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on Mar 10, 2010
TallGrass Aveda Spa and Salon (Evergreen, CO) hosted a Cut-a-Thon in February to benefit Starfish One by One, a nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to rural Mayan children. Participants were encouraged to make a $50 donation and receive a consultation, haircut, styling and paraffin dip. In
on Mar 09, 2010
Nelson J Salon (Beverly Hills, CA) announced a new partnership with Los Angeles-based The Samburu Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping provide communities in the Samburu District of Kenya with easy access to clean, safe drinking water, through the drilling of wells. "Water is the lifeblood for all
on Feb 24, 2010
Take a look at some recent appointments and promotions in the salon and beauty industry: Andis Company appointed Thomas George as vice president, operations and promoted Ivan Zoot to director of education and customer engagement. Grooming Lounge has hired John Mulgrew, former President of American Crew, to head up
on Feb 18, 2010
At Cesar Galindo, hair and makeup were both inspired by Joan Jett. Lead hairstylist for Redken Holli Smith gave models one of two different hairstyles, either a mullet-inspired wig or fringe bangs and a ponytail. To create the wig look, Smith used Forceful 23 Super Strength Finishing Spray to give hair a matte finish. The
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on Feb 17, 2010
Last night, I went backstage at Stage 37 to check out the hair and makeup at Clandestine Industries by Pete Wentz. For makeup, the Sephora PRO Beauty Team, led by Jose Rivera, created looks that fit the individual personality and style of each model. Rivera told me that he asked each model to pose, smile and tell him his/

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