Author: Ken Vigue

Hair Extensions
Choosing the Right Extension Color 101

For the color best suited to you…your skin tone is a guide! Just as haircolor 101 taught us to balance the haircolor choice to complement a client’s skin tone…extensions are no difference. Unless the client wants to make a bold statement and have their hair be the focal point, go for complementary colors. For skin […]

Podcast
ProfitableStylist.com Podcast #64: All The World’s A Stage

Click to listen to Episode 64 of the ProfitableStylist.com’s official podcast! Bernard discusses how important enthusiasm and a positive attitude are when interacting with clients – regardless of how you actually feel! Listen and subscribe on Libsyn: http://profitablestylist.libsyn.com/

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A HAIR FACT YOU NEVER KNEW: Never brush or comb wet hair

When hair is wet, right out of the shower, it can be all too tempting to comb what seem like freshly conditioned, silky strands. While hair feels easier to brush when wet, though, your lovely locks are actually 3-times weaker when wet than when dry! So, brush your hair before you shower and gently comb […]

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CUTTING HAIR EXTENSIONS

Tips from She by SO.CAP.USA National Artistic Director Nicholas French! “Clients are very nervous when they are having their extensions cut so the action you take should be very gentle and tread lightly.  You need to leave the appropriate length and style on trend.  It is all about Balance, Proportion and Shape.” WATCH POINTS Create […]

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BUSINESS KNOW-HOW: Customer Retention Rate

Did you know one of the most important gauges on how well your salon is doing is your customer retention rate? Not sure what that is or what your % is? Read on… This little known percentage is incredibly important and can tell you how well you are doing with first-time clients month to month, […]

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT EXTENSION COLOR 101

Brighten your complexion and highlight your eye color with the right extensions as highlights! Use this handy guide when using extensions as highlights. The right shade can help to accentuate eye color and also brighten the complexion. If you want a more subtle effect, stay within two shades of the natural hair color.

Beauty News
HAIR HISTORY IS ABOUT TO BE MADE

What if you could create the most expensive hair extension piece in history? LOT# 89135 is 8 days away from open auction. The object? A lock of hair…approximately 4”, containing hundreds of strands of hair. Whose hair? John Lennon’s! Harvested by hairdresser Klaus Baruck in Hamburg Germany in 1966, Lennon had his hair cut in […]

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A PAPER ARTIST CREATES HAIR BEAUTIFUL

Artificial hair & wigs ruled 18th century France Of all periods in hair history…none can compare to the pompous, ceiling reaching and fantastical hairstyles of the 18th century. During the Baroque period, Marie Antoinette, her fashion designer and hairdresser transformed European history when modest styles were abandoned for artistic and extravagant style. Originally, hairdressers were […]