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Your Salon Style

Select a style synonymous with your salon’s demographics. Are you an upscale salon? If so, choose accents and finishes such as crystal chandeliers and marble counter tops. If your salon is located in a historic district, include wrought iron hardware and cherry wood finishes. Perhaps your salon caterers to men. If so, provide sturdy leather seating […]

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The Importance of Comfortable Shampoo Bowls and Chairs

An important and often times overlooked piece of salon equipment is the shampoo bowl and chair. When starting a new salon this is an item not to cut corners on. Your client’s comfort is of up-most importance. A bowl installed at an incorrect height or an uncomfortable shampoo chair can turn your client’s experience into […]

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Selecting a Salon Cart

Choosing the best salon trolley/salon roller cart depends on your needs, including style, price, and storage necessities. It’s also important to consider the space where you plan to use the trolley since that will dictate what size you can purchase. Determine the size of  salon roller cart your space can accommodate. Measure depth and width […]

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Update Your Salon or Spa

Sally Single Styling Station with Light combines upscale design and affordability. The Light Version includes an LED light bar with transformer and switch. The tool cabinet is constructed of plywood and press-wood and then hand laid with Wisonart or Formica brand laminate. Each Station Cabinet comes with a tall pull out spice drawer.

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Long History of Salon Design and Manufacturing

Our long history of beauty salon design and manufacturing gives you the advantage of direct involvement in the design of your salon furniture for your new or existing salon. Whether you choose furniture from our catalog of salon stations, manicure furniture, salon chairs, shampoo furniture and reception furniture, or whether you choose to have us […]

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Space Savers: Design Tips for Small Salons

It seems like everything is getting smaller these days. Lap-tops and cell phones are nearly weightless. Ritz crackers and Oreo cookies now come in bite-sized versions. But the latest shrinking act is from salons, which now regularly come in pint-sized two-, three- or four-chair versions. Hey, good things do come in small packages! Why would […]

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Signs Your Salon Needs a Makeover

If you’re hanging on to that white, amethyst and tourquoise palette from your “Southwest in the 80′s” era, it’s time to rethink the color scheme. Mirrors actually “age” over time, and one day you’ll look up and notice that your client’s reflection has begun to blur around the edges like in a horror film. We […]

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Design to Sell

Retail merchandising  expert, Peter Millard, offers tips for transforming your salon’s or spa’s retail space into a lucrative part of your business. Peter suggests looking at your space through the eyes of your client. Take a photo of your display area and analyze all the details. “Retail is not an add-on”, Peter declares, “it is […]

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