Shears & Haircolor Can Only Get You So Far
Stylists are creative by nature, working on gorgeous hairstyles for every client who sits in their chair. They have the vision and the knowledge to achieve the final look, but do they have the tools they need to create any look requested by their clients? Here are 5 things you should know when choosing the right tools.
Let’s face it; most clients don’t have the natural hair length or texture to create the looks they really want. In fact, celebrities don’t have it either. JLo doesn’t naturally have the ultra-full, voluminous locks that we see on the red carpet. And, even Jennifer Lawrence needed “a little help” in “growing out” her short ‘do’ overnight. The ideal solution to achieve any type of new hair style (lengthening, thickening or color and style) often requires various forms of hair lengthening and thickening tools, such as wefts, tape-ins, hair extensions or hair pieces. But, which ones are the best?
#1 CHOOSE YOUR TOOLS WISELY
It’s important to choose a system that offers 100% real human hair for the most natural look and feel - a system that allows every stylist to live out their creativity, not just lengthening a head of hair. A system that allows for lengthening, thickening, and trendy styles like bangs or a pop of color. It’s all about Hair Creations and not just hair extensions.
What’s also important is to find a complete, premium hair system of lengthening and thickening tools that offers fast and easy application (to get clients in and out of the chair in a matter of minutes) and a no-nonsense system for clients to maintain at home. With faster services, stylists have extra time to see more of their clients on a daily basis and make more money in a shorter period.
#2 KEEP UP WITH THE LATEST IN TECHNOLOGY
Tools that help improve services and efficiency should be a top priority for stylists. Stylists don’t want to spend 6-8 hours applying extensions which often results in strained, sore arms.
“There are many systems in the market now, but the most innovative and my favorite is the Laserbeamer Nano,” says top stylist, educator and Hairdreams ambassador Christopher Dove who has worked on top Hollywood films and on many editorials. “I often have to create dramatic transformations from very short hair to longer styles”, continues Dove. Using the new Laserbeamer Nano, I can achieve longer hair lengths in much less time. In fact, I can even do a whole application in somebody‘s lunch break. What’s also great with this system - I can get that even natural lay of a tape-in, but with the flexibility, creativity, and comfort the clients love with the strand by strand method.“
#3 PARTNER WITH THE RIGHT COMPANY
It’s essential to find a partner that offers premium hair lengthening and thickening tools, who is focused heavily on education, helps build and further enhances stylist’s hair artistry and offers a reliable customer service (in-stock availability of all hair lengths, shades and tools), so you get what you need for clients in the shortest amount of time.
#4 KNOW HOW TO TALK ABOUT PRICE
“Ask clients how much their time is worth,”continues Dove. “Is it really worth it to spend several hours a day trying to make hair look fuller with lots of styling and volumizing products?
The time spent on your hair could be spent doing other things that really matter to you. Is it worth waiting for your hair to grow out to an ideal length for the perfect look? With Hairdreams’ lengthening and thickening systems, clients get the look they want instantly and can live with it for months at a time.“ With all this satisfaction, it fosters loyalty and customer retention and isn’t that what every stylist is looking for.
#5 GET INSPIRED
In order to stay on top of your game, keep up with the latest looks and celebrity styles, seek out the best professional education, and enhance it with as many Step-by-Steps and How-To videos.
So, are you ready to give your clients their dream hair? From finding the right partner to choosing the best hair extension system and getting fully trained and inspired with How-To Step-by-Steps, you can start your research now and expand your knowledge at www.hairdreamsusa.com.