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Industry Experts Share Tips for Success

May 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
The French-born brothers Serge and Gaston Safar have been in the salon business for 30 years, starting with the opening of the Safar Salon on Boston's Newbury Street. Now they own three...
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Furniture 101

Apr 01 2008 | By Carrie Watson
Intelligent Design With so many choices available, deciding on the furniture for your salon can be overwhelming. Here, Sal Chieffo, area manager and design consultant for Belvedere's New...
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My Brilliant Career

Apr 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
Maisie Dunbar's entrance into the beauty industry happened by chance but she's proved to be a natural when it comes to nails. When Maisie Dunbar got laid off from her job in the tech...
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Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Apr 01 2008 | By Carrie Watson
A new hair removal procedure, previously available only in Europe, is now available in the United States. The Epilar System gets rid of unwanted hair with no side effects and with less pain...
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Latino Force

Apr 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
With the ever-growing Latino community comes opportunities for salons to attract new clients. According to a multisponsor survey published in the American Salon and American Spa Green Book...
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Connect With Your Customers

Apr 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
Connect With Your Customers As consumers become more demanding and the competition intensifies in today's beauty industry, it's no longer enough just to offer quality services and...
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High-Tech Haircolor

Apr 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
From storing color formulas to scheduling maintenance appointments, salon software can make a haircolorist's job a whole lot easier. Salon software and haircolor may seem like odd...
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It's in the Cards

Apr 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
Rita Hazan Salon in New York City is all about originality, a concept that extends to the salon's business card, as well. The card's metallic aqua-blue color and swooping script were both...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Apr 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
Click for larger imageIn every small town across America, there's at least one salon that raises the bar for everyone else. Springville, NY, (population 4,252) has Medusa Salon. Located...
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A Cut Above

Apr 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
SALON LA VIE Jacksonville, FL's Salon La Vie may have been in business for only one year, but it's already attracted a devoted, high-end clientele. "The idea behind the salon was to...
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