Not All Discounts are Given Equally Why? Why would we, as a profession, discount our services, which is the only personal service business left that is affordable to all. Median for men’s haircuts is $38. For women, $63. Think about this. A man’s haircut is 30 or more minutes. A woman’s haircut is 45 minutes.. read more →
I am happy to say goodbye to highlights. Goodbye highlights. Hit the road. The absence of highlights is the big story for trends in hair. Movie star glamour is back! Monochromatic hair colors and tone on tone hair colors are the hottest looks since the glamour girls of the big screen—when everyone was bigger than.. read more →
Remembering the glamour… Gone are the days where the shampoo/set were worth more than the haircut. The weekly styling appointment was where the top income for hairdressers was. To have a book filled with “standing appointments” was a badge of honor. And the ladies who had the early Friday morning appointments were in an elite.. read more →
All hair conditioners and detanglers contain some sort of silicone oil or mineral oil, which attach to the cuticle of the hair and cause it to lie flat , therefore, creating ease in combing out when hair is wet, and makes it easier for hair to be styled by having a smooth finish to the.. read more →
All Haircare Products Are Not Created Equally The importance of the care of the hair is every bit as important as the cut or the color. “All products are the same” is something I hear regularly. “Why should I use a more costly product when Fill-in-the-Blank brand does the same things the other products do... read more →
Vogue has gone completely Gaga, again. Our Lady of all things avant guard is featured on the cover of the September issue of Vogue dawning a puffed wig the size of Kansas. September being the most important issue of any fashion magazine, Gaga obviously has some culture-shocking news to coincide with her second cover-shoot. And.. read more →
How can a blow-dry blow your business to smithereens? Her name is Lauren. She is a busy mother of two young kids. She loves her personal time when she can treat herself to salon services. Nothing makes her feel as great as a Mario Badescu facial and massage. She loves her manicurist from any one of the J.. read more →
Straight men are starting to come out of the grimy caves in which they have lived for millennia; at least, that is according to the 13% surge in the male skin-care sector. Men are taking a different approach to how they view their morning grooming routine and marketers are catching on. It was not too.. read more →
“Dream a Little Dream of Me” was recorded by Ozzie Nelson and his Orchestra with vocal by Nelson on February 16, 1931 for Brunswick Records. Two days later, Wayne King and His Orchestra with vocal by Ernie Birchill recorded the song for Victor Records. “Dream a Little Dream of Me” was also an early signature.. read more →
The Groupon for hair salons, to me, signifies the death rattle of this industry, but more importantly, it is the death rattle of your salon. It signifies the last gasp of trying to keep your doors open. If you feel that your service is so deficient that you have to offer discounts in order to.. read more →
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