Apothecanna’s philosophy, aromas and textures perfectly resonated with the Habitude guest, so Inez Gray determined 4/20 was the perfect date to co-brand with the cannabis-derived line on a Mother’s Day campaign, because “What do Moms need more than weed cream?” The spa sold more than $45,000 worth of gift cards, attributing its success to the controversial and exciting campaign.
Two of RedBloom Salon's master stylists took the lead on a marketing project that had some legs. Without telling the team why, they asked each member why they love what they do and collected the responses through an online form. On a Monday, when the salon was closed, the team leaders used window markers to write the responses on the salon’s windows to surprise both the guests and the team members.
Broome Street Society created its own YouTube channel called BSSTV, and its most popular video to date is a blowout tutorial from owner Josie Sanchez. Throughout the video, she talks about retail items that are sold in the salon and offers helpful do-it-yourself tips.
Salon Rootz put together three short videos to popular music that showed clips of stylists working in the salon, still shots and product shots. Collectively, the three videos were seen more than one million times on a boost of just $50.
Salon Art-Tiff purchased a Starbucks gift card to treat its Facebook following. We loaded $100 on the card and posted it to Facebook—the bar code could be scanned right off the Facebook feed,” Sue Burkholder says. “It’s a small way for us to give back and get our name out there for a minimal cost.”
Sometimes an opportunity arises to have fun with clients in ways that don’t involve doing their hair. Scott J decided to leverage the spirit of April Fool’s Day with this tongue-in-cheek post, ‘debuting’ their newest salon: Dogue, for the discerning canine.
In February, Nurtur posed a correlation between shades of hair and how clients like their coffee. With 173 likes, it was a hit.
In an effort to find a way to communicate the season’s hottest trends in cutting and coloring and freshest products, as well as share some tips and tricks, Gene Juarez Salons and Spas launched GJ Experts. Each issue shares more than 100 photos of work from Gene Juarez artists.
Bangz Park Avenue wanted a fun, interactive way to educate guests about their new lip collection. Partnering with Imaginal Marketing, they created a custom blog that included a guide for selecting the best lip shape to complement one’s hair color, as well as picking just the right shade for a special occasion.
Interlocks leveraged an email newsletter to launch its 30th anniversary celebration. Its simplistic design was elevated with textural details, an on-trend color palette, script font and the special 30th anniversary logo.
Penzone Salon and Spa’s most important announcement of the year centered around the company’s new branding concept and the opening of its newest location: Penzone Salon + Spa Dublin. Check out their creative email newsletter they sent out for this announcement.
In an effort to educate everyone about the world of curls (the salon’s specialty), Ouidad Salon hired a PR company to reach out to local Instagram influencers who have at least 10,000 followers to come in for a complimentary color, deep treatment and curly cut service.
Every Friday, the team at RedBloom posts a picture with the #redbloomessentials hashtag, showcasing some of their favorite products or tools with a picture or Boomerang, frequently highlighting a seasonal product or promotion.
Owners Josie Sanchez and Andrea Hans of Broome Street Society wanted their website to work seamlessly with a branded salon app. Here's how they did it!