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Wendy Belanger's Tips for a Greener Salon

Apr 23 2010 | By Guest Artist
To make your salon more environmentally friendly, there are small steps that you and your salon staff can take to benefit our environment. For Earth Day, April 22nd, try one or all of these ways to...

BREAKING NEWS: L'Oreal USA Buys Essie Cosmetics

Apr 19 2010 | By Lori Morris
L'Oreal USA announced today that it has acquired Essie Cosmetics. Both founder Essie Weingarten and her husband, CEO Max Sortino, will stay on board. More details to come ...
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Celebrity Transformations by Davide Torchio

Apr 17 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
Familiar faces Brooke Shields, Carmen Electra, Morgan Fairchild, Lance Bass and American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert all got fashion-forward makeovers recently in a series of celebrity transformation...

An Interview With Sex and the City 2 Hair Lead Frank Barbosa

Apr 17 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
A scene from Sex and the City 2 For our Stargazing column in the May issue, we spoke with Hair Department Head Frank Barbosa about the looks he created for New Line Cinema’s and Village...

Oribe Releases Three New Hairsprays

Apr 17 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
The American Salon team recently got an up-close-and-personal look at Oribe’s three new hairsprays—and watched a demo by the hair icon himself—at the hip Three Squares Studio salon in New York City...

Vivienne Mackinder to Present New Seminar Series in NYC

Apr 17 2010 | By Contributor
Vivienne Mackinder, a highly respected hairstylist and founder of HairDesignerTV, an online continuing education program, will kick off the website’s first Look and Learn Seminar on May 17 at the...

Hanna Compton: Book Building

Apr 17 2010 | By Hanna Compton
Hey everyone! I know it's been a while, but I've been crazy busy with all sorts of events, fundraisers, and photoshoots! To start off, The Cao Institute launched it's very own makeup line, The Cao...

The Cao Institute's Annual Benefit Fashion Show

Apr 17 2010 | By Hanna Compton

New Faces, New Bases

Apr 16 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
Take a look at some recent appointments and promotions in the salon and beauty industry: Beautopia, the parent company of Brocato products, appointed Neil Riemer as president. Redken and...

Aveda Hosts Green Bridal Events

Apr 16 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
Aveda and Adele Wechsler, wedding gown designer, have partnered and will host regional bridal events at participating Aveda salons across the country. Brides-to-be and their guests will have the...

Redken/TSPA Scholarship Applications Now Available

Apr 15 2010 | By Lori Morris
Current and incoming students of franchise locations of The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA) are encouraged to apply for a scholarship courtesy of Redken and the TSPA. In celebration of Redken’s...

CND SolarOil Voted Best Hand Treatment

Apr 15 2010 | By Lori Morris
CND SolarOil won Editor's Pick for Best Hand Treatment in the 2010 Awards. The winners were selected from the top 10 percent of beauty products as rated by readers...
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Sam Villa Says: Teach Your Clients How to Achieve Great Blowouts at Home

Apr 15 2010 | By Guest Artist
When clients would tell me that they couldn’t get their hair to look at home the way I got it to look in the salon, I would say, “It’s easier for me, because I’m standing behind you and have both my...

A L’Oréal Professionnel Salon Makes its Hollywood Debut

Apr 15 2010 | By Contributor
Muse Salon and Spa, a L’Oréal Professionnel salon in Alpharetta, GA, will be featured in The Joneses, an upcoming Hollywood film starring Demi Moore and David Duchovny. The film includes several...

Redken Announces Promotion to Increase Salon Traffic

Apr 13 2010 | By Contributor
To help salons promote the new Redken age-defying products, Color Fusion and Time Reset, Redken will launch a special Web page on with discounts and salon promotions for consumers in...

Millennium Announces Partnership with Paul Mitchell Schools

Apr 13 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
Millennium by Harms Software announced a partnership with Paul Mitchell Schools. Over the next year, all Paul Mitchell Schools in the U.S. will use Millennium—The Paul Mitchell Education Edition....
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Cancer Survivors Get Pampered at De Berardinis’ Salon

Apr 10 2010 | By Contributor
Celebrity hairstylist and salon owner Adrian De Berardinis treated eight women who beat the odds against cancer to a day of pampering and red carpet glamour during the event Celebrating the Beauty of...

René Furterer Partners With Cori Bardo to Fight Homelessness in Los Angeles

Apr 08 2010 | By Contributor
René Furterer will join Cori Bardo, celebrity hairstylist and Beyond Shelter advocate, at Big Sunday Weekend in Los Angeles on May 1 and 2 to combat poverty and homelessness. The Big Sunday event...

John Simpson Gets Some Balance

Apr 08 2010 | By Guest Artist
Let's “flip” our canvas to a new shade for the season that has durability, even tone and multiple reflection! Sometimes all we need is a little BALANCE! The winter blond may have become too flat or...

Davines Announces Eco-Salon Contest

Apr 06 2010 | By Contributor
In honor of Earth Day, Davines announced the launch of its global Eco-Salon Contest to recognize salons that engage in exceptional sustainability practices. To enter the contest, simply fill out the...