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Smart Step: “Standing Solutions” for a Standing Industry

Salon pros' backs and legs get relief with Smart Step mats.

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It’s Not Vain to Mind Veins!

Varicose and spider veins are a common problem for people who stand all day, so it’s no surprise that veins can be a professional hazard for hairdressers. They emerged as a concern in Healthy Hairdresser’s original research conducted ...

Hairdressers are Passionate about What They Stand For!

Our September Healthy Hairdresser Challenge is going strong! Many of you are sharing “what you stand for” as a salon professional. All participants are eligible to receive one of 30 pairs of compression fashion hosiery from this ...

Take a Stand

Salon owners represent their businesses at their local Chamber of Commerce; salon teams select charities to support; individual stylists voice their opinions at an industry association meeting. From promoting healthy habits to protecting natural ...

Get a Leg Up on Health!

“When your feet are miserable, you’re miserable!” says stylist Michael Breen, owner of Michael’s Cottage Salon in Jacksonville, Florida. Being on your feet all day isn’t good for the human body, but that’s how ...

6 Foot and Ankle Exercises

Since our Healthy Hairdresser Challenge for June involves taking care of your feet and legs, Healthy Hairdresser did a little research to see what exercises are recommended. You stand much of the day, so moving your feet and ankles is critical ...

Those Hips (And Legs and Feet) Don't Lie!

At the salon, you’re working with your upper body, but your lower portion can be the one that takes a hit. Your professional goal is to have a full book that goes from guest to guest with no break and sometimes has you double-booking to do ...

Are You Wearing the Right Shoes?

At Healthy Hairdresser, we talk a lot about choosing shoes that treat your feel kindly when you’re standing most of the day. Even when you are wearing supportive shoes, you should swap them out periodically. Shoes don’t last forever! ...

Leg Relief!

Stand+Deliver lightweight, stretchy compression socks come in three varieties and help control leg pain for hairdressers who spend long hours standing.

6 New Habits for Hairdressers Who Stand All Day

Here are 6 tips from fitness coach Eric Cressey that you can use to help you stand all day while you work.

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