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New and Notable

May 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty, Carrie Watson, Natalie Gonzalez
Great Lengths When some men let their hair down for a role, their sex appeal goes way up. We look back at the films that made sex symbols out of four now-famous actors. There's...
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A family Tradition

May 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
With the opening of De Berardinis in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, owner Adrian De Berardinis is following in the footsteps of his esteemed hairdresser father, Giancarlo, who owns a...
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It's in the Cards

May 01 2008 | By Natalie Gonzalez
The Lanai salon in Warren, Ohio, brings the beach to the Midwest. The business card reflects the salon's laid-back, summertime theme with a large, colorful palm tree on the left, while the...
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Shine A Light

May 01 2008 | By Carrie Watson
Sophisticated lighting is crucial to a salon's success, says Michele Pelafas, owner of Chicago-based Michele Pelafas Salon & Spa Interior Design, who has been designing salons and spas...
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Green is the New Black

May 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
Since opening in April 2003, Matthew Michael's Salon & Spa in Orlando has become the fastest-growing Aveda salon in Central Florida. From design to community outreach, the salon strives...
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Jump Start Your Week

May 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
Salon and spa business-coaching company Strategies has a cure for the Monday morning blues: a new Monday Morning Wake-up Call chock-full of ideas to help business owners achieve greater...
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Signature Service

May 01 2008 | By Natalie Gonzalez
THE SPA AT RANCHO BERNARDO INN in San Diego imparts new meaning to the phrase "made fresh daily"—the Made Fresh Daily body treatment utilizes seasonal organic produce from nearby...
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Industry Experts Share Tips for Success

May 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
The French-born brothers Serge and Gaston Safar have been in the salon business for 30 years, starting with the opening of the Safar Salon on Boston's Newbury Street. Now they own three...
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Techie Teaching

May 01 2008 | By Natalie Gonzalez
After 25 years of experience as a platform artist and educator, Sam Villa, Redken education artistic director, has taken his knowledge of the industry to the Web with samvilla.com. "The...
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No Strings Attached

May 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
Wireless devices have become almost indispensable in the business world, but they're also turning up in salons, where they're being used to make day-to-day operations run more efficiently and...
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