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The Client's Perspective

Jun 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
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...
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Payday

Jun 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
Four years ago, Tina Morschauser and Gretchen Brown, co-owners of Rejuvenation Spa in Madison, WI, found themselves dealing with employees who displayed a lack of teamwork, poor attitudes...
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Smooth Talker

Jun 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
They may call it the good old summertime, but let's face it: Those hazy, hot and humid days can be a real bummer when it comes to taming clients' out-of-control hair. Fortunately, Nick...
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Zoom Ahead

Jun 01 2005 | By Bonnie Gibbs
In March, hundreds of stylists from across the country gathered at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas to attend Goldwell's Trend Zoom 05, which offered two days of inspiration, entertainment and...
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NCA Relaunches Web Site

Jun 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
Want up-to-the-minute news and information on special events? Looking for a resource in the professional salon industry? NCA members get that and a lot more when they log onto the NCA's...
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The Business of Beauty

Jun 01 2005 | By Darice Gall
Managing a salon requires skills in many areas–from hiring your staff to serving your clients to understanding the finances. To help you cope with the challenges of today's rapid-fire...
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Brad Johns, artistic director of Avon Salon & Spa, discusses the most difficult color to achieve and maintain—red.

Jun 01 2005 | By Brad Johns
Red haircolor has always been a staple of glamour. Rita Hayworth, whom I consider the iconic auburn, made the shade popular back in the 40s, and various celebrities have worn it well since...
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Treatment Trends

Jun 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
YON-KA PARIS AROMATIC SCALP TREATMENTTHIS This 15-minute service can be incorporated as an add-on to any facial treatment. First, Yon-Ka Paris's Yon-Ka Serum is distributed...
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Child's Play

May 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
What's more fun than a barrel of monkeys? Not much—except for, possibly, Wild Monkey, a lively, kid-friendly salon in Cicero, NY, and the brainchild of its high-energy owner, Lynn...
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Frédéric shows how to create the next wave in today's very sexy hairstyles.

May 01 2005 | By Frédéric Fekkai
This season, forget about the flat iron. The modern femininity that's ruling the runways for spring and summer calls for a return to soft, bouncy, natural-looking waves. This means that...
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