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Our Town

Jan 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Burlington, VT, recently named the healthiest city in the country by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is a mecca of outdoor activities, art galleries and hip hair salons. Nicole...
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Intelligent Design

Jan 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
MAKING AN ENTRANCE First impressions are lasting, so it's important to have the entrance area of your salon set the proper tone. "The entrance is where a client is introduced...
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Beauty Lab

Jan 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
1. PASS THE SALT Simmer Down Bath Salts from School Garden Co. contain a relaxing combination of rose geranium, lavender and mineral salts to soothe the mind and body and leave...
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Listen Up

Jan 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Salon owners who have been subjecting their staff and clients to the same Madonna CD day after day should benefit from the new custom music-programming service from io4business, owned by...
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Passionately Professional

Jan 01 2009 | By Brett Vinovich
I was lucky enough to visit Lisbon, Portugal, in November as a guest of P&G Professional Care and Wella Professionals for the Trend Vision Award 2008. There, I got to witness first-...
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Lock Luster

Jan 01 2009 | By Grace Bahk
This past spring and summer, styling was all about the rough blow-dry and matte finish, but this winter's looks are heading in the opposite direction. As we ring in the new year, it's...
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Change is Good

Jan 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
Now that the holidays are over, it's time to implement those New Year's resolutions we made when we had a little too much Champagne and thought that losing 30 pounds by Easter would be a...
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Jan 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
SHORT AND SWEET Short hair, like this cut Guido Palau styled for Redken at Ralph Lauren, is so in for spring. All we can say is that it's about time. Aren't we all a tad tired of...
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Jan 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
WHAT'S IN YOUR BOTTLE? A look at some of the newest ingredients turning up in haircare products today. Haircare products touting exciting new ingredients are hitting salon...
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What's New

Jan 01 2008 | By Brett Vinovich
As publisher of this magazine I'm often asked, "What's new?" This year at American Salon, the answer is plenty. As you all know, we completely redesigned the magazine last year, but we're...
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