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Kim Vo on the Go

Jul 01 2009 | By Kim Vo
In the April issue, I touched on thermal reconstructors. Since this issue covers smoothing and straightening, it seems only natural to give you some...
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The Art of Business

Jul 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
An entrepreneur can be described as a person who is willing to take on a venture or enterprise and accept full responsibility for the outcome. As stylists, we are in a unique industry where we have...
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Tech Savvy

Jul 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
MODE SALON Microsoft workers can now easily go from geek to chic with the opening of Mode Organic Salon at the company's Redmond, WA, headquarters. The first beauty...
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Intelligent Design

Jul 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
HANDY WORK Even the most beautiful salons often have boring manicure areas. While good service is essential to keeping clients loyal, great design can get them in...
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It's in the Cards

Jul 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Stuart Gavert, co-owner of the Beverly Hills, CA-based Gavert Atelier, wasn't sure he liked his graphic designer's business card design when he first saw it, but it grew on him. "The salon is so...
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Straight Talk

Jul 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
With summer in full effect, many of your clients want to ease up on their daily beauty routines, longing for smooth locks that don't require hours of styling. Lucky for them—and...
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Don't Fade Away

Jul 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Exposure to UV rays and harsh cleansers can take a toll on haircolor, causing it to fade and resulting in dry and damaged strands. With clients becoming increasingly cost-conscious during the...
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Our Town

Jul 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Columbus, Ohio, known as The Discovery City, is home to several large colleges and universities, popular retail stores and restaurants and hip salons. Nicole Palmieri found four that help clients...
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Signature Service

Jul 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
For a client, there's nothing more frustrating than getting a manicure and having it chip the next day. Now, DASHING DIVA, a nail spa with locations in the Northeast and California, is making chipped...
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Performance Art

Jul 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Neill Corporation Creative Director Michael Baker has just launched a new tool to help hairdressers create the best possible guest experience—5x5: The Stage, a video presentation on an...
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