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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...

Ken Paves Launches Self-Help Haircare Line

Apr 05 2010 | By Contributor
Celebrity stylist Ken Paves is launching a new collection of professional haircare products in June for damaged hair called Self-Help: Care of Ken Paves. Free of harmful synthetics and harsh...

Wella School Students Sweep Competition

Apr 02 2010 | By Kelley Donahue
Top prize winner Lydia Mikal, right, with Sassoon Academy Creative Director Mark Hayes and Bellus Academy's Lynelle Lynch Second-place honores went to Kayla Skaggs, left, seen here with...

Napoleon Perdis Says: Make Your Client Queen for a Day ... Everyday!

Apr 02 2010 | By Guest Artist
Since the original 1933 film, women, young girls and probably quite a few hirsute men have marveled at the visual splendor that is Alice in Wonderland. More than seven decades years later the new...
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Matrix Announces Mannequin Mania Contest

Apr 01 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
Calling all stylists and colorists: Matrix officially kicks off its first annual Matrix Mannequin Mania Contest today. To enter for a chance to win $25,000 and spend time with Matrix Mannequin...

Andis Company to Sponsor The Barber Academy Tour

Apr 01 2010 | By Contributor
This year, Andis Company will be an official sponsor of The Barber Academy Workshop Tour, a 10-city educational tour that aims to raise awareness and educate barbers on proper hygiene for infectious...

Aveda Raising Money and Awareness During Earth Month

Mar 25 2010 | By Lori Morris
Join Aveda in April for Earth Month 2010 and show your support for organizations working on clean water projects. One in seven people in developing nations lack access to clean water, and Aveda...

Gary Manuel Salon Raises Money for Clean Water

Mar 25 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
Gary Manuel Salon and Gary Manuel Aveda Institute (GMAI) in Seattle hope to raise $50,000 for the Puget Soundkeeper Alliance this April. The Puget Soundkeeper Alliance works to help protect the...
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Redken Runway Reinvention Contest-Winner Heather Washburn Hits the Big Apple!

Mar 24 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
Heather Washburn of Heather’s Hair Design in Spokane, WA, recently got the opportunity to work on an American Salon shoot for our April issue after winning Redken’s Runway Reinvention contest, for...
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Gatsby Salon hosts Jerseylicious Premiere Party

Mar 23 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
Gatsby Salon, the setting of the new reality show Jerseylicious, hosted an exclusive Jerseylicious premiere party to celebrate the debut of the show on March 21 on the Style Network. The event,...
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René Furterer Launches Acanthe Perfect Curls at diPietro Todd Salons Academy

Mar 22 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
René Furterer just held an event to celebrate the launch of the Acanthe Perfect Curls line in San Francisco at diPietro Todd Salons Academy, René Furterer's West coast training partner. The line,...
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CND Contest Winner Goes to NY Fashion Week

Mar 22 2010 | By Lori Morris
Anna Nelson of Fairfield, CA, got to attend Mercedes-Benz Fall 2010 Fashion Week in New York City after winning CND's first online nail competition. Nelson's animal print design, one of 650 entries...

Ivan Zoot and Zoot! Hair Launch YouTube Channel

Mar 22 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
The talented Ivan Zoot, who is director of education and customer engagement for the Andis Company and creator of the Zoot! Hair brand, has launched Ivan Zoot’s Top Five Tips video series on the Zoot...
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Northern New Jersey Salons Raise $6,000 for Haiti Relief

Mar 17 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
Dieci Lifestyle Spa in Livingston, NJ, recently held an in-salon Haircuts for Haiti event that raised more than $6,000 to benefit UNICEF’s relief efforts in Haiti in just four hours. Haircuts for...

Rodney Cutler Weighs In on Helping Clients Maintain Their Salon Look at Home

Mar 16 2010 | By Guest Artist
Clients spend a lot of good, hard earned money on our salon services, and the old phrase “My hair looks good leaving the salon but I can’t replicate it at home” is now unacceptable. Clients expect to...

Get the Look: Penelope Cruz's Oscar Updo

Mar 12 2010 | By Lori Morris
Always a red carpet favorite, Best Supporting Actress nominee Penelope Cruz didn't disappoint at this year's Academy Awards. Iconic hairstylist Oribe, who has styled Cruz for many awards shows and...

Makeup Artist and Educator Noreen Young Recaps IBS New York

Mar 12 2010 | By Contributor
This year the IBS and IECSC shows were simply the best ever! The snow stayed away and the sun shined down on the Javits Center for all three beauty-filled days. Anybody who is anybody in the salon,...
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Sam Villa Forecasts a Spring with Swing

Mar 12 2010 | By Guest Artist
We’re getting into a very exciting season in hair. In fashion, spring 2010 is three-dimensional—marked by ruffles, gathering, tilted collars, diagonal lines and opposing fabrics colliding in the same...

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