By Anne Moratto | Updated: 01/03/2013 3:53:00 PM
Hair removal is a growth industry. Norma Jean Fusco, the CEO of Nufree, a wax-free hair removal system, encourages hair stylists to incorporate hair removal into their skill set.
By Lauren Salapatek | Updated: 01/03/2013 1:18:00 PM
From musician to award-winning stylist and platform artist, Joseph Cartegena’s transition was meant to be. "I had the calling to be a hairdresser," says Cartegena. "I created and cut the hair of all my band members. In that I found my calling."
Now, after 26 years in the beauty industry, Cartegena oversees everything on the salon floor as Director Stylist and President of Genacelli Salon and Day Spa. As the newly elected President of Cosmetologists Chicago Board of Directors, Cartegena takes a hands-on roll in Chicago's America's Beauty Show.
By Lauren Salapatek | Updated: 01/02/2013 4:31:00 PM
What advice would you give to improve a salon’s promotion planning strategy? What salon promotions are most effective in driving client traffic? How does an online strategy drive client traffic? What can stylists do to better promote their services?
By Patrick McIvor | Updated: 01/02/2013 8:50:00 AM
I love this time of the year, I tend to be one of those lets just keep everything until the end of the year, just in case we need it, people. And at the end of the year I love look back so I can plan for growth and success in the new year. I want to know what works, what doesn’t, what I want more of, and what i can do with less of, things I need to work on, things I need to stop and what can I do to be better and happy. Well this year for me it extra big because we closed our studio and are looking to move, so let me share what I learned.