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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 Feb 03, 2015
Kelsy Osterman   Kelsy Osterman, a stylist at Cutler Salon in New York City, is always in motion, sharing her vision and energy for hairdressing nationwide, from Los Angeles to New York. Osterman treats styling hair as an art form, and has been recognized for her talent by industry influencers, whom she’s
on Feb 02, 2015
New Money A few years ago, a client at The Drawing Room New York was checking currency rates on his phone as he sat in the styling chair, recalls salon owner Clyde Elezi. “We started talking about this new currency that’s available,” he says. The bitcoin, a digital currency created in 2009 used for electronic
on Feb 02, 2015
American Dream In a historical building in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia sits Styles Inspired by Marc, a full-service barbershop with a vintage Americana feel and modern detail. Its owner, Marcus Williams, dreamt of styling hair at an early age, and as a teenager he paid his peers to cut their
on Feb 02, 2015
In this American Salon exclusive, Asian-inspired beauty and samurai style triumph. For his latest collection, titled Asian Warrior, Rush Artistic Team member and previous British Hairdressing Awards winner Seung-Ki Baek tapped into his Korean heritage and samurai culture. “My vision was to create powerful and strong
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