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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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The Learning Curve

Jul 01 2005 | By Robbin McClain
Like so many of you, Serge Normant knew from an early age that he wanted to be a hairdresser. Growing up in the suburbs of Paris, he learned about high fashion from the couture shoots he saw...
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And you think you work long days? Ruth shares the styling techniques she used to create these three glamorous looks for Amerie's new music video.

Jul 01 2005 | By Ruth Roche
A lot of you may know Amerie from her hit single One Thing. I got to know her really well recently, when I worked on her video for the title track for Touch, her latest CD. Ruth Roche...
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Why shouldn't men enjoy the level of salon services women have come to expect? Here, Billy B. shares his favorite grooming tips, techniques, and products.

Jul 01 2005 | By Billy B.
It's interesting being a man in the beauty industry. It's my passion and job to make women more beautiful. But what about us men? There are more days than not that I wake up jet-lagged and...
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Interior Motives

Jul 01 2005 | By Jean Luo
Salons provide a backdrop for beauty, but some are also a sight to behold. Exploring bold new horizons in contemporary design, Salons and Spas: The Architecture of Beauty, by Julie Sinclair...
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Making Good Employees Better

Jul 01 2005 | By Mary Novitsky
Is your salon staff operating at its full earning and learning potential? According to Jon Gonzales, founder and president of...
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Online Delivery

Jul 01 2005 | By Heather Mikesell
Recognizing the role the Internet plays in his clients' lives, Daired Ogle, owner of Daired's Salon and Spa Pangéa, in Arlington, TX, introduced e-mail delivery of gift certificates and...
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