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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...
The new eye, lip and brow pencil collection from Napoleon Perdis

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...

New Faces, New Bases

Jul 14 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
Take a look at some recent appointments and promotions in the salon and beauty industry: Andis Company announced that Matthew K. Andis has been named president of the company. Empire Education...

Watch NAHA 2010 LIVE Online!

Jul 13 2010 | By Lori Morris
Can't make it to Vegas this weekend for the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA)? You can watch it LIVE online, thanks to a partnership between the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and...

A Taste of Om Aroma Co.’s Mini Facial

Jul 13 2010 | By Contributor
Om Aroma Co.'s 3 step facial. Sunday I had the opportunity to try Om Aroma Co.’s Champagne Face Fix and Chardonnay Hand Fix at their lovely Beauty Bar in Limelight Marketplace in Manhattan....

Voting Ends TOMORROW!

Jul 10 2010 | By Lori Morris
Make sure to cast you vote in the American Salon Professional's Choice Awards by tomorrow for your chance to tell us your favorites AND be entered to win an iPad! Vote now.

The TIGI Tour Bus Hits South Florida

Jul 09 2010 | By Lori Morris
The TIGI Bus TIGI's Rockaholic-Bed Head Tour Bus made stop at GBS, The Beauty Store in West Boca, FL, as part of their “Livin’ the Dream” tour in June. More than 100 women, ages 10 to 65 years old...