While the single use nature of PPE protects the health of your clients, it produces quite a bit of waste for a salon--and waste that can contaminate a space. Green Circle Salons helps salons with a new recovery and recycling program that keeps team members and guests safe while reducing the impact on the planet.
After reading a copy of SALON TODAY at her longtime salon Penzone Salons + Spas, a client reaches out to Editor Stacey Soble to help her find a salon after her move to Tucson, AZ. The team at Gadabout Salon Spas welcome her with open arms, while Debra and Chuck Penzone give their former client a surprise that makes her feel like a celebrity.
By opening their hearts and minds, owners are creating cultures that embrace diversity. They're creating safe spaces that welcome transgender clients, building private rooms that protect a religious client's need for modesty, and hiring team members that can speak the languages reflected in their clientele. In turn, they're discovering their judgement-free attitude is a solid business strategy.
Through Beauty Changes Lives scholarships, two encore professionals find new career paths. They share their thoughts about career reinvention and offer owners inspiration on why hiring an older beauty school grad is fabulous investment.