Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Finding Hair Salon Services That Are Best for You

There is no shortage of hair salons, regardless of where you live. With so many hair salons to choose from, it can be very difficult for people to know which one to choose. You may often ask yourself:
  • Do I go to the salon closest to my home? The one around the corner?
  • Do I go to the one with the lowest prices or best deal?
  • Do I go to the place that I have heard good things about?
  • Do you I go to a fancy salon?
  • Do I get my hair done at a salon that caters to a specific clientele?
To make this decision easy, take a look at the total list of services is offered by a particular hair salon. Do they have all of the services you are looking for? If they don't, that means you will have to get those services elsewhere. This could end up costing you more money. Therefore, you should look for a salon that offers both the core hair cutting services and additional services that do or will use in the future.
Core Hairdressing Services
Every hair salon offers the basic hairdressing services to its customers. If this all you need then there may be no need to explore further. At the very minimum salons or barber shops offer:
• Men and women cuts
• Wash, style, and blow dry
• Hair coloring and highlights
However, if you want additional salon services that go beyond the basics you will need to find a place that meets your personal aesthetic needs.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Selecting the Best Hair Salon Furniture

Selecting the best furniture for your hair salon can be a daunting task. These tips will guide you on how to choose the best styles, colours and sizes and to make your hair salon stand out.
Hair salon furniture is available in many sizes as well as designs. Before selecting the types of furniture for your salon, you need to consider the space available. Your decision should also be based on the number of employees you plan to have and how the salon is going to be set up. Some salon workstations can be set up to accommodate up to 6 people and take minimal space. Some shampoo basins can be very stylish and comfortable but your salon may only have space for one! You need to measure up what space you have and what the ideal workstations and shampoo basins it will allow.
From when they enter your front door, you will want you customers to enjoy sitting in very comfortable and stylish furniture both in the waiting area and while having their hair done. Your customers can be in styling chairs for a long time so clearly these need to be comfortable. Customers may not spend that long at shampoo basins but an uncomfortable neck fitting can be agony so this should also be of high importance. When it comes to hair salon furniture it not only needs to be comfortable for the customers, it also needs to be comfortable for the stylists. Hydraulic styling chairs that adjust are perfect for both customers and employees but you should ensure that they meet safety standards before buying. Swivel styling stools come in a variety of shapes and styles but also can be bought with extra ergonomic features.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Signs of Bad Hair Salons

With the necessity for hair salons to offer professional and high quality service to remain competitive in the highly competitive hairdressing salon market, there are becoming few bad hair salons. However, with so many to choose from, it can be difficult for people to find a great salon.
There is definitely a clear distinction between high quality professional salons and other average haircut salons. While this may not be apparent in an advertisement, a visit will quickly help you determine if the salon is a bad one.
One of the biggest mistakes most people make when choosing a salon and hair stylist, is not visiting before they book an appointment. There are so many horror stories about people being brought to tears over a bad experience. People have had their hair ruined by a bad hair color, bad haircut, perm, or experience while in the chair.
So, make sure you check out the salon, ask people who have been there, and take to the hairstylist before booking and appointment. The last thing you want to do is realize you made a mistake when you are half way through your appointment.
How do you avoid booking an appointment with bad hair salons? You have to know the signs. Go in for a visit and make note of the following:
Customer Service
Without customers there would not be a business. Therefore, customer service must be a priority for every hair salon. Take a look around and look at the customers. Do they seem happy? Do they look like they are enjoying themselves? Are they engaged in conversation with their hairstylist?