The Hidden Costs of Salons Going Direct to Hair Manufacturers: A Cautionary Tale

In recent years, more salons have opted to bypass traditional domestic vendors and go directly to hair manufacturers. While this approach may seem appealing at first glance, promising lower costs and a direct line to the source, the reality is far more complex. For salons considering this route, there are significant drawbacks to be mindful of, ranging from issues with returns and defects to customer service challenges, language barriers, and exorbitant shipping costs.

Transforming Your Salon or Booth Rental into a Luxurious Experience for Your Guests: Tips from The Hair Society

Creating a luxurious experience for your guests in your salon [...]

Owning and operating a salon: The challenges and the rewards

Owning a hair salon or a hair replacement business in [...]

Surviving in a Post-Pandemic Economy with High Inflation: A Focus on the Hair and Hair Loss Industry

The aftermath of the pandemic has drastically affected industries worldwide, with soaring inflation rates that have shaken the economic foundations. The hair industry, encompassing beauty salons, hair product manufacturers, and the hair loss sector, hasn't been immune. Yet, with every challenge arises an opportunity. Here's a roadmap to not just survive, but thrive in these unprecedented times.

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Op-Ed: A Wave We Can’t Brush Off — How COVID-19’s Resurgence Threatens the Hair Industry… Again

Just when we thought we could breathe a little easier, COVID-19 has reared its ugly head once more. With new variants, vaccine hesitancy, and the perpetual cycle of opening and closing, the specter of disruption looms large — this time with vengeance. Businesses, municipalities, and even states are reinstating mask mandates and reconsidering work-from-home orders. While this has obvious implications for some industries, there's one that is continually overlooked yet significantly impacted: the hair industry.

The Hair Society: Revolutionizing the Hair Industry through Leadership and Outreach

In the ever-evolving world of hair, staying informed, [...]

Weathering the Storm: Navigating the Hair Industry Amidst Challenges

The hair industry, like many others, has faced unprecedented challenges in recent years, particularly during the tumultuous era of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we emerge from the shadows of uncertainty, it is vital to shed light on the current state of the industry, addressing the struggles faced by salon owners and professionals alike. From the soaring costs of goods and supplies to the impact of high inflation, this post explores the importance of customer support, expertise, unique solutions, loyalty programs, and value-driven offerings to sustain and thrive in these testing times.

Moving Into 2022 featuring DeAnna Graham

DeAnna Graham is a Hair Designer at Studio 509 and is a Jack Winn Color Associate out of Fredrick, Maryland. She has been working in the hair industry for 25 years and has experience working in various salon settings. The Hair Society reached out to her for her outlook on 2022 possibilities.

How detrimental has the COVID-19 pandemic been to theNatural Hair, and Hair Replacement Industries?

Ever since March of 2020, many businesses have taken a [...]

Expand Your Business, Conserve Your Resources

Our salons want to see an increase in revenue and growing possibilities to push the bar higher. However, many hair industry folks are struggling to gain their footing while working through covid-19 hurdles.


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