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on Jul 01, 2005
Like so many of you, Serge Normant knew from an early age that he wanted to be a hairdresser. Growing up in the suburbs of Paris, he learned about high fashion from the couture shoots he saw in his mother's fashion magazines and from Hollywood via the big screen. After a two-year apprenticeship at a local salon,
on Jun 01, 2005
My mother recently had her first professional manicure. Imagine my horror when she told me the nail technician talked on her cell phone during the entire service! And, according to Mom, the conversation was "not pleasant." I might be inclined to say that these things happen, except that I heard a similar story not
on May 01, 2005
Full, sexy brows are back in demand, yet many clients ignore or take minimal care of what could be their best asset. "Eyebrows are important because they balance the face," says Laura Sabessar, an eyebrow specialist at Hair Fashions East in New York, who has been doing brows for 13 years. "You can have the best
on May 01, 2005
The Fall 2005 Hollywould collection proved the perfect testing ground for Aveda's new product, Pure Abundance Volumizing Hair Spray. To complement the opulent clothing, lead stylist Mark Garrison put a modern twist on 80s glam hair, citing such inspirations as Francesco Scavullo's Cosmopolitan covers, From Russia With Love
on May 01, 2005
Each month we get a steady stream of letters and e-mails here at American Salon. And each month, at least a couple of you ask a question like this one: Robbin McClain I live and work in a small town and desperately need to branch out. I would love to work more in fashion or with celebrities but have no