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5 Ways to Build Your Clientele


A hairstylist’s clientele is the bread and butter of their business.  Sure, you can live on walk-ins (especially in a very busy location), but knowing that you have a solid clientele to fall back on will make things a whole lot better for you.  But do you know how to build your clientele?

A solid clientele is the bread and butter of a successful hairstyling career.  Check out 5 simple tips to build your clientele.


Word To The Wise….


From a hairstylists’ point of view, there is nothing worse than people who don’t show up for their appointments.  Let me explain why…  Hairstylists are usually self-employed.  Therefore, they only make money when they are working.  They usually try to strategically place clients in their schedules like a game of Tetris.  Now, if they are counting on you to be there for a color, and you don’t show up, they lose 100$ of income that day.  And they are wasting time, sitting around doing nothing.  So, a word to the wise….

Let Beyoncé Explain:

Do you know what it's like to be a hairstylist? I'd like to fill you in on some of the dirty details with this meme. Word to the wise...

What do you think about this funny meme?  Did you ever know what it was like from a hairstylists point of view?  I’d love to read your feedback in the comments section below…

My New Job at Sally Beauty Supply


So I have to admit, I have some exciting news to tell you all.  I just got a part-time second job at Sally Beauty Supply!  Since I started working at Tanning Etc. as an independent hairstylist, it has been rough from time to time.  I have a decent clientele, and most of my clients followed me to the new salon, but I am still not completely booked every single hour that I’m there.

I recently scored a sweet second job at Sally Beauty Supply and this company is just amazing. Learn all about its history and...

My ultimate goal is to get to the point where I am super busy all the time, but for now, times can be rough.  I have been looking for another hourly job for a while now, to supplement my income and give me security (knowing I will get a paycheck every few weeks), and Sally’s was the job I wanted the most.  I’m pretty stoked to say the least!


Another Salon Lip Sync Video…


My coworker and I made another awesome salon lip sync video in our down-time.  It’s safe to say that we have a lot of fun.

When we get bored in the salon downtime, we make beautiful art. Watch this hillarious salon lip sync video to the tune of "One Time" by JB...

We originally made a different lip sync video to the song, “What Makes You Beautiful” by One Direction.  We thought it was pretty funny so decided to try another one and I think it turned out equally as good.  I know it may not seem professional to be making these in the salon, and I don’t think everyone should do it regularly.  However, there was an event going on in town these days that kept the salon extremely slow.  In fact, nobody came in for hours on both of these days.

If a customer did come in, we would have stopped immediately to help them.  I just want people to remember that when watching this.  Business comes first.


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