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Two New Products From Kenra Fight Summer Frizz

Jun 09 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Kenra just launched two innovative styling products to fight summer's bad hair days: Shine Spray and Shine Serum. Shine Spray, a superfine aerosol mist containing sunflower seed extract, cosmetic-...

Natural Elegance at the Tony Awards

Jun 08 2009 | By Lori Morris
While many performers took to the stage at last night's 63rd-annual Tony Awards, the styles on the red carpet were anything but theatrical. According to Pureology PureArtist Sherilynn Smart, the...

Redken Offering FREE Business Webinar

Jun 05 2009 | By Lori Morris
As part of its ongoing Professional Edge Webinar Series, which offers monthly tips for business-building and professional growth, Redken will debut "Conquering Retailphobia with Kristi Valenzuela...

BREAKING NEWS: Patrick McIvor Joins Matrix as Artistic Color Director

Jun 05 2009 | By Lori Morris
Patrick McIvor has just been announced as the new Artistic Color Director for Matrix. See full release below: Patrick McIvor For Immediate Release Patrick McIvor Joins Matrix as...
Oribe with models

Laboratory Hair Studio Hosts Oribe Product Launch Event

Jun 05 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Laboratory Hair Studio in Morristown, NJ, recently hosted a national launch event for the signature Oribe luxury haircare product line, created by iconic celebrity hairstylist Oribe Canales. As part...

SNEAK PEEK: Masks to be Auctioned Off at Spirit of Life Gala

Jun 03 2009 | By Lori Morris
For City of Hope's National Professional Salon Industry 2009 Spirit of Life Dinner & Masquerade Ball honoring Pureology's Cheryl and Jim Markham, American Salon publisher and event co-chair Brett...
Rodney Cutler answer questions while Toby Lightman tests out his curl techniques

Redken Unveils New Hair Files Video

Jun 02 2009 | By Lori Morris
Rodney Cutler answer questions while Toby Lightman tests out his curl techniques Last week, I was in the audience as Redken unveiled the latest installment of its The Hair Files online video...

David Stanko on Summer Blondes

Jun 01 2009 | By Guest Artist
When it comes to the beach-baby blondes of summer, some are icy cool and some are molten-gold hot, but all had better be sexy, healthy and spun through with spectacular shimmer. That’s a tall-drink...
Harry Connick Jr and wife Jill Goodacre flank Patrick Melville and his mom Agnes

Celebs and Reality Stars Attend the Reopening of Patrick Melville Salon

Jun 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
Harry Connick Jr and wife Jill Goodacre flank Patrick Melville and his mom Agnes At the grand reopening celebration for the Patrick Melville Salon and Spa in New York City's Rockefeller Plaza...
Eva Scrivo

Eva Scrivo Makes an Impact

May 29 2009 | By Guest Artist
Eva Scrivo We often get so caught up in the routine of our business that we forget how great of an impact we can have on our clients. Many come to us not simply to get their hair cut and...
Ouidad products

Ouidad Unveils New Packaging

May 29 2009 | By Nicole Altavilla
In celebration of 25 years in the hair industry, Ouidad reveals new packaging on all products at, Ouidad signature salons in New York City and Santa Monica, and 20 certified Ouidad salons...
Mark Garrison

Mark Garrison on Facing Challenges

May 29 2009 | By Guest Artist
Mark Garrison Last Wednesday, I opened the doors of Mark Garrison salon for the Kerastase “Our Treat†event, offering complimentary treatments and blow-outs throughout the day. Although the...

Napoleon Perdis Hails the Return of the Coquette

May 27 2009 | By Guest Artist
Michelle Pfeiffer in Cheri Maybe you’ve heard about the new movie Chéri? It’s a Parisian romp set at the turn of the century starring Michelle Pfeiffer as a wry seductress. Clad in...
Sam Villa on stage

Sam Villa Advises Hairdressers: Keep Breaking the Rules!

May 26 2009 | By Guest Artist
Lately hairdressers have been telling me that clients want a lot of different options for styling their hair. This isn’t surprising. When everything is going well and people are relaxed, they’ll...

Kate Hudson Goes Brunette?

May 22 2009 | By Lori Morris
Known for her gorgeous golden hair, Kate Hudson has been spotted on the set of her new movie The Killer Inside Me with brown locks. What do you think of her new haircolor? I personally hope that the...

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...
Mineral makeup pioneer Jane Iredale

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...
Danny Pierce, Jamie Corkran, David Stanko and Karen Fuss-Zipp

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...
Marc applies Luminess airbrush makeup to my face in the middle of Starbucks

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...

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...