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Sharpen vs Buying - The benefits of Sharpening your Hairdressing Scissors

Sharpen vs Buying - The benefits of Sharpening your Hairdressing Scissors

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Discover why sharpening your hairdressing scissors is a cost-effective, sustainable, and high-performance alternative to buying new ones. Learn more with CoolBlades.

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10 Kit Essentials Every Mobile Hairdresser needs in 2024

10 Kit Essentials Every Mobile Hairdresser needs in 2024

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Whether you're a seasoned mobile hairdresser or just starting out on your mobile hairdressing journey, one thing remains constant, and that is the importance of having the right tools and equipment.

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The Top 10 Hairdressing Scissors For 2024

The Top 10 Hairdressing Scissors For 2024

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Discover the top 10 hairdressing scissors for salon excellence in 2024, featuring scissors from Kobe, Jaguar, Osaka, Yasaka, Joewell, Kasho and Passion.

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The Best Affordable Colour Brands For Hairdressers In 2024

The Best Affordable Colour Brands For Hairdressers In 2024

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Discover the best affordable hair colour brands for hairdressers and share top tips on how to save money on professional hair colour in 2024

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Hair Trends for 2023: Tools & Accessories You Need from CoolBlades

Hair Trends for 2023: Tools & Accessories You Need from CoolBlades

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The world of hairdressing is always evolving, with new styles and techniques emerging all the time. If you want to stay ahead of the game in 2023, then you need to be on top of the latest hair trends and the tools you need to achieve them. In this blog post, we'll be taking a closer look at the hair trends set to take the world by storm in 2023, and the tools you need to create them, all of which are available from CoolBlades.

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Getting Organised for the Year Ahead

Getting Organised for the Year Ahead

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With a new year comes new opportunities, and one of the best ways to take advantage of those opportunities is to get organised. Whether you're looking to increase productivity and revenue at your hair salon, barber shop or spa, streamline your business operations, or simply feel more in control of your time, there are plenty of strategies you can use to get organised for the year ahead.

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How To Market Your Salon

How To Market Your Salon

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As a salon owner, marketing your business is essential for attracting new clients and maintaining a steady stream of revenue. With so many different marketing channels and strategies to choose from, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. In this blog, we will explore some tips for effectively marketing your salon to help you attract new clients and keep your business thriving.

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How to Keep Your Salon Chairs in Top Condition

How to Keep Your Salon Chairs in Top Condition

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Salon furniture is one huge chunk of a salon budget and really takes a beating, so do what you can to lengthen the life of your much-loved chairs and follow these tips.

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Three Ways to Tackle a Negative Review

Three Ways to Tackle a Negative Review

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Online reviews are so powerful! We all read them and everybody clicks on the 4-plus-star business on Google first, so protecting your hard earned online rep is essential. You've spent years putting in the leg work to deliver first class service and encourage those happy clients to leave glowing reviews and then it happens—a 1-star review to drag down your average. Here are three tips on how to handle it.

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Easy Wins with Salon Retail

Easy Wins with Salon Retail

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Let's face it, no-one wants to be sold to and none of your staff like to sell! Salon retail feels like an unpleasant chore, so here's our advice—just don't do it! Reframing your approach to salon retail will turn a struggle into an opportunity to extend your amazing service to your valued customers.

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Free Yourself from Fatigue!

Free Yourself from Fatigue!

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Those dreary months before Spring can be the final straw when it comes to fighting fatigue, so be proactive about your wellbeing at work. Hairdressing is hard on your joints, back and neck as well as tough on your muscles and your mental health. RSI, pain and the strains of being a listening ear for your customers can be eroding. Here are our top tips on protecting yourself long term:

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How to Choose the Right Scissors

How to Choose the Right Scissors

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Scissor choice can be baffling and getting it wrong can affect your bank balance AND your health, so it's important to gen up before you buy. Consider comfort, purpose, quality and price as the four main pillars of scissor choice.

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The 5 Best Ways to Manage your Stock

The 5 Best Ways to Manage your Stock

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All those salon consumables and all that expensive equipment can be hard to track. Finding tried and tested ways of controlling your stock levels and optimising returns is a quick cash flow win. Here are our top 5 best ways to manage your stock.

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More vegan and cruelty-free product choice than ever!

More vegan and cruelty-free product choice than ever!

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The cruelty-free and vegan hair and beauty category is exploding and it's high time too!

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5 Ways to Make Your Salon Life Easier

5 Ways to Make Your Salon Life Easier

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As the Christmas season hots up, take a moment to find ways to make your salon life easier, leaving at least a little spare time and energy for yourself! Here are our five top tips:

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Salon Cleaning Checklist

Salon Cleaning Checklist

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With preparation for post-lockdown re-opening hitting fever pitch, here's our handy check list of resources to help keep you and your clients safe once you're back at work.

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Barbicide v. Coronavirus COVID-19

Barbicide v. Coronavirus COVID-19

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Some reassurance from the makers of the UK's best-selling salon hygiene system.

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Cleaning & Oiling Clipper Blades with Wahl

Cleaning & Oiling Clipper Blades with Wahl

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Top clipper brand Wahl provide expert guidance to keep your clipper blades running smoothly and lasting longer.

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The Hottest Celeb Hair Trends Right Now - Autumn Edition

The Hottest Celeb Hair Trends Right Now - Autumn Edition

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We've taken a look round at some of the hair styles being worn by celebs this autumn as a bit of a guide as to what styles your clients may be asking for in the run up to the party season.

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5 Ways For Hair Salons To Go the Extra Mile In Customer Entertainment

5 Ways For Hair Salons To Go the Extra Mile In Customer Entertainment

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A visit to the local hairdressing salon or barber shop used to mean coffee or tea and a magazine, getting your hair done was seen as just another thing on the To Do list. Today however, getting your hair cut, coloured, or styled is seen as an essential self-care ritual, a chance to escape the stresses of day-to-day life and be pampered for an hour or two.

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10 Make-Up Tips for a Natural Summer Look

10 Make-Up Tips for a Natural Summer Look

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When it comes to summer we're all about exploring natural beauty and having a fresh face, letting our skin breathe in some of the summer weather. Here are some of our top tips on achieving a natural summer make-up look.

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Twiggy With A Twist Tutorial

Twiggy With A Twist Tutorial

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We're all familiar with the famous "Twiggy eye" (see our post on Paris Fashion Week if you're not). We're also all familiar with what a "smokey eye" is. But have you ever considered putting the two together to create your very own Twiggy eye with a twist? Well, now's your chance!

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10 Inspiring Hair & Beauty Trends from Paris Fashion Week

10 Inspiring Hair & Beauty Trends from Paris Fashion Week

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Seeking inspiration? Then look no further. In the 2nd of an occasional series of posts, we've pulled together 10 of our favourite hair and beauty trends on show at Paris Fashion Week AW14 to give you a great source of ideas for new looks and directions.

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Fishtail Plait Tutorial

Fishtail Plait Tutorial

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The classic fishtail plait is one of the prettiest plaits around and looks a lot more complex to create than it actually is. If you've never attempted one before, here's a simple DIY tutorial that'll work for either you or your clients.

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