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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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Consumer Affairs

Sep 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
It was somewhere between the time he spent serving as Vidal Sassoon's general manager and acquiring more than 300 salons across Europe that Leon Alexander realized the majority of salons approach...
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Music You'll Love

Sep 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
ESCALA (Columbia Records, 2009), the all-female string quartet's self-titled album, was produced by Grammy Award-winner Trevor Horn, and features a guest performance by Slash on the...
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Makes Perfect Sense

Sep 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Antonio L. Rosa, co-owner of Senses New York Salon & Spa, refers to his salon as being upscale, but not uptight. Celebrating its one-year anniversary this month, the 4,000-square-foot salon and...
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Web Browser

Sep 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
Combine the Yellow Pages with Facebook and Craigslist, toss in a couple of celebrity hairstylists and you get pickmysalon.com, a new Web site aimed at serving both salons and their clients....
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Sep 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Settled in the mid-1500s, St. Marys, GA, is the second oldest continuously inhabited city in the United States after St. Augustine, FL. Its motto, "Rooted in history, branching into the future,...
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Intelligent Design

Sep 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
Going to the bar takes on a whole new meaning at salons these days. "Color bars are getting really popular," says Renee Blundon, design and sales consultant for Gamma & Bross. "...
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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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Just Like Heaven

Sep 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
ElevenSpa Vegas is "heaven on earth," says founder Nicole Oden. The decadent 20,000-square-foot spa, which opened in Las Vegas in February, features dozens of treatments, a clothing...
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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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