The Dark & Lovely Academy is dedicated to educating, nurturing and growing students and hairstylists to reach their full potential. The Academy’s tuition and inspiration empowered each of the Golden Scissors finalists to hone their skills, producing the most superb themed shows on the night of the competition finals. The hairdressing work itself was world-class, but also evident was how the intensive Boot Camp that all finalists attended, allowed them to grow their artistic v
Tip 1: Always greet a client who walks in, even if the phone starts ringing at that moment or you are called away. A greeting, and a genuine smile and letting them know you will be with them in a moment, should be given before you attend to the phone, or whoever else needs you. A client standing in front of you must always take priority over the phone; even if you are busy on the phone, you can still make eye contact with them and quickly invite them to take a seat. Tip 2: Al
This video explains the important role of the Bargaining Council in the hairdressing and cosmetology industry. If you prefer to read the text we have included a summary of the video below. Hello, Ndaa, Dumelang, Dumela, Avuxeni, Sawubona, Lotjhani, Sanibona, Mdweni. I would like to thank Ethnique Hairnews for the opportunity to speak directly to the ethnic industry. I am Stephen Delport, CEO of the National Bargaining Council for Hairdressing and Cosmetology. As this is the f
One of the most important rules for great salon service, is keeping your service consistent. Clients will come back to your salon not only because of the haircut but also because of the experience they enjoy there. There is a lot that goes into a great experience – from the salon’s decor and cleanliness, to the way that your stylists treat clients. Every step of the client experience should be considered thoughtfully. Are your clients greeted promptly, seated, offered refresh
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In her final year studying at Bloemfontein college, Keitumetse Mosetlho from Toekomsrus is producing incredible work – here is a showcase of the recent styles done on clients. Exquisite attention to detail and precision in the braiding work – an inspiration to students and qualifieds alike!
The new national minimum wage of South Africa has now been implemented, effective from 1 January 2019, and the EOHCB has published information on this below. No employee may be remunerated on a commission structure only. A basic salary must be guaranteed and reflect on the payslip. The minimum hourly rate is R20.00. Wages must be calculated on an hourly rate or reflect as R3500.00 for a 40 hour week or R3900.00 for a 45 hour week. Commission, travel, accommodation and/or food
Salon owners often don’t take all costs into account when running their business. If you feel like your business is constantly on the edge, and you are living from hand to mouth, you may need to revise your business model as your current pricing is not covering all your costs, to allow for your own salary and hopefully a small profit! Numbers can be boring and they are not everyone’s strength, so if you are not a “numbers person” it really is worth hiring an accountant to hel