Category Archives: Starting Your Own Salon

Gaining and Keeping Clients: 5 Tips to Your Hair Salon’s Success

Simply deciding to start a hair salon makes you a boss. It’s not easy, but it’s rewarding—it’s an uphill battle you’re signing yourself up for. 20% of small businesses (SMBs) fail within the first year, and 50% don’t make it past five years. But, that doesn’t have to be you. So what can a new […]

Beauty Salon Suite vs. Beauty Salon Booth Rental: Which is Better? 

Welcome to the beauty industry’s version of “The Suite Life versus The Booth Life.” If you’re a beauty professional, you’ve likely stumbled across the terms ‘beauty salon suite’ and ‘beauty salon booth rental. Much like choosing a hairstyle, deciding between the two can leave you tangled in confusion and indecision. But fear not, we will […]

Your Comprehensive Guide to Opening a Hair Salon

If you’ve been dreaming of the perfect snip, clip, and style sanctuary where beauty and business collide, then it’s time to bring your vision to life. Opening a hair salon is no small trim, but rather an exciting journey toward independence and creativity. Your passion for hair styling and desire to make people feel fabulous […]

How to Make the Most of Your Small Salon Space

Running a salon business requires hard work and dedication, especially when it comes to managing and making the most of a small salon space. From knocking things over to cramming all of your tools into a small space, the size of your space may put a damper on your work day. But you don’t have […]

7 Steps to Building Your Client Base as a Beauty Professional

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You may not see yourself as an entrepreneur as a beauty professional, but that’s exactly what you are! The entrepreneurial side of finding new clients may feel overwhelming and even taxing, but breaking it down into bite-sized pieces can make the adjustment easier.  You might think as you’re reading this article, “I can’t do that!” […]

How to Launch Your Career as an Esthetician

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Odds are, you’ve imagined the excitement of doing the perfect eyebrow wax, facial or pampering session. You daydream about what your clients will say when they get up from your chair! You can’t quite wrap your head around everything they’ll say, but it’s the stuff you dream about. So why wait to make it happen? […]

5 Services You Should Be Offering in Your Hair Salon Suite

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Hair salon suites are golden—the opportunities are endless. People come into a hair salon suite expecting a full-on self-care day. When they leave, they don’t worry about the price—they remember the day that they got to kick back and relax. It’s magic! But, if you aren’t offering all the self-care magic that someone is looking […]

What’s the Difference Between a MedSpa and a Regular Spa?

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If it’s been a while since you’ve treated yourself, you may be dreaming of a day at the spa. But what kind of spa experience would be the right fit for you? Depending on what outcomes you want, you may choose one experience over another, but either option can still be perfect. But what is […]

7 Benefits of Renting a Salon Suite for Your Cosmetology Business

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If you are fresh out of cosmetology school, you’re probably wondering what to do next. Or, perhaps you have been working in a salon for a while and are thinking it’s time for a change. There are so many options: rent a booth at an open salon, start your own business from scratch, or rent […]

5 Services You Could Offer in Your Esthetician Suite

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Working in someone else’s salon can be draining. As a qualified esthetician, it’s easy for you to gain more customers—but hard to fit them into your one rented chair slot. This wouldn’t be a problem in an esthetician suite. Maybe you’ve considered that it might be time to grow your brand, but you experience the […]