The Butterfly Effect
With phones in hand, David and Alexis Thurston built a strong social media presence that has grown their Butterfly Loft Salon into a national brand; founded Butterfly Circus, an educational collaboration with Insta-famous stylists across the country; and fueled the launch of Pulp Riot, a vibrant color line.
The Education Revolution
Virtual learning is transforming the way your future employees are learning in today's cosmetology schools. Pivot Point gives us an inside look at its LAB and Salonability programs, demonstrating how they are building stronger graduates.
In a futuristic competition, 2 to 10's Emerging Leaders group sketch plans for the salon concept of tomorrow. Check out the ideas and learn who won.
The 2016 Technology Guide
In a busy salon, a software management program and industry apps are valuable tools that help the salon team track numbers, market to the commuinity and manage appointments. This guide showcases the latest software and the newest features.
In this month's Owner to Owner, Avanti's Alex Iacobacci reinvents the client before-and-after in a video format; SiSpa is inspired by the coast to create the Atlantic Remineralizing Body Envelopment in Service Spotlight; Vince and Orrine Pinto of Head Hunter Family Haircutters remember 9-11 heroes with haircuts; Rosy launches a scholarship program; and a report from the 2016 International SalonSpa Network conference on humanology.
Architects of Design
At Nashville's The Dry House, Ali Ryan makes guests feel comfortable by designing the space around the concept of home.
In this special technology edition, our sponsors study the landscape and answer: "What future technology do you have your eye on, and how will it shape the client experience?