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TippyGo Helps Clients Uplift their Service Providers Emotionally and Financially

The newest feature from the tip management app Tippy makes it easy for clients to tip their service provider anytime, from anywhere, as well as leave an encouraging message.

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Babe Wines Toasts the Future of the Nail Industry and Beauty Changes Lives

To inspire confidence with California nail professionals who have faced multiple lockdowns this year, one wine brand is donating money to Beauty Changes Lives for every case sold through the holidays.

5 Ways to Remind Your Team to Wear their Masks

As part of SALON TODAY's Q&A series for the November/December issue, Jason Everett offers 5 tips for encouraging team members to wear their masks.

Profiles in Courage: Poised to Grow Again

As part of our Profiles in Courage series with Intercoiffure, we check in with Mary and Scott Randolph, owners of three Randolph's salons. They are standing strong after the mandatory shutdown stage, and recruiting again to fuel their future growth.

Profiles in Courage: Salvatore Minardi Eases the Fears of Clients and Team Members

An open door and an open heart help Salvatore Minardi and his team weather a four-month shutdown and tackle continuing fears about reopening amid a pandemic.

Profiles In Courage: A Focus on Fun at Mouton's Salon Keeps Team Morale High

Through this new series profiling salons and their recovery efforts, we find owners Bruce and Teresa McGaha organizing new retail and referral programs, rethinking holiday plans and designing fun, yet safe, social events to keep spirits high.

A Salon Owner's Investigation into Sanitizing Systems Leads to a New Retail Opportunity

As Alan Snetman tested salon sanitation systems after COVID-19 caused mandatory shutdowns, he discovered a new retailing opportunity.

CA Salons and Barbershops Allowed to Reopen for Indoor Services

On Friday, August 28, California Gov. Gavin Newsom introduced a new four-tier, color-coded system that will replace California’s monitoring list. Under the new system, all of the state's hair salons and barbershops are permitted to reopen indoors with modifications. 

6 Major Ways to Refresh Your Salon Design for Your Reopening

The new health and safety protocols are making a big impact on salon design, a design refresh shapes the way your clients feel about the precautions you're taking. Salon design expert Leslie McGwire weighs in with some big tips for refreshing your design as you reopen.

A Biodegradable, Disposable Towel Helps Salons Provide a Higher Level of Safety While Helping the Planet

Affordable, compact, recyclable, biodegradable and single-use, Easydry Towels help salons up their customer experience while saying adios to the daily drudge of doing laundry.