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Bright Idea

Oct 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
 Use Your Head   Gregg Gottschling, co-founder of thegiftcardcafe.com, a Web site that sells online gift certificates for salons and spas nationwide, says that almost half of all...
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Vision of Youth

Oct 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
 MOORE HAIR DESIGN   Megan Moore might seem like another just junior stylist walking the floor at Moore Hair Design in Holladay, Utah, but the 24-year-old is actually the salon's...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Oct 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Officially established in 1787, the town of Danville, KY, is known as the City of Firsts because of the many "firsts" that occurred there. The town housed the first courthouse in Kentucky...
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My Brilliant Career

Oct 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
David Kinigson says he's the most famous hairdresser you've never heard of. Kinigson, who now goes by David K, recently opened The David K Space, a salon in West Palm Beach, FL, that is the...
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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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Our Town

Oct 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
 1. Salon M   Lisa Marquette, Salon M owner and stylist, credits the success of her salon to its customer service and comfortable atmosphere. "We accommodate our clients in...
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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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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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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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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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