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  • Three secrets to salon success: surveying our contest entries (5/10/2017) Thanks to our Salon Secrets contest, we’ve spent the last few months learning how salons from across the country build successful businesses. The entries spanned a wide range of ideas for finding success in a competitive industry. With so many different salons built on so many different “secrets,” there have to be some threads that… Read More »
  • Colorful hair, complex cuts and a whole lot of body paint: America’s Beauty Show 2017 (4/21/2017) Since we typically attend insurance trade shows, Sean Brownyard and I knew when we registered that America’s Beauty Show would be a totally new experience. But nothing could have prepared us for the vibrant reality—a salon, runway show, beauty product expo, drag show, and talent showcase all rolled into one glittering, colorful party. ABS brought… Read More »
  • Salon Secrets from coast to coast (3/4/2017) We’ve had such a good time spreading the word about Finally Lisa’s Hair & Nail Salon, founded by our Salon Secrets contest winner Lisa Bodreau. But we received many compelling entries, from salons large and small, full-service and specialty-focused. In fact, the one constant among the entries was just how different they were. Our two… Read More »
  • Introducing Finally Lisa’s Hair & Nail Salon, winner of the SASSI Salon Secrets Contest (1/18/2017) Over the past few months, we have been lucky to read the stories of the salons and day spas that entered our Salon Secrets Competition. Salon and spa staff and owners from across the country shared compelling stories about what makes their businesses thrive—whether  a unique specialty or a special touch with customer service. The… Read More »
  • Why salon & spa staff need to know when to say “no” (11/11/2016) Hair stylists, nail technicians, estheticians—they are all in the business of making people feel good about themselves. But sometimes, they have to say “no” to customers, as much as it may seem contrary to their mission (and their bottom line). Why would I encourage salons and spas to turn away customers or refuse their requests?… Read More »
  • Cocktails and cuts: a fun blend or a recipe for disaster? (10/17/2016) People don’t just go to salons to get their hair cut or nails painted. A trip to the salon provides an opportunity to get pampered and wind down, and more and more salons are enhancing that experience with alcohol. This can mean anything from a free martini with a manicure to a $5 glass of… Read More »

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SASSI created our own infographic! Forever Young: The ‘Booming’ Anti-Aging Market

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SASSI Infographic – Forever Young: The ‘Booming’ Anti-Aging Market Download