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Salon Tour: Starring by Ted Gibson

The salon combines cutting-edge smart home technology with the more than 30 years of experience shared between co-owners Ted Gibson and Jason Backe.

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Industry Designers Share Shopping Tips for Salon Equipment and Furniture

From chairs to styling stations, bringing in furniture and equipment to a new salon design can be thrilling but also a bit daunting. Here, a few designers from some of the industry's top manufacturers share some shopping tips.

2019 Salons of the Year: Hair and Body Works

This salon was once a bank, but only a few hints would clue you in. Part of the bank teller counter makes up the front desk and helps pull together the rustic and repurposed look of this space, earning it a Salons of Distinction honor in the 2019 Salons of the Year.

2019 Salons of the Year: Annastasia Salon

A farmhouse-chic design, clever stations and color bar help Annastasia Salon earn a Salon of Distinction Award in the 2019 Salons of the Year.

2019 Salons of the Year: 1922 Men's Grooming Salon

From the walls to the chairs to the retail shelves, Tim Timmons creates the perfect rustic feel for his 1922 Men's Grooming Salon--capturing the title Men's Grooming Salon in the 2019 Salons of the Year competition.

Salons of the Year 2019: Emma Justine Hair Lounge and Spa

Emma Justine Hair Lounge and Spa in Middletown, Kentucky, takes on a huge renovation creating a modern, chic space that captures hearts and a Salon of Distinction award with the Salons of the Year 2019.

A Stand Out Design In Oklahoma

The owners of a salon in Norman, Oklahoma, tour dozens of salons, collecting design ideas that would help their renovated salon stand out from the rest. Their two favorite features? Their lighting and their Freestyle dryers.

Buying Online Versus Buying in Person

In this month's blog, Minerva's Jeff Grissler explores the client experience of purchasing an item in-store, versus online, and why salons still have the local advantage.

Branding Your Salon for Excellence

In this blog, Minerva's Jeff Grissler helps salon owners understand the important role their brand plays when making a true connection to their clientele.