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Showtime in Florida

Dec 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
Florida in August is hot to begin with, but just ask the 43,000-plus beauty professionals who flocked to Orlando on August 28-29, and they'll tell you it was even hotter at the Premiere...
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New York's Finest

Dec 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
If your New Year's resolution includes inspiring and practical education, make yourself a note now. IBS New York takes place April 30 to May 2, 2006, and a group of outstanding...
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Making Sense of Statistics

Nov 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
Both this month's cover story and our "Southwest Flavor" feature make me think affectionately of my friend Maritza. She's a huge fan of Latin music and dance, and she possesses a very unique...
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Big Business

Nov 01 2005 | By Brett Vinovich
Hardly a day goes by that I don't stop to realize that I really do have one of the best jobs in the world. As publisher of this magazine, it's been my great privilege to visit salons across...
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American Salon welcomes celebrated London stylist and two-time British Hairdresser of the Year award winner Beverly C as our newest columnist.

Nov 01 2005 | By Beverly C
I'm absolutely thrilled to be writing this column for American Salon and look forward to sharing with you news from the London salon scene, especially my artistry, technical and business...
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Brad Johns, Clairol global color director and artisitc director of Avon Salon & Spa, explains the equation for gaining your clients' trust.

Nov 01 2005 | By Brad Johns
In my 30-plus years as a colorist, I've heard all kinds of questions from clients expressing their concerns about the coloring process. Many of them find haircolor baffling: Will it damage...
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Backstage at the Spring 2006 Collections during New York's Fashion Week, Ruth creates versatile looks for 7th Heaven star Beverley Mitchell.

Nov 01 2005 | By Ruth Roche
Fashion week has more than one dimension. The obvious one is the designers' shows themselves—the clothes, the runway models, the crowds in the tents. But the other dimension—...
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When a client gives you complete artistic freedom, it's time to let your imagination soar—and your confidence kick in.

Nov 01 2005 | By Billy B.
I think you'll agree that if you ask any makeup artist or hairdresser what makes a perfect client, they'll tell you that the ideal situation for any of us is having a client who is inspired...
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When the Going Gets Tough

Nov 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
It's Saturday, and you have another crazy day ahead of you at your salon. You're booked solid, one of your staffers has called in sick and another one is running late, your accountant...
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Burning Desires

Nov 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
What do Bill Gates, Martin Luther King and Vidal Sassoon have in common? Each of these visionaries had an idea that they turned from potential into solid reality, ultimately impacting our...
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