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

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...
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...
Fully 86 percent of women with cancer say that looking good helps them feel better and gives them more confidence to cope with their disease, according to a 2002 survey....
 




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,...
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...
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...
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 Management...
When it comes to delivering instant gratification, LA's newest bastion of beauty on trendy West Melrose Avenue is literally hands and feet above the rest. Varnish—the brainchild of Kimberly McIntyre,...
Four years ago, Tina Morschauser and Gretchen Brown, co-owners of Rejuvenation Spa in Madison, WI, found themselves dealing with employees who displayed a lack of teamwork, poor attitudes and low...