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.
With so many options and price points on the styling chair market, finding and investing in the best salon chair(s) for your salon can be intimidating when wading through the various options. But it doesn't have to be. These guidelines can help make your next salon chair purchase stress-free.
Whether you are just pondering a salon layout change or you are in the middle of a salon renovation, we hope this article will help guide your direction. A salon layout that accommodates its guests and stylists will help business boom while keeping employees and clients happy.
Employee turnover is expensive. In a business where competition is stiff and profit hinges on excellent customer service, salon owners should consider this checklist for ways to create happier employees.
Three years ago best friends and fellow hairdressers bought some equipment, converted a spare room into a studio and launched their "Your Day Off" podcast, exploring the inspiring stories within the beauty industry. SALON TODAY catches up with them and poses five questions.
Justin Toves-Vincilione (@ahappyjustin), a Los Angeles-based stylist and Ulta Beauty Design Team member, has worked strategically and creatively to take his editorial styling skills to the next level. He recently revealed two secret weapon products he now makes sure he has in his session kit every time he goes on set.
With cosmetology schools and the students they graduate on the decline and competition for talent ramping up, salon owners are finding it increasingly more challenging to recruit and retain talent. That perfect storm is encouraging many salons to get creative when it comes to connecting with emerging talent while solidifying the cultures that keep new hires on staff long term.
In a world where everyone loves to give an opinion, why ignoring some of them can be the best thing you do. Business consultant Phil Jackson from Build Your Salon, discusses how not all opinions count.