5 Tips for success as a Hairdresser and Increase your Income

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5 Tips to Succeed as a Hairdresser and Increase Your Earnings

Be your own trademark and earn success and revenue

5 Tips for Success as a Hairdresser and Increase Your Income

Hello dear artisans, friends and confreres of the hairdressing industry. I was invited several times as a speaker communicator by distributors and manufacturers to share my passion and offer my experience to the hairdressers of our industry. Also, since the years I offer my services as colorist and hairdresser to a more and more sophisticated clientele, I have become aware of the importance of supporting the people of the hairdressing industry to the level with their developments professional and personal. During my career, what was my surprise to hear from the employees that the owners on the disillusion and disappointment that reigned in this environment. Here is my first post with 5 Tips for success as a Hairdresser and Increase your Income hoping it will make you smile.

Leveraging Your Own Trademark

You are your own trademark, you are a micro enterprise whether you want it or not! Realize that your destiny is in your hands and your attitude will change. Realize your dreams, because someone else will hire you to make your own! Reverse the machine and make it a success.

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5 Tips for success as a Hairdresser and Increase your IncomeA career where many fail

Your dream fades because you can not grow your clientele. Breathe in and take charge of the situation, perseverance is another key to succeed or others fail. There are several ways to succeed in the capillary milieu, over the years you will see opportunities open up to you and a career will emerge, you will have to make wise and important choices for your personal and professional fulfillment, offers Will appear to you as well to dress for weddings, work on a stage for a manufacturer or distributor, hairdresser in cinema or sales representative.

Ambition is not everything

Ambition is different from one person to another, it is a fair, noble and legitimate feeling. Aspired to better is laudable in my opinion. Ambition can have many facets, it can be to open its own box, to dress up the stars, to buy a house, to dress in cinema or simply to create nice haircuts and to have a family. One thing is certain and I sign: persistence is a key to your success and achieving oneself is a legitimate goal. Ambition is noble and perhaps caustic a few times. Do not worry if ambition is not part of your values, because ambition is not always a guarantee of success. Always according to your values, success can be the guarantor of happiness.

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Improve retention by respecting your client

As you will learn in my ticket, the competition is fierce and increase his income are not limited only to hair, cut and color hair. You are not alone in asking how can I increase my clientele and how? You can always find all the tricks to improve your customer base, but one thing is certain, you have to stop losing!

You have to understand the real reasons why your client has left you or left the room for the local one. This situation is very upsetting for all. The feeling of being left is never positive for anyone anyway!

It is certain that looking for the reasons why your client has left you involves a quest for truth that is not always easy to hear but desirable to puncture the abscess, the answer is never happy and it involves emotions And small pains that will surface and that risk to grieve you. It is so important in your professional career to increase your clientele and understand the reasons for ending it as quickly as possible. You may be surprised at why your client is no longer present. You will be amazed to learn that this may not be the faulty one!

The reasons are multiple: an indifferent receptionist – a difficulty with making appointments – a vulgar language of your colleagues – a bathroom neglected – an assistant incompetent with shampoo, etc.

I could still list several situations that can destroy a salon reputation. When you have learned the reason, you will come to receive a gift, take it as a gift. You will have the solution! You alone have the ability to stop it. Whether you are an employee or an employer, there are diplomatic and human ways to approach the problem to quickly resolve the case. End this loss of income and you will decrease retention and significantly increase your income.

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Let’s talk about money

The ideas are jostling in your head, you are a machine of ideas on the other hand it is difficult to choose which is the best and by or to start. Here are some solutions to improve your image and increase your income. Maximize your brand image, you are a brand you want it or not. Now that’s understood, have a responsible and professional approach.

  • Build on your personality and professional knowledge
  • Make yourself known in your area, the primary zone is easy to develop
  • Get to know and open your own Instagram account or a professional Facebook page
  • Make yourself known more among consumers than in hairdressers, it is not they who will come to have your hair cut at home
  • On social networks, subscribe to several groups and put your creations and offers online
  • Why not put your creations online by identifying each photo, this will increase your visibility and you will be surprised to notice how your customers will be flattered to have their 5 minutes of glory, often they will share their photos to their friends and the turn is played
  • Thank those who will share your creations and offer them a little surprise, a discount on a first visit, a real good coffee with, a little personalized attention
  • Each client must have his / her next appointment at each visit, your calendar will be up to date and you are certain that your regular clients will have their appointment

And be different !

Sombre, Bronde, Broux, Blinger and you

Sombre, Bronde, Broux, Blinger and you

What’s new this year in haircolor industry

Sombre, bronde, broux, Blinger and you!

You are still fearful you are hesitant to make the switch: swap his reassuring brown for a new and unusual blond. Ludovic our expert colorist fiber will help you understand the differences between Sombre, Bronde, Broux, Blinger and you !


What is it?  The history of the brunette who wanted to go blonde … Frederik Mennetrier and Ludovic are  categorical: « It is not a technique, it’s a style. In reality, we finally put a name to this movement of enlightenment not so recent as that. « Clearly, this is not really radical change: we talk about solar shades sunburn in lengths, material wicks lit with golden reflections … Think J.Lo, Olivia Palermo or Jessica Alba. The secret to success this color effect: « It is necessary that the report be ultranaturel. Not to barcode scans: one favors, lounge, the perfect dosage: vertical application + horizontal installation « . A superposition of coloring techniques which all good.

For whom? The brown bases, dark blonde, brown. Girls with light hair, go your way.sombré, bronde, broux, sombré , blinger et vous, le coloriste

It is good if: you want to boost their dull brown and ensure a sunkissed effect without going through the beach hut.

% Chance to spend the winter: 80%, because even if the name is new, the technique remains basic.

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Sombre (soft ombre)

: What is it?  The softer alternative of ombre. We knew shaded technique that mixes colo third base, middle 1/3, 1/3 clear renamed « tie & dye ». Well the  fallen, or soft-shadow is his little sister, his softer version, more diffuse, more subtle and less pronounced. More natural, therefore, the sinking is obtained -In the colorist huh, no way to get started at home – by injecting intermediate shades in classic shadowed. Capillary Review: a very nice transition, perceptible just right, between light and dark shades.


For who? Those who find the tie & dye lived in 2013, but who like the shadow effect, and that, basically, expecting a new proposal a little more pointed.

It is good if: there is a flipped the colo and we are afraid of changes too radical. The advantage of this is that sank match on every head and every style.

% Chance to spend the winter: 99.9%.

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What is it? The strawberry blonde of 2014, of ‘blond contraction « and » ginger « (ginger English). The result ? « An effect in dense roots, doped on the first centimeters by a color and caramelized, about lengths, a golden veil copper infused directly into the blonde ». In short, the Venetian least cheap and chic.

For whom? All those who would like to change, but not too much. Or who dream of more or less look like Julianne Moore.

It is good if: was clear and nickel skin. « However, it is not recommended for dyed too rosy, because it chromatically agrees poorly ».

% Chance to spend the winter: 33%. According to Frédéric Mennetrier blondes not fond of red. « They are tempted, the benefit for one season and end up returning to the blonde, real ».

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WHAT IS:   It is a way to play with colors. If they want to remain dark while injecting relief to their hair, I advise them « broux » (red + brown), and opt for light shades, red or copper, which energize and highlight the character of a cut, while being ultra-feminine. « 

For who? For women with very dark hair, brown to black,

It is good if: For dyed clear mandatory

% Chance to spend the winter: 50% is a difficult color to wear, your personality will help you take your choice.

dark, bronde, broux, Blinger and you, the coloristBROUX: Equation for our hair color = red brown

The broux, staining that spices up the ‘Fall
To look as the roots are darker than the tips: always horizontally, changing from brown or brown to copper or red highlights. Please note, we do not mean neglected roots. The broux must be worked if it can quickly turn into grunge look.

The advantages of broux
In autumn-winter, make the choice of mixing brown and red color is making the choice of modernity while remaining feminine. It allows women to naturally very dark hair playing with colors. For Frédéric Mennetrier the broux is coloring trend that is ideal for short cuts, the famous « Pixie ».


Source: Grazia.fr

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