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How to Open and Run Your Own Salon: 7 Tips

There are a lot of factors at play when considering if you want to open and run your own salon; being the most talented stylist on your team doesn't necessarily equate to business savvy, according to Sam Villa, founding partner of Sam Villa ...

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Ahead of the Curve: Scottfree Salon Tour

If one salon can demonstrate that innovation breeds success, it is Scottfree Salon, a full-service boutique salon on chic Milwaukee Street in Downtown Milwaukee. From technological upgrades to new business models, an emphasis on education to products that promote comprehensive health, Scottfree Salon sees no limitations, only possibilities.

SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Bridal Beauty Boost at DePasquale The Spa

DePasquale The Spa in Morris Plains, New Jersey, utilizes its services to appeal to a big spring and summer market: brides!

MARKETING: Using Signs to Promote Your Business

We're of the opinion that clever, smart and bold signs are underutilized to promote salons. See some examples to get the ball rolling on your next sign!

SALON TOUR: Peter David Salon in Branford, Connecticut

The Peter David Salon in Branford, Conn., is the first of more than 50 L'Oréal Professional Concept Luxury Salons to be opened in 2014.

SALON TOUR: Sugar Hair Studio in Atlanta, Georgia

Sugar Hair Studio in Atlanta, Georgia, uses grey, yellow, white and black to create a bright, tranquil space for clients.

Hairdressers DO Change Lives: A Beautiful Career

An inspiring video you should watch (and rewatch) every time you're having "one of those days." Joy LaMay won the Vidal Sassoon Scholarship Program because of this video that has the power to completely shift your perspective on why it's so powerful to be a hairdresser.

Success Tips from Latinas: How to Make it Grande, Part 2

If you spend too many horas wondering where your career is going, you might not be managing your tiempo and oportunidades wisely. I asked successful Latino pros what they do and here is what they said.

How to Make it Grande: Part One of Three

I began by asking, “Why did you decide on beauty school” of new, seasoned, and retiring Latino salon profesionales several months ago. The answers were un poco off the cuff with the younger set, and, understandably more romantic with the seasoned professional.

Having it All

What does "having it all" mean to the contemporary woman working in the professional beauty industry, and is it possible? Salon Today explores the stories of 13 mighty women and discovers how they define success.