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Big Fish, Small Pond

Sep 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Settled in the mid-1500s, St. Marys, GA, is the second oldest continuously inhabited city in the United States after St. Augustine, FL. Its motto, "Rooted in history, branching into the future,...
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It was 20 Years Ago Today

Sep 01 2009 | By Marianne Dougherty
In the summer of 1989 I packed up a U-Haul and towed my belongings to Los Angeles to start a new life there. I took 100 resumes with me and landed the first job I applied for—West Coast editor...
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Bright Idea

Sep 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
KACIE HENGLER, a stylist at The Doves Studio in Santa Monica, CA, had trouble acquiring hair models for her training at The Doves Academy this past year, so she posted an ad on...
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Signature Service

Sep 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
The SuperFood Facial at BRAD DUNCAN SKIN CARE in Boston is a seven-step treatment that utilizes vitamins, minerals, enzymes and nutrients from organic fruits, plants and vegetables to leave skin...
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The Salon Fixer is in

Sep 01 2009 | By Brett Vinovich
Imagine hiring a personal salon coach for the price of a haircut. Now you can. Cory Couts, a globally recognized expert in salon management and leadership, has been teaching salon...
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It's in the Cards

Sep 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
When designing her salon's business card, Kimberly Paige Valor, owner of Modern Concepts Salon in Bayville, NJ, found inspiration in an unusual place: her friends' tattoo parlors. "I wanted...
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About A Curl

Sep 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
Despite the fact that approximately 70 percent of women have wavy or curly hair, many stylists still don't know how to cut and style textured hair. "There's a huge lack of education when it...
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My Brilliant Career

Sep 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
When Ouidad Wise used to play with her mom's curly hair as a child in Lebanon, she developed a passion for both shaping curls and for making people feel good by helping them look good. Now,...
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Service Secrets

Sep 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
Owners of both small and franchise salons can learn how corporate giants like The Walt Disney Company and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, which each have thousands of employees, are able to...
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Beauty Lab

Sep 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
1. LOVELY BUBBLES Olivina Napa Valley Hand & Body Wash, in Lavender, Olive and Fig scents, contains a moisturizing blend of olive fruit and comfrey extracts, aloe vera and sea kelp...
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