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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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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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Stand Up and Be Counted

Apr 01 2005 | By Kerry Cannon
In the March issue of American Salon, we embarked on a research effort of sweeping proportions. We've identified a crucial shortage of consistent, reliable data about how the best salons operate...
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