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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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Live From American Salon!

May 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
American Salon is pleased to announce Operating Instructions—Live!, a new business/educational conference scheduled to visit four major U.S. cities this fall. Taking its...
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Catching up with old friends and having the opportunity to make new ones is very much like being in a beauty salon. Here, Billy explains why.

May 01 2005 | By Billy B.
Everyone knows Keshia Knight Pulliam from her years playing the adorable Rudy Huxtable on The Cosby Show. For me, having watched her evolve from a four-year-old to a beautiful woman was an...
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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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Business Tune-Up

Apr 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
This January, 1,100 salon owners and managers, along with 500 other members of the beauty industry, gathered in San Francisco for The Salon Association's (TSA) annual symposium. The...
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Nailing the Business

Apr 01 2005 | By Bonnie Gibbs
Deb Blowars takes nails seriously, and for good reason. The nail artist and skincare specialist with Artistic Trends Salon in Perkasie, PA, knows firsthand that nail services can be a...
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