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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
The cruelty-free and vegan hair and beauty category is exploding and it's high time too!
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.
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.
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!
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.
We know the tanning professionals amongst you already know this, but for those of you more focussed on hair, nails, lashes and all the other gorgeous things that our customers do for their customers, here's a handy guide to getting your skin to the perfect bronzed hue for a big night out or indeed any occasion.
We all know London Fashion Week isn't just about the fashion. Twice a year, we get treated to cool, colorful and sometimes zany new hair and beauty trends, some considerably more wearable than others—but plenty of the hairstyles this season are low-maintenance and totally ready to wear. So, we've pulled a few trends that were hot on the catwalk this spring for your perusal. Simply read, practise, then style: