Salon professionals choose Sola for many reasons: to set their own schedule, experience more privacy with guests, create a one-of-a-kind salon culture and make more money, for starters. But mainly, it’s about freedom and control.
From your hand-selected décor and curated product line-up, to your vibe and aesthetic, Sola professionals get to call all of the shots in a private one-on-one salon suite where you control your schedule, do what you love, and keep 100% of your profits.
FREEDOM + CONTROL
Whether you want to work seven days a week or just two—the choice is yours. At Sola Salons, you decide what works best for you—including the services you offer, the products you sell and your menu pricing.
“Since owning my own salon suite, I have the freedom of being in control of my own schedule and spending more time with my family,” says blonding and updo artist Gisaura Laporte of Pooler, Georgia, who also specializes in makeup. “I’ve been able to create a safe place for my guests with a one-on-one service and make it more personal without all the background noise.”
Sola is a partner every step of the way. From a seamless transition into your new space, to industry-leading education, cutting-edge technology, and a supportive community to foster your growth as a business owner, Sola always has your back.
“Sola provides an endless amount of resources to help get your business started and keep it growing,” says Kim Pags, a stylist out of Milwaukee. “They have an app dedicated just to Sola pros where you can access blogs, webinars, education, The Sola Stories Podcast, exclusive deals on products—the list goes on and on.”
YOUR SPACE, YOUR ENVIRONMENT
For many beauty professionals, working in an intimate environment with one-on-one time with clients is a priority—as well as being able to control who comes in and out of your salon space.
“At Sola, I get to create a custom experience for my clients and myself,” says Carlisha Duffey who specializes in textured hair and natural styles out of Topeka, Kansas. “With my suite, I get to live life and run my business on my own terms.”
KEEP YOUR PROFITS
At Sola, you get to decide what you charge for your services, when to raise or lower your prices, and what you do with your profits.
“My favorite part of owning my own salon suite is that I'm very close to being a six-figure hairstylist,” says Tish Clark, a colorist out of Rochester Hills, Michigan. “I am able to collect all the profits and I get to decide what to do with those dollars.”
As a creative artist, what’s better than the freedom to be yourself and attract the clients you want to work with? Whether you bring clients with you or build your base with the help of Sola’s community and marketing support, salon professionals who choose Sola have the ability to brand and market their own salon business and control the client experience from start to finish.
“My favorite part of owning a salon suite is being able to provide my guests with a relaxing and personal experience where they are the center of attention," says Serina Battaglini, Toronto, Canada. "I’m able to customize their experience through the products I use, the music I play, the decor I choose and most of all the time I can confidently dedicate to them, without feeling rushed or neglecting crucial points of difference.”
From online scheduling and payment processing through SolaGenius (a salon management app created by Sola in partnership with GlossGenius), attracting new clients with the online client search and booking engine, BookNow, to the on-demand business-building video library on the Sola Pro app, and BeautyHive.com, the Sola-exclusive online distributor where you can order retail and backbar products delivered directly to your door, Sola offers innovative solutions for every challenge an independent salon owner might face. At Sola, you can use technology to help you work smarter, not harder.
“Sola gave me the tools I needed to succeed, and the longer that I have been here, the better it has gotten,” says Ashley White, owner of Ashley White Studio in Granger, Indiana. “The technology and education is unparalleled - with SolaGenius, Sola Sessions, salon classes, webinars, and even the blog posts. When SolaGenius was introduced to us, it was an absolute game-changer for me as a business owner. It has been my personal assistant and receptionist both in one simple application.”
WHAT’S NEXT? YOU DECIDE.
If you’re ready to take control of your career and invest in your future, look no further than Sola Salons. With a supportive community of 18,000 like-minded independent salon owners and programs that provide industry-leading education and cutting-edge technology, Sola is all about helping you create a seamless transition into the #SolaBoss life.
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