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Kristen Heinzinger

About Kristen Heinzinger

Kristen Heinzinger is the managing editor at American Salon magazine, based in New York City. Born and raised in New York and a graduate of Boston University’s journalism program, Kristen has experience as a copy editor and writer for finance and art publications in NYC. Her combined passion for writing and the beauty industry brought her to American Salon, where she reports on the latest and greatest in hair, skincare, makeup and nails.

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on Dec 09, 2014
Twenty-four hours in the life of the Obliphica Professional artistic director 4 a.m. The alarm goes off; it’s the first day of IBS New York 2014 and my first big show as artistic director for Obliphica Professional. 4:15 a.m. I love a well-fitted suit but no tie for a hair show (sorry, Justin Timberlake). Then it’s off
on Dec 09, 2014
Wig and extensions experts share the latest and most popular state-of-the-art products to give clients the confidence they’re looking for. Each year, wigs and extensions gain popularity, and the array of products for the professional salon arena expands, making it easy to offer clients endless options for a whole new
on Dec 08, 2014
SNOWBALL EFFECT The holiday season is the perfect time for salons to catch up on annual sales goals and get clients ready for the new year. Whether it’s introducing themed services or evening soirées, there’s an option for everyone. Privato Salon & Spa in Bakersfield, CA hosts Ladies’ Night, and sells
on Dec 07, 2014
Inspired by stones-turned-jewels, Abraham Sprinkle of Keratin Complex imparts blondes with brilliant color and beautiful depth. For a collection spotlighting bombshell blondes, seen exclusively on these pages, Keratin Complex International Creative Team Member Abraham Sprinkle relied on tools of the trade—haircolor,
on Dec 07, 2014
Each season, designers spotlight color trends, but a variety of hues popped up in another medium at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014. Stylists spotlighted haircolor in their creations, from pastels to electric blues. Here, we round up a few favorites. Herve Leger The hair at Herve Leger’s