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First Blush

Sep 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, tweens and teens will account for 15 percent of the U.S. population (40.9 million) in 2007. What can you do to capitalize on this young, lucrative market...
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Managing with Heart

Sep 01 2005 | By Carrie Watson
William George may be passionate about hairstyling, but step inside his salon on Boston's prestigious Newbury Street, and you'll know his first love is art. Designed by architects from the...
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Straightaway

Sep 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
If you've been looking for a creative way to take clients' strands from curly to straight in record time, the search is over. Bio Ionic's ReTeXpress harnesses advanced ionic technology to...
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New Horizons

Sep 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
Fall has always been my favorite time of year. There's a sense of excitement in the air, and the promise of new beginnings. I made a big life change one September when I moved to New York...
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Handle with Care

Sep 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
Clients may fight frizzies in summer and flyaways in winter, but no matter what time of year, their hands always take a beating. With this in mind, Simone, director of reflexology and...
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Summer School

Sep 01 2005 | By Kelley Donahue
Forty salon owners proved to be quick studies when they attended the first-ever UCLA Anderson Executive Salon Management Program, which was held last June at UCLA's Anderson School of...
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Political Pampering

Sep 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
For the sixth year in a row, the Professional Beauty Federation (PBF) hosted more than 800 legislators and their key staffers at Welcome to Our World, an educational event that...
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Brad Johns, artistic director of Avon Salon & Spa, discusses what to do when a client—or you—doesn't like her haircolor.

Sep 01 2005 | By Brad Johns
Over the years, I've answered a number of questions from salon owners and stylists, both through this column in American Salon and at educational events. Aside from specific technical...
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Step Right Up

Sep 01 2005 | By Carrie Watson
Some salons thrive on walk-in customers, others are strictly by appointment. We asked salon pros whether they market to unscheduled clients and what percentage of their business comes...
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Adopt A Shelter

Sep 01 2005 | By Salon's Against Domestic Abuse
Domestic abuse statistics in the United States are horrifying: Each day, four women in this country are murdered by an intimate male partner; every 15 seconds, a woman is battered by an...
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