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Why Going Hourly and Charging for Your Time Is a Game Changer

The benefits for both you and your client include less stress, more transparency, and healthy boundaries.

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Should You Raise Prices When Salons Reopen?

What you decide to do will depend on your area, how COVID-19 affected your business and your own comfort level.  For some direction and advice, we looked to salon industry experts and their suggestions for reopening.

How to Talk to Clients About Drugstore vs. Professional Hair Care Products Purchased in a Salon

The drugstore vs. professional product conversation isn’t always so cut and dry. When topics emerge like price, convenience, ingredients and diversion, it’s important you’re prepared to tackle the talking points.

Show Me the Money: How to Be Transparent with Your Pricing

Would you dare to post your service prices on your hair photos for your followers to see? Gina Bianca breaks it down—and has nothing to hide.

Price Transparency on Color Corrections

See a major color correction makeover, plus learn how the colorist, Sean Michael, priced the service.

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!

Are You Losing Money On Your Toning, Retouch Or Highlight Services?

The more you know, the more you save and the more money you make. That’s true of everything in your business. When you’re informed, you can make informed decisions. Knowing your numbers when it comes to hair color usage is particularly helpful because it’s so easy to over-use product and undercharge for services. Here’s how three salons, with the help of Vish software, http://www.getvish.com/demo/salontoday were able to analyze the data available at their fingertips to determine which services were losing money and which were producing healthy profits.

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.

3 Ways To Price Your Balayage

Most colorists know balayage requires a unique combination of artistry and skill. As demand for balayage continues to surgethere’s the question of what to charge. Most pros approach balayage pricing in one of three ways—as a standalone service, at an hourly rate or as part of a package price.

Cashing In: How to Increase Your Prices and Grow Your Business

For many hairdressers, the topic of raising prices and facing clients seems so overwhelming that they let years pass without broaching the subject. Here, Artist Connective member Derek Cash share his tips for managing your service prices.