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Ivan Zoot Gives A Lesson on Changing Blades

Jun 04 2010 | By Lori Morris
Andis' Ivan Zoot, aka ClipperGuy, has posted a new video on his YouTube page that demonstrates how to change blades on trimmers and both detachable and adjustable blade clippers without damaging the...
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René Furterer Treats American Salon to a Sneak Peek of SATC 2

May 28 2010 | By Contributor
On Wednesday night, the American Salon team attended an exclusive, advanced screening of Sex and the City 2 hosted by René Furterer for beauty editors and salon owners at Cinema 1, 2, 3 in Manhattan...

L'Anza Supports Breast Cancer Research

May 28 2010 | By Lori Morris
L'Anza Healing Haircare is joining the fight against breast cancer with its new pink-colored bottle of Powder Up Texturizer. A portion of proceeds from the specially designed bottle will go towards...

Napoleon Perdis Shares the Bare Truth About Nude Lips

May 28 2010 | By Guest Artist
Erykah Badu raised eyebrows recently in her striptease video, Window Seat, but what about when a client wants to go nude? I say go ahead—but, of course, I’m referring to nude lips. There is something...

Vivienne Mackinder and Mark Hayes Join Forces for Web Show

May 26 2010 | By Contributor
Hairdressers Vivienne Mackinder and Mark Hayes will team up for a Web show on at 8 p.m. EST on June 7, 2010, when they will each demonstrate their respective signature cutting...

Gary Manuel Salon Wins Environmental Philanthropy Award

May 21 2010 | By Contributor
Gary Manuel Salon in Seattle is the recipient of Puget Sound Business Journal’s Corporate Champion Award for the Environment category. Nominated by Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, the salon beat out 800...

Broadway's HAIR and Bumble and bumble Are Throwing a "Cut-In"

May 21 2010 | By Lori Morris
Broadway musical HAIR and its official haircare sponsor, Bumble and bumble, are teaming up to stage a "cut-in" at the Bumble and bumble Uptown salon in Manhattan on Monday, May 24. Bumble and bumble...

Vote for Your Favorite Products--Win an iPad!

May 20 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
We're officially kicking off the 2010 American Salon Professional's Choice Awards today! Vote on all of your favorite professional beauty products— from haircolor and blow-dryers to shampoos and...

Redken Giveaway Today and Tomorrow

May 20 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
Act fast! Redken is giving away free copies of the Stylist’s Guide to Fashion Week as well as a Redken product featured inside the issue to all stylists who stop by The Gallerie on 5th Avenue during...

Decléor Announces Spa Getaway

May 19 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
Decléor Paris recently announced its Discover Aromatherapy Spa Getaway at Le Spa at Sofitel LA (Los Angeles). One lucky grand prize winner and a friend will win three nights lodging in a Deluxe room...

Experiencing Plantogen's New Manuka Honey Mask

May 19 2010 | By Lotus Abrams
I recently had the opportunity to try out Plantogen's new Manuka Honey Mask, which was used in my amazing facial at Ohm Spa in Manhattan. What makes it so special? Plantogen uses "active" honey...

Shark Fin Shears Founder Contributes to Milady’s Cosmetology Textbook

May 19 2010 | By Contributor
Randy Ferman, founder and CEO of Shark Fin Shears, has partnered with beauty and wellness education provider Milady to author a chapter on haircutting in the 2011 edition of Milady’s Textbook for...

Oleksandra Spa & Salon Receives Award

May 19 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences recently presented Oleksandra Spa & Salon (O Spa) with the International Five Star Diamond Award. The salon and spa, which is located in the Treasure...

New Faces, New Bases

May 19 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
Take a look at some recent appointments and promotions in the salon and beauty industry: Empire Education Group promotes Margie Wagner-Clews to vice president of educator development. In this role...

Oribe Takes You Backstage at Vegas Event

May 18 2010 | By Lori Morris
Couldn't make it to the show-stopping Oribe Backstage Las Vegas event last month? Check out this video to see some of what you missed:

Bioelements Announces All-Natural Skincare Line

May 17 2010 | By Contributor
Bioelements has released All Things Pure, an all-natural skincare line of four products that is free of science-based lab ingredients. The All Things Pure Cleanser is a soap- and sulfate-free facial...

J&D Beauty Releases New Line of Tweezers

May 17 2010 | By Contributor
J&D Beauty recently launched Diva Tweeze, a new collection of tweezers that features 12 different characters to match every woman’s unique style. Each tweezer is made with surgical grade steel...

Salons Participate in HopeCuts

May 14 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
The Secret Garden Green Spa in Staten Island, NY, is participating in HopeCuts this Sunday. This Sunday, salons in various cities across the country will participate in the annual HopeCuts, a...

Biolage Launches Thank You Program

May 14 2010 | By Nicole Altavilla
Biolage recently launched its Thank You Program, a year-long initiative to give back to salon owners, stylists, and their clients as a way of thanking them for their support of the the company. As...
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Sam Villa Catches Up With Asian Hair Professionals

May 11 2010 | By Guest Artist
I was really excited to be back in Asia recently, educating there for Redken for the first time in seven years. I was in Taiwan, presenting to 400 hairdressers in a theater just outside of Taipei....