Workplace Tips

  • How to be the kind of therapist all employers want
    If you’ve chosen beauty therapy as your career of choice then put yourself at the top of every employers ‘wish list’ with our guide to the top 5 requirements for developing into the perfect therapist.
  • Being a Massage Therapist sounds like a glamorous job and on the whole it can be but also prepare yourself for hard work, long days and a few aches and pains. Here are a few of my tricks of the trade to keep you going and to help counteract all the negatives and ensure you get the most enjoyment ...
  • When a client complains it can leave you feeling pretty low, particularly after all the effort you put into your work. You might feel angry and tempted to argue the matter or just let it go unsolved. This will only do you more harm in the long run as complaints not only lead to increased costs an...
  • Hairdressing tools come in different shapes and sizes and are used to create all sorts of styles. Since a hairdresser is only as good as their tools, it’s worth investing in the top gear to help you achieve the best look for your clients. Don’t know your meche from your foils or your clippers fro...
  • Once you have qualified as a hairstylist you will have to decide which career path you wish to follow within the hair and beauty industry
  • Finding the right environment to work in is essential to a long lasting enjoyable career as a therapist.
  • Salon Tips for attracting and looking after bridal clients including the bridal trends, building relationships and marketing
  • As a hairstylist just how do you go about building successful relationships with your customers? Here we have put together a hairstylist’s guide full of tips and hacks on how to do just that.
  • Have you ever had a client arrive late for their appointment? You’re hungry and can’t wait to eat that delicious wrap you bought for your lunch or perhaps your colleague is off sick and you are answering the phone as well as seeing to all the clients. Besides, Mrs. Brown has been getting her hair...
  • Coral Mitchell outlines the 5 cardinal sins of a nail technician
  • Louise Connor, herself a successful make-up artist shares some valuable advice on creating a flawless hair and make-up portfolio
  • Louise Backler shares some valuable advice on choosing the best hairdressing scissors
  • You dread getting up in the morning and making your way into work because the pay is too low, there's too much bitching and your boss doesn't appreciate your efforts.Sound like you? You may be reading this article because you've had a bad day and want to jack it all in. Before you go acting on im...
  • Some advice for those seeking career change within a recession
  • There are many problems that a nail technician may encounter such as lifting, breaking or chipping of acrylic nails. The following information provides some useful tips and tricks that will help you to provide a high quality service, enabling your clients to get the most out of their treatments.
  • At the top of your typical spa hierarchy is the spa manager and with spas being very much in vogue at the moment and with recent exciting developments within the spa industry, spa management is an excellent career choice
  • The front desk is a vital part of any salon. You may have wonderful treatments and therapists but the client may never get that far into the salon if you have a badly run front desk!
  • Beauty and spa therapy careers have certainly taken the world by storm. With beauty courses available at all good colleges as well as independent schools, many students are gaining a beauty or holistic qualification. Beauty salons, spas and day spas have quadrupled in the last 30 years and are re...
  • Let’s start with the fundamentals here of what makes us happy. Statistics show us that there are many factors behind someone’s happiness in the work place and many drivers to push us on a daily basis to reach our happy place. It’s evident that in order for us to be truly happy in our job or car...
  • I think the first thing that springs to mind is obviously my scissors. Most people I have worked with over the years have commented and sometimes laughed at my tiny 4.5 inch Joewell’s but I love them. I have only ever had one other brand but I have been hooked on this brand for about 18 years now...