Salon & Spa Tours

SALON TOUR: French- & Italian-Inspired Zazu Salon in Downtown Chicago
Salon Tour: Aveda Men's Grooming Shop
Salon Tour: Mod's Hair LA
SALON TOUR: Wonderland Beauty Parlor in NYC
Salon Tour: RPZL Hair Extension Bar in NYC
The Anatomy of Strong Retail Design
Announcing the Salons of the Year 2016
SALON TOUR: Louis Licari and Rodney Cutler Join Forces to Open Licari Cutler Salon in New York
Salons of the Year 2016: NAAVA Salon and Spa
Salons of the Year 2016: Don Angelos Aveda Lifestyle Salon
Salons of the Year 2016: 8
Salons of the Year 2016: Tangerine Salon
Salons of the Year 2016: Niki Moon Salon
Salons of the Year 2016: Namaste Salon and Spa
Salons of the Year 2016: Metro Barber
Salons of the Year: Martino Cartier Salon

Latest Headlines

Salon Today 200 The team at Rock Paper Scissor SalonSpa in Santa Fe, NM.
Salon Today 200

2017 Salon Today 200: Employee Education

Stacey Soble | December 3, 2016

For the most successful service providers, education is a career-long process. The best salons develop systems to strengthen the skills and confidnece of their newest team members, whicle encouraging their seasoned staff to continually stretch by brining education into the salon or supporting those who venture out to seek new skills. Find out which salons received top honors in the Salon Today 200 by developing strong education programs.

Salon Today 200 The open concept reception table at Lavish in Webster, TX.
Salon Today 200

2017 Salon Today 200: Customer Service

Stacey Soble | December 1, 2016

When it comes to a client building a long-term relationship with a salon, the level of service a guest receives can be more important than the precision of the haircut of the quality of the color. Customer service impacts the client's overall experience, and the salons and spas who deliver it during each and every visit boost their overall sales along with their client retention figures. Find out who made this year's Salon Today 200 list in Customer Service.


The Shine Brush by Wet Brush

Elizabeth Jakaitis | December 1, 2016

From the makers of Wet Brush, comes the Shine Brush, designed specifically to smooth and shine hair. Similar to the Wet Brush, The Shine Brush works great on wet hair, but was uniquely created to work exceptionally well on dry hair and with a blow dryer.

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November/December 2016



Alison Alhamed

Editor in Chief, MODERN SALON

Elizabeth Jakaitis

Assistant Editor

Lauren Quick

Senior Editor

Maggie Mulhern

Beauty and Fashion Director, MODERN SALON

Stacey Soble

Editor in Chief, Salon Today

Anne Moratto

West Coast Beauty and Markets Editor

Rosanne Ullman

Project Editor

Lauren Salapatek

Web Editor

Jamie Newman

Associate Editor

David Maderich

Makeup Artist

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Jeff Grissler


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Beth Minardi

Owner - Minardi Salon

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Owner - Evoke Brand Strategies

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Laurel Nelson


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President - Group 3 Marketing

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Kristi Valenzuela

Founder - Crystal Focus Salon Coaching

Neil Ducoff

Founder and CEO - Strategies

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