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Business of Beauty, Beauty of Business

Aug 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
During the International Beauty Show in New York this past April, I met a salon owner who was beyond frustrated. She had owned her business for some years and had worked hard at making it a...
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Mind the Scalp

Aug 01 2005 | By Jean Luo
Healthy hair is an eye-catching sight, but the scalp hidden below is the real foundation for beauty. Buried beneath a mass of locks, the scalp determines the hair's strength, density and...
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Hot Shots

Aug 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
ISHOKAAfter ash blonde highlights were added to a pale blonde base, the hair was cut with radical layering from the center, allowing it to blend from shorter to longer layers in an...
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American Beauty

Aug 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
Frederic Holzberger, president and CEO of Fredric's Corporation, celebrated his 20th year of service to beauty pros by hosting the Mid America Tour, an educational extravaganza that was...
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Come Together

Aug 01 2005 | By Jean Luo
Throughout her 38-year career, Pat Helmandollar has played the role of employee, boss, one-woman-salon owner and stylist to thousands of clients. The industry veteran now applies these...
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A Snapshot of NCA Membership

Aug 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
The National Cosmetology Association (NCA) recently commissioned an independently conducted assessment survey, drawing information about the demographics, wants and needs of its members...
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Winning Big

Jul 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
The temperature wasn't the only thing heating up in New York this spring. After the opening day of IBS on April 17, the hottest party of the season took place at Crobar, where over 1,400 of...
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Shop

Jul 01 2005 | By American Salon Staff
1 DENNIS BERNARD Give your clients longer-lasting color with TCA2, a new formula from The Color Accelerator. TCA2 softens the hair before a resistant or hard-to-deposit...
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Frédéric shares his strategic maneuvers for creating volume and curls.

Jul 01 2005 | By Frédéric Fekkai
The renewed interest in all that is feminine has made gorgeous, rolling waves the definitive hair trend this year—witness the models who prowled the catwalks with plenty of volume and...
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Just This Once

Jul 01 2005 | By James Alkon
I'm writing this column just this once. That's because I'm not the kind of publishing executive who feels the need to preach insights and observations if I don't have them. But alas, I am a...
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