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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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The Way We Were

May 01 2007 | By American Salon Staff
Advisors and Advocates In the 1930s, The American Hairdresser really started to come of age. From featuring new brands that are salon mainstays today to...
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The Wire

May 01 2007 | By American Salon Staff
JPMS Showcases Signature Style in Vegas More than 1,000 stylists, salon owners and future professionals got the chance to turn up the volume on education as they let their hair...
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Buy American

May 01 2007 | By Brett Vinovich
In January 1935 we ran a house ad asking advertisers if they'd waste time trying to sell high-priced automobiles to a man who has no money. The inference, of course, was clear: Why waste...
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