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5 Reasons to Start Your Own Salon Suite (And Be Your Own Boss!)

It's one of the fastest growing segments in the salon industry -- salon suites. The concept is definitely a buzz-topic today, and everyone has their own opinion of whether or not this phenomenon is hurting the salon indsutry or helping some stylists find other roads to success. For those who fantasize about being their own boss and in control of their own money, the option of moving to a salon suite can be enticing.

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Farouk Adds Anna Cantu to Global Artistic Board

Farouk Systems is pleased to announce that Anna Cantu has been added to the Global Artistic Board. As a Farouk Systems platform artist, Anna continually sells out crowds at major hair shows across the country and has built a tremendous following throughout the United States and in Mexico. Anna’s hairdressing skills are now being recognized internationally as she has been appointed as one of the newest members of the Global Board.

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Tis the Season to Update Your Salon

With the holidays right around the corner, you don’t need the stress of unhappy patrons due to an unkempt salon. The change of seasons tend to sneak up on us, so how can you maintain the look and feel of your business, allowing you to spend more time decking the halls?

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Frizz Out, Body In: Introducing fobi Haircare

The brainchild of 4Beauty Internationalfobi is a new haircare and fast service smoothing treatment (no flat irons needed) that launched November 1, 2014 in the U.S. According to 4Beauty International's press release, "fobi is the result of six years of market research, technical R&D and testing. We are introducing to the hair industry what the client with 'humidity reactive, unruly hair' truly desires---to have curly/wavy/coily hair without the nuisance of frizz." 

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John Paul DeJoria Receives Humanitarian Award

John Paul Mitchell Systems announced that Co-founder John Paul DeJoria received the Humanitarian Award at The Dream Foundation’s 2014 Celebration of Dreams Gala on November 8th, 2014. The Dream Foundation honored John Paul for the significant impact he has made through vital contributions to Dream Foundation programs, helping dream recipients and their families since 2002.

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No Filter: An Interview with Photographer Michael Pool

The photographer Michael Pool shot a collection for Sebastian that was submitted to MODERN SALON. The images were so polished and finished that they passed approval and into print before Pool let MODERN know this was raw film—not edited or photoshopped. We saw an opportunity to talk about the art of photography, the trend toward "real people" in advertising and to tap into Pool’s deep appreciation for and understanding of hair imagery.


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