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2013 Professional Choice Awards

The 2013 Professional's Choice Awards Winners are Announced

Oct 01 2013 | By Lisa Bruckenstein
Our readers' voices have been heard, votes have been tallied and the results are in! It’s that time of the year when we reveal the 2013 American Salon Professional’s Choice Awards winners....
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Dermalogica Education Director Honored by UAO

Oct 01 2013 | By Corie Hengst
Annet King, director of global education for Dermalogica and The International Dermal Institute (IDI), was recently given the Ambassadors of Excellence Award by the Scottsdale, AZ-based United...

Products To Pack When Traveling

Sep 28 2013 | By Contributor
Holiday traveling is right around the corner and American Salon wants to ensure that your shop is stocked with travel essentials for your clients’ needs! After all, it’s stressful enough to make sure...
Ted Gibson Color Cosmetics

Ted Gibson Introduces His New Color Cosmetic Collection

Sep 28 2013 | By Contributor
Celebrity hairstylist, salon owner and product developer Ted Gibson and Ted Gibson Beauty introduced his new Color Cosmetics to his already established beauty line. The collection includes 8...
Laura Staves

Dermalogica Hires Staves as Senior Director of U.S. Marketing

Sep 28 2013 | By Contributor
Laura Staves was appointed Senior Director of U.S. Marketing for Dermalogica. She will be based at the brand’s headquarters in Carson, CA. The company notes that Staves will be instrumental in the...

Repêchage Continues To Thrive In India

Sep 28 2013 | By Contributor
This month, in New Delhi, India, Repêchage offered spa and salon professionals the opportunity to get an inside look at their newest products during The Professional Beauty Show. The two-day...
Holiday goodies

'Tis The Season For Holiday Gift Giving

Sep 27 2013 | By Contributor
Give the gift of holiday beauty with these limited edition salon professional products!  
Andis Hires Contreras as Regional Sales Manager

Andis Hires Contreras as Regional Sales Manager

Sep 26 2013 | By Contributor
Andis Company, a producer of professional-grade grooming tools, recently hired Hector Contreras as regional sales manager for the company’s Central and South American branches. Contreras, a Venezuela...

Business Owners Beware: Obligation to Notify Employees of Healthcare Marketplaces

Sep 24 2013 | By Amy Brooks
Attention all business owners. Beginning Oct. 1, any business with at least one employee and $500,000 in annual revenue must notify all employees by letter about the Affordable Care Act’s healthcare...
Marc Jacobs Backstage Beauty

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Marc Jacobs

Sep 20 2013 | By Contributor
With models strutting down a runway decorated in shimmering sand peppered with cigarette butts, it was only appropriate that the look of the Marc Jacobs 2014 collection was edgy, California surfer...

Sweis Professional and evo Hair Care Launch Fabuloso Pro

Sep 20 2013 | By Lisa Bruckenstein
Evo Hair care and Sweis Professional Salon and Spa Products newly launched collection “Does Not Contain 2.0” and Fabuloso Pro, a new colour refresh and customized retail system, was presented to...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: KaufmanFranco

Sep 19 2013 | By Contributor
The KaufmanFranco Spring 2014 collection portrays the deep understanding of a woman’s sensuality and strength through the richly texturized story and the raw appearance of the model’s skin tones....

HOW-TO Origami Pony! Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Osklen

Sep 18 2013 | By Jolene Turner
For the Osklen Spring/Summer 2014 collection Brazilian designer Oskar Metsavaht married urban and modern with naturalistic done through the use of ecological silk and environmentally safe vegetable...

FREE Upcoming PBA Webinar: Adding Skin Services to Your Salon Menu

Sep 18 2013 | By Amy Brooks
Thinking about adding skin care services to your current salon menu? Join PBA and Michelle D’Allaird, renowned consultant, educator and business owner, for a 60-minute web training that will give you...
Jessica White

Keratin Complex Pop Up Salon at New York Fashion Week

Sep 18 2013 | By Contributor
For New York Fashion Week (NYFW) this September, Keratin Complex hosted a 2-day Pop Up Salon at Salon Ziba in Manhattan. Fashionistas were able to partake in blowouts, dry styling and a braid bar...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: The Blonds

Sep 14 2013 | By Jolene Turner
It was all about the blonde for The Blonds Spring/Summer 2014 collection, starting with the Original Blonde, Tweety Bird. With inspirations coming from all blondes, including Barbarella, Marilyn...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Marc by Marc Jacobs

Sep 14 2013 | By Kristen Heinzinger
At the Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2014 presentation at Pier 57, Redken Creative Consultant Guido chose to create a hairstyle that was a little bit rock 'n' roll with a nighttime feel. "The...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Steven Alan

Sep 14 2013 | By Jolene Turner
Aveda had it all covered for the hair and makeup of Steven Alan's Spring/Summer 2014 presentation at New York Fashion Week.  Janell Geason, Aveda global artistic director, makeup and Jon Reyman...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: LaQuan Smith

Sep 14 2013 | By Contributor
On September 10th LaQuan Smith debuted his Spring/Summer 2014 collection, “Dark Summer”.  Lead hair stylist for Andis Keith Neal wanted to complete the look for the designers...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Rachel Zoe

Sep 14 2013 | By Jolene Turner
For the second showing for designer Rachel Zoe, for Spring/Summer 2014, Moroccanoil Artistic Director Antonio Corral Calero created a gorgeous textured romantic braid/updo. The inspiration for the...