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Publisher's Note: Speak Easy

Mar 04 2014 | By Brett Vinovich
I have a confession to make. I really enjoy talking with people at industry events, parties or dinners, but public speaking has never been my forte. Put me on stage to talk to a group of people, and...
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Seeing Red

Jan 30 2014 | By Brett Vinovich
So much for New Year good tidings and cheer. All that post-holiday bliss appears to have dissipated—something that occurred to me as I watched TV reports of bargain hunters elbowing one another to...
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Publisher's Note: Cheers!

Dec 01 2013 | By Brett Vinovich
December means salon appointment books brimming to capacity, last-minute holiday shopping, sending out greeting cards, decorating the storefront from top to bottom, and last but certainly not least,...
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Publisher's Note: The Tippi Point

Oct 29 2013 | By Brett Vinovich
Everyone knows Tippi Hedren was a leading lady in Hollywood, starring in two classic Alfred Hitchcock films, The Birds and Marnie. But leave it to CND co-founder Jan Arnold to discover that Hedren...
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Click Clique

Aug 18 2013 | By Brett Vinovich
How can you fuel connections that matter? I get that question a lot from salon pros, who seem to be looking constantly for ways to harness social media and figure out where their brands and clients...
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Rhapsody in Blue

Aug 06 2013 | By Brett Vinovich
When Wella North America CEO Reuben Carranza approached Editor in Chief Kelley Donahue and me with a request to serve on his Dinner Committee for the City of Hope Spirit of Life Gala, we were honored...
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Web Master

Jul 04 2013 | By
Hair Venture owner Guy Kennett has increased his Web presence.
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Entertain Your Brain

Mar 24 2010 | By Brett Vinovich
The professional beauty industry has an insatiable appetite for statistics and trend-tracking—of this I am certain. How do I know? Because every January, right after New Year's Day rolls around...
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Looking Good

Mar 18 2010 | By Brett Vinovich
Andy Warhol, who I worked with back in my early days at Interview, once noted: "They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself." And that's exactly what...
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Angus 90210

Dec 01 2009 | By Brett Vinovich
Angus Mitchell, son of the late Paul Mitchell and co-owner/artistic director of John Paul Mitchell Systems, opened his first signature salon in Beverly Hills, CA, in October, and American Salon was...
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