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 RECOMMENDS: Salon Success Stories—Referrals, Retail, Online Booking and Hiring

Elizabeth Jakaitis | December 9, 2016

Salon ownership is about innovation; implementing new methods that will grow business and client satisfaction is key. At SALON TODAY, we're always on the lookout for accounts from salon owners on ways that they have made their business more efficient and profitable. Here are a collection of success stories gathered by Aveda Means Business which outline paths to gaining referrals, growing retail sales, implementing online booking and hiring smart.

Salon Today 200 The team from The Circle Salon on retreat at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago, IL.
Salon Today 200

2017 Salon Today 200: Salon Culture

December 9, 2016

Announcing the 2017 Honorees in the category of Salon Culture. Culture is that invisible, yet tangilbe, energy that binds and propels a team and attracts clients. A strong culture is hard to define and even more difficult to build. But when mastered, these salons are unstoppable.

Salon Today 200 When Ayla lost her hair during treatment for a rare form of leukemia, her sister and several members of her Brownie troop decided they wanted to donate hair to Wigs for Kids. The team at Impressions in Mequon, WI, made that happen, and here Ayla makes the first cut.
Salon Today 200

2017 Salon Today 200: Philanthropy

Stacey Soble | December 5, 2016

When salons and spas participate in community charities or organize their own philanthropic activity, the often are acting from the heart. But the goodwill generated from these activities serves as a powerful marketing tool and can propel both personal and professional growth. Here are our 2017 Salon Today 200 honorees in the category of Philanthropy.

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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

Ivan Zoot


Victoria Wurdinger


Jeff Grissler


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George Papanikolas

Celebrity Hairstylist

Patrick McIvor


Faatemah Ampey


Beth Minardi

Owner - Minardi Salon

Kelly Ehlers

Owner - Evoke Brand Strategies

Luis Alvarez


Jenny Gordon


Laurel Nelson


Leon Alexander

President of Eurisko

Valorie Reavis

Linkup Marketing

Bart Foreman

President - Group 3 Marketing

Karie Bennett


Kristi Valenzuela

Founder - Crystal Focus Salon Coaching

Neil Ducoff

Founder and CEO - Strategies

Allan Labos


Paul Tate

CEO - Shortcuts

Helen Oppenheim


Zane Hagy


Allyson King