Monthly Archives: January 2011

How to make the most of Valentine’s Day at your salon

Most successful business owners will know how to take a public event or holiday, such as Valentine’s Day or Christmas, and turn it into a great promotional opportunity. This is the case for most restaurants, bars, hotels and even hair … Continue reading

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Hoste Arms beauty spa opened by Anneka Rice

A new beauty spa has opened in the Hoste Arms hotel in Burnham Market, Norfolk. The official opening of the spa was attended by television personality Anneka Rice, who is a friend of the spa’s owner Jeanne Whittome. Jeanne dedicated … Continue reading

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Salon design inspiration: Frances Hunter Hair & Beauty in Sterling

At first glance, the most striking feature of the Frances Hunter Hair and Beauty salon in Sterling is its warm, welcoming glow. The rest of the salon follows suit, its inviting décor and cool, comfortable salon furniture beckoning customers inside. … Continue reading

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Popular Rawtenstall salon gets a makeover

The owner of a bustling hair salon in the Lancashire town of Rawtenstall is planning to give it a complete 21st century makeover. The salon, called Antony and Patricia’s, has been open for more than 40 years, but owner Tony … Continue reading

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The use of wood and other natural materials in salon design

Most salons you encounter these days are designed in the minimalist style, with slick, shiny surfaces, neutral colour schemes and salon furniture in the most simple of shapes. This is perfectly suited to some markets and clientele, particularly in city … Continue reading

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Cleethorpes beauty spa embraces fish pedicure trend

A beauty spa in Cleethorpes is to become one of the first in the area to offer the Turkish ‘fish pedicure’ that is starting to catch on in other parts of the country. The Electric Beach salon – located on … Continue reading

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John Lewis plans to open beauty spa at Cheadle Royal store

The department store chain John Lewis has announced that it is to open a new beauty spa at its store in Cheadle Royal Shopping Centre. The Cheadle Royal beauty spa will be opened as part of a refurbishment costing £17.5 … Continue reading

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Make your salon stand out with a stylish waiting area

What is the first thing your customers will see when they walk through the front door of your salon? It is generally the reception and waiting area, and it is the appearance of this space that will form new customers … Continue reading

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How to make male clients feel welcome in your salon

Hair salons and beauty spas are often designed with the needs of female clients in mind, as they are feminine spaces dedicated to grooming and pampering. Whilst it is good to make your target clientele feel comfortable and happy in … Continue reading

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Waterloo hair salon wins Liverpool Echo award

A hair salon in Waterloo, Merseyside, has proven an inspiration to small business owners everywhere after winning a hotly-fought competition in the Liverpool Echo newspaper. The award is such as honour for the Jaz Hair Salon – found on Warrenhouse … Continue reading

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