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From Reality TV to your Christmas Stocking

Nov 20 2008 | By Lori Morris
So, I think we all know about my not-so-secret obsession with reality shows that revolve around fashion and beauty by now. Well, before there was Shear Genius or Project Runway or Tabatha's Salon...
My terrific new look, courtesy of Wella's Vikkie Monaco and Paul Vega

Wella Professional Color Applicator Makes It Easy to Apply Liquid Haircolor

Nov 18 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
Last week I headed to the The Studio NYC, P&G Professional's education facility located inside Manhattan's Rockefeller Plaza, to experience firsthand Wella's new Color Applicator. Designed for...

Professionals' Favorites Join Forces

Nov 14 2008 | By Lori Morris
Even before I started working in the beauty industry, I was a big fan of both Kerastase Paris and T3 products. I used to splurge on Kerastase shampoos and conditioners whenever I visited my salon,...

Get ready to Blush

Nov 12 2008 | By Lori Morris
  For all you Shear Genius and Project Runway fans out there, I wanted to give you a heads up about Lifetime's new reality competition series, Blush: The Search for the Next Great Makeup...

American Diabetes Month

Nov 06 2008 | By Lori Morris
November is American Diabetes Month, and Three Custom Color Specialists is doing its part to support the cause. The company is donating 20% of the proceeds from its new TAI Lip Shine, a sheer...

Going Behind the Scenes at Nioxin's Edgy New Advertising Campaign

Oct 30 2008 | By Lori Morris
Yesterday, I directed you to a behind-the-scenes glimpse at what it takes to create an editorial spread in American Salon magazine. Today, I'm going to give you an inside look at the photo shoot...

The Makings of a Cover Shoot

Oct 29 2008 | By Lori Morris
Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes of the amazing photo shoots we run in the magazine each month? Top stylist Vivienne Mackinder caught all the action on tape as she collaborated with...

The Starter Wife

Oct 24 2008 | By Lori Morris
I've been a huge fan of Debra Messing since she started on the show Ned and Stacey back in 1995. It might be because of her similarity to the incredible Lucille Ball, who put me to sleep almost...

We Know What Boys Like

Oct 18 2008 | By Lori Morris
If you've read our October issue, you've seen all the great men's products we featured in the magazine (pages 55-60). Well, I wanted to clue you into a couple more men's grooming lines that can...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct 07 2008 | By Lori Morris
Join SO.CAP. USA Hair Extensions in the third-annual Pink Hair for Hope breast cancer fundraiser. Once you become a participating salon, clients will receive a free pink hair extension graft for...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct 03 2008 | By Lori Morris
As I mentioned earlier, I'm going to be posting about products and companies that support BCA throughout the month. Here are a couple to get you started in making a difference: A portion of...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct 02 2008 | By Lori Morris
In the October issue of American Salon, we highlight some amazing ways beauty companies are pitching in to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month (see pages 110-112). Throughout October, I'll...

Help Stop Domestic Abuse

Sep 29 2008 | By Lori Morris
This Thursday, October 2, salons and spas across the country are taking part in Girls Night Out to Cut Out Domestic Abuse (GNO), a kick-off to October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month. These 100...

Logics Event: An Interpretation of Cubism Art, Boston

Sep 27 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
I headed up to Boston on Monday evening for An Interpretation of Cubism Art, sponsored by Logics and held at the Institute of Contemporary Art. Guests were treated to beverages and a lavish appetizer...

Our Very Own Celebrity

Sep 24 2008 | By Lori Morris
I've written a lot on here about meeting celebrity hairstylists, but one of the biggest names in the industry actually sits in an office about 15 feet away from mine on a daily basis. Our editor in...

Casino Night Party Hosted By MANA at Strata

Sep 19 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
It may have been Fashion Week in New York City last week, but that wasn't the only event going on. Senior Editor Lori Morris and Eastern Regional Sales Manager Jamie Corkran joined me for a Casino...
Me with Ted Gibson after receiving one of his famous $950 cuts

Ted Gibson Salon Gives Back

Sep 18 2008 | By Lori Morris
Me with Ted Gibson after receiving one of his famous $950 cuts Ted Gibson Salon will be doing its part to save the planet this weekend when it hosts the 3rd-annual Ted Gibson Salon Cut-A-...

Speaking of Shear Genius ...

Sep 17 2008 | By Lori Morris
Ex-Shear Genius finalist and current Joico stylist Ben Mollin will be hosting the national finals of The Supreme Salon Tour "Hair Wars," where top salons in the country will compete for bragging...

My New TV Obsession

Sep 17 2008 | By Lori Morris
While I like to consider it "homework" for my job here at American Salon, I have to admit that I'm a little bit in love with Bravo's Tabatha's Salon Takeover (Thursdays, 10pm EST). I was a big fan...

Mercedes-Benz NYC Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2009: Zang Toi fundraiser

Sep 13 2008 | By Lori Morris
Yesterday afternoon, I had the privilege of attending Zang Toi's annual benefit/fashion show for the Lance Armstrong Foundation, where celebrities and New York socialites came together for an...

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