No-Shave November: A Popular Trend for Salons

During October, you see a lot of pink in the marketplace for breast cancer awareness. People honor both those who lost the battle and the ones still fighting. Professional athletes even sport pink during the month. In November, you see beards. Called ‘No Shave November’, it’s a month-long celebration of men and facial hair. It’s […]

How Getting To Know Your Customers Can Help Grow Your Salon Business!

Did you recently open a salon business and want to start off with as little problems as possible? Are you trying to convince potential customers that you have services they can trust? If so, then it’s important for you to know about ‘Get To Know Your Customers Day’. This day gets observed on every quarter […]

How To Run an Efficient Front Desk in your Salon

Chaos at your hair salon reception desk kills the relaxing, welcoming vibe you want for your salon. Inefficiency can hurt your business and lose you money. The front desk is the crucial first point of contact that sets the tone for your clients. With more than 1 million salon businesses in the U.S., clients have many options […]

Say Goodbye to Summer: 7 Fall Nail Designs You’re Sure to Love

The colors of the leaves are changing and that means your nail designs are too. Summer is slowly drifting away as the temps cool down and the fall season sets in. But just because summer is officially over doesn’t mean your mani and pedis have to be left behind, too. Check out these 7 nail […]

Customer Spotlight: A Charmed Life Nail Salon

Salon Iris customers are passionate small business owners who excel at what they do. As part of our commitment to supporting and educating entrepreneurs, we created a monthly Customer Spotlight series to showcase our customers’ expertise in growing successful businesses. For this month’s Customer Spotlight, we sat down with Kristine and Pete Gault, the married […]

What Every Barber Needs to Know Before They Open a Barbershop

Are you planning to open a barbershop? You may already have a vision as to what your business will look like. You’re going to want to jump ahead and open your shop as soon as possible. If you jump too far ahead of yourself, you’ll find that you missed a lot of small details. That […]

Groovy Hairstyles From The 70’s You Should Try!

What makes the 70’s appealing? A whole lot. You can see it in the visual aesthetics down to music and fashion. The romantic era of the 70’s held fond memories like disco music and Star Wars. 70s hairstyles also came alive as well. Many iconic styles rose during this era, popularized by singers and actors alike. […]

What’s New With Salon Iris? Find Out Here!

Streamline Your Workflow With Our Revamped Appointment Book     Appointment Book – New Look & Feel! *Cloud user only To access the new appointment book in your Salon Iris Software, simply login to your account and then click ‘Switch To New Site’ on the top right corner. Don’t worry – if you would prefer […]

Relaxation Day: Ways to Reduce Stress Without Sacrificing Business

National Relaxation Day (August 15) is a time dedicated to unwinding and taking a break from the stress of everyday life. Yet for hardworking small business owners who deserve it most, the holiday may not seem realistic. Running a salon is an ever-demanding job that doesn’t pause when you do. The idea of staying at […]

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