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For more than 100 years, four generations of the 44/20 family has been committed to supplying the industry with the ﬁnest quality products available. We are proud of our long and successful history, and we continue our commitment to offering the ﬁnest products and best service possible to cosmetologists, barbers and pet groomers. Each shear is guaranteed against defects in material and workmanship. Visit www.4420.com to learn more.
ASSOCIATE MEMBER PROFILES
The Andis Company is the premier manufacturer of electrical tools for the barber and styling professional. Andis is the preferred clipper and trimmer for student kits in cosmetology and barber schools. Andis supports schools with superior tools and educational programming. Visit www.andis.com for more information. Dream Shears is proud to announce that more than 65,000 students in cosmetology education used our shears. Dream Shears offer different sets for schools. Dream Shears Set is one of the most popular starter shears sets. Dream Shears offers various programs to beauty schools. Our member schools receive 15 scholarships every year through AACS. Students can buy professional shears with an affordable payment plan through their schools at discounted prices. Visit www.dreamshears.com for more information. Hattori Hanzo Shears are used by many of the top stylists in world. In 2010, Hattori Hanzo Shears launched a non-profit organization that rallies hair stylists around the country to support the training of women in the art and science of hairdressing as an alternative to prostitution and human trafficking. For more information, visit supportthetrade.org and hattorihanzoshears.com. Icon Shears manufactures haircutting shears with deep care focusing on durability and longer operational life. The steel used is top quality and manufacturing process is closely supervised to ensure quality production. When you use our shears, you will discover that it is possible to acquire dependable quality shears at prices much lower than other brands in today’s market. We offer quality shears with much lower prices. To learn more, visit www.iconshears.com. Kasho forged, handcrafted professional stylist shears are expertly crafted in Seki, Japan, using the highest quality steel and the most advanced heat treatment technology. They are the crowning achievement of over 100 years of expert craftsmanship. It is very important for stylists to start their careers with high quality shears, which is why an increasing number of salon academies and cosmetology schools are using Kasho shears in their student kits. Visit www.kasho-usa.com for more information. Pro Line Ltd. was created in 2005 by Joe Coladarci, a scissor sharpener serving the beauty, barber and grooming industry since 1981. Working with other professional sharpeners, Joe established a line of professional grade tools without all the hoopla and advertising costs associated with a national brand. Pro Line products are sold through our network of professional sharpeners all certiﬁed to repair and sharpen our products. This grassroots approach to marketing allows our distributors to sell a quality product at a fair price to their sharpening customers. For more information, visit www.prolineltd.net. Sensei Shear Systems provides the perfect combination of quality, performance and education. Sensei was born of a desire to create a higher standard; a philosophy that proves you don’t always have to spend the most to get the best. Sensei is the only shear line completely designed in the U.S. to enhance the style and technique of American hairdressers. Every shear represents the best quality and value in its class and carries a lifetime warranty. High performance blade technology with state of the art ergonomic design makes Sensei the shears to own. To learn more, visit www.senseishears.com. Shark Fin Shears are affordably priced and each shear comes with Shark Fin’s patented Shear Fit® Scissor Fitting System, which allows you to create a custom ﬁtted shear to your exact ring ﬁnger and thumb diameter. With the Shear Fit® Scissor Fitting System, you finally have the opportunity to relax that constructive grip you’ve been using with your other shears and let your Shark Fin® “float” in your hand as you cut. Visit www.sharkﬁnshears.com for more information. ShearFIX, family owned and operated, specializes in cosmetology supplies for students and instructors. We provide an affordable premier student shear kit (shear, thinner, razor, blades, practice shear and hard case), flat irons, dryers and more. We emphasize learning by providing continuing education and participating in cosmetology related associations. Our personalized service can’t be beat. We strive to help you to help them, so they can help themselves. Visit www.shearﬁx.com or call (toll-free) 1-87-SHEARFIX.
EACH ISSUE OF BEAUTYLINK FEATURES ASSOCIATE MEMBERS REPRESENTING A CERTAIN SEGMENT OF THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Beauty Link - Volume 4, Issue 4
Message from the aacs president and cea co-chairs
Workings of Washington
Meet Your New CEA Co-Chairs: Carol Woodard and Dan Cavanagh
Interrupted and Distracted: Five Ways to Get Back on Track
And then there’s compliance
Going Mentor: Paying Your Success Forward
A student’s perspective
Deliver Extraordinary Education: Building Your Dream Team
Considering a Sale: Expert Perspectives on Selling a School
Diversifying Your Offerings: One School’s Approach
Getting Ahead: 2013 Trends in Hair, Skin and Nail Education
Route to Succession: Planning the End of an Entrepreneurial Journey
Beauty changes lives
Strategic Success: Planning, Implementation and Accountability
What Makes a Dream Job: Fulfillment Is Just Around the Corner
The Video Test: Improving Behaviors with Evidence
AACS listserve q & a
Mastering Body Language: Six Nonverbal Cues to Use in the Classroom
The AACS Annual Convention & Expo Photo Spread
Associate member profiles: shears/clippers
People & places
New school members
Upcoming 2012-2013 events
Index to advertisers
Beauty Link - Volume 4, Issue 4
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