Updated: 05/19/2011 2:35:10 PM
SOME EXPECTANT MOTHERS still worry about coloring their hair during pregnancy. Salon owner Rick Fogarty of Plan B Cut and Color Boutique, in Cambridge, MA, realized a growing need for less invasive color service and felt the “Healthy Glow” associated with pregnancy “shouldn’t end at the neck.” With this in mind, he developed a technique for off-the-scalp color applications called Color Me Baby, exclusive to his salon.
Updated: 05/11/2011 10:19:10 AM
It’s the ultimate balancing act. You never want to run out of a product, but you don’t
want to purchase so much that products are gathering dust on your shelves or in
the dispensary. Three experts, a salon owner, president of a product manufacturer
and a distributor marketing director, share how to get the numbers right. Read perspectives from Dawn Marie Walstrom, Jim DeBerry and Kim McMurphy on “What is the key to Salon Inventory Management”.
Updated: 05/10/2011 11:07:47 AM
The spring beauty shows were aflutter with feather
extensions. Salon Today was intrigued, but wondered if
clients are equally excited about the trend, so we asked
salons what’s hot in their own markets, how they are
marketing feathers and how clients are responding.
By Stacey Soble | Updated: 05/10/2011 10:45:29 AM
As the mid-year point rapidly approaches, Salon Today wondered how 2011 is
shaping up in comparison to its predecessors, so we posed a round of forecasting
questions to a sample of owners from our proview panel. All in all, it seems
salons are planning for growth:
Updated: 04/12/2011 11:14:14 AM
“Shellac is almost as easy as applying nail polish, and we’re finding that stylists are filling in spaces in their book by performing the service themselves,” says Kimberley Natale, CND vice president of marketing. “This enables them to do more services in the day, so their profit goes up. ‘Shellac has saved my business’—that’s what we’re hearing over and over.”