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November

When the Going Gets Tough

Nov 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
It's Saturday, and you have another crazy day ahead of you at your salon. You're booked solid, one of your staffers has called in sick and another one is running late, your accountant...
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Natural Wonder

Nov 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
Pumpkin—that perennial favorite used in holiday cooking—is headed straight out of the patch and into the salon this season. That's the word from the beauty gurus at Zaz...
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Big Business

Nov 01 2005 | By Brett Vinovich
Hardly a day goes by that I don't stop to realize that I really do have one of the best jobs in the world. As publisher of this magazine, it's been my great privilege to visit salons across...
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Shop

Nov 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
1 Clairol Professional The new Miss Clairol Brass Busters Collection is a problem-solving lineup of seven brass-kicking shades. Brass-seeking dyes go right to the...
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Brad Johns, Clairol global color director and artisitc director of Avon Salon & Spa, explains the equation for gaining your clients' trust.

Nov 01 2005 | By Brad Johns
In my 30-plus years as a colorist, I've heard all kinds of questions from clients expressing their concerns about the coloring process. Many of them find haircolor baffling: Will it damage...
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Education to GO

Nov 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
In its 80-plus years, the International Beauty Show in New York has gained a reputation for its stellar educational lineup. From razor cuts to high-lift color techniques, IBS New York...
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When a client gives you complete artistic freedom, it's time to let your imagination soar—and your confidence kick in.

Nov 01 2005 | By Billy B.
I think you'll agree that if you ask any makeup artist or hairdresser what makes a perfect client, they'll tell you that the ideal situation for any of us is having a client who is inspired...
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A Family Affair

Nov 01 2005 | By Carrie Watson
For the Ciampa family in Lexington, MA, beauty is the tie that binds. Together, brothers Tony, Philip, Jr. and Joe Ciampa help manage the four salons their father, Philip, started 30 years...
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Burning Desires

Nov 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
What do Bill Gates, Martin Luther King and Vidal Sassoon have in common? Each of these visionaries had an idea that they turned from potential into solid reality, ultimately impacting our...
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Making Sense of Statistics

Nov 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
Both this month's cover story and our "Southwest Flavor" feature make me think affectionately of my friend Maritza. She's a huge fan of Latin music and dance, and she possesses a very unique...
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