Framing $50 for fewer than six foils Natural Elements, Chicago $60 for seven to 10 foils
Colorist Scott Montgomery (ABCH) says clients looking to extend visits or highlight a focal-point love “framing,” in which fewer than six foils are placed around the face. “Added in other areas, they spotlight where we want light to fall,” says Montgomery. Because the salon helps clients extend their color, referrals are through the roof, he adds; 2008 was a record year because the salon emphasized “long-term relationships and open, honest discussion.”
Hair colorist Lisa Walker, @lisalovesbalayage, draws an audience with her outgoing personality and mad color skills--her Instagram name says it all. The artist is also traveling the country with her Balayage Bootcamp and teaching other artists her techniques and tips. Here, Walker shares five tips for a successful consultation.
So, you work in a cool salon, keep up with trendy styles and dress the part. And, you think this is the big reason clients keep coming back to see you? Maybe for a first visit, but to retain clients, it’s the little things that count.
With no knowledge of how to own or manage a beauty salon, Kimberly Broyles-Meisterhans, a nail tech with a loyal clientele, took over a failing salon with only three employees and one receptionist. Here's her story of success.
You've probably seen Hai Tran (@hai.stylist)'s viral-on-Instagram post about the color journey from black to blonde, which maps out the time, cost, and sessions it takes to a client to get from a box-dye black to a pale silver. But, the rest of his page is just as well-organized and beautifully organized. Learn more about Tran here.
Stylists who excel in the art of the updo often develop clever little tricks for creating outstanding work. Here are three go-to techniques, created by Sexy Hair artists, used to create the three looks in their latest collections.