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    Out with the cleaning rota, in with a cleaner

    Hiya Geeks! Over the last four years I've had a few stylists and beauty professionals come and go, but I've always struggled with maintaining a clean and tidy salon! Currently my staff are all on booth rental and in all their contracts it reads 'the consultant agrees to keep the locate of...
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    A rival salon that makes my blood boil

    Hiya fellow business owners! When somebody copies you what can you truly do about it?! 18 months after I opened my cute little salon I read an article in a local mag that another salon was opening less than a mile down the road. This wouldn't have bothered me except their logo was very...
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    My transgender make-up experiences

    Hello Makeup Geeks. Knowledge is power so I thought I'd share with you my three Transgender Makeup Experiences! My background is I'm a salon owner and my speciality in my salon is Makeup, Lashes and Tanning! I trained in fashion editorial makeup and have been working in the industry nearly 8...
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    Commercial mortgage

    Hiya Geeks, I'm 3 years into my 10 year lease and I'm totally loving it. I chose a small shop so my rent, rates and bills wouldn't consume me. It's grade 1 listed, big window and natural light in the basement room. It's very close to main a main shopping area, near a car park, foreign...
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    Nail desk for rent

    Looking for a nail technician. Ideally full time on a set rental basis but happy to chat to the right people for part time/ profit share. My salon is in Bournemouth town and I'm looking to pass over my nail clients so I can build on my makeup business. For me in May (and looking a bookings for...
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    Fair % split for what I'm offering?

    Hiya Geeks! I have a nice salon approaching 3 years of trading. I've built up a nice client base and strive and promote and push myself to maintain it all- not making millions but love it... Anyways I've not found staffing easy but have an amazing hair director who has been with me since...
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    How to change the original business plan?

    Hiya Geeks, Thanks for reading. I have a small salon and worked out my profit and loss and cash flow forecasts and my whole business plan on renting out stations.... ...a flat rental of just over £25 per day for a hair station, nail desk or beauty room including use of some pro products...
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    Apprentice advice

    Hello All! My little salon will celebrate it's 2nd Birthday this year :) It's been tough and only now do I feel settled and like I'm going to start making some money for me! All the staff I have are self employed on a fixed station rental which includes nice products for them to use, they...
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    Beauty room in Bournemouth Dorset

    welcome to soda - YouTube come join us? Zoe zoe_nichols_@hotmail.co.uk
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    No offers...ever...anybody do this?

    My friend has had her salon for maybe 6 years i think...quite early on she put a poster in her window advertising a special offer on facials. Apparently 2 older ladies looked at it and in big clear voices said 'oh look and offer they must be desperate' and since then shes never ever done...
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    No shows....for job opportunity!

    :mad: In the last year and a half I've built up a team of 6 staff. I've had good staff retention generally as I offer a really fair chair/room/desk rental and its really fair. I've had two no shows for interviews when I started lout and my third today, even though she was really keen on email...
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    Dog-eared flip flops....

    Hiya Guys, My little puppy started chewing a clients flip flops the other day when she was in with our nail tech getting her toes shellacked....I noticed and took them off her straight away...seemed no damage done and client didnt say anything... ...she had her treatment, groupon offer...
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    Opinions on retailing different brands...

    Heya All, Just had a new hairdresser start who has previously had sucessful salons of his own. He was quizzing me about my retail as I do know I have a fair bit of it...Dermalogica, Philip Kingsley shampoos and conditioners, GHD styling products, nails inc polishes, OCC lip tar, Fake Bake Tan...
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    Expectations from the salon owner when you rent...

    Hiya All. Just wondering what expectations you have for your boss/ salon owner when you pay a fixed rent for your chair, desk or room? I'm about to take on my 3rd hairdresser and know there will be 'hands off thats my client!' and 'why has my client booked in with so and so' So I'm just...
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    12 days of xmas-12th of Dec

    second post of the night...am thinking to do a promotion day on Monday the 12th of Dec...without pre advertising it... I want to treat our clients and I already have got £5 off vouchers for january printed to stick in xmas cards as i hand them out but I want to sell some retail, gift vouchers...
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    Reception dilemma!

    Heya Geeks, I've had my salon just over a year and all is going pretty much to plan but I haven't been able to work out what I should do with reception... we don't have a receptionist and as I'm still building my reputation, the salons reputation and getting all my stations full I can't...
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    when is it acceptable to tell a bride 'no'

    Hello Forum, I read an email two hours ago and I'm still very stressed...this is going to be a long one so I'll start from the top... ...hi, I'm Zoe, I'm 24 and I've got a salon I've had for nearly a year. I've been working in other peoples salons since completing lots of training almost 5...
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    self employed stylists sharing...

    Hiya All, My salon is based on nail desk, beauty room and hair station rental. There are now 8 of us all working different days and providing different services. We have been opened less than a year but the word is spreading and I think we are getting a good rep :) With being self employed...
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    Nails not up to scratch...

    Hello Geeks, I didn't trade test a new nail tech- yes that was bloody stupid- I've tested everyone else in the salon/seen their work before I started- lesson learnt I won't do that again. She was recommended to me by a salon client that works for a nail supplier so I just didn't think she...
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    Beauty Room to rent

    Brilliant opportunity for a hardworking, self employed, experienced/confident therapist. Please call to discuss.... 07817886205 Zoe :)
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