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The Changing Color Landscape

By Stacey Soble | Updated: 12/17/2011 12:23:00 AM
Luxury home hair color lines, customized DIY color, and haircolor websites—David Adams and Virginia Meyer, the founders of Red Chocolate discuss your new color competition and how you can customize your services for a can't-beat experience.
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Handling the Thinning Hair Conversation

By Stacey Soble | Updated: 12/10/2011 10:21:00 AM
P&G's Reuben Carranza discusses the newest science related to thinning hair issues and how stylists can handle this delicate conversation with their clients.
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Women of Substance: Lynelle Lynch

By Stacey Soble | Updated: 10/11/2011 6:51:00 PM
Lynelle Lynch’s foray into the professional beauty arena was by chance. In fact, after college, her passion for fashion led her to a 15 career with Saks Fifth Avenue where she served as general manager for multiple stores across Southern California. After marrying her husband, who among his 26 business owned three beauty schools, Lynch found herself suddenly taking over Bellus Academy, when the school’s manager of 30 years passed away. “That was 6 years ago and it has been a wonderful journey revolutionizing Beauty Education and now we are focused on raising the brand of the industry!” Recently, Lynch pioneered the Beauty Changes Lives program, an initiative to designed to raise awareness of how careers in the hair, beauty and wellness industry transform lives.”
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The New Target Markets

Updated: 09/08/2011 2:14:00 PM
For this article, we decided to focus on four of these new niches, explore the forces that are driving them, and showcase the salon and stylists who’ve strengthened their businesses by delivering exactly what these niches want. We hope our exploration will help you think about your clients in a different way, even encourage you to line up a new niche in your sights.
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Enter the 2012 Salon Today 200

Updated: 08/08/2011 3:06:00 PM
The competition that was built on salon growth now stretches beyond it to examine all the best management practices that contribute to salon success. This year’s application includes 11 different competition categories.
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Temporary Tattoos: Now You See It, Now You Don't

By Stacey Soble | Updated: 08/04/2011 6:22:42 PM
According to a study conducted by the Pew Research Center in 2006, 36 percent of Americans between the ages of 18-25 and 40 percent of Americans between the ages of 26 to 40 have at least one tattoo. The ink-embellished definitely represent a significant part of the American public, and the professional beauty industry is starting to take notice. In the past years, temporary tattoo kits and special lotions designed to help maintain tattooed skin have popped up at industry trade shows.
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