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Signature Service

Jul 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
Customers from all over the West Coast are heading to TEN PACHI SALON in Seattle to get a Digital Perm, a cousin of Japanese thermal reconditioning. During the treatment, hair is wrapped...
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Promotion for Pennies

Jul 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
Don't have the budget to hire a marketing or public relations expert to promote your salon? Do it yourself by tapping into your creativity instead of your savings account, says Debbi Kickham...
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At Your Service

Jul 01 2008 | By Rachel Aguiar
"It's all about the customer." You've probably heard this phrase many times. In fact, you may have centered your entire business philosophy on these words—but can the same be said...
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Members Only

Jul 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
One of the best ways to attain a devoted clientele is to start a loyalty or membership program to reward clients for purchasing retail products, completing service visits, referring new...
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Our Town

Jul 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
1. Hair by Bennie and Friends When Hair by Bennie and Friends owner Bennie Pollard opened his salon 16 years ago, he chose an area of the city close to the downtown business...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Jul 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
Originally named Turkeytown due to the presence of wild turkeys in the area, New Providence, NJ, was renamed in 1759 when the balcony of a Presbyterian church collapsed without causing a...
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My Brilliant Career

Jul 01 2008 | By Rachel Aguiar
Even when she was three years old, cutting her baby doll's hair in her hometown of Hickory, NC, Frances London DuBose knew that styling hair was her life. "It's the love of my life...
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White House

Jul 01 2008 | By Kelley Donahue
Hollywood, CA, has long enjoyed a reputation for being an epicenter of innovative design and creative vision. With the debut of Spa Luce, a 6,400-square-foot luxury boutique beauty...
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Beauty Lab

Jul 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
1. PLANT POWER Amala, a new paraben-free skincare line from Germany, features certified-organic whole plant ingredients. The Hydrating Toner, shown here, contains...
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Down to Earth

Jul 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
It's widely known that botanicals— substances of or relating to plants or plant life—are important in maintaining the body's health. Now, botanicals are turning up more often...
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