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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Marissa Webb

Sep 06 2013 | By Lisa Bruckenstein
Backstage at the Marissa Webb Spring 2014 show, the vibe was cool. Her collection was a balance of precious meets edgy and masculine vs. feminine. To complement the look, the designer collaborated...

Calling All Salon Professionals! Help Give the Power Back to Domestic Abuse Victims in October

Sep 06 2013 | By Amy Brooks
We have all heard the statistics, but is anyone actually listening? Domestic abuse affects thousands of people all over the world on a daily basis, but the sad truth is that only a fraction gains...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 NYC: Ann Yee

Sep 05 2013 | By Corie Hengst
Drawing inspiration from industrial cities like Detroit, Ann Yee’s spring 2014 collection called on metallics and textured fabrics for an urban feel. Allen Ruiz of Aveda integrated the city vibe into...

Q&A With Populaire's Makeup Artist, Thi Thanh Tu NGUYEN

Sep 01 2013 | By Contributor
“It’s no surprise hands and nails were center stage in Regis Roinsard’s first feature film, Populaire (The Weinstein Co.), which revolves around a secretary training for a speed-typing competition....
Paul Mitchell - Haute Rollers Travel Set

Think Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness!

Sep 01 2013 | By Contributor
Help support Breast Cancer Awareness with these limited-edition salon professional products!

Incognito Nails: How to Get CND's Camo Look

Sep 01 2013 | By Corie Hengst
Camouflage was all the rage on fall 2013 runways, whether it was a leafy, traditional camo look from Patrik Ervell, or a bright take on the pattern, like Michael Kors’ electric blue camo coat. As the...

Beauty Changes Lives Accepting Scholarship Applications

Aug 31 2013 | By Corie Hengst
Racheal Cooper, scholarship winner The Beauty Changes Lives foundation is accepting applications until October 11 for the Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program....

A New Study by Leading Researchers Reveals UV Nail Lamps Do Not Cause Cancer

Aug 31 2013 | By Lisa Bruckenstein
A new independent, peer-reviewed study found that UV (ultraviolet) lamps commonly used for hardening gel nail polish are safe and do not increase the risk of developing skin cancer. The...

ColorProof Evolved Color Care Names Mikea Lawhon

Aug 30 2013 | By Jolene Turner
ColorProof Evolved Color Care has named Mikea Lawhon to the position of education manager. Lawhon comes to ColorProof with a wide range of experience and knowledge as a stylist, salon owner...

Sneak Peek: Brazilian Blowout’s Professional Split End Repairing Treatment

Aug 29 2013 | By Contributor
American Salon got a sneak peek at Brazilian Blowout’s Professional Split End Repairing Treatment at Salon Ziba last week. I made an appointment for the new treatment due to the fact that I haven’t...

PBA Hosts A Webinar On Incorporating Skin Care Services in Salons

Aug 28 2013 | By Contributor
Michelle D'Allaird On September 30th at 12pm EDT, The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) will present their new webinar for salon owners, Branching into Skin Care Services… It CAN Be Done...

Fromm International Promotes Barrett to Executive VP

Aug 28 2013 | By Contributor
Kevin Barrett Fromm International announced the promotion of Kevin Barrett to Executive Vice President after 23 years of multiplying the company’s market through extensive strategic and...

Suzie Bond's L’Oréal Professionnel World Tour

Aug 22 2013 | By Jolene Turner
The twice yearly L'Oréal Professionnel's World Tour was held in June and included education from Mazella and Palmer. Fifty artists attended the hands-on education, specialized tours, cocktail parties...

Repêchage Launches Anti-Aging Hand Treatments to Salon and Spa Professionals

Aug 21 2013 | By Lisa Bruckenstein
Repêchage President and Founder Lydia Sarfati has launched three new anti-aging hand treatments to salon and spa professionals to meet the ever growing demand for skincare treatments below the neck....

PBA and Kline & Company, Inc. Collaborate to Deliver First Of Its Kind Industry Study

Aug 21 2013 | By Amy Brooks
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and renowned research firm Kline & Company, Inc. have announced a strategic collaboration designed to source and provide detailed, highly accurate,...

Peter Coppola Teams Up With Survivor Glam Squad

Aug 21 2013 | By Contributor
Peter Coppola and the Survivor Glam Squad Hair industry icon and owner of Keratin Concept Peter Coppola has partnered with Survivor Glam Squad, a non-profit organization providing female...

PBA's Final 2013 Regional Salon Summit Series

Aug 20 2013 | By Contributor
  The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) recently developed a one-day Regional Salon Summit (RSS) held across the U.S. and open to the public, not limited to PBA members. The first...

American Salon's Sister Site, Launches

Aug 15 2013 | By Contributor
American Salon is excited to announce our sister site,, a new interactive website for nail professionals and experts featuring the most creative and innovative news and advancements in...

PBA Announces 2013 Minerva Beauty Cosmetology Scholarship Winners

Aug 12 2013 | By Contributor
Professional Beauty Association (PBA) awarded Shannon Braunschwieg, Randolph, WI, Sergio Estrada, Chicago, Erin Nieli, Lantona, FL, Tricey Wilks, West Lafayette, IN and Andrea Yocky, Venice, CA a $1,...