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#ColorJam2017 Second Place Winner- Stephanie Nevels

  Stephanie Nevels How did you get started in the Industry? The beauty industry was part of my upbringing from a very young age.  My grandmother was a hairstylist and had her own salon.  So, before I had even decided what I would do with my life, I was already being taught skills that I […]

In the Spotlight-Anastacia Martinez

At Stylie, we have the opportunity of meeting so many talented professionals in the beauty industry. We can’t just keep all this talent to ourselves, so we want to share it with all of you! Here is our way of shining the spotlight on a few of these amazing individuals.  Your Beauty Industry History We […]

#ColorJam2017 Third Place Winner- Kelsey Elliott

  Kelsey Elliott It’s our honor at Stylie to showcase a few stories of independents that have achieved great things! One of those is our own #Colorjam2017 3rd place winner Kelsey Elliot! We love her independent spirit and hope you are encouraged and motivated by her. With 10 years in the beauty industry, Kelsey’s journey […]

In the Spotlight- Nathan Hall

Here at Stylie we have the opportunity of meeting so many talented professionals in the beauty industry. We can’t just keep all this talent to ourselves, so we want to share it with all of you! Here is our way of shining the spotlight on a few of these amazing individuals.  Your Beauty Industry History […]

8 Reasons to Invest in a Website for Your Salon

As an independent beauty pro, a website may seem like an expensive nice-to-have that you hope to get around to eventually. But make no mistake. If you do not have a website, you’re missing out on revenue. You’re also missing an opportunity to attract new clients, retain your current clients and build your brand. Can you […]

ColorJAM2017

#ColorJam2017 Finalists Announced!

Here at Stylie, we always look forward to our #HAIRJAM and #COLORJAM contests because it allows us to share the work of so many amazing stylists and barbers. This #COLORJAM was no different! We had so many great submissions making it extremely difficult to choose the finalists. As a supporter of those who work so hard […]

DaShay Johnson Clipper Art

“There Is A Process In Everything.”

Mastering the Process of a Great Haircut This is a guest blog by DaShay Johnson (@dashay_art) Is there such a thing as a bad haircut? Most people who create bad haircuts, really do not take the time to finish it. Being in the hair industry for the last 20 years. I have learned so many different […]

DaShay Johnson and Britt Seva

#COLORJAM2017 Instagram Contest Judges Announced

There are so many talented hairstylists across the world, and we now have the ability to see and share their work through the power of social media. As a supporter of those who work so hard to make people look and feel their best – inside and out – Stylie wanted to provide an opportunity for those talented stylists to be […]

Hair Stylist and Client

Avoid These 5 Mistakes That Could Destroy Your Salon Business

Burn baby, burn. Nope. We’re not talking about burning your clients’ locks with that flattening iron. That would be the sound of tens of thousands of businesses crashing and burning — at an alarming rate of 80 percent within the first 18 months of entrepreneurs launching their operations. That’s not the scenario you want to […]

Use Social Media to Market Your Salon

Use Social Media to Market Your Salon

It looks like social media is here to stay, and it’s becoming an integral part of any business marketing strategy. Social media is especially helpful for small businesses like salons; not only does it allow you to interact with your clients, your clients can become spokespeople for your salon online. According to recent statistics, Facebook’s […]

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