By Lauren Salapatek | Updated: 01/10/2011 9:20:16 AM
Located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD, Bella Bethesda Salon showcased the stylings of its staff in a unique hair show called Hair & Now, which featured the popular everyday styles of men, women and brides spanning the Roaring Twenties to the 21st century to demonstrate how throwbacks of the past influence the looks of today.
By Lauren Salapatek | Updated: 12/14/2010 4:08:54 PM
Shortly after Thanksgiving, salons around the country begin receiving a little, early holiday cheer via the good ole United States Postal Services. Nestled among the magazines, December bills and holiday cards was a discreet envelope holding their congratulations letters for making the 2011 SALON TODAY 200 list. We knew when letters hit the salons because excited emails starting hitting our in-boxes. So we decided to share that good cheer by asking them how they reacted when they first opened those letters:
By Lauren Salapatek | Updated: 10/22/2010 2:06:35 PM
I received an article from Ken Cassidy, the Principal behind Kassidy’s Salon Management Consulting Company, about how to properly retail during the holidays. Kassidy is an authority in “Working Options,” for business owners, booth renters, and independent contractor business structures.
By Lauren Salapatek | Updated: 10/22/2010 9:00:00 AM
Read about the initiatives beauty companies, salons and stylists are doing to raise breast cancer awareness, in response to October's Breast Cancer Awareness month. If you or your salon/company is doing anything (fundraisers, makeovers, walks...etc) towards the cause, please e-mail me, Associate Editor, Lauren Salapatek at firstname.lastname@example.org. I am trying to post as many stories as I can in this ongoing blog!
Now, read to see what your peers are doing!
By Lauren Salapatek | Updated: 10/13/2010 3:09:13 PM
Do you Tweet? Blog? Have Facebook fans? Post to YouTube? If you do, or you do not, and you are interested in learning some tips and advice on how to efficiently use social media for promotion, client engagement and building low-cost widespread visibility for your salon/spa business, you’re going to want to read my blog!!