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This month, Ruth and RARE's director of education, Bradley Irion, dip into our readers' mailbag to answer some questions about handling clients' concerns and requests.

Feb 01 2006 | By Ruth Roche
Occasionally a client will come into the salon with a picture of a celebrity, asking for a similar long hairstyle. It's one thing when the client is 20-or 30-something, but when she's...
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After paying a visit to his hometown of Aberdeen, Mississippi, Billy shares a treasured bit of classic Americana.

Feb 01 2006 | By Billy B.
The sign is as nondescript as the red-brick building it has been gracing on South Maple Street, in Aberdeen, MS, since 1956: VAUGHN'S BEAUTY COLLEGE. But behind this modest facade is such an...
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Taking Care of Business

Feb 01 2006 | By David Adams
In 2004, salon consumers spent $11.4 billion on haircolor services. Haircolor is the largest product category salons purchase, representing 23.4 percent of total product purchases. Those...
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Suburban Chic

Feb 01 2006 | By Carrie Watson
When Ronald Lawler opened One Salon & Spa two years ago in the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook, IL, his goal was to create a high-end...
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Priced to Sell

Feb 01 2006 | By Robbin McClain
How much time and attention do you give to pricing? Do you simply dust off the old price list once in a blue moon and think about whether to increase it or not? According to Andrew...
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Training Day

Feb 01 2006 | By Kelley Donahue
Ask just about any stylist what their clients' biggest pet peeve is, and chances are likely it's their frustration at not being able to replicate that "fresh-out-of-the-salon" look at home....
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Beauty Harvest

Feb 01 2006 | By Carrie Watson
It's a classic Catch-22: Chemical processing and thermal styling beget beautiful hair, but over time, these processes can wreak havoc,...
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Skin Survival Guide

Feb 01 2006 | By Carrie Watson
If you think your clients' hair and scalps are the only victims of winter's plummeting temperatures, biting winds and overheated homes, you may be overlooking another seasonal sufferer...
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Shop

Feb 01 2006 | By American Salon Staff
1 DENNIS BERNARD Color Filler Insurance is a powerful tool that ensures color results as it equalizes hair porosity for even color absorption and development of...
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World Cultures

Feb 01 2006 | By American Salon Staff
Much to the delight of the more than 4,000 beauty professionals representing 10 countries in attendance, this year's Aveda Congress proved once again that it truly is a small world after all...
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