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Salons: Send Us Your Business Cards!

May 22 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Want to show off your eye-catching business card? We feature salons' business cards with notable designs every month in American Salon's Better Business section. For consideration, simply send us...
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Jane Iredale Explains Mineral Makeup

May 22 2009 | By Guest Artist
Mineral makeup pioneer Jane Iredale With the increasing consumer attention in recent years, I am regularly asked about specific properties and features of minerals makeup. The most frequent...
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American Salon Visits Angelo David Salon in NYC

May 21 2009 | By Lori Morris
American Salon's Eastern Region Account Manager, Jamie Corkran, recently visited Angelo David Hair Salon in NYC to update her style. While there, she posed with (from left) Redken Master Specialist...
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Coffee and a Makeover (Courtesy of Luminess Airbrush Cosmetics)

May 21 2009 | By Lori Morris
Marc applies Luminess airbrush makeup to my face in the middle of Starbucks As an editor, I often meet with companies about new products, but today's meeting with Luminess Air was by far the...
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The Makeup Show NYC Highlights

May 20 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
I attended The Makeup Show NYC yesterday at the Metropolitan Pavilion, where hundreds of makeup artists checked out makeup companies' booths, shopped, and attended seminars and workshops led by...

Milano Software Announces Contest

May 16 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
Milano Software, a business solution software company for salons and spas, announced a "Win a Year's Worth of New Shoes" contest. The contest is open to management, staff and students in the beauty...

Reminder: Register for Redken webinar on The Power of PR

May 15 2009 | By Lori Morris
Just a reminder to register for Monday's Redken webinar The Power of PR: Getting Press For Your Salon, featuring American Salon's very own editor in chief, Marianne Dougherty, and Redken Senior...
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David Evangelista on Making Clients Smile

May 15 2009 | By Guest Artist
Recently, my dear friend Katie Crawford asked me to do her hair for her upcoming nuptials. How could I resist? We have been friends forever, and she is the closest thing to my sister. Knowing Katie,...
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Tweezerman Partners with Smile Train

May 14 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
Tweezerman is donating one dollar for every Zip File sold to Smile Train, an organization that dedicates itself to correcting cleft lips and palates in 75 developing countries. The Zip File is a...
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Wendy Watkins Words of Wisdom: Let's Go to the Playground!

May 13 2009 | By Contributor
Do you remember summer vacation when you were a kid? There was a countdown to how many more days of school were left. When the last day of school arrived, we celebrated with our friends with cupcakes...
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OPI Gives Nails a Virtual Makeover

May 12 2009 | By Lori Morris
As part of OPI's newly redesigned website, visitors can now "try on" more than 200 nail polish colors. The Try It On Color Studio allows you to adjust a virtual hand's skin color and nail length to...
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Jet Flies High at IBS New York

May 11 2009 | By Guest Artist
Greetings my fellow beauty connoisseurs, What do you get when you bring thousands of fashionistas together under a huge umbrella? It’s the one and only IBS New York show. This Jet is soaring from...
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Cristiano Cora Studio Hosts Monthly Cutting and Color Classes

May 09 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Hairstylist Cristiano Cora recently held an Advanced Creative Cutting and Color class at his Manhattan salon, Cristiano Cora Studio, with support from Davines that was attended by stylists from the...

Getting Publicity for Your Salon

May 08 2009 | By Lori Morris
On May 18, American Salon's very own editor in chief, Marianne Dougherty, will be leading a webinar called The Power of PR: Getting Press For Your Salon as part of Redken's Professional Edge Webinar...
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Enter Clairol Professional's Go From Gray to Gorgeous Challenge

May 08 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Clairol Professional is offering consumers and professional colorists the chance to win a trip for two to the 2010 Gospel Fest in Chicago by entering the Go from Gray to Gorgeous Challenge. Entrants...
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Kim Vo on How to Maintain Color in Long Hair

May 08 2009 | By Guest Artist
From American Salon's May "Kim Vo on the Go" column: Celebrity colorist Kim Vo We’re seeing a lot more long hair these days—a common solution as the weather warms up and clients...

Breaking News: Mascolo Family Announces the Death of Toni&Guy Co-founder Guy Mascolo

May 08 2009 | By Lori Morris
We are very sad to report that Guy Mascolo, an industry legend who, with his brother Toni, founded Toni&Guy, has died suddenly after suffering a massive heart attack. Please see the full obituary...

Breaking News: Mascolo Family Announces the Death of Toni&Guy Co-founder Guy Mascolo

May 08 2009 | By Lori Morris
We are very sad to report that Guy Mascolo, an industry legend who, with his brother Toni, founded Toni&Guy, has died suddenly after suffering a massive heart attack. Please see the full obituary...

Napoleon Perdis Goes Prime Time

May 07 2009 | By Guest Artist
"You want to know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing," said Brooke Shields in a late 1970s steamy campaign that’s still remembered today. If you ask me, there’s only one thing that...
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Wendy Watkins Words of Wisdom: Watering the Seeds

May 07 2009 | By Guest Artist
I am sitting here in my favorite coffee shop enjoying another rainy day here in Atlanta. We have had a lot of rain; good-bye pollen, hello tulips! What are you watering your garden of success with?...

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