Myth Busters: Sola Studio Owner Busts 5 Salon Ownership Myths
Thanks to boutique studio concepts like Sola Salon Studios, more stylists than ever are chasing their dreams and forging ahead on their own terms—and they’re reaping the benefits of flexibility and creative freedom. With freedom though, comes risk, and you’re right to wonder about money, isolation and everything in between. But, if you know deep … Continued
Roseann DiVenere: My Quintessential Studio Design
As I put the finishing touches on my salon, I’m scouring old photos, looking for some of the black and whites of my mom competing in the Midwest beauty show. When I find those photos from the ‘60s, my studio will be complete. Since opening That Redhead’s Salon at Sola Salons Park Ridge in 2014, I’ve been working to develop a studio aesthetic that reflects my penchant for Hollywood glam.
Sola Spotlight: Shaila Paredes
Los Angeles-based brow and makeup artist Shaila Paredes – owner of Brows by Shaila at Sola Brentwood – started having her brows waxed when she was in middle school. Three years ago, Shaila realized she was ready to strike out on her own, and she looked at several concepts similar to Sola. “But I didn’t really like any of them,” she admits. When a friend told Shaila about a place that was opening in Brentwood, the brow artist was eager to see it — only, the studio hadn’t been built yet!
10 Apps That’ll Have You Editing Your Pics Like a Pro
Above all else, a standout marketing campaign tells a story. And, visuals – simple graphics, memes and videos – are extremely effective devices for employing storytelling. That’s why we recommending using awesome images in your ongoing social media marketing. Ready to create eye-catching content for your followers? We’ve got good news: There’s an app for that! Here are our top picks for apps that’ll have you blasting out compelling visuals in no time.