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Salon Life '06

Apr 01 2006 | By American Salon Staff
Considering how complicated life can be sometimes, are you making the best of what you have? Perhaps you need a little guidance from acknowledged experts on money management, health and...
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Calling all Creatives

Apr 01 2006 | By Kelley Donahue
In all the excitement of the main stage and exhibit floor at IBS New York, it may be tempting to skip the business seminars. Don't miss them if you're interested in learning how to make more...
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Business in Barcelona

Apr 01 2006 | By Kelley Donahue
Beautiful Barcelona will serve as the host city for the 2006 Global Salon Business Forum & Awards, slated for June 3 to 6, 2006. This education and networking seminar, which addresses...
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Managing Your Life

Mar 01 2006 | By Brett Vinovich
Salon professionals often preach about balance and wellness, but a lot of them will admit they seldom live it. Now, Gordon Miller, executive director of the National Cosmetology Association...
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For all those who've ever toyed with the notion of becoming part of a franchise, Beverly C weighs in on the concept in this month's column

Mar 01 2006 | By Beverly C
Franchising, and the multitude of benefits it can bring to a salon owner, is a subject that's close to my heart. As the international creative director of Essensuals, I work very closely...
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Brad Johns, Clairol global color director and artistic director of Avon Salon & Spa, tells why it's good to give peace a chance.

Mar 01 2006 | By Brad Johns
I love coming to work. It makes me feel good knowing that I'm helping make a little part of the planet feel and look beautiful, and that's my art. But just as significantly, I love coming to...
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Life may not begin at 40, but to hear Billy B. tell it, it certainly doesn't stop there! Here, he explains why it's never too late to see your dreams come true.

Mar 01 2006 | By Billy B.
As most of you know, I'm 42, I've been doing makeup for years, and I'm often perceived as having the perfect career. The truth is, it's not perfect; no ones' is. There's...
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Back to his Roots

Mar 01 2006 | By Carrie Watson
With its baby grand piano, 40-bottle wine list and the aroma of freshly baked croissants wafting from the kitchen, Arium, a salon in the heart of Manhattan's meatpacking district, would...
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Girls Only

Mar 01 2006 | By Carrie Watson
Forget the golf course. Skip the steakhouse. Leave the sporting events to the guys. A growing number of professional women are booking salons and spas for get-togethers where they can talk...
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The Buzz on Clippers

Mar 01 2006 | By Wendy Corn
You already have scissor-hands; what more could a stylist need to create a fabulous haircut? "Clippers," says David Guerin, international artistic director for Oster Professional Products. "...
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