Mary Novitsky

Mary Novitsky

Mary Novitsky

Stories by Mary Novitsky

I'm a huge fan of TLC's What Not to Wear, so getting to work with Nick Arrojo, the show's hair makeover magician, on this month's cover story was a real...
Your longtime color client arrives for her regular appointment, and your conversation with her goes something like this: "What would you like to do today? The same thing as last...
For a long time, I used to get my hair cut at a pleasant, low-key salon in midtown Manhattan. It wasn't particularly convenient to where I lived or worked, but...
It would be wishful thinking on my part to say that spring is in the air—not in New York, anyway. With Christmas just a recent memory and the new year...
The holiday season may be over, but the long winter months loom ahead—along with their relentless assault on hair, skin and nails. This time of year, salon clients need their...
For most of us here at American Salon, the holiday season is a really fun time of year in New York. The city is bustling with shoppers and tourists, the...
When it comes to smoothing, straightening and shaping hair, nothing holds a candle to thermal styling irons. For as long as they've been on the styling scene, they continue to...
Both this month's cover story and our "Southwest Flavor" feature make me think affectionately of my friend Maritza. She's a huge fan of Latin music and dance, and she possesses...
It's Saturday, and you have another crazy day ahead of you at your salon. You're booked solid, one of your staffers has called in sick and another one is running...
If there's a single word to describe the trend in hair today, it's texture. And no one knows this better than the perm experts at Avlon Industries. Their Ferm conditioning...