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All The Ways To Price Your Specialty Hair Color

By the hour, by the level, by the bowl. Those are just some of the ways stylists are setting their rates for specialty hair color. Specialty color is hard work so don’t sell yourself short. Specialty color is also creative, and here are some creative ways stylists are charging for their artistry!

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Gone Grey Strategies That Will Keep You In Business

Gone grey doesn’t have to mean gone for good. There are still plenty of ways to contribute to your grey clients’ ongoing upkeep. Here are strategies that will keep your grey clients looking chic…and keep your service and retail income looking healthy.

MAKEOVER: Winning Balayage

Get the details for this transformation, by Payal Patel (@HairByPayal), who used her fresh balayage skills (learned at a SalonCentric workshop) to win a makeover challenge.

How To Charge For Corrective Color

Your menu covers the basics—single process, double process, highlights, balayage. But what happens when that inky-haired box color client shows up in shock, begging you to restore her to her natural shade? How much should that cost? There are many ways to charge for corrective color, but a recent poll of ModernSalon.com pros reveals four key approaches.

Balayage and Instagram - Important Takeaways

The SalonCentric "Balayage and Social Media Bootcamp" graduates share their favorite takeaways from the workshop.

Here’s A Crazy Way To Keep Your Best Stylists: Put Them In Business For Themselves

It’s a common situation in many salons. One or two top earners begin to chafe under the existing system. They feel they’re carrying the rest of the team. They resent being told what to do. So they leave. And when they do, everybody loses. Jen Planck is an educator, stylist and Salon Centric Ambassador. Jen, her business partner Lacey Griffiths, and their previous employer Sandra Dunn have devised an unconventional solution to walkouts—one that empowered two high-achieving stylists to continue to excel and allowed their salon owner to maintain a positive team culture and even create a new form of regular income. Here’s what happened.

SalonCentric Workshop: Balayage and Social Media Bootcamp

Get the overview of the most recent “Elevated Education” workshop held at SalonCentric in St. Petersburg, Florida: "Balayage and Social Media Bootcamp."

How-To Transition Your Foil Client To Balayage

Sophia Avera demons how to transition your foil client to balayage.

Creating the Perfect Smudge Root (Or Is It Root Smudge?)

Sophia Avera (@ssophiacolor) of Muse Salon and Spa, Atlanta, Georgia, is a color expert, and top national balayage educator for L’Oréal Professionnel. One of the key questions she gets at her seminars is “how do you create a root smudge without losing the highlights?” Here Avera shares her top ten tips on perfecting the color design.

Sola Salon Sessions San Diego: Get a Taste of the Suite Life, Join Pulp Riot, Paul Mitchell and More

Sola Salon Studios is gearing up for their first 2019 Sola Sessions education and inspirational event.