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Sustainability – Making an Impact in Your Salon

"Sustainability is becoming an even more significant conversation," says Anil Salham, Owner of BLACC + BLOND. "Many businesses and salons are looking at ways they can become more environmentally friendly for the greater good." "Some salon owners they are unaware of some of the simple steps they can take towards sustainability," continues Anil. "These small steps will greatly impact both the salon and the planet as a whole. "When I decided to launch our campaign GREEN IS THE NEW BLACC last year, with the aim to become the most sustainable salon on the planet, I researched long and hard for three...

Kaley Cuoco: beachy blonde red carpet look

Christine Symonds styled Kaley Cuoco’s hair for the LA premiere of The Flight Attendant last night! Her signature blonde hair took on a voluminous, beachy hair look with fringed bangs. Kaley Cuoco, the leading actress of The Flight Attendant, had Clairol Professional Stylist, Christine Symonds, style her hair for the LA premiere of the second season of the hit series. The fantasticly voluminous, beachy look and fringed bangs definitely enhanced her blonde hair with effortless texture without compromising on glam. https://www.instagram.com/p/CcS5lyXLWzq/ The Season 2 premiere of HBO Max Original Series took place at the Pacific Design Center on in West Hollywood, California....

Succession Planning in Action at Anne Veck

Succession planning has been a key part of the past 4 years for business partnership Anne Veck and Keith Mellen co-directors of Anne Veck salons. Over 30 years Anne and Keith built two strong Oxfordshire businesses. One of these they sold three years ago to a loyal manager Tia Jacobs. They also supported her through this transition from manager to owner. So successful has been part one of the succession planning, that March 2022 saw phase two enacted with the sale to salon manager Kelly Spragg at Oxford. “We have carefully constructed this transition of ownership over a staged 3...

Robin LaChance: NAHA 2022 Styling and Finishing winner!

This year's winner in the NAHA Styling and Finishing category, Robin LaChance, gave Estetica some insight into what it takes to be the best. Nine-time Contessa Finalists, BTC '21 Finalist, two-time Contessa Texture Stylist of the Year and now NAHA 2022 Styling and Finishing Winner, Robin LaChance presented a collection that could have won in multiple collections! It features original color and color placement, exquisitely innovative cuts, visionary styling. How and why did she do it? Tell us about your motivation for entering NAHA Entering NAHA was a way to challenge myself and my creativity to evolve in a more refined way....

When to cut your hair…

When to cut your hair? Are there rules for the perfect cut? Let’s see if they exist, distinguishing between urban legends and reality. When we ask “When is it best to cut your hair?”, we get plenty of answers. Some say, "Follow the phases of the moon." Is it true that cutting your hair more often will directly result in thicker hair? We can immediately say that the answer to the latter question is "No". Even if cutting your hair every 2/3 months will make it look healthier and stronger. When to cut your hair? Reality vs. legend Is there really a...

Stay in Control of Your Finances

Business consultant Phil Jackson from Build Your Salon, offers these tips to help stay in control of your finances by more easily managing your money within the salon. "We are living in turbulent times. Even world events occurring far from home are having an impact on your business," says Phil Jackson from buildyoursalon.com "Energy prices are on the rise; it won't be long before our manufacturers have to pass increased costs along to our salons. The keyphrase is to Stay in Control." Simple yet effective steps "It's easy to feel overwhelmed," continues Phil. "So much seems outside of your control. There are,...