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Looking on the Bright Side

Jun 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Like many U.S. salons, the Paris Parker group of salons and spas in Southeast Louisiana has seen a decrease in service sales, with many customers choosing to wait an extra four to six weeks between...
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Our Town

Jun 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Indianapolis, the largest city in the state of Indiana, is known for hosting numerous sporting events such as the Indianapolis 500. It's also home to many hair salons. Nicole Palmieri found...
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Report Card

Jun 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
The word "report" may bring back memories of grade school, but the reports generated by salon and spa software are some of the most powerful resources owners and managers can tap into to help...
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New Rules

Jun 01 2008 | By Carrie Watson
Love it or hate it, the Internet has changed the way businesses—including salons—communicate with current and potential customers. Learn how to harness the power of the...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Jun 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
Chartered in 1852, Zionsville, IN, is a small town located 20 miles northwest of Indianapolis. Lined with many small stores and restaurants, Main Street is one of the town's biggest...
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Hands on Learning

Jun 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
BennieFactor Products has just opened the Know How Center for Creative Development in Louisville, KY, where one- and two-day classes are led by award-winning and nationally recognized Bennie...
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Lasting Impressions

Jun 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
As many of you know, I was born and raised in Pittsburgh, so when I tuned in to Primetime on ABC and caught Diane Sawyer's moving tribute to a Carnegie-Mellon University professor named...
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Beauty Lab

Jun 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
1. LOVELY LIGHTING The delightful Claire candles from Fringe Studio come in a variety of scents and designs with a hanging crystal bead. Shown here: the lavender-and...
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Signature Service

Jun 01 2008 | By Natalie Gonzalez
At The Chocolate For Your Body SPA in Chicago clients can indulge in a sweet treat without feeling guilty. The Chocolate Signature Manicure and Pedicure is a five-step procedure that...
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Mad About Hue

Jun 01 2008 | By Kim Vo
As with every change of season, the onset of summer is a time when we hair pros are faced with a salon full of clients who are all clamoring for the same thing—hair that's new,...
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