Kelley Donahue

Kelley Donahue

Kelley Donahue

An accomplished writer, Kelley Donahue is passionate about all things beauty. She currently serves as the EDITORIAL DIRECTOR of American Salon, where she is responsible for sourcing new industry trends, creating content and curating eye-catching imagery designed to inform, inspire and engage the iconic brand’s audience. Donahue previously held other roles at the publication beginning in 1994, and started her career in beauty at Redken, managing the company’s public relations activities. Aside from covering the professional beauty arena, Donahue enjoys planning her getaways to Tuscany, Italy.

Stories 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...
Longer, warmer days are a sure signal that spring has sprung, making it time for fashionistas to whip out those strappy Jimmy Choos. Fortunately, getting winter-weathered feet in sandal-worthy condition...
Hollywood's Kodak Theatre—home of the Academy Awards—has long been a venue filled with drama. Fittingly, this was the case in January, when Sebastian Professional creative director Robert Lobetta presented "The...
Image-conscious Los Angelenos looking to erase fine lines and wrinkles sans surgery are heading to top skincare establishments like the M Aesthetics Spa for the latest skincare miracle cure: Actifirm's...
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....
Textured, spiky hair—a perennial favorite among Hollywood hipsters and trendy fashionistas—continues to turn heads this season. This time around, the hottest crops fuse asymmetry with graduation to deliver loads of...
Pumpkin—that perennial favorite used in holiday cooking—is headed straight out of the patch and into the salon this season. That's the word from the beauty gurus at Zazúon and Day...
What do Bill Gates, Martin Luther King and Vidal Sassoon have in common? Each of these visionaries had an idea that they turned from potential into solid reality, ultimately impacting...
 




After enduring a season of intense heat, punishing rays and environmental pollutants, celebs and those in the know are literally saving face by indulging in the $250 Dermal Quench Treatment,...
A Beautiful Mind



Horst Rechelbacher is indeed a man of many talents. Not only a brilliant entrepreneur who forever changed the face of the professional beauty industry when he launched Aveda...