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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Beauty-savvy clients                                             With physicians siphoning skin care sales
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 every day, salons no longer have the advantage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        According to Packaged Facts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    research firm, sales of natural
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    know their                                                   of being the only channel offering education.      and organic personal care

                                                  Cosmetic                                                                                   hOW MODErN SalON WOrKS FOr YOu:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ingredients and ask                                          This makes it doubly important that both
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 owners and estheticians understand the active
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    products totaled $4.3 billion last
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    year and may reach $6.6 billion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    more from their                                              ingredients in the jars they sell, as well as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 those in competitive products.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in 2010. The Washington D.C.-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    based Benchmarking Company’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    products than ever                                               Comments An G. Hinds, president and            new Pink Report, The Age of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    before. Learn how                                            CEO of the Catherine Hinds Institute of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Esthetics in Woburn, Massachusetts, “There’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Naturals, notes that 80-percent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of survey respondents who
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    tech breakthroughs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 so much confusion among both consumers             bought natural/organic products

                                                                                                                                             your message reaches a quality audience and is                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            dIGITAL eXTrAS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and new naturals                                             and professionals. Our job is to coax the skin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and treat the epidermis well. Estheticians
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    said they did so because they
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    were “better for their skin.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    make today’s skin                                            should keep it simple, focus on one or two
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 key ingredients, and make certain they can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Whether you’re sold on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    natural or not, consumers’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    care big business in                                         explain why they are using them.                   attitudes matter most. In the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the salon.                                                       Hydration is key to any ingredients’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ability to perform its function,” she adds.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Age of Naturals, ingredients that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    known natural-product buyers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Before                                                  1. Campbell cuts the hair dry after blow drying
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and flatironing. He starts at the fringe, cutting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. He directs interior lengths forward and cuts to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                create an angle at the face, then chips into the

                                                                                                                                             surrounded by valued content that informs and educates                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Because of the popularity of our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 “Humectants are the real science of skin.”         wanted least included artificial                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     straight across.                                       ends to texturize.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    By Victoria Wurdinger
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     According to Hinds, hyaluronic acid (a         fragrances (54 percent), silicone

                                                  5 make-up trends
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 lubricant), and sodium PCA (a salt-based           (43 percent), gluten (34 percent),

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 hydrator), remain among the best moistur-          parabens (25 percent) and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   itamin C, hyaluronic acid and                 izers today.                                       hydroquinone (21 percent).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   DAME are just a few of the tried-                 Essential oils are also hydrating; their

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and-true skin care ingredients                smaller molecular size makes them effective.       Ones to Know                                          rosemary leaf and from apple skin.

                                                                                                                                             salon professionals on how and why to use your products.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   that women are talking about                  Soothing lavender, healing aloe and anti-          Essential oils, botanicals and marine plants             Its issue is insolubility. To overcome it,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Green BeAUTY digital supplement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and estheticians should know.                 fungal tea tree are just a few of the oils that    are natural-product ingredient leaders. From          merospheres , which have lipids on the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     In The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        With global skin care sales topping $55                  are must-haves in Hinds’ Institute’s               tea tree to lavender, honey to melon, each            outside and the ursolic acid on the inside,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    billion at retail, according to Euromonitor                  aromatherapy certification program.                category is a specialty in itself with its own        are used as a delivery system.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    International, it’s clear consumers are sold                                                                    education and training.                               • Marine plants from the ocean floor are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    on skin care, and anti-aging products in                     Natural and Organic Revival                        • Essential oils are the concentrated aromatic        increasingly popular with chemists because

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    particular.                                                  The 2008 Winter Extracts Show held recently        essence of plants, which is extracted from the        they can survive extreme changes in

                                                                                                                                             our editorial team collaborates with your industry leaders
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        According to The Realities About Aging                   in New York City proved that natural products      stems, leaves, flowers and other parts. Their         temperature, dehydration and exposure to

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Naturally, a new report by the New York                      that usually contain plant or mineral              scents affect mood, and many have medicinal           UV-radiation. The hope: that they can be

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       last April, now every issue of Modern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    City-based market research firm Focalyst, a                  ingredients, and organic those that claim to       properties as natural antiseptics and anti-           used to give skin the same resiliency in face
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    large number of Baby Boomers aim to help                     be made with agricultural ingredients that         inflammatories. Inflammation is of particular         of environmental attackers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    their appearance with anti-aging products,                   are grown pesticide-free are no longer health-     interest because it’s linked to premature aging          “The seaweeds are great antioxidants and                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3. He blunt cuts to define the nape line.               4. Moving into the crown, he directs horizontal        5. Finally, he blends the texturized crown with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    despite saying they want to age naturally.                   food store niches. According to the show’s         and, increasingly, to almost all illness.             can act as gentle exfoliants; it’s important                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   sections straight up and chips into the ends.          back by chipping into the ends.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Focalyst found that some 48 million U.S.                     manager, Melissa Engongoro, the focus on           • Botanical ingredients and extracts popular          to be educated about the specific types,”

                                                                                                                                             to generate exciting, exclusive content opportunities in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    consumers say they are going to spend more                   natural and organic reflected what is              in skin care include green tea with its high          notes Hinds.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    than $4 billion on anti-aging products in the                happening at the consumer level.                   concentration of polyphenol antioxidants,             • Also in the natural camp are minerals,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    next 12 months.                                                  Also in the spotlight were environmentally     pomegranate (same bonus), acai, grapeseed,            now all the rage in cosmetics from foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       is available in a digital format—and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sales of professional skin care products                 friendly and socially responsible products         aloe and curcumin, the active component               to lipstick. With their processed zinc oxide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in the U. S. increased 12.8 percent in 2006 to               and producers, she says.                           in turmeric, which is now being tested and            and titanium dioxide, mineral-based products
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    reach $773 million at the manufacturer’s level,                  Many skin care exhibitors’ newest brands       developed for use in a pill that aims to reduce       are known for their natural sun protection,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    according to Kline & Company’s Professional                  encompassed four modern must-haves:                inflammation. The newest? CoffeeBerry,                anti-inflammatory properties and light-

                                                                                                                                             print and online. From style collections to step-by-step
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Skin Care 2007 report. It notes that the best                natural, indigenous, sustainable and recyclable.   from coffee-plant cherries, which thrive              diffusing effects. Now, they’re being combined
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    selling brand is Obagi Medical Products, with                Fragrance-free products had a strong show          under harsh conditions.                               with anti-aging ingredients in second-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    N.V. Perricone, Murad, Dermalogica,                          presence (it’s estimated that 15 to 30 percent     • Each decade after the age of 30, there is a         generation mineral cosmetics.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       our editors are enhancing each edition
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SkinCeuticals and DDF Doctor’s Dermatologic                  of the population is scent sensitive), as did      10-percent reduction in skin-barrier function.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Styling assistance by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Formula making up the other top six.                         global scent experiences, in which complete        It takes the whole skin system to make the            Cosmeceuticals Undefined                                                                                                                                                                                                           LaWanda Pierre;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            photography by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        This tells more than a single tale. The                  product lines were aligned with the traditional    barrier, since basal cells move up to the mid-        According to 2006 Diagonal Reports, spa sales                                                                                                                                                                            Roberto Ligresti; make-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    brand rankings indicate consumers believe                    scents of a specific country.                      and-upper dermal layers. Ceramide                     of high-performance skin care products are                                                                                                                                                                                up by David Maderich

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in the promise of today’s science-based anti-                    Eco packaging is increasingly part of the      metabolism is key to skin barrier function,           growing by as much as 30 percent a year.                                                                                                                                                                                 com, with Make-Up For
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    aging ingredients.                                           natural proposition. In fact, Extracts’ “Best      so one challenge is to increase ceramides.            Cosmeceuticals, which have no FDAdefinition,                                                                                                                                                                                        Ever cosmetics;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  photostyling by Viviana                        6. To place the wefts, Campbell creates a halo          7. He slide-cuts with a razor to blend wefted and      8. He lifts the interior and texturizes as before,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        What’s also clear: the leading skin care                 in Show” competition winner was Danielle              If applied topically, ceramides cannot push        are likely to stay undefined: Manufacturers                                                                                                                                                                                   Rodriguez. Naima’s                       parting from ear to ear. Starting on one side, he       natural hair, directing all hair from the crown        blending the wefts with the interior strands. To
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    distribution channel is through medical care                 and Company of Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania,        down to living cells. The new approach is to          don’t welcome regulatory scrutiny, which                                                                                                                                                                                  silver top by Miss Sixty,                    positions a brown weft along the parting, skips a       forward and cutting to follow the established face     finish, Campbell flatirons, then pinches out strands

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    providers, followed by retailers, and both                   for its Organic Soap Garden—an all-in-one          generate more from the inside out, and the            could result in many of the products’ actives                                                                                                                                                                                   necklace by Club
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 narrow section, then places a light blonde weft. He     frame design.                                          with pomade to detail.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Monaco and vest by                        blow dries to affix the wefts to the glue. He applies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    continue to menace spas’ and salons’ share                   sustainable gift that comes packaged in a          latest ingredient for doing so is ursolic acid,       being reclassified as drugs.                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fire Los Angeles.                    wefts in the same way through the front and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of the beauty dollar.                                        biodegradable planter and saucer.                  which comes from the waxy part of the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Belinda’s silver cami by                       opposite side.                                                                                                                                         Continued

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                                                                           Suzanne Schiller-Szabo creates
                                                                                                                                             maximum impact for our readers and advertisers.                                                                                                                                                          Fantasy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          eXTrA features will be promoted in the
                                                                           the season’s hottest shade.

                                                                                                                                             WhO:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      magazine, with links sent to our base
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                                                                                                                                             modern subscribers are 117,000 salon owners and stylists                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of e-mail subscribers and available at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       all Modern SALon Media websites.
                                                                                                                                             (aBC audited).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      f you offer TIGI’s Anthony Mascolo an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      opportunity to shoot an editorial feature, be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      prepared for something special. He and his

                                                                                                   modern salon is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      team of hair stylists, make-up artists, fashion

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       readers simply turn the virtual
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      stylists and photographers create images that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      inspire, astound, delight and demand attention.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Photography: Anthony Mascolo,                                                                                                                                                                                                               Spray-painted wigs, Vivienne Westwood couture fashions and make-up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Roberto Aguilar, Ben Cook
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Make-up: Pat Mascolo, Amy Barrington,                                                                                                                                                                                                    that resembles artwork more than eyeshadow all came together to create
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Georgina Mascolo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hair: Anthony Mascolo, assisted by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         these fantastical, inspirational looks for the season. When the finished hair

                                                                                                   the proud recipient of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              pages to see embedded videos, take
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Maria Kovacs and Marco Iafrate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fashion: Vivienne Westwood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         pieces were placed on the models and feathered accents were added,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Styling: Murray Blewett, assisted by                                                                                                                                                                                                     magic was created. The combination of texture, color and shape added up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Saro Fchwyzer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Products: TIGI Head Rush, TIGI Hardcore                                                                    On this model, hair was wet and                                                                                               to breathtaking trends for the season. Continued
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hairspray, Bed Head Powertrip Gel, Bed Head                                                                TIGI Powertrip Gel was applied
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hard Head Hairspray, TIGI Strong Mousse                                                                    and molded into shape.

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                                                                                                   magazine redesign
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ed Van Michael
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Creative Director for Atlanta-bas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      more tailored. I

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       reAderS’ CHoICe AWArdS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          My look right now: Much
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  British businessmen in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          really love the look of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   tailored, pressed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Central London—very
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  sort of edge to my hair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          clothing yet still some

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           or outfit.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    For women, it’s 1920’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           My favorite look ever:

                                                                                                                                             WhEN:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ProGrAM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           of high fashion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Chanel. It was the beginning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      worked with hair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and was the first era that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     hair. For men, it’s the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           cuts rather than just set
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    think Frank Sinatra
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           “Rat Pack” style. I just
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    cool no matter what
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and Dean Martin look
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            year it is.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Modern’s first annual readers’ Choice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Suits, vests, high-end

                                                                                                                                             modern salon is published monthly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            What I wear to work:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     at what managers wear
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  belts and shoes. I look
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           where I get
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             at the high-end restaurants
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          to portray the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             excellent service and want
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       my salon.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             same level of service in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The same. I feel I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              What I wear on stage:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Awards will be published in december
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The time is                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          together for a hair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              should look just as put
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 right to pare                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                show as I do for each and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         every client.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 beauty down to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               One of our salons’ customer-servic stage,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         “You’re on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 its very essence ...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         standards actually reads,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               act the part!”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 a sinuous shape,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Chanel and Valentino

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2009. More details coming soon!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 undulating texture,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Favorite Designers:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 abundant length. In                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Marcus (Although I

                                                                                                                                              EDITOrIal CONTaCT:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Favorite Store: Neiman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the zone this month                                                                                                                                                                                            10                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               time!). Saks’ Off 5th
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                really can’t afford it every
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 are Damien Carney,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             is a great alternative.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 cover artist and creator                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             my wardrobe: Either
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The coolest thing in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of elegant hair forms,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Gabbana suit or my
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    9                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            three-piece Dolce and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             that I wore to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and Keela Gajadha,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              seer sucker suit and Fedora
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         both to work any

                                                                                                                                              laurel Smoke, editor in Chief
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Kentucky Derby. I wear
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 extension and bridal styling                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    chance I get!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 expert. Only the highest art can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           I ever created for a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The most exciting look

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 create looks this simple—                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               who woke up one
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  client: I had a client               had cut
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 this spring.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       son
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  morning and her 20-month-old from the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               1 inch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  her collar-length hair about

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           She called me in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  scalp on her right side.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             of my day, and we
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1 FAROUK SYSTEMS is again              3 KENRA has pledged a                 5 MONROE HAIR CARE is               7 JOICO is donating a portion    9 TWEEZERMAN is raising
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  panic, came in at the end
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     supporting breast cancer               donation of $25,000 from sales        donating 10 percent of              of the proceeds from its         $75,000 to donate to Cancer                                                                                                                                                                                             crop on one side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  cut a beautiful asymmetric
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             bob on the other. She

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     research by offering the pink          of its Volume Spray 25 to City        proceeds from its Monroe Pink       limited-edition Skin Luxe        Cares and other charities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ribbon CHI flatiron.                   of Hope.                Brush to the Breast Cancer          Sweet Pomegranate Body           from sales of its Precision in                                                                                                                                                             and a jaw-length layered
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              face with a very
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Research Foundation.                Butter to City of Hope.          Pink tweezers.                                                                                                                                                                              had a great, heart-shaped
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Holzberger, heads up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the                                        look just made her
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4 OLOFFBEAUTY is donating 10                                                                                                                       and platform artist, Daniel                                         angular jaw line and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2 The Pink Vorteq Cord/                percent of proceeds from the                                                                                                                                                                               NAHA-nominated stylist for all collections and stage work.                                                     pop!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Van Michael Artistic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            team                                                                   eyes and features
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Cordless Trimmer by OSTER is           AETÓ Botanica body wellness           6 From October 2008 to              8 HOT TOOLS’ Pinkie flatiron     10 Benefiting the Living
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     helping to raise awareness of          oil to The Libby Ross Foundation.     October 2009, CURLISTO              raises awareness and will be     Beyond Breast Cancer                                                                                                                                                                                                   Every time I work
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Breast Cancer.                                  SYSTEMS is donating a portion       donating $25,000 to the Susan    campaign, ESSIE’s Pink is the                                                                                                                                                                My Mentor: Van Council.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            are just getting dinner,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of the proceeds from the 4-oz       G. Komen Foundation and          Link is also available in a set.                                                                                                                                                             with Van, or even if we
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           helps me for my future.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Protein Boost to cancer             the Texas Tech Breast Care                                                                                                                                                                                I learn something that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  research.          Center.

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                                                                                                                       Modern Salon 2009 editorial Calendar
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                                                  ISSUe                                                                NEW YEar, NEW lOOKS
                                                                                                                       • Helping salons maximize the makeover.
                                                                                                                       • introducing new products, services and
                                                                                                                         colors for head-to-toe style!

                                                                                                                       Product Focus
                                                                                                                                                                             gIVINg ClIENTS WhaT ThEY CraVE
                                                                                                                                                                             maintain and increase demand for product
                                                                                                                                                                             and service in the evolving economy.

                                                                                                                                                                             Product Focus
                                                                                                                                                                             love your products! spotlight your award-
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Fresh trends to recharge the selling season.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • treatments and preventative care for 40+ clients.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                aBS Preview: show stoppers & Booth Buzz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      grEEN BEauTY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • annual issue and digital supplement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • environmental tips and trends from salons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and beauty companies.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Product Focus
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                                                                                                                       serve and protect. winter is the time to talk         winning products.                                  Product Focus: what’s new for spring.                 • natural Beauty                            
                                                                                                                       about protectants, hydrators and deep                                                                                                                          • organic Update
                                                   SEPTEMBER 2008
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                                                                                                                                                                             shears and razors                                  anti-aging products for hair, skin and nails.         advertiser Bonus                                      insertion orders, production material and
                                                   SEASON’S                                                            Online Extra                                                                                                                                                   tell readers what your company is doing
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            correspondence to:

                                                   Cuts                          PREP                                                                                                                                           Online Extra                                                                                                diana Fitzgerald
                                                                                                                       makeover?                                             Full-page advertisers earn a bonus profile to                                                            environment. (story synopsis in print; full profile
                                                                                           TO SELL                                                                                                                              slide show: spring beauty—hair and make-up.                                                                 Modern Salon
                                                                                                                                                                             spotlight a celebrity spokesmodel or update                                                              online.)
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                                                                                          with                                                                               Beauty pros weigh in on Golden Globes hair         in the march issue in “aBs show stoppers &
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            all rates are gross and include four-color and
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                                                                                                                       SPECIal OCCaSION BEauTY                               DIVErSE TExTurES                                   INTErNaTIONal arTISTrY                                MEN’S ISSuE
                                                                             Anthony Mascolo
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                                                  Modern SALon offers a number                                         • style 360°! Five stylists, one model, five views.   Toolbox                                                                                                                                                        1/2 Page       $ 7,720   $ 7,145   $ 6,925   $5,965
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                                                  magazine offers:                                                     technology.                                           Quiz: the heat is on! How well do you know         Video: Behind the Cover (what really happens          Online Extra
                                                                                                                                                                             your tools?                                        at a cover shoot).                                    Video: Behind the scenes at Cosmoprof north           STaNDarD INSErTS: ask your regional sales
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                                                  • The voice of leading artists in                                    slide show: Bridal style gallery
                                                    Contributors                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MEMO: the memo, modern salon’s special
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ire for attitude, train for skill.     force their own opinions on others. Sometimes,       everything they did.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   training program that consistently     even other staff members with them.                  experienced stylists was never really an option,”

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   important aspect of building our salon,” says          in place since his opening in 1978.                  done through our apprentice program.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             , who with wife        co-owns                   “We hire the majority of our students straight       “Along with growing your business, your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           in Omaha, Nebraska. “It’s the perfect sys-     out of cosmetology school,” he says. “I can’t        training program also ensures that there is

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   It’s an intense experience that’s not for everyone,    a catastrophic mistake.”                                                 in Scarborough, Maine with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   but when an apprentice completes the program,              Even with a training program in place,           partners                     and                .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   she truly is ready to be a member of our profes-                , who with wife                      and    “Our clients are referring our salon, telling

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   training program is an overwhelming, expen-            “I ended up having to hire experienced people,”

                                                                                                                           hOW SalON TODaY WOrKS FOr YOu:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   sive and seemingly unnecessary step. Instead,          he remembers. “But they end up bringing in                                          Once an owner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   they tend to hire experienced stylists who bring       their own opinions, which changes your culture,      decides to implement a training program, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   talent as well as their clients with them. From        and eventually they leave and take your client       first important question is, “Who is going to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   their first day, they are ready to step up to that      inventory. It’s a vicious cycle.”                    do the training?”
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   of attitude. They are less likely to adapt to a        mission statement, and brand, the Reaction           paired apprentices with experienced stylists in
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                                                                                                                           subscribers are the 25,000 owners of the top-producing
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      hether it’s going bombshell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      blonde, covering gray, or simply
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      adding a few subtle highlights,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      hair color has become hot busi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ness in salons. Younger clients
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Well, not so fast: Color training is intensive, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        can require a substantial investment from salons.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Stocking professional color also means spending
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                                                                                                                           PBa, isBn, Cosmetologists Chicago and isPa.                                           years off their look, and even the formerly color-
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                                                                                     your salon                            salon today is published monthly.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    What is your most                                                                                                                                                     other and SALON TODAY’s editor on a monthly basis through a

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   effective selling
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                                                                                                                           SPECIal ISSuES:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   “Selling starts at the beginning of the service and continues until
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                                                                                                                           n 12th annual salon today 200: January 2009
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ment. During the consultation we ask what they are currently using.
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                                                   WWW.SALONTODAY.COM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        During the service, we show them how to use the products. Finally,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             at the retail center we show them everything we used. Then we talk
                                                   A MODERN SALON PUBLICATION                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Left: A row of sleek styling
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                                                                                                                           n salons of the year design issue: June 2009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  area are among the only                                    changed so they can recreate the same look we have given them in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  furnishings in the ultra-
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  modern salon. Above:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bright red, art-deco                                       we owe it to them to show them how.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  shampoo stations give a                                                                                            EJ WILSON             “Educating the client on care and finish as we work on their hair.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  shot of color.                                                                                               EJ-588 Hair Studio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           We teach blow dry and iron techniques, and talk about the benefits
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sonoma, California
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           of each particular product as it’s applied.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SUZIE BOND
                                ST-CoverR0208Final.indd 1                                             1/24/08 3:45:40 PM                                                                                                                                                                                          CRISTIANO CORA                                                             “We group products together, wrap in cellophane, tie with a natural
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   PERFECT 5th
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mooresville, North Carolina
                                                                                                                                                                                                  When a salon’s interior is all white, eyes              built into a wall is geometric retail shelving,                                                                                    twine ribbon, and discount. They fly off the shelf.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Owner: Cristiano Cora
                                                                                                                                                                                                  naturally go to the beautiful looks created by          letting the Davines products stand out.                                                                                                                                               ANGELA GUIDO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Location: Manhattan, New York                                                                Daryl Christopher Wellness Salon and Day Spa
                                                                                                                                                                                                  the talented artists. At Cristiano Cora salon in            “The organic, modernist design of the studio,       Opened: February 16, 2008                                                                                                                                “We coach our staff members on recommending products to clients

                                                                                                                            EDITOrIal CONTaCT:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Boston, Wayland and Waltham, Massachusetts
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Manhattan, though, the salon’s monochromatic,           with its clean lines and sensuous curves, is the per-   Total square feet: 2,000                                                                                                                                 from the start of their service at the consultation. They talk about
                                                                                                                                                                                                  minimalist interior is just as eye-catching as          fect setting for a designer like me, whose signature    Salon setup: 13 styling stations, retail                                                                                                                 products before they apply anything and make their recommendations
                                                                                                                                                                                                  the hair styles.                                        look is both functional and beautiful,” says owner      area, shampoo area                                                         “Not selling, but recommending products. By telling clients what              throughout the service. At the end of the service, they walk clients
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Construction time: 4 months
                                                                                                                                                                                                      A row of styling stations populates the length      and Vidal Sassoon-trained Cristiano Cora. “With         Construction cost: $280,000                                                they need, why they need it and how to use it, we can recommend               through the retail area and show them the products they used. We
                                                                                                                                                                                                  of the studio, and the wall contains built-in shelves   stunning furniture, whose forms truly follow their      Equipment/installations: Furnishing by                                     useful items to them. When people see a use for an item, they are             also have prescription sheets that we use when the client doesn’t

                                                                                                                            Stacey Soble, editor in Chief
                                                                                                                                                                                                  and pockets to hold products and styling tools.         functions, the feeling you get when you enter the       Maletti and Takara Belmont, latex light                                    more prone to purchasing it.”                                                 purchase in case they come back later.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                  The sleek white styling chairs coordinate with          studio is that of stepping into the future, where       installation by New Mat.                                                                                                TAMARA HENDON                                                                  CHRIS YOSHIMURA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Salon & Spa at Mystic Hair                                                                         Siren Salon
                                                                                                                                                                                                  the art-deco seating in the waiting area. Also,         luxury and beauty become entwined.” N                              Salons and spas interested in submitting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      decor photos for consideration
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     three Chicago-area locations of Robert Jeffrey Hair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and Skin Care Studio, approached two long-time                                  six months should not receive
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               employees about opening a fourth, in the trendy Lincoln
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Park neighborhood in Chicago. Jodi Paul, employee of                                  sunburned or irritated skin, or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               LaMorte since graduating cosmetology school 20 years                                  on skin that has been waxed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ago, and Jeanette Kemble, a client turned employee since                              within the past 24 hours.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               1997, jumped at the opportunity to co-own their own                                   Practitioners should perform a

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           proofs for approval. (example: may 20 for July/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               location. A year later, in December 2007, they opened and                             patch test to ensure skin will not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               began welcoming in a diverse group of clients that range                              become overly-sensitized.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               welcoming space. “We wanted to keep our finishes upscale,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               similar to the high-end luxury condos that were being                 recommended A personal regimen wil be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               built above us,” says Kemble. So they went straight to the               home care: recommended based on Face
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               source, using the condo contractor’s granite provider and                           Mapping performed by a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               cabinetmaker for the countertops and cabinets in both the                           professional skin therapist.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  As first-time owners, Paul says their biggest challenge so    Signs were also posted on mirrors in the salon, touting the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               far has been introducing skin care to people who normally        availability of skin care and waxing. “A lot of people who
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               don’t use it. “We’re trying to get people on a regular system    come in for hair don’t know we do both, so we’re trying to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               of facials and upgrading their skin care so they’re not buying   promote within the existing clientele,” says Kemble.

                              or featured in renew (source: 2008 spa Proview survey). and an online lead generation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               it from a pharmacy,” she says. With the economy slumping,          Their use of Dermalogica is a selling point, too. “It’s a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Kemble says it has been even more of a challenge. “People        clean line that works well for a broad range of people,” says
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               view getting a facial as a luxury item, and they tend to         Kemble. “It’s also simple; a client could buy two or three

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               spend more money on hair first.”                                 things and be set for beginning a facial regime.” The facial
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo shoot coordinator: Molly Noonan                                                                                                                                                   introduced special promotions. The latest was designed to        “Definitely the most popular treatment is the custom facial,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photography: Akin Girav                                                                                                                                                                 bring hair clients in for skin care, offering them a 20-minute   says Paul. “There are a variety of facials and a variety of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Hair: Jeanette Kemble                                                                                                                                                                   special eye treatment for $25, instead of the regular $40.       ways to customize them.”
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                                                                                                                                        pass their state boards. It all adds up to                                                                                                          addresses accountability, retail, sales tracking, goal

                                                                    beauty schools who request bulk copies to give to
                                                                                                                                        students that are ready to succeed and                                                                                                              setting and marketing. Their make-up curriculum is
                                                                                                                                        thrive in the industry.                                                                                                                             from the Make-Up Designory (MUD). They are the only

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                                                                                                                                           We shot our cover and the images here                                                                                                            educational institution outside of New York and Los            Rivera, Salakar and Nguyen
                                                                                                                                        at our winning school, Poway Academy of                                                                                                             Angeles to offer an advanced certification professional         (who’s also a Master Artistic
                                                                                                                                        Hair Design, in Poway, California. Four                                                                                                             make-up program at this level and are the only MUD affiliate    Team member) served as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           models for the shoot. Godoy,
                                                                                                                                        of their Master Artistic Team members                                                                                                               in the nation.

                                                                    graduating students (50,000 copies per issue). Copies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Skipper and McPhail each
                                                                                                                                        took part in the shoot (one as a model,                                                                                                             Staff. Artistic Director, Diego Raviglione, is the former      carefully designed the styles
                                                                                                                                        three others as stylists), creating three                                                                                                           Graham Webb corporate artistic trainer with numerous           and colors for their models,
                                                                                                                                        distinct looks for us under the guidance        From left: Poway students Santiago Godoy, Valerie Rivera, Keith Skipper, Melissa Salakar,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            editorial, platform and runway experiences during his career. completing their prep work

                                                                                                                                                                                        Victoria Nguyen and Lauren McPhail.                                                                                                                                before the shoot. To see
                                                                                                                                        of their artistic director, Diego Raviglione.                                                                                                       He joined the school staff to help students explore their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the the stylists’ finishing the
                                                                                                                                        Student make-up artists at the school,                                                                                                              artistic side, learn advanced techniques and gain inspiration

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tools for
                                                                                                                                        who are enrolled in the Make-Up Designory affiliated                      Poway Academy of Hair Design                                               to go beyond just preparing to pass the state exam. He leads
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           work and read their take on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the looks they created, go to
                                                                                                                                        program, completed make-up for the models. The great work Location: Poway, California

                                                                    are also delivered to all aaCs schools and as a benefit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the Master Artistic Team in working on semi-annual trend
                                                                                                                                        they’ve done is definitely a testament to their school and a           Owner: Lynelle Lynch                                                          collections, fashion shows and local designer advertising

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                                                                                                                                                                                                              Years in business: 16                                                         Job placement. The Career Services Department offers a         best, while creating the opportunity for partner salons and
                                                                                                                                        To see more pictures from the photo shoot and to hear what the        Number of students: 220                                                       detailed program that encompasses helping students select      spas to mentor and mold potential future employees.
                                                                                                                                        students have to say about their school, go to                                                                                       a salon or spa, interviewing skills, developing a resume and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 >According to a local salon owner

                                                                    to more than 600 schools who have subscribed to
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    What the judges say

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                 “The [extern] program that Poway Academy has                               professional relationships with the salon industry through
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 implemented has been very well organized. The placement                    the school’s Advisory Committees. Based on the school’s pro-      “The Sassoon Connection Program is a real bonus for
                                                                                                                                        The judges:                                                              of the students is a ‘speed meeting’ opportunity where a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 select group of salon owners conduct brief interviews and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            fessional relationships within the industry, the academy has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            an extensive lead/referral base for students to access upon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the students have a chance to show what they are made                                                                                        “This is an amazing school. They deserve recognition for
                                                                                                                                        Mary Atherton, editor in chief, MODERN SALON                                                                                                        graduation. They also offer lifetime placement to graduates.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of. Afterwards, students are carefully matched to their                                                                                        their ‘extern program,’ and their active participation in

                                                                    modern salon media’s lead
                                                                                                                                        Laurel Smoke, editor in chief, SALON TODAY                                                                                                          Real world experience in the salon. The academy’s extern-

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                 externship, which is a win/win. The student receives ‘real                 ship program gives studentsFrom training programs and mentors inside the salon to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            a true taste of what working
                                                                                                                                        Melissa Segars Hill, editor, FIRST CHAIR                                 world’ salon experience and the salon gets to view their                   in a salon is like. The schooleducation at trade shows and from manufacturers to the actual
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            has partnered with carefully                                                                           By Stacey   Soble
                                                                                                                                        Lisa Doyle, assistant managing editor, SALON TODAY                       work ethics, people skills and hair knowledge.”                            evaluated salons and spas to allow nail, esthetician and cos- up every day, here’s a look at all of Photos: Akin Girav
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           combs and shears you pick
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  —Gayle Fulbright, owner, Headlines for Hair,                                                                                                                                       Hair: Santiago Godoy,
                                                                                                                                        Elizabeth Yong, senior editor, MODERN SALON                                                                                                                                        the ways you in the salon or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            metology students to get practical experience can continue to find what you need to succeed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lauren McPhail and Keith Skipper
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           hen Tara Voeller graduated from cosmetology         apprenticeship training program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           school a few years back, she was pleased to         After you pass your boards, a wide range of opportunities await
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           find employment with a salon that offered           you, and only you can determine what’s best for you. But our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           an apprenticeship training program. “I was          panel agrees that a salon with a strong training program that
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              But eight months into the job, Voeller had only two or           heights in our industry, they’ve developed and honed their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          three formal classes and most of her time was spent sweeping         craft through an apprenticeship program,” says Peter Thomas,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and folding towels. “I felt like I was actually regressing from      owner of Peter Thomas Hair Design in Berkeley, California.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          where I was when I left school.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Although it was difficult, Voeller took a step back and start-   THE RIGHT FIT “Selecting the right program is such a monu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ed over with training program at the Aveda Academy Denver            mentally important decision,” says Diego Raviglione, artistic

                                                                    the print edition is published twice a year, in spring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and Pure Talent Salon, owned by Kevin and Tiffany Kravklis and       director from the San Diego Beauty Academies. “You don’t want
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jim Pacifico in Denver, Colorado. The salon featured structured      to set yourself up as a floater, someone who drifts from one

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “Everything was different—the education opened new doors           want to become, says Raviglione. “Do you want to work
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             As a full-time, successful stylist, Voeller’s story has a happy     upscale? Or, are you looking for a dependable paycheck
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ending, but she’s the first to admit the experience set her back       from a flexible environment?” There’s no right answer—
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         clientele and 100-percent retention. She’s still a mentor to this day.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Zoe Harte with Toni & Guy. I learned precision
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         During your first years as a stylist, what was your biggest challenge?

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     During your first years as a stylist, what was your biggest challenge?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Hair color! I didn’t like it and didn’t want anything to do with it. It really              My biggest challenge was maintaining a clientele. I solved it by handing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         got the best of me—at first. Today, thanks to education, education and                       out my cards wherever I went socially and not being afraid to talk to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         more education and Goldwell’s professional hair color products, I have the                  people about my hair when I was out. Now that I just opened a new salon,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         best of hair color; it’s my most important professional tool and my true                    I’m doing it all over again! The same techniques work! I walk up to people
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         artistic passion—not to mention my primary moneymaker in the salon!                         all the time and say, “I’d love to do your hair.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tell us about a favorite client from your early days in the industry.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Tell us about a favorite client from your early days in the industry.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     My favorite client is Randy Smoot. He is such a nice man and was always
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Matt Szebini from Aerial Corporation. I gave his daughter her first hair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     energetic and open to changing his hair. He is still a client today, since I’ve
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         cut. I now highlight his daughter’s hair and she is about to go off to                      moved back to Dallas.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         college. We work together closely, as he is our Aerial sales rep and his
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         wife is still my longest running client!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     What has been your favorite salon industry class and why?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Seeing Trevor Sorbie at Salon International. It was inspiring to see
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         What has been your favorite salon industry class and why?                                   someone so different from everything else. He thinks outside the box and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         It was a Goldwell class in 1998 at the Academy in Baltimore. There were                     I found him very admirable.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         two artists, Audrey Butler and Susan Healey. It was what inspired me
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         to be a platform artist and I still to this day use some of the tricks and                  What is one thing that you would tell new graduates?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         formulations they taught me.                                                                You’re entering the best business in the world!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   tool you are using when you
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               clients will stock up on the           5. Get something extra!
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Venexiana show featured these breath-taking             innovations manufacturers           highlights include:               Tourmaline and Ionic technol-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   chignons. One braid and two ponytails were
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               giving. Smart salons stock up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               on extra appliances to retail to
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 WHILE THE IRON’S HOT
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 During the holiday months, things heat up in more ways than one. We can give thanks that business will pick                                                                                                                                                                                                   appliances on their wish lists—     • Fusion Tools with               matching thermal pouch along
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 up in these must-have service months, retail gift-giving will increase and gift card sales will surge. But this year                                                                                                                                                                                          to give and to get!                 Nanocomplex, Gemstone,            with “Under the Mistletoe”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 more than any other, holiday styling may be where the real sizzle is for salons. Clients count on you to offer                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      nail lacquer and 2-in1 topcoat/

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Gregg McConnell, director of Custom Publishing Sales
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 styling options, and with the range of professional products and new appliances—in so many cool designs and                                                                                                                                                                                                          GHD’s Dark or                                                  basecoat.
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                                                                                                                 WHAT’S INSIDE?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 packages—you can give them the gift of a versatile look and the right tools to keep it looking great. Take a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Exclusive designer series of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 close look at what your CosmoProf store has to offer you and your clients this season, and see our Hot Holiday                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TS-2 animal print irons in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Gifting tips inside.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                leopard, zebra and giraffe, and
                                                                                                                 The best in beauty. Sneak peeks. Tips of the trade.
                                                                                                                 A quick read. Something extra, just for you!                                                                                                                                                            We are thankful for your talents. Celebrate them!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the TS-2 Detailer, a mini-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     tourmaline flat iron at a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     stocking-stuffer price.
                                                                                                                 Welcome to the BEST OF MODERN, a special “mini mag” created exclusively for the
                                                                                                                 CosmoProf community of salon and spa professionals by the editors of MODERN SALON                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Be sure to visit your local
                                                                                                                 and our sister brands Salon Today, Renew, FirstChair and Each month,                                                                                                                                                       Michele Musgrove / Associate Publisher & Creative Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CosmoProf store to check out
                                                                                                                 we will bring you a snapshot overview of our professional beauty insights, and also deliver                                                                                                                                                     MODERN SALON Media                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the new assortments, limited
                                                                                                                 an EXCLUSIVE series of one-on-one interviews with the top artists and educators in the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           At Herchcovitch, each braid was unique, twisting and                                                                                                                                                                                               editions and special offers. n
                                                                                                                 industry. This month, we sat down with Luis Alvarez, VP/Creative Director of Aquage. Turn                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        spiraling up the back of each model’s head. This structured                                                      Buns at the back of the head, were covered with
                                                                                                                 the pages to learn what he and his team are working on to inspire yours.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         elegance complemented the military-inspired fashion.                                                             gold or silver leaf at the Rodarte show.

                                                                                                                 Enjoy a beautiful summer!

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                                                                                                                          • Tracked through NetInsights third-party software
                                                                                                                          • Monitored and filtered monthly by Vance              • Smart business site for beauty leaders will be relaunched in 2009!
                                                                                                                            Publishing E-Business Analytics Manager              • Page views in September 2008: 29,727

online eXTraS
                                                                                                                          • adJuggler is used to serve and track banner ads
                                                                                                                          • Ads can be served on a monthly basis or CPM
                                                                                                                          • Monthly reports for advertisers show total           • Devoted to new and future salon professionals
                                                                                                                           impressions and clicks for each campaign              • Page views in September 2008: 38,006

inteGrated Sell                                                                                                                             E-NEWSlETTErS
                                                                                                                                                   Targeted, opt-in
                                                                                                                                                   e-newsletters are sent to
                                                                                                                                                          subscribers on a
                                                                                                                                                                                 • The total spa and wellness connection for spa owners, managers and
                                                                                                                                                                                   practicing professionals.
                                                                                                                                                                                 • Redesign and relaunch in 2009
                                                                                                                                                          monthly basis. Take
Modern Salon Media’s suite of digital assets continues to expand!                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                          advantage of banner
                                                                                                                                                                                 • Searchable list of 1,200+ professional beauty companies
                                                                                                                                                          ads, text ads and
modern salon media offers the most innovative and integrated                                                                                                                     • 21 main categories and 450 subcategories
                                                                                                                                                          custom options.
                                                                                                                                                                                 • Relaunched in August 2008 with partner Media Brains, a leader in
media products and packages available to the salon industry. we                                                                                           • Modern Salon
                                                                                                                                                                                   industry directories
take our expertise in professional beauty and education “beyond                                                                                             Style watch: Style
                                                                                                                                                                                 • Upgraded listing packages and advertising opportunities
                                                                                                                                                            trends for beauty
the page” with an extensive menu of digital tools:                                                                                                                               • Links to the directory on all MODERN SALON Media sites
• Vibrant, content-driven websites                                                                                                                          20,500 subscribers
• targeted, opt-in e-newsletters                                                                                          • Pro  CeSS Color & Texture Update: Tips for           • Help those interested in a beauty career choose a school
• industry’s only vertical search tool                                                                                      chemical service specialists; 3,000 subscribers      • Paid lead-generation site for cosmetology schools
• enhanced digital editions of all print magazines                                                                        • Salon TodaY Business Builders: Smart business        • More than 600 schools active and enrolled
• digital-only special sections and supplements                                                                             ideas for beauty leaders; 12,700 subscribers         • Page views: 70,000 per month
• on-demand and “live from the show” web-based video packages                                                             • renew reports: Skin care products and trends;
• online panels for fast, affordable, quality research                                                                                                                           • Unique visitors: 15,000 per month
                                                                                                                            19,600 subscribers
• lead generation tools (contests, sampling and more)
                                                                                                                          • FirST CHair Update: Career-starting guide for
• Custom e-newsletters, video and digital content
                                                                                                                            new and future professionals; 4,000 subscribers      • “Continuing education on demand” online resource for salon
Customized print+digital marketing programs connect your company with the salon                                           • Custom e-Blasts: Your content, custom-packaged         professionals.
professionals you want to reach for maximum, measurable impact.                                                             for any MODERN SALON Media audience.                 • Site to be relaunched in 2009 with video and animated step-by-step
 diGiTal ConTaCT
 For more information on modern salon digital products, analytics or specs,                                               DIgITal EDITIONS                                       BaNNEr aD SPECS & MONThlY raTES
 please contact e-Product Manager Mike Curran at                                             every issue of every                                   Format: gif, jpg, flash
                                                                                                                          Modern Salon Media                                     File size: 35k or under
                                                                                                                          print magazine is now
                                                                                                                          available in digital format.                           • leaderboard (728 x 90) .............$1000     • leaderboard (728 x 90) ..............$1000
                                                                                                                          • NXTBook-generated                                    • wide skyscraper (160 x 600) .......$750       • wide skyscraper (160 x 600) ........$750
                                                                                                                            digital versions                                     • rectangle (180 x 150) .................$500   • rectangle (180 x 150) ...............$500
                                                                                                   and supplements                                      • Bottom Banner (728 x 90) ............$500
                                                               • Content zones with articles organized by topics of         are enhanced with exclusive “digital extra”                                  • leaderboard (728 x 90) ...............$500
                                                                 interest to viewers.                                       interactive content (video, surveys, slideshows)     • leaderboard (728 x 90) .............$1000     • Bottom Banner (728 x 90) ...........$300
                                                               • Features include blogs, video, step-by-steps.            • Available online FREE                                • wide skyscraper (160 x 600) .......$750
                                                               • web-first publishing—many articles posted on the         • Environmentally friendly option                      • Bottom Banner (728 x 90) ............$500
                                                                 website before they appear in the magazine.              • Downloadable and printable (by page)
                                                               • Print-web integration: monthly column in magazine        • links directly to advertisers’ websites
                                                                 used to drive readers to the web; “Click Lines” on         (opportunity to enhance ads with video,              E-NEWSlETTEr aD raTES
                                                                 magazine articles let users know about additional                                                               Format: gif or jpg (no animation)
                                                                                                                            surveys, sample requests, etc.)
                                                                                                                                                                                 File size: 35k or under
                                                                 information online.                                      • Subscribers receive monthly notifications
                                                               • Pageviews, September 2008: 89,914                        • examples: To view a digital edition of               rectangle Banner ads (0 x 0)                Text ads (2 word sentence with link)
                                                               • Unique visitors, September 2008: 27,538                                                                         • modern salon style watch: $1,125              • modern salon style watch: $500
                                                                                                                            MODERN SALON, go to
                                                                                                                                                                                 • salon today Business Builders: $695           • salon today Business Builders: $300
                                                               • Site redesign in January 2009; new ad sizes (300 x 250     nxtbooks/vance/modernsalon0908                       • renew reports – skin Care: $695               • renew reports – skin Care: $300
                                                                 and 300 x 100); more video content, user-generated       To view the special digital-only Green Beauty          • Process Color & texture Update: $695          • Process Color & texture Update: $300
                                                                 content, hair collections, special product sections,     supplement, go to                 • First Chair Update: $695                      • First Chair Update: $300
                                                                 sponsored video showcases and more!                                                                             • Custom e-Blast: $2,500

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ExPaND yoUr oPtions
Modern Salon Media is always working to bring something extra to the professional beauty market
                                                                                                                                                                                 2008 specifications & material requirements


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               renew PROFESSIONAL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     THE COMPLETE SPA AND WELLNESS EXPERIENCE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2008
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                                                                              MODERN SALON is the official publication of America’s Beauty Show. We                                                                             Width                Depth                                                                            Owners who set the beauty industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    standards with their passion for service,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    winter warm-ups
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    aromatherapy facial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    what goes into organic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            growth and education.

                                                                              partner with ABS to offer special packages to help you maximize your exposure                      one Page ....................................7-3/4”...................10”                                                             WWW.SALONTODAY.COM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       A MODERN SALON PUBLICATION
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Joseph Cartagena, Genacelli Salon & Day Spa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Denise Provenzano, Zano Salons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Michael Anthony, Michael Anthony SalonSpas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       A MODERN SALON PUBLICATION

                                                                              and ROI before, during and after your company exhibits at this leading industry                    spread ..............................................16”...................10”
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                                                                              event! Your sales manager can put together a program for you that includes:                        two-thirds Page ..........................4-5/8”...................10”           MaTErIal rEQuIrEMENTS                                                                                                                                                               SEND MaTErIal TO
                                                                                                                                                                                 Half Page (Vertical) ....................3-1/2”...................10”            Upload a hi-res PdF to                                                                                                                                         diana Fitzgerald
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Click on ad Upload at bottom of home page and                                                                                                                                       Modern Salon
                                                                              • Advertising in THE DAILY, the official program and daily update, with                            Half Page (Horizontal) ................7-3/4” ..............4-7/8”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  follow the prompts. Please include advertiser name,                                                                                                                                 400 knightsbridge Parkway
                                                                                updated versions distributed all three days of the show.                                         Half Page (island) .......................4-5/8” ..............7-3/8”            Contact Person, phone number, and magazine and                                                                                                                                      lincolnshire, il 60069
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  issue date. listed are the preferred file formats:                                                                                                                                  847-634-7872
                                                                                                                                                                                 third Page (square)....................4-5/8” ..............4-7/8”
                                                                              • Advertising in the March 2009 issue of MODERN SALON, with special ABS                            third Page (Vertical) ...................2-1/4”...................10”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PdF/X-1a:2001 (v1.3) created with adobe acrobat/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  distiller mac or PC. include all high-res images                                                                                                                                    Jenny Barnette
                                                                                Show Preview and BONUS editorial for advertisers in both THE DAILY and                           Quarter Page ..............................3-1/2” ..............4-7/8”           (Cmyk or Grayscale @300 dpi) – no rGB or JPeG                                                                                                                                       Salon TodaY, renew
                                                                                MODERN.                                                                                          sixth Page ....................................2-1/4” ..............4-7/8”       images. embed all fonts – do not subset or allow                                                                                                                                    400 knightsbridge Parkway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  substitution of fonts when converting your PdF file.                                                                                                                                lincolnshire, il 60069
                                                                              • Special product content and editorial coverage in dedicated ABS PREVIEW                                                                                                           Publisher requires all Fonts to Be PostsCriPt                                                                                                                                       847-415-8005
                                                                                and ABS REVIEW e-newsletters from MODERN SALON before and after the                              BlEED aDVErTISEMENT SIZES                                                        Portrait mode, 100% size, no rotations. no crop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Width                Depth        marks, color bars, etc. inside live area of file. one
                                                                                event. (Sent to 20,000+ MODERN SALON addresses as well as to ABS database                                                                                                         swoP acceptable color proof required. Proof must
                                                                                                                                                                                 Full Page ......................................8-7/8”...................11”
                                                                                of attendees and prospects).                                                                                                                                                      be of the actual file supplied and must be same                                                                                                                                                                  QuESTIONS? CONTaCT:
                                                                                                                                                                                 spread .......................................17-1/2”...................11”      size of file provided. if swoP acceptable color                                                                                                                                                                  For ad production information, schedules
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  proof is not supplied, publisher reserves the right to                                                                                                                                                           and to send materials, contact:
                                                                                                                                                                                 Half Page (Horizontal) ................8-7/8” ..............5-1/2”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  have one made at advertiser’s expense.
 raTES & SPECS                                                                                                    ClOSINg DaTES:                                                 Half Page (Vertical) ....................4-5/8”...................11”                For a list of suggested swoP acceptable                                                                                                                                                                      diana Fitzgerald
                                                                                                                  January 25th for aBs Package deals (including march issue of   third Page (Vertical) ...................2-7/8” ..................11”            proofing systems see advertising                                                                                                                                                                   Production Manager
                                             width                    depth                           rates
                                                                                                                  modern and aBs Preview and review e-newsletters)                                                                                                material sent via e-mail will not be accepted. Four-                                                                                                                                                             modern salon, First Chair, inoursalon
 one Page ....................................9 3/4” ....................13 3/4” ..............$3,000.00 net                                                                                                                                                      color advertisements are printed on heat-set, web-                                                                                                                                                               847-634-7872
                                                                                                                                                                                 Final trim size ...............................8-5/8” ............10-3/4”        fed offset presses all colors wet. Further information                                                                                                                                                 
 spread .......................................19 1/2” ....................13 3/4” ..............$6,000.00 net    February 2nd for the daily at america’s Beauty show.                                                                                            available upon request.
 Half Page (Vertical) ...........................5” ....................13 3/4” ..............$2,000.00 net                                                                      we will trim 1/8” from top, bottom, left & right                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jenny Barnette
 Half Page (Horizontal) ................9 3/4” ............................7” ...................$2,000 net       all ad rates include Four Color Bleed                          edges.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Production Coordinator
                                                                                                                  Premium Position rates available Upon request                                                                                                   PrODuCTION ChargES                                                                                                                                                                                               salon today and renew
 Quarter Page ....................................5” ............................7” ..............$1,200.00 net                                                                  note: on bleed pages and inserts when preparing                                  no charge for properly supplied digital files                                                                                                                                                                    847-415-8005
                                                                                                                                                                                 the material keep all live matter 1/2” within all four                           prepared in accordance with publisher’s                                                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                                                                 sides of bleed dimension to avoid possible loss in                               requirements. advertiser will be charged for any
                                                                                                                                                                                 binding and trimming.                                                            work required to update advertiser’s provided files                                                                                                                                                              Sherry delVecchio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  to meet our requirements. any corrections are                                                                                                                                                                    advertising Sales assistant
                                                                                                                                                                                 Bleed Spread Measures: 17-1/2” x 11”                                             billed back to advertiser at publisher’s cost.                                                                                                                                                                   623-536-6630

     Salon TodaY CHina
                                                                                                                                                                                 trim size: 17-1/4” x 10-3/4”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Notice: Vance assesses a $100 production charge each time
                                                                                                                                                                                 on spread advertisements, either run of book or                                  a submitted ad is rejected due to not meeting our provided                                                                                                                                                       For technical information on specifications,
                                                                                                                                                                                 inserts, have copy or images across the gutter,                                  specifications. Please double check to make sure your ad is                                                                                                                                                      PdFs and applications, contact:
     Looking for a resource to communicate with the growing salon and spa market                                                                                                 kept 3/16” from left and right of center line.                                   correct and falls within our specs before submitting.                                                                                                                                                            Jeff Hofbauer, 847-415-8088
     in China? MODERN SALON Media has partnered with international publishing                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Josh Barrie, 847-415-8010
     company ringier to provide content and sales resources for SALON TODAY CHINA.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                                                                     detailed ad specifications may be downloaded at:
     Published 8x a year in Simplified Chinese with the guidance of an editorial
     advisory board in China, the magazine reaches a qualified, controlled readership
     of 28,000 salon and spa decision makers, and targets leading independent, chain                                                                                                PUBliSHer’S ProTeCTion ClaUSe rates and conditions given in this rate card are subject to change without notice. Contracts, orders or copy instructions containing
     and hotel/resort salons in high-income, urban areas. Each subscription is requested                                                                                            conditions which conflict with the publisher’s policies will not be considered binding on the publisher. orders containing incorrect rates will be billed at rates in force at the time. any tax
                                                                                                                                                                                    hereafter applicable to advertising will be added to the prevailing rates. the publisher reserves the right to hold advertisers and/or their advertising agency jointly and severally liable
     in writing, each reader is qualified by name, job title and industry.                                                                                                          for such monies as are due and payable to the publisher. advertiser and advertising agency recognize and accept that the following language appears within the publication: “all
                                                                                                                                                                                    statements, including product claims, are those of the person or organization making the statement or claim. the publisher does not adopt any such statement or claims as its own,
                                                                                                                                                                                    and any such statement or claim does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the publisher.” advertiser and advertising agency accept and assume liability for all content (including                                                                                                                                                    text, representations, illustrations, opinions and facts) of advertisements printed, and also assume responsibility for any claims made against the publisher arising from or related to such
     salon today CHina advertisers also get Free product & supplier listings in                                                                                                     advertisements. in the event that legal action or claim is made against the publisher arising from or related to such advertisements, advertiser and advertising agency agree to fully
                                                                                                                                                                                    defend, indemnify and hold harmless the publisher, and to pay any judgment, expenses and legal fees incurred by the publisher as a result of said legal action or claim.
     Chinese and english on (58,000+ monthly visitors) with live                                                                                                   the publisher reserves the right to reject any advertising which it feels is not in keeping with the publication’s standards. Failure by publisher to insert in any particular issue or issues
     links to your homepage.                                                                                                                                                        invalidates the order for insertion in the missed issue, but shall not constitute a breach of contract. the publisher requires that proof of postal clearance be provided prior to publication
                                                                                                                                                                                    of any advertisement containing contest copy. the word “advertisement” will be placed above or below any copy, which in the publisher’s opinion resembles editorial matter. the
                                                                                                                                                                                    publisher assumes no responsibility for improper use of coupons forming part of an advertisement. Publisher is not liable for delays in delivery and/or non-delivery in the event of act of
     For advertising rates and more information, contact your Modern Salon Media                                                                                                    God, action by any government or quasi-governmental entity, fire, flood, insurrection, riot, explosion, embargo, strikes, whether legal or illegal, labor or material shortage, transportation
     sales manager.                                                                                                                                                                 interruption of any kind, work slowdown, or any condition beyond the control of publisher affecting production or delivery in any manner.

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adVertisinG                      Gregg McConnell
                                 Western Sales Manager                PUBlisHinG
                                 Director Custom Publishing Sales
Katharine Cook                   1560 newbury road, suite 1-319       Scot Stevens
Midwest Sales Manager            newbury Park, Ca 91320               group Publisher
400 knightsbridge Pkwy.          Phone: 805-498-3475                  847-634-4354
lincolnshire, il 60069           Fax: 805-498-3457          
Phone: 847-634-7869              Cell: 818-400-6552
Fax: 847-634-4342             Michele Musgrove
Cell: 847-767-2885                                                    associate Publisher & Creative Director                                             847-634-7890
                                 Sherry delVecchio          
                                 Sales assistant
Scot Stevens                     Phone: 623-536-6630                  Michael Curran
Eastern Sales                    Fax: 623-327-1992                    E-Products Manager
400 knightsbridge Pkwy.      847-415-8054
lincolnshire, il 60069                                      
Phone: 847-634-4354              laurie Grinzafi
Fax: 847-634-4342                Classified ad Manager                Carolyn eustic     Phone: 847-393-7692                  New Products Sales Manager
                                 Fax: 847-393-7694                    303-825-1588

editorial                        alicia liotta                        ProdUCtion
                                 Style and Entertainment Director
deborah ogilvie                  Modern Salon                         diana Fitzgerald
Executive Managing Editor        Phone: 310-474-2692                  Production/Creative Services Director
Modern Salon Media               Fax: 310-474-2637                    Modern Salon, First Chair, Custom Publishing
847-634-4359                     847-634-7872                                
                                 Maggie Mulhern
laurel Smoke                     Beauty and Fashion Director          Jenny Barnette
Editor in Chief                  Modern Salon                         Production Coordinator
Modern Salon                     Phone: 201-891-3447                  Salon Today and renew
847-415-8002                     Fax: 201-891-0142                    847-415-8005

Stacey Soble                     Jan Hillenmeyer
Editor in Chief                  News Editor
Salon Today                      Modern Salon
805-709-1837                     847-415-8044

Melissa Hill                     alison Shipley
Editor                           associate Editor
renew, First Chair               Modern Salon, Salon Today
                                                                       modern salon media is the professional
203-253-4914                     847-415-8084                          beauty publishing division of Vance Publishing          Corp., headquartered in lincolnshire, il, with
                                                                       offices in lenexa, ks, and st. louis, mo. since its
elizabeth Yong                   Joyce alverio                         founding in 1937, Vance Publishing has been a
Managing Editor                  administrative Coordinator            recognized leader in business information and
Modern Salon Media               Modern Salon Media                    communications. the company serves select
847-415-8051                     847-415-8037                          business-to-business markets with 20 magazines,          a host of newsletters, web offerings and data
                                                                       and custom media products.