It’s Never JUUST Hair. An Interview with JUUT Daymaker and Salon Owner, David Wagner

May 08, 2017

How does one become a Daymaker? David Wagner knows and he is Patty Schmucker’s guest on RadioAMB. David is a Daymaker and owner of Juut SalonSpas. He began his career as part of the first class at the first Aveda beauty schools in 1977. Today almost 500,000 people per month come to the 11 Juut […]

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Beauty Helps to Cut Out Domestic Violence. An Interview with Brigid Cox.

May 08, 2017

Did you know April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month? Learn the history here: http://www.nsvrc.org/saam/saam-history. Well, this time on RadioAMB, host Patty Schmucker interviews Brigid Cox with Cut it Out, a Beauty Community Against Domestic Abuse. They discuss the ways domestic violence has and still is shaping our society and how we can help those affected […]

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The Family Brand Continues. An Interview with Phil Horvath of Ratner Companies.

May 08, 2017

In October of 2016, Ratner Companies, the parent of Hair Cuttery, BUBBLES, Salon Cielo & Spa, and Salon Plaza, hired a new President and COO. And in the second of a 2-part interview on Ratner, Patty Schmucker introduces him to her Radio AMB audience. Ladies and Gentlemen, meet Phil Horvath. So who is the ideal […]

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Beauty Backbone. An Interview Between Dean White and Keri Davis-Duffy

May 08, 2017

Keri Davis-Duffy is the president and co-owner of two powerful entities in the beauty industry: Gila Rut Aveda Salons and Beauty Backbone. She started her career more than 25 years ago as a hair stylist in San Diego and soon became a multi-salon owner. Her salons remain renowned for being both role models for business […]

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The Origin of the Family Haircut. An Interview with Dennis Ratner.

May 08, 2017

One of the constants when it comes to creativity is the age-old traditions of the napkin. You’ve heard the stories before. A scientist developed a cure for something … on the back of a napkin. An author came up with the premise for a Pulitzer-prize winning tome … on the back of a napkin. Maybe […]

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Beauty is a Family Business. An Interview with Mark Gonzales.

May 08, 2017

The Acoma Pueblo, in New Mexico, is also known as Sky City and Taos Pueblo and has been continuously inhabited since the first millennia. Even the ancient peoples of this glorious desert mountain terrain knew that its beauty was unsurpassed. Fast forward some 20,000 years and much of the Pueblo retains its charm. Maybe it’s […]

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Herbs and Beauty. A Discussion with Emily Fritchey of Sunshine Botanicals

May 08, 2017

Emily Fritchey grew up with a chronic skin problem that no doctor could seem to correctly diagnose. By experimenting with herbs, she was finally able to create something to “cure” herself. It also inspired her to become educated in herbal biology. Her passion for understanding health conditions and how to achieve long-term solutions naturally also […]

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How Do You Elevate the Art of Hair? A Conversation with Tatum Neill.

May 08, 2017

His biggest pet peeves are turtlenecks and lip gloss. He believes that razors need to be new and sharp when cutting hair. And he knows that all hairstylists speak at least two languages: one to converse, and one to cut, color, style … and elevate hair in order to create a new evolution. He is […]

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When it Comes to Data, Beauty Matters. An Interview with Kelly Kovack

May 08, 2017

Think back to a time before the internet. We know. Horrors. But there was such a time and it wasn’t that long ago. That’s when Kelly Kovack got her start creating product catalogs for Bliss. This was during the early days of Bliss and it was owner Marcia Kilgore who asked her summer employee to […]

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Beauty. It Takes a Village. An Interview with Paula Hayes.

May 08, 2017

What does it take to create beauty? In the case of Paula Hayes, it takes passion and commitment, a degree in chemistry and a profound sense of the pretty. It takes a village of chemists and makeup artists, of beauty professionals and consumers, of manufacturers and entrepreneurs all coming together to create true cosmetic solutions […]

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