Salon Equipment

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Salon Equipment

Picking out the right salon beauty supplies is one of the most challenging parts of getting ahead in what is already a tough business. Just getting the right beauty products – the lotions, rubs, creams, and makeup – can be tough in and of itself. There are literally hundreds of brands out there to choose from, and the choices that you make reflect a lot on your company. Should you go for the greatest possible variety, or should you stick with one or two companies whose products you really like?


I have always liked taking the latter course, although I can see arguments for both. I know that it is a little bit risky, but when people come to my salon spa, they are putting themselves into my care. The whole point of being in to a salon is to take a bit of a break from the day-to-day grind we all live through. It is ice to not make choices and to be able to trust your beauticians, masseurs, and other beauty technicians. That is why it is proper to stick with a few trusted companies rather than carrying substandard products for the sake of variety.


One of the most important things when you are buying beauty supplies is to make sure to combine function and appearance. Spa supplies need to be relaxing, but they also need to look relaxing. This is especially important when you are looking for salon furniture and decoration. Things with indefinite organic forms are always nice. In terms of spa furniture, it is nice to get a variety of different feels. You can have chairs that are soft enough for clients to sink in to them, but also less padded benches for massages. Some people like a lot of padding on their furniture, while others like the feeling of definite support beneath them. It is necessary to cater to both tastes.


Finally, of course, is the beauty equipment. This is the toughest part of beauty supplies, because it is the high-tech part. Features like laser hair removal and skin resurfacing are becoming popular parts of spas in many parts of the world. It is a good idea to invest in some of these beauty supplies, as it is always good to be able to offer a new service. You might be able to lure in some new clients, and sell a few additional services to existing ones.