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Announcing the 2016 Salons of the Year Finalists

Salon Today is pleased to announce the 20 finalists for the 2016 Salons of the Year. All 20 finalists will be profiled in the June issue of Salon Today. The winner of the competition will be announced live at the Premiere Orlando Beauty Event in Orlando, Florida, on June 4, 2016. At the event, the cover of the June issue, which will feature the winning salon, will be revealed.

Check back in to salontoday.com to see pictures and profiles of each of the finalists.

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Sport Clips Haircuts Celebrates 1,500th Store Milestone and Gives Back

 Sport Clips Haircuts celebrated the opening of its 1,500th location, which happens to be in Founder and CEO Gordon Logan’s hometown of Sumter, S.C., by giving back to area youth. The milestone opening was marked with a $15,000 donation to Toys for Tots to provide gifts to children in the state’s Sumter, Lee and Clarendon counties. The contribution from Sport Clips will enable the Marines of Detachment 1202 to put Christmas smiles on the faces of approximately 3,000 additional children in the local area.

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Ulta Beauty’s Sandy Ovington Named to ISBN’s Board of Trustees

Sandy Ovington, vice president of merchandising for Ulta Beauty, has been named to the International SalonSpa Business Network’s Board of Trustees. In this role, she will lead the owners of the only international association for multi-unit salon and spa companies in growing both their own businesses, as well as the professional beauty industry.

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See Your Favorite Industry Headliners in Minerva Beauty's "We Believe" Video

Minerva Beauty is far more than just a website or a company that sells salon equipment, it features real people serving real clients across the globe. Their goal is to help their artists succeed in the hairstyling industry by offering quality products, opportunities in education and business, being philanthropic, and more.

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Celebrating Stylist Appreciation Day

Shortcuts Software has paid more than lip service to hairstylists this year for Stylist Appreciation Day on 30 April; the company has created a video about the joys of working in the world’s most beautiful industry.

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Deep Dive with Ammon Carver About L'Anza Healing Haircare

MODERN SALON interviewed Global Creative Director Ammon Carver about L'Anza Healing Haircare. We ask all of the questions you have been dying to know about the company!

MODERN SALON: Tell us more about the company. Who is L’ANZA? What is their vision/mission? Do you have a specific mission for 2016?
AMMON CARVER: L’ANZA is an independent, salon-exclusive products company dedicated solely to the professional stylist that's sold in 46 countries around the globe.

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Merging Talent and Trust to Create Psy-Cosmetology

“When I ask stylists, ‘What business are you in?’ most answer the hair business.  But they are really in the people business,” Jay Williams says.  “And once you understand what business you are in, everything else becomes crystal clear.”

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Introducing Inspire: A Night Celebrating Beauty Entrepreneurs

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) recently announced INSPIRE: A Night Celebrating Beauty Entrepreneurs.  INSPIRE, to be held Saturday, July 23rd, will kick-off PBA’s Beauty Week and the CPNA exhibition. This event will also feature the live Beauty Pitch 2016 competition.

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