seven-step treatment that utilizes vitamins, minerals, enzymes and nutrients from organic fruits, plants and vegetables to leave skin...
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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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The Salon Fixer is in

Sep 01 2009 | By Brett Vinovich
Imagine hiring a personal salon coach for the price of a haircut. Now you can. Cory Couts, a globally recognized expert in salon management and leadership, has been teaching salon...
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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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The Art of Business: Event Marketing

Aug 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
You can't pick up a paper, watch TV or surf the Web lately without hearing talk of the economy and how to cut costs. When I meet with beauty editors they all talk about working smarter and making the...
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Signature Service

Aug 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
At the new TUCKER'S POINT HOTEL AND SPA in Bermuda, guests can indulge in a variety of treatments that utilize locally grown ingredients and take inspiration from the island's culture. The Beekeeper...
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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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