Category Archives: Starting Your Own Salon

What to Look for in a Salon for Lease

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Color chemicals, a new hair dryer, storage for all your scissors, and ugh, rent. The salon game can be expensive. But maybe you’re ready to move past a booth in someone’s salon and start your own business. Where do you start? Since you’ve got the clients, all you need now is the perfect salon for […]

5 Ways to Evaluate Products for Your Salon

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A salon is so much more than a location for getting a haircut: it’s a place where clients want to receive trusted and expert advice to elevate their hair. Your stylists are the biggest part of that of course, but products play a huge role in the salon experience as well. Work through these 5 […]

7 Steps to Success in the Beauty Industry

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The beauty industry is a multi-billion dollar industry and it’s only getting bigger. If you’re looking to own your own salon studio, then you need to make sure that you’re doing everything possible to set yourself up for success. In this blog post, we’ll discuss seven steps that you need to take in order to […]

5 Questions to Ask Before Renting a Salon Suite

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If you are a hairstylist, esthetician, or nail technician, renting your own salon suite could be the perfect solution for you. It allows you to have your own space and control over your business, without having to worry about the overhead costs of owning your own salon.  However, before you rent a suite, there are […]

8 Steps to Opening Your Own Salon Studio

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Opening a salon is an exciting venture. It’s a fantastic way to express yourself and your creativity, while also making a living. Although owning your own salon can give you a lot of freedom, starting out can be quite stressful. When starting out, there are some important things to keep in mind.  Step 1: Get […]

The Pros and Cons of Leasing a Salon Studio Suite

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Although having their own private salon studio suite is the perfect solution for many professionals, depending on the situation, it may not be the best fit for everyone.   Running a business is an involved experience that requires commitment, passion, and sometimes heartache. Yet, for many salon owners, the tough part of owning a salon is […]

Think You’re Ready to Start Your Own Salon? Here’s How to Know For Sure

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Are you thinking of starting your own salon? It’s a great way to be your own boss and make your own hours, but it’s not something to take lightly. There are a lot of things to consider before taking the plunge into self-employment, and one of the most important is making sure you’re ready for […]