Spray tan for summer

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 08:46:48 Europe/London

More and more people are interested in learning spray tanning and try to do it at home. It is a lot easier that you could have imagined! So I would like to provide a quite tips and guide to a successful sun kissed look.

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It’s all about the pout

Friday, 1 May 2015 09:00:13 Europe/London

Girls go to all sorts of extreme measures to have that perfect luscious pout… I can share a few trade secrets with you, so you can get the pout without resorting to drastic measures.

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Make up Artistry!

Friday, 17 April 2015 15:47:32 Europe/London

Hi my name is Leah and I’m going to talk you through Key trends and looks in the beauty industry in regards to make up, Eye shadow and creating a Smokey eye!

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The Wonderful World of Make-up Brushes

Wednesday, 8 April 2015 16:32:45 Europe/London

We are now offering our exclusive New Make-up Brushes @ Beauty4less! Our new professional Brushes are suitable for make-up artist professionals and personal users. They are MAC and The big American Brand MORPHE Dupes. 

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Marketing Your Salon

Monday, 30 March 2015 16:21:50 Europe/London

Its no good just advertising your business when you are opening your salon, you need to continue to advertise your salon to help your business succeed. Getting the word out when offering new treatments, products, promoting offers and encouraging satisfied customers to come back is important to your success. Below is how best to keep your customers up-to-date with your salon.

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Winter can be a testing time for the best of us. The wind, rain, cold and shorter days can really take a toll on people’s mood and appearance. The cold can tighten up your skin, the wind can buffet your hair, the lack of sun can cause your tan to fade, and by March you are likely to be feeling well and truly fed up with it all.

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While it’s important to keep the front of the salon clean, this is only possibly by being organized, while keeping your consumables in a neat and tidy order so they are where they should be when you need them. Don’t forget that the salon being clean and hygienic is a great marketing tool, here are some simple steps to clean our salon.

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Importance of keeping your salon tidy and organized

Monday, 16 March 2015 13:21:45 Europe/London

Would you return to your hair, beauty, nail or waxing salon if it was dirty?

I know that I wouldn’t, it doesn’t look very professional, it would make me feel uncomfortable and I would be concerned about cross infection. Below are some of the top reasons to keep your salon clean and tidy.

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What services are going to be more popular in spring?

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 11:59:09 Europe/London

As we approach Spring with the party season well behind us, we are now thinking about the summer. With summer comes wearing skirts, shorts, tshirts and sandals. So we all visit the salon for treatments with this in mind. Therefore the following treatments tend to become popular in spring time:

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Lets get ready for Spring!

Monday, 9 March 2015 12:12:48 Europe/London

What trends can be expected in the beauty industry in the coming spring months?

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Common Pitfalls when Opening a Salon

Thursday, 5 March 2015 12:21:33 Europe/London

Nothing can replace learning by experience, but being informed and aware of pitfalls can help with damage limitation often reducing the cost and impact of any mistakes. Below are a few of the common pitfalls facing people when opening a salon in today’s market.

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Key Points for Success when Opening a Salon

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 16:26:16 Europe/London

Opening a salon in today’s market is not only exciting, but can be a little tricky and daunting. To help you through the minefield, here are some key points to think about when setting up and opening a salon to help you to succeed.

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Clientele of Hairdressers vs Barbershop

Friday, 27 February 2015 13:30:56 Europe/London

When choosing where to get your hair cut, there are many things that can influence your choice, such as: the type of salon, type of clientele, price and services offered.

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Barbers Equipment

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 13:55:26 Europe/London

There are many similarities between Barbers and Hairdressing salons, there are also many differences especially when it comes to the products and equipment required. Barbers are able to offer advice on scalp, hair etc. but as they do not offer treatments for women, they specialize in men’s hair offering a quick less luxurious treatment. A hairdressing salon will not only offer offer techniques such as tinting, styling and perming for both men and women clients, although some salons prefer to only offer treatments for women only. These treatments take longer and tend to be more pampering, therefore are able to charge more. 

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Electrical Equipment that add Services you can offer in your Salon

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 12:27:01 Europe/London

When setting up your salon whether its hairdressing, beauty or a nail salon you will need to purchase lots of different equipment, some which requires a large investment. So whether your budget is large or small it is worth carrying out some research to ensure you are investing wisely. With a new salon popping up on every high street, competition is tough so opening a salon can be a risky business.

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Benefits of Electrical Salon Equipment

Monday, 23 February 2015 12:16:05 Europe/London

Beauty treatments offered in a salon are becoming more sophisticated and advanced, so there is an opportunity to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your treatments. Below are a few key items of electrical equipment that are essential to improve efficiency, effectiveness, benefit your clients and offer new up to date treatments in your salon.

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What types of electrical equipment add value to your salon?

Monday, 16 February 2015 09:53:04 Europe/London

Today there are so many different treatments to be offered by your salon to help you to maintain a competitive advantage and stay ahead of the game. When setting up your salon or investigating which new treatment is best suited to your salon and clientele, you will notice that many come with a hefty investment. So you need to explore all options to ensure you are making an informed decision and the correct investment.

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Salon Image

Friday, 13 February 2015 12:24:00 Europe/London

It is important to give off the right image and vibe for your salon business. Fo you want it to be Classy/Fun/Posh/Budget? Setting the tone for your salon is important.

When setting up a salon there are a few key things that you need to bare in mind in order to set the correct tone, create the right image to attract the desired clientele.

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Value of Good customer service

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 13:59:56 Europe/London

Delivering a good treatment is no longer sufficient as every high street is saturated with various salons nowadays, competition is tough so you need to offer your client something that they do not get from the salon down the road – Customer Service!

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Public Relations

Monday, 9 February 2015 11:51:58 Europe/London

PR – good public relations are required. Use social media to connect with your customers while offering them vouchers etc.

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Top 10 best practices for Beauty Salon worker

Friday, 6 February 2015 12:17:59 Europe/London

Here are some key steps to ensure are in place to assist with a safe and smooth running salon.

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Vital Beauty Salon Equipment

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 13:45:53 Europe/London

There are a huge variety of different treatments and equipment available for salons today, while some clients expect you to be a one stop shop for all their beauty needs, other clients prefer to visit a specialist for a specific treatment e.g. hot stone massage. So once you decide the types of treatments you plan to offer you can then look at the equipment you will require.

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Ideas for Running a Beauty Salon

Monday, 2 February 2015 13:28:49 Europe/London

When you are running a salon in today’s market, there are lots of competition, nearly every street you go down there is a new hair, nail or beauty salon starting up. So here are a few things to think about to keep your salon running successfully.

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Unique Selling Points

Friday, 30 January 2015 11:32:05 Europe/London

When creating your marketing strategy for your salon, it is important to outline the key ways that your business stands apart from other salons, this could be a treatment/ product or pricing you are offering or etc. also known as Unique selling point (USP). Whatever your USP, always ensure you are precise and to the point on all your advertising, sending the same message regardless of media, always under promise and over deliver.

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Best products for your salon

Monday, 26 January 2015 11:12:21 Europe/London

Here are the products your salon cannot operate without:

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How can salons advertise their business?

Friday, 23 January 2015 16:53:40 Europe/London

Your salon could have the most talented staff and best products but if customers don't know about you, you won't make any money. Getting the word out is important to your success, offering promotions and encouraging satisfied customers to come back.

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Advertising your salon

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 11:53:42 Europe/London

Your salon is a business, not just a hobby, so to ensure success you need to actively promote your salon. Making your business a success has to do with more than just your abilities and the services that you sell. You also have to pay close attention to the business side of things. Here are a few ways to advertise your salon:

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Top 10 best practices for nail salon

Friday, 16 January 2015 15:48:43 Europe/London

It is important to operate a hygienic and professional nail sail to not only protect your staff, prevent cross infection but to promote a professional image. Although, it may all seem like common sense, it is easy for busy salons to allow standards to slip, so here are a few tips to ensure high standards are maintained.

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Beauty4Less January Sale

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 16:00:20 Europe/London

Here at Beauty4Less, we are excited to announce our big January sale! Running for one week from the 14th of January to the 21st of Janaury, our sale offers our trade customers a 10% discount off our entire range of salon essentials. Use the code 'SAVE10' at the checkout to make the most of this sale. 

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Vital nail salon equipment

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 16:35:24 Europe/London

When purchasing the equipment for your nail salon it can be easy to make an expensive mistake by choosing the wrong products, this could make or break your salon. There are so many decisions to be made, what style and image do you want your salon to have e.g. traditional or modern etc. what treatments/ brands to offer, where can savings be made etc.

Beauty 4 Less offer great start up packages for nail technicians and ongoing consumables at great prices.

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Ideas for running a nail salon

Monday, 12 January 2015 14:15:42 Europe/London

With the recent advances in nail services offering more choice our clients, so it is no longer just a choice of natural nails or artificial, there is also gel polishes added to the mix. This has encouraged more women to the salon for nail treatments on a regular basis, which has resulted in more nail salons opening, including mobile, home based or a nail station in a hairdressing salon. With this increased competition, to ensure your business is a success and encourage people to your salon and not to the salon down the road, here are a few tips to help the running of a nail salon.

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Top 10 Best Practices for Therapists Working in a Hair Salon

Friday, 9 January 2015 16:13:22 Europe/London

When purchasing the equipment for your nail salon it can be easy to make an expensive mistake by choosing the wrong products, this could make or break your salon. There are so many decisions to be made, what style and image do you want your salon to have e.g. traditional or modern etc. what treatments/ brands to offer, where can savings be made etc. 

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Hair Salon Week

Thursday, 8 January 2015 16:38:23 Europe/London

Blog introducing hair salons and the key things to consider when starting/setting up a hair salon.

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Top 5 Christmas tips

Friday, 19 December 2014 08:45:08 Europe/London

The run up to the Christmas period is a busy time for your salon, people will try new treatments and treat themselves to ensure they look their best for the party season. Make use of the following ideas to make the most of this time and attract new clients to try your salon and not the salon down the road.



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Vital Hair Salon Equipment

Thursday, 11 December 2014 16:45:32 Europe/London

Below is the vital equpment that you will need when running a hair salon.

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Key Equipment To Consider For Your Salon Business

Friday, 28 November 2014 09:40:51 Europe/London

When setting up a salon business, the equipment you purchase has a huge effect on your work. Your equipment is not only important from a practical perspective, in the sense that it has a large impact on the quality of your services, but it can also define the style of your salon. Below are some key things to consider when setting up a salon, as well as the important items you will need depending on the salon or services you offer.

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The Importance of Proper Equipment

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 11:47:51 Europe/London

Whichever tangent of beauty and health treatment you or your business chooses to operate it, having only the best quality of equipment is absolutely essential to providing your customers with a top-notch experience they won’t forget in a hurry.

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Jo Malone

Monday, 19 November 2012 21:30:07 Europe/London

One of the things on my wish list has been a signature perfume and where better but to tailor my fragrance to suit me, my lifestyle and my skin but Jo Malone. Which is something that I’ve always wanted to do. It maybe a little pricey but the whole experience of finding out about layering fragrances and trying them out on your skin was something you don’t get in every store.

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IPL

Monday, 19 November 2012 21:28:41 Europe/London

Its winter time, tights and trousers are back on and there’s very minimal chance for any sunbathing, so I’m gonna bite the bullet and splash out on some IPL as it seems so much more affordable and available nowadays! I have spent a lot of money on laser hair removal in the past, with varying results, so it will be good to try one of these bargain basement places to see if the results differ, I am fed up of stubbly legs, so I’m hoping it will reduce the hairs even if it doesn’t get rid of them completely.

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Indelible Part 2

Monday, 19 November 2012 21:27:21 Europe/London

Ouch! off to get the second part of my tattoo done – loving my tattoo! All it needs now is a touch up in a couple of weeks time to finish off!

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Shellac

Monday, 19 November 2012 21:24:42 Europe/London

Well off I go to get the ever popular manicure treatment. The best thing I find about getting shellac is that you don’t have to wait ages for it to dry, you can walk out the salon, go into your handbag,  wallet etc. without smudging and it can last up to two without chipping – perfect for busy lifestyles,

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Indelible

Monday, 19 November 2012 21:23:17 Europe/London

Well not sure if it’s a midlife crisis kicking in but I had finally decided to get a tattoo! After contemplating and researching for a few years now, I had finally decided on what to have, where on my body it would go and who was going to do it!

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Lovely Buns

Monday, 19 November 2012 21:21:24 Europe/London

Well I’ve seen all these lovely buns walking around and I thought I fancied doing something  a little different to my hair but wandered how so many buns could be so perfect. So off to Claires Accessories I go! I bought a small and medium sized doughnut with instructions and hair pins.

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Tri Dosha Supreme Results Facial

Monday, 19 November 2012 21:20:13 Europe/London

I can honestly say that I have lost count of the different types of facials I have had over the years, and this was a completely different type of facial again. An auveydic treatment from India, Tridosha knows everybody’s skin is different, and with the help of Ayurveda, (an age-old Indian wisdom) Tri dosha's belief is that the skin is constantly in flux, either from season to season or because bodily and hormonal changes.

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Wahoo! Off to The Herb House for the Sundown Package – Cant Wait!

Monday, 12 November 2012 21:13:00 Europe/London

The Herb House spa is tranquil, clean light and airy, with a warm welcoming atmosphere the facilities are great! There's even a bath in the changing rooms! First off we tried the hydrotherapy pool - a little cooler than expected!

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