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Many businesses have had to pivot thanks to the pandemic. NAILS Magazine shares 5 takeaways that can help you continue to move forward towards a safer and healthier life.
5 Takeaways from Life in a Pandemic Taking a step back and evaluating the past year and a half of the pandemic’s effect on humanity is a good way to be mindful and proactive.
Looking for #Fall specific treatments to offer guests? WellSpa 360 shares 4 treatments to #pamper guests from head to toe this season.
4 Fantastic Fall Treatments from Cal-a-Vie Grab some menu inspiration from Cal-a-Vie Health Spa's seasonal fall offerings!
As we head into our second Winter with COVID-19, everyone could use a boost in serotonin. WellSpa 360 shares 3 positive habits that promote happiness in both your personal life and business.
3 Positive Habits That Promote Happiness Michelle Wax, founder of the American Happiness Project, shares these lifestyle tips, which can be used in your business and personal life.
Unique treatment offerings can help take your spa to the next level. WellSpa 360 shares what spas are doing around the world.
4 Unique Wellness Offerings to Inspire Your Programming Unique treatment offerings can help take your spa to the next level - check out what spas around the world are doing.
The Winter season brings plenty of weather and snow for skiing, skating and building snowmen. But this weather also brings challenges and risks for businesses. In our recent blog we discuss how salons and spas can prepare for a season of shivers and avoid winter weather risks.
Preparing for a Season of Shivers: Mitigating Risk for Salons and Spas when Winter Weather Hits - SASSI As winter quickly approaches, so does the ever-dreaded winter weather. The Farmer’s Almanac predicts that this winter will be one of longest and coldest in history. The cold temperatures are set to accompany snow and extreme weather for some areas of the country as well. Winter weather such as sno...
Being a business owner in the beauty industry comes with a unique set of challenges. Nailpro shares tips to help you scale up your business by establishing and maintaining a social presence.
Build an Intriguing Online Presence To Attract Clientele and Increase Bookings Learn tips to help you scale up your business by establishing and maintaining a social presence. By Danny Tran
Mushrooms for skincare? WellSpa 360 explores the benefits this superfood has on skin and how salons and spas can utilize it in their product lineup.
Why Mushrooms are a Skin Care All Star Mushrooms are a powerhouse ingredient that offers a ton of benefits that nourish mind and body.
Every #business is looking to grow their brand, but what happens when you OUTGROW your brand? Modern Salon discusses, branding, instagram and what to do when your business grows at an accelerated rate.
Stylists and Personal Branding: When You Outgrow Your Instagram Handle We spoke with Renee Marie Plante about making the leap into rebranding her Instagram account, and about refocusing her business.
Many businesses have had to pivot throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and this is true for barber shops and salons as well. Modern Salon discusses what post-pandemic barbering will look like.
Post-pandemic Barbering: What's Next? We spoke with one barber who pivoted to a new career path within the industry and one who says retraining is the key to continued success.
Over the last decade, beauty has been moving from green to blue. Blue beauty specifically supports ocean conservation actions to protect marine ecosystems and enhance biodiversity. WellSpa 360 shares why blue beauty could be beneficial for your business.
The Benefits of Blue Beauty See how you can achieve blue beauty and the real benefits it has that is causing it to become a key part of the wellness industry.
As consumers are focusing more on their overall health and wellness, WellSpa 360 shares how fermented foods have become linked to gut health, and how salons and spas can take advantage of this knowledge.
Fermented Foods Linked to Gut Microbiome Diversity “This is a stunning finding ... It provides one of the first examples of how a simple change in diet can reproducibly remodel the microbiota across a cohort of healthy adults."
Guest consultations are beneficial for both the salon/spa and the client. Modern Salon shares a 4 step consultation process that has seen success.
4 Step Consultation Process Guaranteed to Boost Profit and Growth Remember, this is actually a tool for both stylist and guest. It sets the stylist up for success as a service provider, and ensures the guest receives an unforgettable service…one that she will talk about with friends and family time and again.
Looking to grow your spa's wellness offerings? WellSpa 360 shares three popular Japanese wellness traditions that are sure to leave your clients happy and healthy.
Popular Japanese Wellness Traditions Check out these three Japanese wellness traditions, and see if any aspects can be used within your own spa's wellness offerings.
Even the most talented nail designer needs to know basic nail prep for a successful manicure. Nailpro shares seven tips for basic nail prep.
7 Tips for Basic Nail Prep The GelBottle Inc. educator, Helena Marimon, shares her basic nail prep tips.
September is National Pain Awareness Month. There are many options spas can offer their clients to help manage pain. WellSpa 360 shares 4 strategies your spa can use for holistic pain relief.
4 Strategies for Holistic Pain Relief These four tips from Dr. Anita Gupta will help you and your clients diminish pain symptoms holistically.
It is true that wellness is a key pillar to most salon and spa businesses. According to Global Wellness Institute research found in WellSpa 360 are moving away from traditional gyms and boutique studios to get their workout in.
Fitness Industry Expanding Beyond Gyms and Boutique Studios GWI research revealed that physical fitness in wellness has far expanded from the typical gym memberships (Planet Fitness) or Boutique Studios (Orangetheory).
Keeping clients safe and happy is the main goal of any salon or spa. NAILS Magazine shares how to keep your clients safe from potential germs in your salon.
Keeping Clients Safe From Germs in the Salon To ensure your clients’ loyalty, it’s important to give them a sense of confidence in the cleanliness of your salon.
More Americans are traveling and gathering with friends again, bringing more traffic back to beauty businesses! With this uptick in traffic comes a rise in risk. SASSI's most recent blog discusses prioritizing equipment and facility safety to keep their staff, business and customers safe.
Equipment and Facility Safety: How Salon and Spa Owners Can Protect Their Businesses - SASSI As Americans resume travel and gather with friends and family, beauty businesses have seen their business traffic increase. Beauty business owners have been able to grow their clientele as people aim to look their best before traveling for vacations or long-awaited social gatherings. With traffic in...
With many trends from the 90's making a resurgence it's no surprise that Powder Brows are back. Modern Salon dives into the details of Powder Brows.
Eyebrow Technique: Powder Brows An alternative to microblading that's more universal for your clientele, this permanent makeup service continues to gain popularity.
For many, back to school season means a fresh haircut to go with their new wardrobe and school supplies. Salon Today provides insight into preparing your business for the influx of appointments back to school season will bring.
Preparing Your Business for Back-to-School Season As kids prepare to head back to school, their parents are calling to get a fresh haircut. DaySmart's Pat Shanahan offers these tips to get prepared.
Resort spas were hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. WellSpa 360 shares how resort spas can recover as travel begins to pick back up.
How Resort Spas Can Recover Post-Pandemic Trilogy Spa Holdings has implemented a number of strategies to help its hotel and resort spas managers get back to normal and excel in the post-pandemic era.
For clients looking to fight hair loss, your next suggestion might be to eat their broccoli. Modern Salon shares research that shows an antioxidant commonly found in broccoli can help fight hair loss.
Just In! The Phytochemical that Fights Hair Loss A new study has found that sulforaphane, contained in broccoli and other veggies, may help in the hair-loss battle.
Happy Labor Day to all of our hard working salon and spa followers! We hope you get a hard-earned break during these busy times.
Happy Labor Day to all of our hard working salon and spa followers! We hope you get a hard-earned break during these busy times.
Celebrities and movie stars have long been trend setters when it comes to fashion and beauty trends. Salon Today sheds some light on how movies themselves motivate customers to change their looks.
How Movies Motivate Consumers to Morph their Looks A recent survey shows that 46% of moviegoers are likely to change their appearance based on the movies they see, and hair is the second most likely thing they will change.
Opening your own salon, or really any business, is one of the most difficult things you'll ever do. Modern Salon shares 10 lessons one independent salon owner learned when opening her first salon.
Owning a Salon Is Easy... Said No One EVER! 10 Lessons Learned When Opening a Salon Who am I? Well, I am the accidental salon owner. And although I have been blessed more times than I can count in my first year as a salon owner, it didn't come without at least a dozen lessons and being served quite a few pieces of humble pie.
In today's competitive market, it's a struggle for salons across the country to attract and retain good talent. Salon Today shares one tactic in this "how to" article around organizing a salon crawl for recent and new graduates.
How to Organize a Salon Crawl In an effort to boost staff recruitment and retention rates, six salons in Greenville, South Carolina, band together and organize a Salon Crawl for area cosmetology students.
Pressed flower nails seem to be the next trend taking the nail art industry by storm. Utilizing a variety of flowers and throwing off whimsical and romantic vibes, Nailpro shares why this is the best Summer-to-Fall transition manicure.
Why Pressed Flower Nails Are the Perfect Summer-to-Fall Mani Whimsical and romantic, these five pressed flower nails stopped the scroll and will undoubtedly result in some repeat customers.
With the recent emphasis on mental health, practicing gratitude has become an important tactic for achieving healthy aging. DAYSPA Magazine shares tips for how wellness professionals and clients alike can practice gratitude.
Trending: How to Practice Gratitude Gratitude practices improve resilience and well-being to support healthy aging.
Nail trends change quickly and drastically. NAILS Magazine pulled top results from #TrendingNails2021 and found these top ten nail looks.
#TrendingNails2021: Ten Hot Nail Looks Now A hashtag search revealed these top posts, with a variety of nail art designs, from abstract to polka dot.
Even before the pandemic the daycation trend was gaining popularity. DAYSPA Magazine shares how daycation packages can help gain clientele and boost your bottom line.
Boosting Bottom Line with Daycation Packages Creating “daycation” packages will entice more locals to visit your spa.
As the CBD market continues to grow, should your salon or spa join the game? Our recent blog post shares how beauty businesses can take advantage of this market and the risks to avoid.
2021 CBD Update: How beauty businesses can take advantage of this growing market - SASSI Cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabis continue to be hot in the beauty industry, with more and more salons, spas and cosmetic manufacturers seeking ways to integrate this ingredient into their menu offerings. In fact, according to a recent study, the CBD-based skin care market is expected to exceed $3.45 b...
We know that CBD has become a hot trend in the spa and wellness industry. This staple can now be found as the main ingredient in many products and treatments. DAYSPA Magazine gathered insights from top experts in the spa industry to see where this trend is headed.
Trend Watch: CBD We gathered quotes from the industry experts on what you can expect to see trending with CBD in the very near future.
Managing clients' pain, chronic or acute, is a key way to create a positive client experience. DAYSPA Magazine shares ten ways to help manage client pain both on and off the massage table.
10 Steps to Managing Your Clients Pain Managing pain actually goes far beyond the treatment room, so see what you can be doing to provide your guests with a caring experience.
Whether you're just starting out or looking to give your established #salon a fresh look, there's a lot that goes into designing your salon layout. NAILS Magazine shares everything you need to know here:
How to Pick a Perfect Salon Layout Whether you are just pondering a salon layout change or you are in the middle of a salon renovation, we hope this article will help guide your direction. A salon layout that accommodates its guests and stylists will help business boom while keeping employees and clients happy.
How did COVID-19 impact the spa industry? Skin Inc. discusses the findings from a recent International SPA Association report here:
8 Spa Industry Effects of COVID [iSPA Report] The reports key findings include statistics that focus on COVID-19s financial impact on the spa industry in 2020.
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