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Mercedes-Benz Spring '10 Fashion Week NYC: Jason Wu

Sep 16 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
The opulent St. Regis hotel hosted Jason Wu's spring '10 show, which was definitely a hot ticket this season, no small thanks to Michelle Obama, who wore one of his dresses to the inaugural ball. The...
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Mercedes-Benz Spring '10 Fashion Week NYC: Yigal Azrouël

Sep 15 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Aveda's Antoinette Beenders backstage at Yigal Azrouel Yigal Azrouël showed his spring '10 collection at the tents at Bryant Park with models sporting hairstyles created by Aveda vice...
Aveda's Antoinette Beenders backstage at Yigal Azrouel

Mercedes-Benz Spring '10 Fashion Week NYC: Yigal Azrouël

Sep 15 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Aveda's Antoinette Beenders backstage at Yigal Azrouel Yigal Azrouël showed his spring '10 collection at the tents at Bryant Park with models sporting hairstyles created by Aveda vice...
Cesar Galindo's spring '10 show

Mercedes-Benz Spring '10 Fashion Week in NYC: Cesar Galindo

Sep 15 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Cesar Galindo's spring '10 show The glamorous nightclub space M2 was the setting for Cesar Galindo's dramatic show, which featured brightly colored dresses, many embellished with architectural...
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Mercedes-Benz Spring '10 Fashion Week NYC: Teen Vogue "Best of Bleecker Street"

Sep 15 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
On Sept. 10, the first day of New York Fashion Week, Aveda joined with Vogue and New York City shoppers to celebrate the first-ever Fashion’s Night Out at two of its Manhattan locations. Fashion’...
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Mercedes-Benz Spring '10 Fashion Week NYC: Monique Lhuillier

Sep 15 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Monique Lhuillier's spring '09 collection was presented at Christie's, an apt location for the glamorous designs, which were inspired by Maasai warriors. Backstage, Laurent Philippon for Bumble...
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Mercedes-Benz Spring '10 Fashion Week NYC: BCBG Max Azria

Sep 14 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Here in Manhattan, we're in the middle of spring '10 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. I kicked off the week with a visit backstage at BCBG Max Azria, in the tents at Bryant Park. The lead stylist, Bob...
Offer clients one of Pureology's holiday gift sets, such as The NanoWorks Hostess Gift seen here.

Pureology Makes Holiday Gift-Giving Easy

Sep 09 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
Offer clients one of Pureology's holiday gift sets, such as the Holiday NanoWorks Hostess Gift seen here. The holidays are always a hectic time of the year. Help ease the stress of holiday...
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Kim Vo's Red Carpet Emmy Predictions

Sep 09 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
The Emmys are around the corner and celebrity stylist Kim Vo will be covering the latest beauty and style trends for TV Guide on September 20. Here are some of his predictions for the red carpet on...
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Experiencing the New Wella Professionals Color Touch Demipermanent Haircolor

Sep 08 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
When I recently visited Eva Scrivo's eponymous salon in Manhattan to try out the new Wella Professionals Color Touch demipermanent haircolor, Eva took a look at my brunette shade and said, "I'm...
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Sport Clips Greets Fans at Cowboys Stadium Silver and Blue Debut

Sep 04 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Former Dallas Cowboy and Sport Clips Board Member Jay Novacek and Jan and Mark Mansfield, Sport Clips area developers for North and West Texas, teamed up with Dallas- and Fort Worth-area Sport Clips...
Getting the Bio-Lights put in my hair — they were so comfortable on my head!

Color My World

Sep 04 2009 | By Lori Morris
Although I wrote about Rick Wellman's unique Bio-Lights coloring technique at the Patrick Melville Salon in New York City in our April issue, it's taken me a few too many months to get into the salon...
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Rusk Stylist Wins Hair Competition

Sep 02 2009 | By Lori Morris
Co-champions James Gatson (far left) and Kevin Kirk (far right) flank special guests Chris Rock and Nia Long Alabama-based Rusk designer Kevin Kirk was recently named co-champion of the...
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Beauty Bus Foundation Celebrates Launch

Sep 02 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
The Beauty Bus team celebrates a successful launch event. The Beauty Bus Foundation (BBF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for homebound, terminally and...
Frank Gironda Salon held a fundraising contest to benefit the NOCC.

Frank Gironda Salon Raises $1,000 for the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

Sep 02 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Frank Gironda Salon held a fundraising contest to benefit the NOCC. Frank Gironda Salon and Day Spa, a Pureology salon in Naperville, IL, partnered with its neighbor, Zanos Salon, to raise...
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Colorado's Splish Salon Hosts Fundraiser

Sep 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
This weekend, Splish Salon in Keystone, CO, held its second-annual Flip the Earth, Splish Gives Back community event. On Saturday, attendees were treated to a fashion show and performances by...
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Redken Elite Salon Thomas Scott Hosts 25th Anniversary Party to Benefit Heartly House

Sep 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Thomas Scott Salon and Spa, a Redken Elite Salon located in Fredrick, MD, celebrated its 25th anniversary with performances by the Fredrick Divas and by hosting a Hair and Nail Competition recently...
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American Salon Attends The Paul Mitchell Gathering

Sep 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
Marianne Dougherty and Brett Vinovich, American Salon's editor-in-chief and publisher, respectively, attended The Paul Mitchell Gathering in Las Vegas in July. Brett posed with a giant blow-up of the...

Cinderella Hair Hits the Small Screen

Sep 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
Cinderella Hair will be featured on an upcoming episode of The Art of Living with Marilu Henner as part of a Better Beauty segment on topics, trends and issues related to hair extensions. California-...

Peter Mahoney on How Salon Owners Can Stay Recession Proof

Aug 28 2009 | By Guest Artist
I was on a conference call recently with some colleagues in the industry and we were discussing the alarming rate of salon closures in the current economy and how fear has created a level of paranoia...

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