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Salon Burnout: How To Spot It and What To Do About It

Here are some telltale signs as well as some surefire suggestions for solving it.

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Feeling Tired and Uninspired at the Salon? Here's How You Can Thrive

Thrive is a call-to-action response to overwhelming evidence of salon professional’s lack of self-care and wellness. Thrive is a response to higher rates of cancers, depression, dermatitis, carpal tunnel, muscle pain and misalignment among salon professionals.

The Devil in the Break Room: Avoiding the Temptation of Gossip, Overeating and Negativity

The long-term consequences of the devil in the break room are just not worth it.

If You Had to Do it All Over Again: Advice from a Retiring Hairdresser on How to Build a Fulfilling Career

You may be surprised to hear some of the things he feels he got right...and some that he wishes he had done differently.

When Do You Fire a Client?

How many “chances” should you give yourself to please a client?

Should You Become a Hairdresser?

Some things to ask yourself if you are considering a career as a stylist from someone who has been doing hair--and loving it--for more than 40 years.

10 Ways to Keep Your Salon Client Coming Back

So, you work in a cool salon, keep up with trendy styles and dress the part. And, you think this is the big reason clients keep coming back to see you? Maybe for a first visit, but to retain clients, it’s the little things that count.

STAMP 2018: Engage Your Guests by Creating a Blog

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.

The Little Salon That Could

With no knowledge of how to own or manage a beauty salon, Kimberly Broyles-Meisterhans, a nail tech with a loyal clientele, took over a failing salon with only three employees and one receptionist. Here's her story of success.

Want to Give Back to Your Industry? Consider Visiting a Beauty School

I urge you to visit a beauty school. It doesn’t matter if you feel you are a good teacher or not. Just show how much you love what you do.