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Karie Bennett

Surviving Sandy: Arrojo Studio

With a live education event in progress when the superstorm hit, Arrojo Studio had to find shelter for 60 visiting Arrojo ambassadors, all while trying to fulfill product orders and communicate with salon clients without access to power.

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Surviving Sandy: Stories of Courage and Strength

A salon closed for days by Hurricane Sandy keeps spirits up with a belated Halloween celebration—see how they dealt with the crisis.

Diving for Gold

Just before diver Cassidy Krug leaves for London and the 2012 Olympics, Karie Bennett grabs a quick interview, sends Krug off with a new haircut and promises a post-Games makeover.

The Stylist's Champion: Harry D. Wood

After a successful 20-year styling career and several leadership roles at the Van Michael Salon in Atlanta, Georgia, Harry D. Wood felt that developing an educational program that helped stylists excel at their careers and enhance their income was his next entrepreneurial progression.

Do You Want Fries With That?

Are you an artist? Or are you simply taking an order?

Get Pinned!

Get ready to pin! Karie Bennett introduces you to Pinterest, the latest and great in social media and shows you how her salon is using it.

What's Your Credo?

Everyone needs a credo—a philosophy, words to live by. What are yours? Salon Owner and Blogger Karie Bennett shares hers.

Women of Substance: Karie Bennett

WHEN KARIE BENNETT cut her bangs on her third birthday, her family didn’t know she was taking the first step on her career path. And when the young stylist took her first styling job at Command Performance, she hadn’t yet envisioned that she’d own two (soon three) salons, capture the 2011 NAHA Salon Master of Business Award and follow another path by enrolling in the Writer’s Group at Stanford University and becoming a magazine and newspaper writer. “It all seemed to unfold depending on the choices I made.” she says “I wasn’t afraid to take a risk or make a mistake.”

Recruiting from the Trenches

Recruiting future superstars from the beauty colleges in my area has always been an important component in our business growth.

Leading Lady

In this one-on-one interview, Hollywood’s favorite male grooming expert Diana Schmidtke offers the behind-the-scenes look at her job styling on the set; details her newest adventure with John Paul Mitchell Systems’ Mitch, and tells you what your male clients really think.