Barbers, stylists, and any beauty professional who is working independently will benefit from outlining a clear set of rules and then communicating them to their guests--early and often. As Tish Clark, a stylist in Michigan puts it: "I'm the boss and I run my salon suite with respect, integrity, boundaries, and professionalism."
"In my early days, just starting out, I would say I was much more lax on policies as I was just concerned about getting clients in the door and paying bills, so I would work as long and as hard as needed for all clients due to the fear of losing them. Not anymore..."
Hashtags are a valuable tool to get more eyeballs on your work and grow your online following. We’ve rounded up the best hashtags relevant to the hair community that every stylist should be using. Get ready to copy and paste!
At the start of every year, a brand-new set of interior design trends steadily trickle into the scene and suddenly become the must-have elements of the season. Be sure to jump on these trends before the start of the new year if you want your salon, spa, or barbershop to stay.fresh and relevant.
At an in-person event in Hollywood, MODERN SALON will be hosting a full day of business presentations from industry leaders who are showing up to help independent stylists get a jump on the new year. Content will range from social media, to pricing strategies, to creating systems for success. Connect with other independents, get smart advice from the very best and get your business in fighting shape!
Who am I? Well, I am the accidental salon owner. And although I have been blessed more times than I can count in my first year as a salon owner, it didn't come without at least a dozen lessons and being served quite a few pieces of humble pie.