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Blog posts : "Being a Stylist"

When Stylists Get Sick

April 12, 2015

Well, it finally happened to me. After 11 years in the industry I hit a physical roadblock and had to cancel a week's worth of clients. 

For a lot of people, sick days aren't so bad. Some people even get paid for those days they call in with the sniffles and there's usually someone your employer…

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Extensions to the Rescue!

August 21, 2013

Keeping this one short and sweet.

Tanya went to a salon recently (no, not mine and no, I don't know who/where.   I don't ask those questions - at this point it doesn't matter)  and wanted her box-coloured black, waist-length hair lightened.   After the colour went on, her scalp felt like it was bur…

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Lighten Up!

August 16, 2013

So excited to share this HUGE job (just over 6 hours!) I accomplished this last week!

A little back story:  Alison is a new client that wanted to get her box-dyed, dark brown hair lifted back out to the blonde she'd been missing for a while (plus, this way,  she'd have matching hair colour with her…

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I said "Yes" to a Perm???

August 11, 2013

I hadn't ever met Vicky when she called to book a consultation.  It was either a haircut or a perm she wanted/needed to give her hair the lift she'd been lacking, so we booked a date for the next week and I prepared myself to tell her that it wasn't a perm she was after.

See, it's not that I don't…

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LISTEN to Earn a Client's Trust.

July 23, 2013

The biggest complaint I hear from new clients about their former stylists - and I hear it over and over, time and again - is that their stylist "just didn't listen" to them.  They asked for just the very ends to get trimmed and end up losing 3+ inches.  That's a problem.  Actually, it's a really big…

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