Get inspired with our curated roundup of the best apps for creative hairstylists.
With so many business-building and hairstyling apps available (and new ones cropping up every day), it’s difficult to know which ones are best for you. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a new hairstylist, we’ve rounded up the latest in apps that will help you build your business and inspire your creativity. This week, we’re highlighting our top five inspiration apps for stylists.
Coty Professional Beauty
Featuring a fresh lineup of education apps for Wella, Sebastian Professional, Nioxin, Clairol Professional and Kadus Professional, Coty Professional Beauty now offers easy, 24-hour access to education and inspiration for beauty professionals. Information on all brands is easy to find, from the latest trends and techniques to comprehensive product knowledge. Each brand also includes an Ask the Expert feature, offering stylists the ability to connect with brand professionals to answer all their technical questions, such as colour formulations.
Mind Body Online
Part of this salon system, Mind Body Online reminds clients of their scheduled salon visit and when to schedule their next visit via their smartphone. The app also allows the salon owner to create customized email marketing campaigns.
Schwarzkopf Professional Essential Looks
Each season, Schwarzkopf Professional creates a new Essential Looks collection. Now you can draw your inspiration from the latest one on the Essential Looks app, which takes inspiration from the global fashion runways, and distills the trends into a creative collection for hairstylists and their clients. The app also includes trend galleries featuring complete looks, videos, and 360-degree images that enable you to practise and perfect your skills. Plus, stylists can create personalized lookbooks and learn from the lookbooks of professionals around the world, including Schwarzkopf Professional ambassadors.
Being part of a global community is easier than ever with the KMS Community app. Now, hairstylists can share photo and video content with other KMS hairstylists around the world, learn from one another by posting step-by-step albums and video and connect with hairstylists worldwide, including the KMS Style Council. It’s a practical tool for anyone interested in immersing themselves in the world of KMS.
Taking the brand’s annual hair collection to new heights, Keune’s StreetSalon provides salons and stylists with free, daily hair inspiration in the form of a global lookbook. Shot by expert photographers around the world, hairstylists can learn from the easy video and photo tutorials, find product information, create their own moodboards and upload and share their creations.