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Hit the Ground Running on Charitable Giving

Hit the Ground Running on Charitable Giving

As the winter season approaches, so too does the season of giving. Salons and spas are pillars of the community; they provide comfort, relaxation and encourage confidence among their clients. Salons and spas that prioritize community outreach and philanthropy are even more connected to their community and typically see a correlating boost in
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Preparing for Flu Season: Cleanliness, hygiene and service offerings

Preparing for Flu Season: Cleanliness, hygiene and service offerings

As the seasons begin to change, many experts anticipate an active 2022-2023 flu season. The COVID-19 pandemic has clients and salon and spa professionals alike more wary of health concerns, including a potential flu infection. Close contact is necessary for many treatments in salons and spas and as such the potential for infection in these
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Beauty Salons & Spas Going Green on a Smaller Scale

Going Green on a Smaller Scale

Sustainability has been a high priority for businesses across many industries in recent years. We’ve all heard the promises from big businesses, but many small business owners are left wondering what sustainability looks likes for them. For salons and spas, sustainability does not have to mean large monetary donations toward global efforts or
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Beauty Salon Worker Burnout

Burnout

The nature of the beauty industry can be exhausting. Hairdressers, nail technicians, barbers and more are expected to bring high energy, be readily available, and give their clients 100% of their attention. Demeanor aside, beauty professionals’ work is also held to exceedingly high standards, particularly as social media empowers clients to post
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The State of the Beauty Industry - ultrasonic spa technology

The State of the Beauty Industry

With the mid-point of 2022 here, the beauty industry is enjoying increased demand for salon and spa services. While an influx of business can be exciting, it is important for salon and spa owners to stay up to date on industry trends and looming risks in order to find continued success and avoid industry pitfalls as opportunities for growth arise.
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The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Has Begun. Is Your Salon Prepared?

The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Has Begun. Is Your Salon Prepared?

June marks the beginning of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season and the storms are already underway. Hurricane Agatha made landfall in southern Mexico on May 29 with winds as high as 105 mph. These storms pose significant threats to business and commerce, including salons and spas. Last year was the third costliest hurricane season on record
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Business Interrupted: Keeping Salons and Spas Afloat

Business Interrupted: Keeping Salons and Spas Afloat

In recent years, salon and spa owners have become all too familiar with shutdowns and slowed appointment bookings. From unforeseeable, longer-term circumstances such as the COVID-19 pandemic to annual weather events that seem to worsen every year and disrupt both the beauty business and daily life, salon and spas owners know the resulting
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Wedding and Prom Season to Put a Spring in the Steps of Salon and Spa Owners

Wedding and Prom Season to Put a Spring in the Steps of Salon and Spa Owners

Wedding and prom season is quickly approaching and with fewer COVID-19 related restrictions, and more weddings expected in 2022 than the industry has seen since 1984, salon and spa owners can expect to see higher store traffic and more requests for off-site work. Although the return of large events offers more opportunities for beauty
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CBD Products in the Beauty Industry are Here to Stay

CBD Products in the Beauty Industry are Here to Stay

The beauty industry is known for innovating products by incorporating ingredients that bring new benefits to consumers, and CBD has been a hot topic in this space. This past January was the second annual National CBD Month, created by CBDmd to highlight the advantages and increased popularity of the ingredient from skin care products to salon
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