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8 Tips on Winning a Hair Competition

In my 30 plus years with Modern Salon Media I have had the pleasure to judge hundreds (if not thousands) of hair and beauty competitions. These have included any and everything from NAHA to Empire’s Nail Competition to Miss Teen New Jersey. I have traveled the world judging international events including Wella‘s Trend Vision and […]

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Planning for a Profitable Year for Your Salon or Spa Part 2

Promotional and Event Planning meetings for a particular month should start to take place three-to-six months before the actual event. For example, in January, your meeting with team members will be discussing plans for May and finalizing any details for February. You should be launching your marketing messages no later than the last week of […]

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Watch PBA Week 2013 Online

PBA Beauty Week 2013 is just around the corner! One of the most highly anticipated events is the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA). Thousands travel from across the country and the world to witness this prestigious and exciting event live. If you can’t make it, don’t worry! NAHA co-founder Modern Salon will be live streaming […]

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Social Skills in the Workplace

There are many different relationships that can be formed in this world, but few are as important as the ones developed between those who share their workspace. The way team members relate to each other in a professional environment is vitally important because these individuals have such an impact on the overall quality of an […]

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The Art of the Body Scrub Sale

While body scrubs are a staple for healthy, polished skin, they’re not always the easiest sell. Behold, the best trade secrets for making body buffers mainstream in your spa’s treatment rooms and retail operation. The metaphorical appeal of body exfoliation is self-evident: “Out with the old, in with the new,” right? The trick, of course, […]

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PBA Disaster Relief Fund for Oklahoma and Midwest

Since 1955, the PBA Disaster Relief Fund has been there to assist salons/spas and beauty professionals recover and rebuild after devastation caused by natural disasters. As tornadoes and related storms continue to move across Oklahoma and parts of the Midwest, Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is reaching out to beauty professionals and companies to contribute to […]

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Converting Fans to Clients

      No matter what clients are considering‘buying or trying’ – a new color technique or the latest cosmeceutical brand –they go through a journey before they making the leap. This journey has long been documented by marketing experts. On Facebook the journey may look different, but it’s not. It’s the standard cycle of ‘awareness’ through to […]

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Vintage Veeco

 Veeco has been family owned since 1927. Originally opened in Chicago as C&W by Solomon Cohen the company is now owned and operated by his grandson, Len Cohen. Veeco has become an industry leader in salon design and salon equipment manufacturing and an industry leader in salon design and salon equipment manufacturing.  At Veeco, we […]

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