Entries by andreabgoss

Color Candidate

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★   How often do you visit the salon? Once a week Twice a week Once a month Quarterly Do you own at home maintenance products? Silk drops Color Shampoo and Conditioner What is your nighttime regimen? Pin Curls w/scarf or bonnet Wrap w/scarf or bonnet Just go to sleep on cotton pillow case Just […]

#blacksalonPROBLEMS

#blacksalonPROBLEMS Man the power of social media sometimes blows my mind. A few weeks back I sat and I watched the hashtag #blacksalonproblems pretty much explode. Some of the meme (a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc. that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by Internet users) were hilarious but then […]

Three Year Anniversary at The Beverly Salon

I have been a hair stylist for 15 years. I have worked on the north side, east side, west side, and south side. When I finally accepted the fact that I would be a salon owner my first desire was to change the image and reputation of African American salons. We are known for poor […]

Salon Etiquette

  I personally think that salon etiquette has gone out of style. Mainly because it’s only a hand full of people that still even respect the salon. A lot of kitchenticians, built out basement salons, and salon suites going on in the industry right now. So once people start back coming to a structured salon, […]

Color Balancing

So imagine this you wake up one morning put your best clothes on, your favorite pair of shoes, accessories, and on the way out the door you grab your purse. Then you remember while you were looking in the mirror you hair color that you paid 100+ dollars for is not so fabulous anymore. It […]

FINDING YOUR NICHE (PLACE OR CALLING)

Some of the first advice that people give you when you mention that you will be going into business for yourself is “Make sure you find your niche”. Do I suggest the same thing? ABSOLUTELY! Although I do think that’s a difficult thing to ask someone who may be in the beginning phases of branding. […]