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February

Money Talks

Feb 01 2006 | By Mary Novitsky
For a long time, I used to get my hair cut at a pleasant, low-key salon in midtown Manhattan. It wasn't particularly convenient to where I lived or worked, but I had followed my stylist...
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Training Day

Feb 01 2006 | By Kelley Donahue
Ask just about any stylist what their clients' biggest pet peeve is, and chances are likely it's their frustration at not being able to replicate that "fresh-out-of-the-salon" look at home....
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Beverly C shares her advice for achieving stellar results when conducting photo shoots for your salon

Feb 01 2006 | By Beverly C
Photography has played a powerful role in advancing my career. I've long considered pictures to be one of the single-most important elements when it comes to fine-tuning the image and...
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Skin Survival Guide

Feb 01 2006 | By Carrie Watson
If you think your clients' hair and scalps are the only victims of winter's plummeting temperatures, biting winds and overheated homes, you may be overlooking another seasonal sufferer...
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This month, Ruth and RARE's director of education, Bradley Irion, dip into our readers' mailbag to answer some questions about handling clients' concerns and requests.

Feb 01 2006 | By Ruth Roche
Occasionally a client will come into the salon with a picture of a celebrity, asking for a similar long hairstyle. It's one thing when the client is 20-or 30-something, but when she's...
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World Cultures

Feb 01 2006 | By American Salon Staff
Much to the delight of the more than 4,000 beauty professionals representing 10 countries in attendance, this year's Aveda Congress proved once again that it truly is a small world after all...
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Taking Care of Business

Feb 01 2006 | By David Adams
In 2004, salon consumers spent $11.4 billion on haircolor services. Haircolor is the largest product category salons purchase, representing 23.4 percent of total product purchases. Those...
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Targeting Men

Feb 01 2005 | By Elizabeth Rome
Why is it that guys will spend thousands of dollars on top-of-the-line stereo equipment, sportscars and high-tech gadgets, but wash their hair with a bar of soap? Howard Silver, president of...
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Something For Everyone

Feb 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
I received an interesting letter recently from a student at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. Erica Hampton wrote to make a point I've heard many times before. Robbin McClain Erica...
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Retail Rules

Feb 01 2005 | By Michelle Horn
Edward Tricomi and Joel Warren of Warren- Tricomi confess that they love to shop. It's not surprising: After all, retail makes up 15 percent of their New York and Connecticut salon business...
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