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on Sep 01, 2009
When designing her salon's business card, Kimberly Paige Valor, owner of Modern Concepts Salon in Bayville, NJ, found inspiration in an unusual place: her friends' tattoo parlors. "I wanted something that was fun, bright and eclectic," she says. Valor's card, which aims to mimic the salon's slogan, "On the
on Sep 01, 2009
Combine the Yellow Pages with Facebook and Craigslist, toss in a couple of celebrity hairstylists and you get pickmysalon.com, a new Web site aimed at serving both salons and their clients. Pickmysalon.com helps clients find your salon. Designed to make the salon search process stress-free, pickmysalon.com offers
on Sep 01, 2009
KACIE HENGLER, a stylist at The Doves Studio in Santa Monica, CA, had trouble acquiring hair models for her training at The Doves Academy this past year, so she posted an ad on craigslist.org, a classified ads Web site, asking for people interested in discounted haircuts and color treatments. The web-savvy
on Sep 01, 2009
ElevenSpa Vegas is "heaven on earth," says founder Nicole Oden. The decadent 20,000-square-foot spa, which opened in Las Vegas in February, features dozens of treatments, a clothing boutique and the Ken Paves Salon at Eleven, the well-known stylist's fourth signature salon in the United States. "When I built
on Aug 01, 2009
You can't pick up a paper, watch TV or surf the Web lately without hearing talk of the economy and how to cut costs. When I meet with beauty editors they all talk about working smarter and making the most of the consultant relationship. One of the smartest uses of the consultant relationship salon owners can take advantage

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