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Shine A Light

May 01 2008 | By Carrie Watson
Sophisticated lighting is crucial to a salon's success, says Michele Pelafas, owner of Chicago-based Michele Pelafas Salon & Spa Interior Design, who has been designing salons and spas...
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My Brilliant Career

May 01 2008 | By Natalie Gonzalez
The little girl accompanying her mom to the salon is an age-old tale, but seldom does it lead to a thriving career in the salon industry. Yuko Yamashita, best known as Ms. Yuko, started...
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Jump Start Your Week

May 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
Salon and spa business-coaching company Strategies has a cure for the Monday morning blues: a new Monday Morning Wake-up Call chock-full of ideas to help business owners achieve greater...
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Hair Club for Men

May 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
In recent years the men's grooming industry has exploded, and it shows no signs of abating anytime soon. According to the American Salon/American Spa Green Book 2008, the number of men...
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The Wind Beneath our Wings

May 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
Redken's Ann Mincey and I have been friends since we lived in Los Angeles nearly 20 years ago. In comparing notes about our respective mothers over the years, we came to the same conclusion...
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Industry Experts Share Tips for Success

May 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
The French-born brothers Serge and Gaston Safar have been in the salon business for 30 years, starting with the opening of the Safar Salon on Boston's Newbury Street. Now they own three...
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Mad About Hue

May 01 2008 | By Kim Vo
Clearly, women have not cornered the market on hair trends. Men who want to make a fashion statement—and there are more of them than you might think, from big cities as well as smaller...
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New and Notable

May 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty, Carrie Watson, Natalie Gonzalez
Great Lengths When some men let their hair down for a role, their sex appeal goes way up. We look back at the films that made sex symbols out of four now-famous actors. There's...
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No Strings Attached

May 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
Wireless devices have become almost indispensable in the business world, but they're also turning up in salons, where they're being used to make day-to-day operations run more efficiently and...
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Events on The Salon Industry, Education and Awards

May 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
American Crew Hosts Opening Night in Chicago It was standing room only when American Crew presented its much-anticipated 2008 trend collection to a packed crowd of beauty aficionados in...
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