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2019 Salons of the Year: Trend Watch

by Mary Kaleta | May 31, 2019
At the Penzone Salon + Spa in the Short North area of Columbus, Ohio, this is one piece of graffiti that’s definitely welcome.
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At the Penzone Salon + Spa in the Short North area of Columbus, Ohio, this is one piece of graffiti that’s definitely welcome.
How does your garden grow? At Whip Salon Ridgefield in Ridgefield, Connecticut, the salon logo grows on this wall that stands out from the crowds.
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How does your garden grow? At Whip Salon Ridgefield in Ridgefield, Connecticut, the salon logo grows on this wall that stands out from the crowds.
At Hedkandi Salon in Calgary, Alberta, the black on the focal walls ties in with the ceiling for an overall chicness.
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At Hedkandi Salon in Calgary, Alberta, the black on the focal walls ties in with the ceiling for an overall chicness.
Combined with the grand mirrors, the ceiling at Sisu Hairdressing in Lincoln, Nebraska, gives off a more glamourous vibe.
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Combined with the grand mirrors, the ceiling at Sisu Hairdressing in Lincoln, Nebraska, gives off a more glamourous vibe.
Salon Audace in Norman, Oklahoma, utilizes bright white floors and walls to contrast with the ceiling.
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Salon Audace in Norman, Oklahoma, utilizes bright white floors and walls to contrast with the ceiling.
For the auto enthusiast, The Salon of Classic AutoSmith in Marietta, Georgia, is where the heart is.
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For the auto enthusiast, The Salon of Classic AutoSmith in Marietta, Georgia, is where the heart is.
The colorful atmosphere at Birds Barbershop in West Lake Hills, Texas, unleashes the inner gamer.
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The colorful atmosphere at Birds Barbershop in West Lake Hills, Texas, unleashes the inner gamer.
The bold blue velvet armchairs at Lux Haus Salon in Oklahoma City, are an inviting introduction to the space.
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The bold blue velvet armchairs at Lux Haus Salon in Oklahoma City, are an inviting introduction to the space.
At the Penzone Salon + Spa in the Short North area of Columbus, Ohio, this is one piece of graffiti that’s definitely welcome.
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At the Penzone Salon + Spa in the Short North area of Columbus, Ohio, this is one piece of graffiti that’s definitely welcome.
How does your garden grow? At Whip Salon Ridgefield in Ridgefield, Connecticut, the salon logo grows on this wall that stands out from the crowds.
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How does your garden grow? At Whip Salon Ridgefield in Ridgefield, Connecticut, the salon logo grows on this wall that stands out from the crowds.
At Hedkandi Salon in Calgary, Alberta, the black on the focal walls ties in with the ceiling for an overall chicness.
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At Hedkandi Salon in Calgary, Alberta, the black on the focal walls ties in with the ceiling for an overall chicness.
Combined with the grand mirrors, the ceiling at Sisu Hairdressing in Lincoln, Nebraska, gives off a more glamourous vibe.
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Combined with the grand mirrors, the ceiling at Sisu Hairdressing in Lincoln, Nebraska, gives off a more glamourous vibe.
Salon Audace in Norman, Oklahoma, utilizes bright white floors and walls to contrast with the ceiling.
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Salon Audace in Norman, Oklahoma, utilizes bright white floors and walls to contrast with the ceiling.
For the auto enthusiast, The Salon of Classic AutoSmith in Marietta, Georgia, is where the heart is.
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For the auto enthusiast, The Salon of Classic AutoSmith in Marietta, Georgia, is where the heart is.
The colorful atmosphere at Birds Barbershop in West Lake Hills, Texas, unleashes the inner gamer.
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The colorful atmosphere at Birds Barbershop in West Lake Hills, Texas, unleashes the inner gamer.
The bold blue velvet armchairs at Lux Haus Salon in Oklahoma City, are an inviting introduction to the space.
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The bold blue velvet armchairs at Lux Haus Salon in Oklahoma City, are an inviting introduction to the space.

Every year, we get a glimpse of what’s trending in the salon and spa world, when we review the Salons of the Year competition submissions. And, 2019 didn’t fail to impress. Whether you’re looking for a total remodel or just daydreaming small ways to freshen up your salon, we hope these delightful details will spark your creativity.

 

If Walls Could Talk

In the age of Instagram, having the right backdrop for a client selfie or your next viral post is key. These salons created picture-perfect focal points that speak louder than words.

Black Out

The stars at night are big and bright underneath the black ceilings in these salons. By adding the darkness to the often-overlooked area of the salons, a more intimate environment is created.

 Dream Theme

The most cohesive of salons are tied together by a common theme. Whether that be something as simple as a color scheme or as bold as these two salons, the element of consistency will bring your clients along for a visual journey during their services.

Color Popped

Create a burst of energy in your reception area with some extra color.\

Will this client post a five-star review for her balayage service? The answer matters for many...

Are You Raking In 5-Star Reviews? If Not, Here’s How.

by Staff

You drive by that new restaurant in town and wonder if you should give it a try. Your first step? Grabbing your phone and checking the place’s online reviews. If they’re good, you go ahead and make a reservation. If not, you probably pass. And guess what? This is exactly how prospective clients are assessing your salon.

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2019 Salons of the Year: Totalee on the Alley

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2019 Salons of the Year: Totalee on the Alley

by Stacey Soble

Step into the 1920s with this speakeasy-inspired salon. As clients arrive at Totalee on the Alley, a valet greets them and directs them to a semi-hidden steel door. What's on the other side, a luxurious and exclusive vibe, has earned Totalee a Salons of Distinction honor in the 2019 Salons of the Year.

2019 Salons of the Year: Salon Ludic

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2019 Salons of the Year: Salon Ludic

by Stacey Soble

The gray-marbled, high-shine concrete flooring that are balanced with the masculine touch of black took boxes give Salon Ludic an eclectic feel. A high-top table where clients can relax and recharge their phones serves as a centerpiece in the salon, which has earned a Salons of Distinction honor in the 2019 Salons of the Year.

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2019 Salons of the Year: Marchelle Salone

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2019 Salons of the Year: Marchelle Salone

by Stacey Soble

This sophisticated salon is home to some unique features including crystal sconces and orchids adorning each station. From the gray leather styling chairs to the oversized metallic wood mirrors, this glamorous salon has earned a Salons of Distinction honor in the 2019 Salons of the Year.

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