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Turning thinning hair into a lesson on leadership

Derrick Strand, a management consultant and trainer, recently wrote an interesting blog post on how a lesson in taking care of his receding hairline helped him become a better leader. In the excerpt below, Derrick compares  his three-step hair care system for his thinning strands…

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Salons and spas prepare for tanning tax’s effects

To help fund the $940 billion health care overhaul, a 10% tax on individuals receiving indoor tanning services was tacked on, and the initiative is expected to generate $2.7 billion over ten years. The tax has been in effect for a little over one week.

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New nail-coloring technique: Marbling

Perfect for summer, Modern Salon has a fun new nail-coloring technique that is sure to intrigue and impress your clients. All it takes is a cup of water, 3 colors of nail polish, a toothpick and a Q-tip! Click here for step-by-step instructions on this…

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Vote for American Salon’s 2010 Professional’s Choice Awards

If you haven’t voted yet, time is running out. Vote now for the 2010 American Salon Professional’s Choice Awards. Participants can vote on all their favorite professional beauty products. Participants also have the chance to win an Apple iPad. Voting ends on July 10, 2010;…

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New study reveals wellness treatments boost salon and spa profits

An article from Professional Beauty notes while wellness is often represented as a fad or niche market, a study conducted by independent non-profit research agency SRI International, released at the 2010 Global Spa Summit (GSS) in Istanbul in May, reveals that the yearly worldwide wellness…

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