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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 Jan 20, 2015
Love Story In anticipation of the film Fifty Shades of Grey (Focus Features, 2015), OPI launched six limited-edition nail lacquers. The collection includes five shades of gray, and one rich red hue to complement the movie’s Valentine’s Day weekend premiere. “The collection captures the mood, feelings and emotions of
on Dec 30, 2014
Redken channels the silver screen’s golden girls in an exclusive collection. “Hollywood color trends set the stage for the rest of the world and defy the misconception that highlights are just for blondes,” says Redken Celebrity Colorist Tracey Cunningham. No one knows this better than she does, as the owner of Mèche
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