opening a new salon

How to Open a Hair Salon

Before you open a new salon, you are challenged to make several important decisions. Salon Coach Lauren Smith walks you through what should be top of mind.

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GoodBody Salon Creates an Oasis for Women of Color

Celebrating its one-year anniversary, this Oakland salon is reinventing the haircare experience for women with deeply textured hair.

Owning a Salon Is Easy... Said No One EVER! 10 Lessons Learned When Opening a Salon

Who am I? Well, I am the accidental salon owner. And although I have been blessed more times than I can count in my first year as a salon owner, it didn't come without at least a dozen lessons and being served quite a few pieces of humble pie.

Kid Stuff: Pigtails & Crewcuts Kids Salons Expanding

The national children’s hair salon franchise, with 64 locations in 22 states, has announced plans to continue to expand its national footprint.

This Salon Used to Be the Hotel's Storage Unit

This Las Vegas salon owner visualized a space that was cozy and inviting. See how she converted a storage area into a full-service salon that welcomes guests from all over the world.

Best and Worst States for Women to Live and Work

Minnesota is number one. California is number 16. See where your state ranks on this report from WalletHub.

Questions to Ask Yourself When Buying a Salon

Buying an existing salon is a quick way to jump into the beauty business, but it can also bring some headaches. Bruce Hakutizwi from offers you some important points to ponder when considering buying an existing salon.

SALON TODAY RECOMMENDS: What to Know Before Opening a Salon

Launching a new salon business is no easy undertaking. Aveda Means Business cites the voices of a range of salon owners who share the most important considerations to take into account before opening a salon. Scroll through for insights into the realities of owning a salon, as well as a look at the areas of the beauty industry that are being redefined in 2016.

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