Guest Blogs

by Paul Tate, CEO of Shortcuts SoftwareWhen the love is gone and your client cheats on you, it might break your heart. But it’s what she says behind your back to her friends - and anyone else on the internet - that could break your business. Too many salons have discovered that, nowadays, when a relationship sours the fall-out can be painfully public.
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 10:43am
It’s wedding season and love is in the hair! Brides are envisioning their glorious day with perfect hair, makeup and beautiful flowers. The big day has been in the works for some time and brides are certainly not thinking about wilted hair or flowers – they believe their stylist is going to create a fabulous 'do that will stand up to all the elements throughout the day and into the night.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 2:16pm
Fashion Week: Living a Dream
by Sam Villa
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 11:35am
Cut, Color and Style. Come Jam With Me The Sebastian Way!
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Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 3:45pm
Saving Time by Using Efficient Cutting Techniques
by Sam Villa
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 11:41am
by Sam Villa, Founding Partner of the Sam Villa brand and Education Artistic Director for Redken 5th AvenueSharing VALUE continues to be our message at Sam Villa, and will be our focus in our education throughout 2015. We will continue to think, say, and do differently to help bring value to the services salon professionals provide.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 3:30pm
Guest Blog: Your First Appointment in the New Year Should Be With Yourself
Coming back to work after the holiday rush always makes me think about the past year: did I make more money? Did I grow my business? Did I achieve any of my goals? If you just heard a little voice ask: “What goals?” - pull up a chair, we need to talk.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 5:00pm
Ahhh…summertime. The time of year when the sun lingers on our days, our hair and our minds. I grew up in England where it's common to visit the nearby Mediterranean countries like Spain, Turkey and Greece for a couple of weeks each summer. People would flock to the all-inclusive resorts where the pool was the place to see and be seen. Where the way you look while languishing poolside sipping fancy cocktails is part of the fun. Resort style is almost its own "season" in the world of fashion.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 4:58pm
by Marylle KokenToo many cookies, too much eggnog, too many presents - I don’t know about you, but the holiday season leaves me feeling like the bears know what they are doing with the whole hibernation thing… but don’t get too comfy yet! Before you know it, it’s time to boot and rally to the New Years Eve Par-tays!For this New Years, the holiday wound up o-u-t OUT, and lazy, loose and flawless is where it is AT. Don’t believe me? Just look to Christian Siriano’s fall Fashion Week show where this look took to the runway!
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 2:42pm
by Marylle Koken
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 10:59am