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NCA Reorganizes and Expands Services

May 01 2006 | By American Salon Staff
The delegates to the 86th annual convention of the National Cosmetology Association (NCA) voted unanimously on March 3, 2006, to improve the way NCA provides member services, as well as...
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A Beautiful Mind

May 01 2006 | By Carrie Watson
Hairstylist and salon owner Lois Christie is giving new meaning to the term "full-service," particularly as it refers to salons. At her...
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Less is More

May 01 2006 | By Bonnie Gibbs
When Denver salon owners Charlie Price, Cameron Letterman and Kelly Anolin merged their salon with some business associates, the arrangement seemed like a good idea. As artistic directors of...
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Man of Honor

May 01 2006 | By Brett Vinovich
I was thrilled to be asked to serve on the dinner committee for this year's City of Hope Cancer Center's Spirit of Life Award because it was honoring my friend and colleague Rick Kornbluth...
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Start Your Engines

May 01 2006 | By Michael DeVellis
You've seen it at all the big beauty shows. You've experienced the low hum of the equipment and you've heard the industry buzzing with interest. Still, you wonder, should I incorporate...
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Brad Johns, Clairol Global color director and artistic director ofAvon Salon & Spa, tells how to keep this summer's hottestshades looking fresh through sun, sand and salt.

May 01 2006 | By Brad Johns
Summer is almost here, so it's time to start updating your clients' haircolor once again. When it comes to blondes, the shades you should go for this season are: honey blonde, like Madonna;...
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Shop Talk

May 01 2005 | By Bonnie Gibbs
In the new movie Beauty Shop, hair takes center stage alongside a star-studded cast that includes Queen Latifah, Alicia Silverstone, Mena Suvari, Kevin Bacon and Andie MacDowell. To create...
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Take a Brow

May 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
Full, sexy brows are back in demand, yet many clients ignore or take minimal care of what could be their best asset. "Eyebrows are important because they balance the face," says Laura...
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Jam session

May 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
Aveda turned up the heat in a freezing Minneapolis recently when the company hosted its biannual Master Jam there in late January. Over 600 hairdressers from across the country turned...
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Frédéric shows how to create the next wave in today's very sexy hairstyles.

May 01 2005 | By Frédéric Fekkai
This season, forget about the flat iron. The modern femininity that's ruling the runways for spring and summer calls for a return to soft, bouncy, natural-looking waves. This means that...
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