Base 101 What really is base colour? When hairdressing technicians refer to base colour we mean the dominant color in any hair colour that gives a shade its overall characteristic. This little article is written for the the up and coming colour technicians. My number 1 tip to success in the salon is to be [...]
We’re starting new regular column here starting this week. It’ll be called the Salon Owners Survival Guide – S.O.S Guide for short. The S.O.S Guide will be designed to respond to Salon Owners most common and often complex questions regarding running their Salon Businesses. Let’s face it, small business is hard, really really hard. A small [...]
This is a short story on Creative Collaboration. And in it I hope to share a valuable lesson that we’ve learnt recently. Last year, the Stevie English Hair team were invited to put on a live performance for the launch of Culture Magazine’s new online venture: Culture Hub. Culture brought us in to help launch Culture Hub- [...]
By Leanne Cutler, Hair Shots 2 The World Emiliano Vitale is having the professional year of his life presenting hair shows around the world, here he gives us a close insight into his world. 1. London will be your second Alternative Hair Show and third international show this year. BSG World Brazil, AHS Moscow and [...]
Last year at Hair Biz Forum during an interview I mentioned that my businesses, Chumba Concept Salon, are endevouring to go ‘paperless’. In reply to several enquiring emails that I’ve kindly received since I thought I’d share the why’s and how’s of our Paperless project. Why go Paperless? There’s lots of reasons to banish paper [...]
The new showpiece on New Zealand’s South Island is Adrian Barclay’s new Venom salon in Invercargill. The interior has the sleek, minimalist use of warm, earth based wood with accenting colours of black and silver, evoking the feelings of New World luxury. Two beautiful and contrasting entranceways encase Venom like a precious jewel. Schist stone pillars create [...]
Social Media Mania is sweeping the world, our lives and your business. Facebook, twitter, tumblr and the list goes on and on and on! These FREE social media sites are a fantastic and an innovative way to promote, advertise, socialize, market, have fun, have celebrations, client competitions, news, education, create a buzz ,make money and realize the full potential and reach you can have to your clients!