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Article Support your body’s foundation.
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Those Hips (And Legs and Feet) Don't Lie!

Elizabeth Jakaitis | February 26, 2015

At the salon, you’re working with your upper body, but your lower portion can be the one that takes a hit. Your professional goal is to have a full book that goes from guest to guest with no break and sometimes has you double-booking to do ...

Article Being mindful means paying attention on purpose, in the present moment.
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Mindset Matters

Margie Provenzano, PsyD, LCP | February 25, 2015

Practicing mindfulness can help salon professionals cope with the emotional and physical costs of working in a stressful environment. Working in a salon comes with stress, even in the best, most supportive environments. Feeling stressed is ...

Article Asthma and allergies can compromise your respiration. Do yourself one favor: don’t smoke!
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Breathe Deeply: 5 Things you can do For Your Lungs Today

Lauren Salapatek | February 24, 2015

Hairdressers have long been the subject of scientific studies on workplace respiratory problems and lung function, and anecdotal reports add to the evidence that some people will experience sensitivities at the salon.“My belief is that the ...

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Serve and Protect

| August 8, 2012

“Seen-in- September” highlights are almost always too light and too dry. For those maladies, try these tips from Heidi Afdem, from Peppers in Puyallup, Washington.

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Get Your Steps in At America's Beauty Show 2015!

Lauren Salapatek | February 25, 2015

Get Your Steps in at ABSThe professional beauty equivalent of “power walking” is to attend a world-class salon trade show and educational event. So much to see, so much to do, so many rewarding steps to take!This year, ...

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Editor's Note: Take Care of You!

Lauren Salapatek | February 24, 2015

Take care of you.” Easy to say, hard for some to hear, and difficult for way too many salon professionals to actually accomplish.That’s why we’re here—to help you help yourselves.MODERN SALON’s Healthy Hairdresser ...