Eco-friendly still seems to be on top of stylists’ and consumers’ minds! Our Facebook fans recently gave a shout out to some of their best-selling eco-responsible products.
“Eufora all the way. They are really into you as a stylist and the products are phenomenal.” —Michele Matkovich
“We carry Aveda ... they all retail well, but my favorite is Smooth Infusion Shampoo and Conditioner, which are two of the seven products that Aveda won Gold in the Cradle to Cradle certification for eco-friendly products.” —Christopher Knudsen
“We love Kevin Murphy! Our clients have requested paraben-free products and this fits the bill. It’s sulfate-free, too!” —Trisha Kaufman
“Number 4 High Performance Hair Care—it’s 100-percent vegan, sulfate- and paraben-free with luxury!” -- Scott Jacobs
“We are a Phyto salon; after clients see the beautiful results they rush to buy the product. Phytopolleine and Phytosquame are our best sellers.” —Shaunelle Roberson
What are your best-sellers? Tell us on Facebook by becoming a fan, and you could be in the next issue of MODERN! Facebook.com/modernsalon.
With 108,000 Instagram followers, styling and top beauty influencer Shelley Gregory (@shelleygregoryhair) knows her way around social media, including the hashtag component. Here’s how she maximizes her hashtag game.
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.