One Secret About Hairstylists that Salons Are Hiding

There’s a secret about hairstylists that salons are hiding. But first, some background. The beauty business has many ugly realities, one of which is that some hairstylists pay 30-65% commission on their earnings to the salons they work at, if they’re not independent or sole proprietors. Imagine serving a client that you’ve worked hard to make happy and then losing 65% of what that client pays for the service. Yeah, that’s how it feels. 

Okay...so you’ve received some background. Think you know the secret? I’ll give you something else to think about before I tell you the secret: hairstylists have an entrepreneurial mindset. 

Okay...so we know that some salons take a huge amount of commission and hairstylists have an entrepreneurial mindset. What’s the secret then? 

Here’s the secret: most hairstylists at salons actually do house calls and will give you a better in-home experience than you could ever get at the salon. Curious? Meet a hairstylist and ask her/him if they do house calls. Chances are, they’ll excitingly say yes. 

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