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May

Summer haircolor can be beautiful or faded. Here, Brad discusses how to achieve the perfect shades and protect hair from the elements.

May 01 2005 | By Brad Johns
Now is the perfect time to change your clients' haircolor for the season. During the summer months, the sunlight becomes a more golden color. As a result, you will want to make the hair...
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The Thrill of Competition

May 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
Each month we get a steady stream of letters and e-mails here at American Salon. And each month, at least a couple of you ask a question like this one: Robbin McClain I live and...
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Glam slam

May 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
The Fall 2005 Hollywould collection proved the perfect testing ground for Aveda's new product, Pure Abundance Volumizing Hair Spray. To complement the opulent clothing, lead stylist...
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Child's Play

May 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
What's more fun than a barrel of monkeys? Not much—except for, possibly, Wild Monkey, a lively, kid-friendly salon in Cicero, NY, and the brainchild of its high-energy owner, Lynn...
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Hot off the Presses

May 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
This month, the season's hottest look book, NCA/Studio Collection for Spring/Summer, is in the hands of the 25,000-plus members of the National Cosmetology Association (NCA). The book is...
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Two beauty industry icons offer wonderful sources of inspiration and personal growth. Ruth shares their message in this month's column.

May 01 2005 | By Ruth Roche
Sometimes we need encouragement, sometimes inspiration. And other times, we all need a good laugh. Although we can usually count on our friends, family and co-workers to give us the support...
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Shop

May 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
1 DENNIS BERNARD Turn coarse hair smooth and make fine hair full with Smart Solutions PCS:30, a protector, conditioner and styling aid that is safe for daily use. PCS:30 stops...
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6 Steps to Remodeling Success

May 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
Time to remodel your salon? Whether you're ready for a complete overhaul or a simple spruce-up, a little careful, long-term planning goes a...
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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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