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From the Heart

Oct 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
Fully 86 percent of women with cancer say that looking good helps them feel better and gives them more confidence to cope with their disease, according to a 2002 survey. Now, helping those...
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Get Inspired IBS New York

Oct 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
Ask top hairdressers where they get their creative inspiration and many mention the great cities of the world. Odile Gilbert likes to hit the streets of Tokyo to see the latest innovative...
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United In Relief

Oct 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
As this issue of American Salon goes to press in early September, a scant two weeks after thousands of people in Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi found themselves homeless, helpless and in...
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Brad Johns, artistic director of Avon Salon & Spa, discusses the unique aspects of a mentor relationship and the impact it can have on your career.

Oct 01 2005 | By Brad Johns
As a haircolorist, I love what I do. I'm as excited today about my art as I was when I first started out in the business almost 30 years ago. One reason is because I was fortunate enough to...
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Frederic bids a fond farewell to the fans of his monthly column.

Oct 01 2005 | By Frédéric Fekkai
It is with great nostalgia that I write this month's column for American Salon. Serving as a contributing editor for the magazine has been one of the most rewarding roles I've taken on in my...
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Sep 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
1 REDKEN 5TH AVENUE NYC The Redken color team has created an extension to the company's popular Color Gels permanent conditioning haircolor line. New clear and green...
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Hello Kiddie

Sep 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
Ask any stylist and they'll tell you cutting kids' hair is easy—once you've learned every last trick in the book for helping them stay still and safe in your styling chair. Ivan Zoot...
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Family Values

Sep 01 2005 | By Brett Vinovich
Attending this year's North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) was truly one of the high points of my annual trip to Las Vegas for Cosmoprof this summer. Not only did the industry come...
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Frederic and his team shine a spotlight on easy glamour and help spark a Russian revolution at the fall Diane Von Furstenberg collection.

Sep 01 2005 | By Frédéric Fekkai
I absolutely love being part of New York Fashion Week, an event I've long considered to be the premiere stage for showcasing trends to the entire world. This season, as in previous ones, I...
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An unexpected e-mail leads Ruth to remember a stylist she'll never forget and cherish the lessons he shared.

Sep 01 2005 | By Ruth Roche
We live in a world of busy distractions. As salon owners, you know what I mean—there's always one more thing to do. Yet, there are times when something comes out of nowhere to knock...
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