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Crossing Borders: National Salon Directors Gather for 2018 Training

Posted on Jul 31, 2018 // The Lunatic Fringe Story

by Jane Stringham // Borders are charged with the potential for creativity and change.  Lunatic Fringe Salon Directors know this, live this, and dream along the current; they are truly creatives without limits.  The concept of “limitlessness,” as articulated by Meche Ortega, rang true at every level of last month’s training. From June 10-11, Salon…

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Celebrate Dad! A Lunatic Fringe Father’s Day Gift Guide

Posted on Jun 11, 2018 // The Lunatic Fringe Story

by Jane Stringham // Celebrate Dad! Stop in and enjoy 10% off select men’s grooming items at all salon locations. Pressed for time? Send a Lunatic Fringe eGift. Our eGifts are customizable and good toward product or services. If your dad has a particular predilection for product, however, we recommend the following: Cult + King…

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Braiding Boot Camp in New York City

Posted on May 29, 2018 // Stylist's TipsThe Lunatic Fringe Story

What the New York Times aptly named, “The Harvard of Hair,” recently hosted two Lunatic Fringe stylists for an intensive course on braiding. Paige Tejada of Parley’s leaped at the opportunity: “I’ve always wanted to take a class at Bumble and Bumble University and thought a braiding class would be a fun challenge—I usually take…

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Stylist Spotlight: Behind the Chair (and Backstage) with Darryl Soulis

Posted on May 22, 2018 // Uncategorized

by Jane Stringham // Sometimes, the journey behind the chair begins backstage—behind the curtain, that is! Such was the case for Darryl Soulis, seven-year veteran of Lunatic Fringe Salon’s Boise location, and entertainer at heart.  As a dancer and singer, Darryl spent hours around the marvelous transformations that take place pre-performance; the work of hair…

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2018 Mother’s Day Makeover Contest

Posted on Apr 17, 2018 // Giving Back

by Jane Stringham// When Lisa Gear entered the beauty industry—after a long career in fashion, no less—she landed on the Paul Mitchell Academy precisely because of its dedication to giving back.  Gear continues to prioritize her altruistic proclivities through consistent collaboration with the local YWCA in Liberty Township, Ohio.  In fact, the inspiration for Lunatic…

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