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Carrie Watson

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on Jun 01, 2008
One of the best ways to ensure that your salon's or spa's message reaches a captive audience is to advertise in your local cinema, where moviegoers won't be able to TiVo ads or turn the dial on the radio. Starting this summer, the Allied Health Association is making it easier than ever for you to get your salon on
on May 01, 2008
A hairstylist without a pair of shears is about as useful as a carpenter without a hammer or a doctor without a stethoscope. Your shears are arguably the most important tool in your kit, so it's important to choose a pair that's right for you. Fortunately, many new models are available to choose from and the
on May 01, 2008
Great Lengths When some men let their hair down for a role, their sex appeal goes way up. We look back at the films that made sex symbols out of four now-famous actors. There's something about long hair on men that makes some women weak in the knees. I'm not talking Fabio here. I'm talking about Brad Pitt
on May 01, 2008
Sophisticated lighting is crucial to a salon's success, says Michele Pelafas, owner of Chicago-based Michele Pelafas Salon & Spa Interior Design, who has been designing salons and spas for more than 15 years. Here, she offers a few tips for getting the lighting right in your salon. At Infinity Day Spa in Cary
on Apr 01, 2008
Intelligent Design With so many choices available, deciding on the furniture for your salon can be overwhelming. Here, Sal Chieffo, area manager and design consultant for Belvedere's New York City showroom, offers up a few things to keep in mind. Black chairs from Belvedere at Fox & Co. in Floral Park