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My Brilliant Career

Jul 01 2008 | By Rachel Aguiar
Even when she was three years old, cutting her baby doll's hair in her hometown of Hickory, NC, Frances London DuBose knew that styling hair was her life. "It's the love of my life...
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Showtime

Jul 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
Eugene Perma Paris is offering salons a fresh way to keep their clients entertained while they get a haircut: SoChicTV, a new video magazine system available exclusively at salons that carry...
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Promotion for Pennies

Jul 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
Don't have the budget to hire a marketing or public relations expert to promote your salon? Do it yourself by tapping into your creativity instead of your savings account, says Debbi Kickham...
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Comeback Kid

Jul 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
Beauty and style expert Christopher Hopkins, aka "The Makeover Guy," has just written a book that could help you offer advice to baby boomers concerned about looking their best. Staging Your...
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Members Only

Jul 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
One of the best ways to attain a devoted clientele is to start a loyalty or membership program to reward clients for purchasing retail products, completing service visits, referring new...
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It's in the Cards

Jul 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
California-based makeup artist and hairstylist Armando Sarabia recently updated his business cards to better reflect his services. Sarabia, who specializes in weddings, came up with the...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Jul 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
Originally named Turkeytown due to the presence of wild turkeys in the area, New Providence, NJ, was renamed in 1759 when the balcony of a Presbyterian church collapsed without causing a...
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Color Connoisseur

Jul 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
ROBERT JAMES COLOR Haircuts aren't on the menu at Robert James Color, a new hair studio in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood devoted to haircolor, hair and scalp...
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Signature Service

Jul 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
Customers from all over the West Coast are heading to TEN PACHI SALON in Seattle to get a Digital Perm, a cousin of Japanese thermal reconditioning. During the treatment, hair is wrapped...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Jun 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
Chartered in 1852, Zionsville, IN, is a small town located 20 miles northwest of Indianapolis. Lined with many small stores and restaurants, Main Street is one of the town's biggest...
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