7 February 2023
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January – Things to Do While it’s Quiet

The craziness of Christmas and New Year is over and 2 more months of Winter are ahead. January is the perfect time to take some time out. January is the ideal month to start planning for the coming year. So what can you do now to make 2023 as easy as possible? Check out these ideas from some of our top salon professionals: Clive Collins, HOB Salons “January is a great time to hold team appraisals, catch up with managers and discover what worked – and more importantly what didn’t work – in the past 12 months. Put together your training plan...

Leah Durrant – Six Steps to Success

Still recovering from the impact of the pandemic, salons in the UK are now faced with a national recession and cost of living crisis. That’s why Leah Durrant, business coach and owner of Leah Durrant Hair Salon and Beauty Retreat in Chertsey, is tapping into her 25 years of industry experience to help other hairdressers to boost their business in 2023. “It is a really challenging time for hair salons. Some have only just recovered from the impact of the pandemic and now we are dealing with a national recession," says Leah Durrant. “As someone who has built a...

Get the Look with Eufora 2023 Color Trend Vision

The Eufora Color Team rolls out a seasonal "Get the Look" campaign! The Eufora Color Team is challenging colorists everywhere to step away from the routine root retouch and level 9 blonde highlights that are often the backbone of their appointment book. Eufora Color Development Manager, Joanne Rempel, is eager to remind licensed stylists that continual inspiration and skill building challenges are always essential. Especially if you intend to maintain your top colorist standing and a full book of business! Get the Look! A new inspirational tool! To keep the colorist's creative fire burning bright, the Eufora Color Team present a year-long...

Recession – Learn from the Past!

According to reports we’re officially in a recession, and while that means clients may be tightening their purse strings, it’s also an opportunity to start afresh, reinvent yourself and your business and look to the future. We spoke to several stylists who have experienced a recession in the past. They talk about what you can do to ride out this one. Jamie Brooks, Brooks & Brooks “When people talk about a recession it’s easy to panic and think of the worst that can happen. But don’t; stop and take a longer term view, not just of the days and months ahead....

How Ergonomic Tools Can Fuel a Longer Career

Budgets are tight this year… all the more reason to make wise purchasing choices.  Hopping on a holiday deal may be tempting, but it could cost more in the long run. “Ever heard of the expression ‘Pay now or pay later’? When it comes to the tools of a hairdresser’s trade, the axiom definitely applies. Investing in good quality saves money in the long run and investing in your health today can save you a multitude of problems and prolong your ability to perform,” says Beth Carson, Co-founder and President of Sam Villa. Sam Villa, Co-founder/Chief Creative Officer of Sam Villa and Global...

How to Clean and Sanitize Curling Irons

Curling irons will last a very long time if cared for properly. Learn with the one and only Sam Villa how to take properly care of them! Removing product buildup, storing properly so the curling irons don’t fall and get scratched or break, and minding cords for safe electrical flow are all important. Sam Villa, Co-founder/Chief Creative Officer of Sam Villa and Global Artistic Ambassador for Redken, shares a DIY recipe for how to clean and sanitize curling irons properly. See it here! “When you see your iron start to turn yellow or get spots, it’s time to clean it. Gels, sprays and heat protectant residue can...