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.
By Lauren Heist | Updated: 06/21/2011 11:58:02 PM
This brand-new tech-based beauty solution for the tech-obsessed client, incepted by esthetician Joanna Czech, is a neck treatment that includes a gentle and soothing massage to combat the results of a new phenomenon she has noticed: the continual use of PDA's such as iPhone and Blackberry creating lines and stress on the neck from looking down to text, tweet, e-mail, etc.
Updated: 05/19/2011 2:35:10 PM
SOME EXPECTANT MOTHERS still worry about coloring their hair during pregnancy. Salon owner Rick Fogarty of Plan B Cut and Color Boutique, in Cambridge, MA, realized a growing need for less invasive color service and felt the “Healthy Glow” associated with pregnancy “shouldn’t end at the neck.” With this in mind, he developed a technique for off-the-scalp color applications called Color Me Baby, exclusive to his salon.
Updated: 05/11/2011 10:19:10 AM
It’s the ultimate balancing act. You never want to run out of a product, but you don’t
want to purchase so much that products are gathering dust on your shelves or in
the dispensary. Three experts, a salon owner, president of a product manufacturer
and a distributor marketing director, share how to get the numbers right. Read perspectives from Dawn Marie Walstrom, Jim DeBerry and Kim McMurphy on “What is the key to Salon Inventory Management”.
Updated: 05/10/2011 11:07:47 AM
The spring beauty shows were aflutter with feather
extensions. Salon Today was intrigued, but wondered if
clients are equally excited about the trend, so we asked
salons what’s hot in their own markets, how they are
marketing feathers and how clients are responding.