Topic: History

Story of Us, 1930-1940: Lost and Found

Salon owners in the ‘30s were entrepreneurs. As business-minded individuals, they knew it was vital to strengthen their existing client base. Rather than targeting a whole new clientele, they recognized...

Story of Us, 1920-1930: Show Time

The International Beauty Show (IBS New York) is one of the top trade shows for the professional beauty industry. American Salon’s sister group spearheads IBS every March and the show’s...

Story of Us, 1920-1930: Beauty Boom

By the 1920s, the beauty industry was picking up speed as many new products and services were introduced.

You can't argue with numbers. In 1921, the Census Bureau reported that approximately...