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Software System Effectiveness In The Lead Up To Christmas

Rikki Tronson, Chief Revenue Officer at iSalon Software talks about software system effectiveness and efficiency as things hot up during the pre-Christmas rush. Christmas is right around the corner and many of us will be worrying about keeping things under control and running smoothly in the salon over the incredibly busy festive period.," says Rikki Tronson, Chief Revenue Officer at iSalon Software. "That’s where your salon software comes in. Using your software system can be of great benefit to salon owners and the team, not just at Christmas, but all year round. However, during the Christmas rush, when many...

Sandra Humphries: a shining star in education

Sandra Humphries, VP of Talent Development and Customer Engagement for Goldwell, has always been at home on the stage. Today she uses her communication skills and means of expression as an educator. EsteticaUSA asked her about her career and her views on education in the hair industry. As a young woman, Sandra Humphries entertained a passion for the performing arts. Today she is still "performing" and inspiring, but for hairdressing students. We asked her about her about her life path and her current role as Vice President of Talent Development and Customer Engagement, Kao Salon Division. Tell us how...

Colour Opinion – Blonde Transformations in One Client Sitting?

Times and techniques change - and working with hair colour is no exception. Colour opinion on how to lift a client's hair to blonde has moved on rapidly, thanks in a large part to evolutions in professional hair products. Emma Fowler advocates getting there in just one bleaching session. Emma Fowler runs a successful independent education business from her Essex salon - she has a 10k strong Facebook group and has been educating hairdressers for over 15 years, starting as an in-salon assessor, then working with two leading brands as an educator before creating her own independent education business with...

Top Ten Ways to Weather Winter Hair Damage

When Christmas has come and gone, Winter has barely made its mark. With this in mind, Neil Moodie, top editorial stylist and founder of the Neil Moodie Studio, has put together his Top Ten Ways to Weather Winter Hair Damage over the long, cold season. Neil Moodie, founder of the Neil Moodie Studio, has compiled Top Ten Ways to Weather Winter Hair Damage to help treat you and your clients to a hair therapy during that nasty post-Christmas slump. Retain moisture Masks are often overlooked but applying them once a week helps to give your hair back what it needs. Make sure...

Staff motivation: tips from Liz McKeon

Staff motivation is the driving force which causes us to achieve our salon business goals. This is why managers and supervisors need to know how to motivate their employees. Here Liz McKeon. an internationally renowned Salon Expert, provides some ideas. Where should a salon owner or manager start? It is impossible to be a motivating, effective manager if your own enthusiasm for the salon starts to diminish. You can help to maintain your passion for your salon by maintaining your health and managing your own stress. Surround yourself with positive people, train all your staff in how your business operates....

Movember Tips with Ben Vowles from Murdock London

Let the ‘mo grow this Movember! As this month gets up and running, moustaches everywhere are starting to grow in support of men’s health. But which are the Movember tips to follow to get the right ‘tache for you? Murdock London Master Barber Ben Vowles says for those growing their first moustache, it shouldn’t be a chore. "Choosing a moustache should be a joy not a labour,” he says. “Don't be unsettled by the prospect of alien upper lip hair. If you're going to sport a moustache for a month for a great cause, then you should approach it with...