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Corie Hengst

About Corie Hengst

Corie Hengst is a New York-based associate editor at American Salon with several years of experience in print and online media. Always active in her passion, she has tackled writing projects over the years ranging from business books to greeting cards. Before joining American Salon, she was editor at a finance magazine. In her current role, she reports on a variety of topics in the professional beauty industry including salon services and hair and nail trends. 

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on Jan 20, 2015
Defining Details For the modern man looking for high-end treatment, Elephant in the Room Men’s Grooming Lounge is the place to be. The downtown Tulsa, OK barbershop boasts a modern-rustic atmosphere, reclaimed barn-wood accents and a large-screen TV that often plays ESPN, and is designed to be a place where men want to
on Dec 31, 2014
Going the Distance An idea with small beginnings can make a big change, as founders of two nonprofits discovered. Africa New Life Ministries in Kigali, Rwanda and Academy of Hair Design in Springfield, MO partnered in 2012 to open a nonprofit cosmetology school in Rwanda that helps women create salon jobs to achieve
on Dec 30, 2014
In every small town across America, there’s at least one salon that raises the bar for everyone else. Traverse City, MI (population 15,018) has Imprés Salon Spa. Named after the Grand Traverse Bay, Traverse City, MI is home to picturesque lakes and hills carved from ancient glaciers. The natural
on Dec 30, 2014
Female warriors of the medieval period were muses for this bold collection. For the Warrior Princess collection, Editorial Hairstylist/Photographer Jean Sweet and Indiana-based Navii Salon Spa owner Tracey Stokes turned to fighters in ancient folklore and in popular films to inspire the looks seen exclusively on
on Dec 08, 2014
Deck hair with accessories that add glitz and glam. In preparation for festive celebrations, add a little something to clients’ chic updos or flowing waves with a fitting hair accessory. Nick Stenson, senior artistic creative director of JCP Salon and artistic director for Matrix, and Clarissa Malek, owner and