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Masters of Beauty Kicks Off in New York City

Aug 11 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
The Masters of Beauty (MOB) Skills Certification program kicked off in New York City on July 18-19. More than 150 salon owners, stylists, educators and future professionals learned advanced cutting,...

Bed Head Continues Sponsorship of Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

Aug 11 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
TIGI's Bed Head announced it has been selected as the official makeup and hair product sponsor for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders for the fourth consecutive year. "We are thrilled to continue our...

Check Out Hair Battle Spectacular August 10!

Aug 06 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
Tune in to Oxygen this coming Tuesday, Aug. 10, for Hair Battle Spectacular, a new TV series that pits 10 outrageous stylists against each other to see who can create the most spectacular fantasy...

Dermalogica Academy Celebrates Grand Opening

Aug 05 2010 | By Contributor
Top: Rutherford, Wurwand and Luke. Dermalogica Academy Skin Bar Dermalogica Academy hosted a grand opening celebration for the brand’s first undergraduate education facility with Step Up Women...

Boom Boom Brow Bar Launches Website for Pros

Aug 04 2010 | By Contributor
Vigliotti's training guide for waxing. Boom Boom Brow Bar makes it easier than ever to add brow services to your salon menu and put cash in your pocket with its new professional site. The easy-...

Notes From a Hair Model at the Redken Exchange

Jul 29 2010 | By Contributor
While working as an intern here at American Salon, I just had the opportunity to be a hair model for the Cut and Know Why class at the Redken Exchange in New York City. I put my hair in the...
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Napoleon Perdis Helps You Sharpen Your Pencil Techniques

Jul 28 2010 | By Guest Artist
Life’s a little more fun when you read between the lines—especially if those lines are composed of zinging color. With this in mind, I’ve just launched a new pencil collection with arresting shades...

Frank Barbosa Styles The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Star Teresa Palmer

Jul 27 2010 | By Contributor
Stylist Frank Barbosa and Actress Teresa Palmer. Celeb-stylist Frank Barbosa created loose waves for Teresa Palmer on the set of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. “I wanted a style that was both timeless...

Sport Clips Opens 700th Location

Jul 27 2010 | By Contributor
Sport Clips, the largest men’s and boys’ grooming provider in the United States, opened its 700th store in White Marsh, MD, celebrating the occasion with a haircut marathon. Ten stylists gave 329...
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Matrix Announces June Mannequin Mania Semifinalists

Jul 27 2010 | By Contributor
Matrix announced its third group of semifinalists from more than 5,500 entries in the Matrix Mannequin Mania Contest. The 12 semifinalists for June received $1,000 and will go on to compete in the...

Hanna Compton: July Already?

Jul 25 2010 | By Hanna Compton
Time has been flying by this year. Lately we've been having a bunch of graduations. Its sad to see the people you've gotten to know so well all year long leave and not get to see them every day. And...

Thomas Dunkin Styles Actress Lucy Punch for the Dinner for Schmucks Premiere

Jul 21 2010 | By Contributor
Sebastian Professional Stylist Thomas Dunkin crafted a voluminous rocker-chic ‘do on Lucy Punch for the Dinner for Schmucks premiere in New York City July 19. Dunkin shares step-by-step how to...

Get the Look: Naomi Watts at the Salt Premiere

Jul 21 2010 | By Lori Morris
At last night's Salt premiere, Naomi Watts debuted a new, shorter 'do created by stylist Robert Vetica. "It was quite a change for Naomi," Vetica says. "After we did so many different looks for...

Wendy Watkins: Don’t You Love a Good Quote?

Jul 20 2010 | By Guest Artist
There is one saying I heard quite often when I worked with Neill Corporation. It went something like, “What you inspect, you can expect.” I shared this with many salon owners. It was an easy way to...

Reality TV Star is New Spokesmodel for So.Cap.USA

Jul 20 2010 | By Contributor
Ashley Elmore's new tresses. So.Cap.USA has just named Ashley Elmore of The Bachelor fame as spokesmodel for their She Hair Extensions this summer. All So.Cap.USA extensions are manufactured...

Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy Expands

Jul 16 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy (Ludlow, MA) recently expanded and updated its facilities and incorporated modern equipment into its esthetics program curriculum to accommodate the rapid growth of the...

Sign up Now: INOA Color Certification in Santa Monica, CA

Jul 16 2010 | By Contributor
L’Oréal Professionnel is hosting an interactive color certification Monday, July 19, from 10:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. at Luxe Lab Salon in Santa Monica, CA. For $25, enjoy a morning...

Robert Talty Styles Sky Ferreira for “One” Music Video

Jul 15 2010 | By Contributor
Robert Talty, celeb hair designer, styled Sky Ferreira’s high-volume, beachy waves on the set of the music video for her song “One.” “I wanted to create long-lasting volume with soft movement, while...

An Example of Clever Marketing

Jul 15 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
The VP Salon postcard While I was standing on the platform at the train station this morning waiting to board a NJ Transit train to work, a woman walked up to me and handed me a postcard. I am...

Onesta Hair Care Partners with Rally for Kids With Cancer

Jul 14 2010 | By Contributor
Onesta Create Finish Aerosol hair spray Onesta Hair Care expanded its support of cancer research and donated products for the Chicago Rally for Kids Scavenger Cup, a scavenger hunt with clues at...