It’s been a couple of years since balayage took salons everywhere by storm. And while many colorists have taken the trend above and beyond, there is still some confusion about the technique amongst clients. Here, we break down everything you need to know about balayage, along with how to charge in the salon and client tips for getting the most out of their hair color.
Through my own trial and errors and watching fellow brides go through the same struggles, I’ve learned a bit or two about the process. My wedding gift to you is a few tips to achieve the best version of you that is possible.
Each client has their own individual beauty journey. Some choose highlights; others choose fantasy colors or single tones. What is inevitable is that at some point in your client’s life, their hair will begin to turn gray – it is up to you and them to decide how they are going to tackle this. Due to the fact that individuals with gray hair visit the salon frequently, you'll soon learn that they will be some of your most faithful clients. With about 50% of her clients gracing her chair for gray coverage we chatted with Redken Artist Casondra Rolph about her top tips. Keep reading to learn the best ways to meet the needs, cover, or embrace your client's grays.
If the runways were any indication, while individuality and texture were still prominent this season, we’ll be seeing smoother and sleeker variations everywhere this season. This is not to say that curls and waves are going anywhere, but simply that we will see more modern versions of these go-to styles. Haircuts have taken on new shapes and primarily shorter lengths, which mean styling will be key.
Once you’ve styled your client’s hair for social media, your next steps are to take those images and integrate them into the digital world. Marketing your salon services have come a long way in the past few years and it is imperative that you redefine yourself alongside your style. It is a fact that in our era most clients will get to know us through images and posts before ever meeting us in person. They will tirelessly go down the rabbit hole of Instagram to search for their next colourist or a new cut. Part of being a successful stylist now comes from showing off your work online and allowing your work to be searchable for the right demographic. Keep reading to learn about the best ways to market yourself in the digital world and how you can use social media to make your business!
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