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Oribe Takes the Stage at Intercoiffure Miami

May 11 2010 | By Lori Morris
Legendary hairstylist Oribe closed out the 2010 Intercoiffure Miami event, held at the Fountainbleau Hotel on May 2 and 3, with a couture-themed runway show that channeled old Miami Beach decadence....

TV Casting Calls!

May 11 2010 | By Lori Morris
Two casting calls fresh from my email inbox (posting them in their entirety so I don't leave anything out!): NEW REALITY TV SERIES LOOKING FOR HAIR AND MAKEUP STYLISTS!! Do you want to create...

The Cao's 6th Annual Benefit Fashion Show

May 08 2010 | By Hanna Compton
Wow, the fashion show blew everyone away! Even me! It was a total success and we raised around $5,000! It was really really fun, despite being crammed in a tiny room with 30 other people and dim...

California Stylist Wins Sport Clips’ National Competition

May 07 2010 | By Contributor
Michella Lane of Riverside, CA, was selected as the winner of this year’s Sport Clips’ The Look national live competition in Las Vegas. She was among five finalists who competed at the company’s...

Get the Look: Scarlett Johansson at the Iron Man 2 Premiere

May 05 2010 | By Lori Morris
Scarlett Johansson arrived at the Iron Man 2 premiere in Hollywood last week sporting a look that was at once flirty, fun and high fashion. Her structural ice blue Armani Prive dress was perfectly...

Join Matter of Trust in Cleaning up the Gulf Oil Spill

May 05 2010 | By Contributor
In response to the recent oil spill catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, the nonprofit organization Matter of Trust is collecting hair clippings from salons to help contain the spill. The clippings...

Get The Look: Young Hollywood at the Met Gala

May 05 2010 | By Lori Morris
Each year, the Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Musuem of Art in NYC brings A-listers and style icons together for a night of high fashion and culture to highlight the institute's...

CMJ Designs Hosts Free Seminar for Salon Iris Software Users

May 04 2010 | By Contributor
On May 16, 2010 CMJ Designs will hold its third annual Spring Seminar at the Hyatt in Scottsdale, AZ, for users of its Salon Iris software, a program that allows salon owners to schedule...

Dermalogica Opens New Academy in NYC

May 04 2010 | By Lori Morris
In April, Dermalogica Academy opened its doors in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood, marking the professional skincare brand's first foray into an undergraduate curriculum for skin therapists. “We...
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Napoleon Perdis' Tips for Slimming Down for Summer—With Makeup

May 04 2010 | By Guest Artist
If I had a Tim Tam—an Australian cookie—for every time I heard, “I want to look thinner,” I could open my own bakery. It’s a common complaint from clients, but especially as the hot season approaches...

NAHA 2010 Finalists Announced

Apr 30 2010 | By Lori Morris
One of finalist Dimitrios Tsioumas' entries for the Texture category A big CONGRATS to all of the amazing and talented stylists, colorists and salon teams nominated for the 2010 North American...

Get Singer Debi Nova’s Flowing Waves

Apr 29 2010 | By Contributor
Costa Rica native Debi Nova is the latest singing sensation to foray into the U.S. music scene, and celebrity hairstylist Christian Marc shows us how he created the singer’s lustrous, loose waves...

SHE Hair Extensions by So.Cap.USA and Dina Manzo Launch Lucky Locks

Apr 28 2010 | By Contributor
SHE Hair Extensions by So.Cap.USA has partnered with Dina Manzo, star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey and founder of the Project Ladybug Fund at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Paterson...

"Vidal Sassoon: the Movie" Premiere

Apr 27 2010 | By Lori Morris
On Friday night, I was lucky enough to attend the world premiere of Vidal Sassoon: the Movie at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. The inspiring documentary, which we previewed in our May...

Onesta Plants 5,119 Trees on Earth Day

Apr 23 2010 | By Lori Morris
The Norway Pine (aka Red Pine) is the state tree of Minnesota, where Onesta is based. In honor of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, natural haircare company Onesta is planting 5,119 Norway...
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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...