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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 Oct 13, 2014
Joi Rooks has been styling hair and makeup for more than two decades, with a resume that includes platform work, theater, runway, photo shoots, video and New York fashion week, and has been published in Allure and Vogue. Owner of Fresche Salon & Boutique and a member of the KMS Artistic Team, Rooks continues to
on Oct 12, 2014
Wig and makeup designer Mike Potter gives American Salon a backstage look at Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical, Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Andrew Rannells plays Hedwig, and wears eight different wigs designed by Mike Potter Andrew Rannells stars in John Cameron Mitchell’s and Stephen Trasks’ musical
on Oct 09, 2014
COLD CALLING Designers including Céline, Calvin Klein and Stella McCartney (seen here) may have had this past winter’s polar vortex in mind when they sent an array of cozy knits down the fall/winter 2014 catwalks. Silhouettes ranged from mohair skirts and tops and oversized sweaters to salt ’n’ pepper stretchy
on Oct 09, 2014
A stylist looks to bold female icons of the past and present for a red-hot collection. Created in celebration of powerful women like Joan of Arc and Hollywood’s bold redheads who are pushing boundaries in today’s culture, such as Julianne Moore and Christina Hendricks, is the Rebel Red collection from Vanessa Whitmarsh
on Oct 08, 2014
Hairstyles with mixed textures and attitude made an impression at these fall/winter 2014 fashion week shows. —Kristen Heinzinger PHOTOGRAPHY: COURTESY OF SCHWARZKOPF PROFESSIONAL (RAG & BONE, BETSEY JOHNSON); COURTESY OF WELLA PROFESSIONALS (JEREMY SCOTT): COURTESY OF CATWALK BY TIGI (NONOO)