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Great power, great responsibility!

When it comes to business, many salon business owners struggle bridging the gap between being a creative hairdresser/beautician and that of a business owner, because of this many avoidable mistakes may be made, including those unexpected things causing unwanted stress. Client no-shows and cancellations are one of the biggest problems associated with being a salon owner, that, as well as ...

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Rising risk from ‘black henna’ temporary tattoos for hair colour, warns the NHF

As the holiday season reaches its peak in July and August, skin specialists report that they are seeing more and more patients who have had a bad reaction to a temporary ‘black henna’ tattoo.  This can cause them to develop an allergy to hair colour, also used for lash and brow tinting. So-called ‘black henna’ may contain a substance called ...

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New gender?

There’s no such thing as women’s and men’s wear anymore! With Indola hairdressers’ New Gender trend the lines are getting blurry and androgynous styles are back at the top of the trends. Scrap the traditional definitions of how men and women’s hair should look and opt for ‘one-size-fits-all.’ The New Gender trend consists of one cut, one colour and two ...

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Create a deeper connection

Launching their ‘deeper connection’ advertising campaign, Remi Cachet highlights a client’s journey with their hair extensions. Remi Cachet’s Elegance Range lasts up to 12 months with good aftercare, and clients are becoming so attached to their hair, they wouldn’t be without their extensions moving forward! Explaining the campaign, founder Victoria Lynch told us, “As extensionists we see the overwhelmed reaction ...

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New salon software launched

Turn heads this season with the new salon software system by Premier Software. Salon by Premier Software (Salon) is Premier’s new flagship software system designed to specifically meet the demands of the hair and beauty industry. Containing a depth of functionality unrivalled by its competitors, Salon sets a new trend by enabling hair and beauty salons to choose from two ...

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Returns policy

With so much competition, how do you keep your clients coming back? MINDBODY make some suggestions… Like with any relationship, the honeymoon phase with your clients inevitably comes to an end. Clients get distracted. They no longer have time for you. Interest wanes. So how do you rekindle your relationships and get them coming back to your business? Re-engagement is ...

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A qualified success

Additional Lengths

Hair extension expert Victoria Lynch, tells Salon Magazine about the need for extensionists to be qualified. Hairdressing is the best industry and whilst I only have a column one day a week in salon with the demands of a growing business, I still really love just doing hair. Extensions are my passion and I started at 14 years old.   Completely ...

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Life in the heart of the salon

  The day to day running of a salon (as many of you know) is not all it appears to be; a lot goes on behind the scenes that takes meticulous planning, ordering and entrusting – with many of it not always going as smoothly as desired. Salon software is implemented in many salons with the intention to make the ...

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Celebrities gather to celebrate Good Salon Guide Extensions Award

A packed launch party heralded the arrival of the very latest initiative from Good Salon Guide designed to recognise the skills of extensions artists across the UK. The party, held at Monroe Hair & Beauty in Southwick Square, Southwick was attended by Monroe client and former TOWIE star, Amy Childs. Amy is a long time fan of extensions and has ...

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The natural look

Remi Cachet have extended their range to offer stylists more choice. Introducing two new shades to their range, the luxury extension brand Remi Cachet continue to extend their choice to stylists – their brand ethos. The two new colours include one mix of the popular colours 2 and 8 to help stylists create more natural looking blends, and a root ...

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