We know times have been hard, but hearing your ongoing success stories has been nothing short of inspiring. In this new section #SalonStrong, we’re sharing your stories and posts to help uplift and encourage our community. Tag us on Instagram for a chance to be featured!
Anna Pacitto, Co-Owner of Pure Salon Montreal
In general, it has been difficult, weird, and emotionally and physically draining, yet GREAT all at the same time. Our numbers so far have been good, and most of our team members are so charged with positive energy and so willing to help in making this work, that everyone is producing beautiful results. They are focused and giving it all they’ve got! It’s not easy for the team to work with all these new measures, and knowing we have huge bills to pay. That said, I feel that so much positivity has come out of this situation. This is a wake-up call for the world. I feel confident that we are all realizing that we all need to make changes to the way we live, view the world and care for our planet now for the benefit of future generations. Our plan is to maintain some of these changes (strict sanitation rituals, organized and more effective scheduling, and more regular advanced training) even after COVID ends. Let’s all take this seriously, and collectively we’ll make a difference.
James Abu-Ulba, Artistic Director for Spa Utopia & Salon, Vancouver
When things were still very uncertain, we wanted our staff to know exactly what we were preparing for the “back to work” plan. Easing staff anxiety was a huge consideration, as was working with an individual’s comfort on returning to work. Then and now, we believe that giving your team members grace is key, as is acknowledging that this can be very scary for some people. Work with each person’s comfort level and support them through this process. Team members should also do the same with their employers. Working together is so important as this is everyone’s first time through something like this. Remember: We are allowed to do what we love again. Keep that at the forefront and know that the masks, new policies and procedures are just a heightened level of experience. Much love to all owners and hairdressers. We got this!
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⭐️DAY #3⭐️ They say it takes 18+ days for something to become a habit. Going into day 3 and I’m getting use to the new normal & all the cleaning in between already . Today my client came in from 3 months ago from us slowly transitioning her back into a full bleach root touch up from a warm balayage. I explained that due to lack of time and worrisome about breakage I was going do her touch up & with a future date we would work on her banding but both couldn’t be achieved today . P.S.S lift your face shields up to let a little air in once in awhile aka between mixing new lightener to help de-fog your mask 😷 . This made me feel in control, more relaxed & finished 45 mins before my shift was over to clean. This experience was a lot better VS my first day back when I HELLA over achieved, didn’t communicate with my client & took 4.5 hours to just foil! . I promise you as the days go by it will get easier and you’ll learn how quickly you will adapt to your new normal . 🌹PRICING🌹For those asking charged A La Carte Style; Labour + Product + Haircut + Taxes . . . . . . SchwarzkopfCAN #SchwarzkopfCAN #SchwarzkopfUSA @behindthechair_com #blondme #thebtcteam #framar #fanola #b3 #inspiredbyb3 #brazilianbondbuilder #brazilianbondbuilder #winnipeghairstylist #winnipeghair #vancouverhair #vancouverhairstylist #calgaryhair #behindthechair #schwarzkopfcan #osis #igoraroya #morevibrance #osis #colorcorrection #platinumblonde #minttools @brazilianbondbuilder
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Hey friends! I got masks made and they were too big. I tried one of these hair pony tail hooks and it worked perfectly to keep the mask secure and not crush my face and take the tension off my ears!!! . Hope this tip helps ❤️✌🏻 They can been found through most beauty distributors . @schwarzkopfcan @schwarzkopfusa @schwarzkopfpro @behindthechair_com @marybehindthechair @salonmagazine @modernsalon @hairbrained_official @efemagazine @esteticamagazine @venusbeautys @cosmoprofbeauty @modernbeautysupplies #robinbaconhair #hairstylist #masks #hairtiehack #hairtie #covid19