CoolBlades - Latest Blog Posts RSS Feed Subscribe for the latest blog posts! en https://www.coolblades.co.uk/rss.php?blog Sat, 28 May 2022 08:48:48 +0100 https://www.coolblades.co.uk/skin/reboot/images/uploads/rss.png CoolBlades - Latest Blog Posts RSS Feed https://www.coolblades.co.uk/rss.php?blog Tue, 24 May 2022 12:15:25 +0100 <![CDATA[How to Keep Your Salon Chairs in Top Condition]]> https://www.coolblades.co.uk/How-to-Keep-Your-Salon-Chairs-in-Top-Condition.html https://www.coolblades.co.uk/product.php?productid=25093 How to Keep Your Salon Chairs in Top Condition

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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Wed, 06 Apr 2022 07:51:15 +0100 <![CDATA[Three Ways to Tackle a Negative Review]]> https://www.coolblades.co.uk/Three-Ways-to-Tackle-a-Negative-Review.html https://www.coolblades.co.uk/product.php?productid=25051 Three Ways to Tackle a Negative Review

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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Wed, 23 Mar 2022 11:58:12 +0000 <![CDATA[Easy Wins with Salon Retail]]> https://www.coolblades.co.uk/Easy-Wins-with-Salon-Retail.html https://www.coolblades.co.uk/product.php?productid=25038 Easy Wins with Salon Retail

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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Mon, 21 Feb 2022 12:41:27 +0000 <![CDATA[Free Yourself from Fatigue!]]> https://www.coolblades.co.uk/Free-Yourself-from-Fatigue.html https://www.coolblades.co.uk/product.php?productid=25018 Free Yourself from Fatigue!

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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Mon, 07 Feb 2022 09:58:45 +0000 <![CDATA[How to Choose the Right Scissors]]> https://www.coolblades.co.uk/How-to-Choose-the-Right-Scissors.html https://www.coolblades.co.uk/product.php?productid=25002 How to Choose the Right Scissors

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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Fri, 28 Jan 2022 13:13:06 +0000 <![CDATA[The 5 Best Ways to Manage your Stock]]> https://www.coolblades.co.uk/The-5-Best-Ways-to-Manage-your-Stock.html https://www.coolblades.co.uk/product.php?productid=24996 The 5 Best Ways to Manage your Stock

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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Mon, 10 Jan 2022 11:27:12 +0000 <![CDATA[More vegan and cruelty-free product choice than ever!]]> https://www.coolblades.co.uk/More-vegan-and-cruelty-free-product-choice-than-ever.html https://www.coolblades.co.uk/product.php?productid=24989 More vegan and cruelty-free product choice than ever!

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

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Tue, 30 Nov 2021 11:04:08 +0000 <![CDATA[5 Ways to Make Your Salon Life Easier]]> https://www.coolblades.co.uk/5-Ways-to-Make-Your-Salon-Life-Easier.html https://www.coolblades.co.uk/product.php?productid=24943 5 Ways to Make Your Salon Life Easier

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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Fri, 26 Jun 2020 15:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Salon Cleaning Checklist]]> https://www.coolblades.co.uk/Salon-Cleaning-Checklist.html https://www.coolblades.co.uk/product.php?productid=24738 Salon Cleaning Checklist

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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Thu, 05 Mar 2020 15:40:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Barbicide v. Coronavirus COVID-19]]> https://www.coolblades.co.uk/Barbicide-v.-Coronavirus-COVID-19.html https://www.coolblades.co.uk/product.php?productid=24737 Barbicide v. Coronavirus COVID-19

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

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Fri, 29 Mar 2019 15:36:00 +0000 <![CDATA[Vegan: More Than Just a Fad]]> https://www.coolblades.co.uk/Vegan-More-Than-Just-a-Fad.html https://www.coolblades.co.uk/product.php?productid=24736 Vegan: More Than Just a Fad

With more and more people turning to a vegan lifestyle maybe it's time to introduce a vegan hair care range into your salon?

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Wed, 17 May 2017 15:31:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Cleaning & Oiling Clipper Blades with Wahl]]> https://www.coolblades.co.uk/Cleaning-and-Oiling-Clipper-Blades-with-Wahl.html https://www.coolblades.co.uk/product.php?productid=24735 Cleaning & Oiling Clipper Blades with Wahl

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

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:27:00 +0100 <![CDATA[The Hottest Celeb Hair Trends Right Now - Autumn Edition]]> https://www.coolblades.co.uk/The-Hottest-Celeb-Hair-Trends-Right-Now-Autumn-Edition.html https://www.coolblades.co.uk/product.php?productid=24734 The Hottest Celeb Hair Trends Right Now - Autumn Edition

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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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:23:00 +0100 <![CDATA[5 Ways For Hair Salons To Go the Extra Mile In Customer Entertainment]]> https://www.coolblades.co.uk/5-Ways-For-Hair-Salons-To-Go-the-Extra-Mile-In-Customer-Entertainment.html https://www.coolblades.co.uk/product.php?productid=24733 5 Ways For Hair Salons To Go the Extra Mile In Customer Entertainment

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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Fri, 16 May 2014 14:53:00 +0100 <![CDATA[10 Make-Up Tips for a Natural Summer Look]]> https://www.coolblades.co.uk/10-Make-Up-Tips-for-a-Natural-Summer-Look.html https://www.coolblades.co.uk/product.php?productid=24732 10 Make-Up Tips for a Natural Summer Look

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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