I hope i did not offend...they are a good product range to target ageing,and they are really efficient in thier efficacy results....i just find the shopping tv down grades the product...as you know ,and if you do not already....i like to get products froma reputable therapist as opposed to buying something off the tv that may not be suitable for ones skin
The one good aspect of Gatineau is,that whatever special kits they put on tv,they always target these at the salon owner aswell....
Good luck with your training....i have been told that the bio chemist for gatineau in Paris,jaques Perre works sololy for gatineau,and they have many patented ingredients that other brands can not copy...Bonne chance..:hug:
hi, gatineau are quite a good brand, id say they are a match for thalgo ar decleor, they retail and use the products in 2 of the main spars arround me. i would deffo take the offer up on the course though, any training is good training! (within reason!) x
well after chatting to gabi, I am going to ring acadamie up tomorrow to see what the crac is.
but think that I will be going on this facial course next week and see what happens.
I'm supposed to be getting some samples of gatineau and think that the training will be fab, but don't necessarily have to purchase the products. I have booked to do a FACIAL course NOT a Gatineau product facial course.
Hopefully by next Wednesday, when I go on the course, I will be in a better position to know what products I am going to working with.
BTW, there is a really big beauty salon around here, they do Clarins and Guinot. I popped in to get their brouchure today and it didn't half pong of nail stuff....yuck! anyway, I get home and look at the price list, they had a listing for clarins, a list for guinot and a list for holistic facials.
I rang them up to ask what the holistic facial comprised of. the girl didn't know, so went off to ask, then came back on and blundered her way through an explanation.
so, what is their holistic facial then?....a guinot facial with umm, umm umm a bit of a scalp massage. Whooppeeeflippindoodle! Surely you get that anyway?!
well I've booked onto the course for next Wednesday! Yippee!
I still haven't received the samples for gatineau so have decided not to buy the starter pack for the time being.
I will see how it wows me on Wednesday.
I have a rep from acadamie coming to see me the following Wednesday and also a Matis rep coming to see me 2 days later.
The reason for the matis rep is that the hairdresser I rent from has a huge stock of Matis with retail products and all. They are just sitting in the second treatment room looking very sorry for themselves. She will try and sell them on if I decide not to take it up, so if anyone wants a reduced rate for a pile of Matis products, let me know.
I think you have done the right thing in not purchasing the gatineau starter pack, the reason being I think they only supply to nvq or equivalant therapists so you may of ended up having to change to another range just as your clients got used to having them.
I think Gatineau is a lovely range & I nearly choose them for the salon but it was quite a high start up cost and the range is massive I just wouldn't of had the room for it :cry:
If you choose academie then I would see if their customer service has improved, I won't order from them again as I was disgusted with the customer service I had when it was distributed by hyperion and the new distributors are the same people.