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October 23, 2020
How to make your beauty salon vegan friendly

The vegan movement is booming in the UK, and many people don’t stop at being vegan for Veganuary – they are committed all year round. Becoming more eco-friendly, environmentally conscious and kind to the Earth could help to make your salon stand out. If you want to attract more customers through green and vegan marketing, […]

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September 15, 2020
10 Tips To Raise Your Salon Prices Without Losing Clients

In the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown, many salon owners were forced to temporarily increase their prices to help cope with the limited capacity and increased cleaning and PPE requirements. Customers accepted this as many hadn’t had access to beauty services for quite a long time. In this situation, increasing prices was accepted and understood. […]

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August 25, 2020
Tips To Streamline Your Salon Cleaning

Cleaning your salon has never been more important. To protect customers and staff from the threat of COVID-19, every salon must adopt strict cleaning schedules to make sure surfaces are regularly cleaned, disinfected and sanitised. A common complaint from salon owners and workers is that cleaning takes up too much time between customers. This means […]

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August 15, 2020
Face Treatments Are Back: Here’s What You Need To Know

From the 15th August, salons will now be allowed to carry out face treatments including eyebrows. This will only apply to salons and spas based in England and does not include areas where there is a local lockdown in place. You can see details of local lockdowns here. From the 15th August, your salon will […]

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July 16, 2020
Next Steps For Beauty Salons Opening After Lockdown

It has been an incredibly frustrating time for beauty salon owners. While hairdressers have been allowed to open with new social distancing measures in place, the beauty salon industry has been left in the dark.  We now know that beauty salons, nail bars, tattoo and massage studios, physical therapy businesses and spas have been allowed […]

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June 25, 2020
How Can Salons Adapt To The “New Normal”?

As salons prepare to reopen, many owners and their staff are wondering what their workplace will look like with the new rules in place. After a long period of closure, salons need to be able to reopen to make up for lost earnings. But we’re already bracing for a period of drastic disruption that will […]

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June 19, 2020
When can I open my Salon again in the UK?

The COVID-19 pandemic caught everyone off guard. Overnight, salons across the country were forced to close their doors, with no indication when they might be able to reopen again. It has been an incredible journey for salon owners, and it isn’t even over yet The Government recently announced some easing of the restrictions, but sadly […]

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June 11, 2020
How to Start a Mobile Hair Salon Business - Post-Covid

The COVID-19 outbreak forced the salon industry to grind to a halt. Overnight, salons and barbershops were shuttered up and told to cancel appointments indefinitely. As an industry that relies on close personal contact with customers, it’s no surprise that this salon was hit by a disease that is spread by close contact. As the […]

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