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on Nov 01, 2005
For the Ciampa family in Lexington, MA, beauty is the tie that binds. Together, brothers Tony, Philip, Jr. and Joe Ciampa help manage the four salons their father, Philip, started 30 years ago after he moved to the United States from Italy. And when it came time to remodel the flagship location about a year ago,
on Oct 01, 2005
Yearning to give your salon a new coat of paint, but feeling a little hesitant? After all, your favorite tool is probably a pair of scissors—not a paintbrush. Worry not. With some help from Artists Room, a Web site that sells paint-by-number mural kits, you can brighten a bland treatment room by painting a
on Sep 01, 2005
Some salons thrive on walk-in customers, others are strictly by appointment. We asked salon pros whether they market to unscheduled clients and what percentage of their business comes from them. SUSAN MINUTE Pharaoh's Hairum Salons & Spas (Rochester, NY) We don't
on Sep 01, 2005
William George may be passionate about hairstyling, but step inside his salon on Boston's prestigious Newbury Street, and you'll know his first love is art. Designed by architects from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and set in a 2,100-square-foot loft with 13-foot ceilings and walls made of glass, the James
on Jul 01, 2005
Though located in unassuming Wichita, KS, Eric Fisher Salon is known all over the world for its cutting-edge work. Stylists from across Europe sign up to learn the hottest techniques at Eric Fisher's training seminars, and the salon once made the cover of Peluquerias, a beauty magazine in Spain. In the U.S.,

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