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Featured Salon: Blown Away Hair Lounge

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Posted by Connor Gaffney on 7/25/2017 to Client Testimonials

Blown Away Hair Lounge: Located in Spring Hill, FL is owned and operated by Beth Drury, who became a hairstylist 10 years ago. Beth stated that she had a rough time in school and life, but loved the idea of cosmetology being her career, even though it wasn't her first choice. She moved to Florida as a single mom not knowing anyone, but worked hard and dedicated herself to her work. Less than 4 years later she built a name for herself and was able to create her dream salon! 

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Barbershops Are Booming Now More Than Ever!

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Posted by Connor Gaffney on 7/18/2017 to Salon News & Trends

   While many retail stores may be closing their doors, barbershops are opening theirs in record numbers. The men's grooming industry has been rapidly increasing and is estimated to reach $26 billion by 2020! "You don't just look better - you feel better too," said Carlos Aguilar, a 28-year-old restaurant manager in Houston. Carlos makes an appointment with his barber every two weeks, spending approximately $60 and 45 minutes each visit. Carlos states, "It's something special. I know when I go on a Thursday afternoon it's going to be a good weekend. You're ready." 

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5 Way to Make Money During a Salon Remodel

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Posted by Travis Lofley on 7/5/2017 to Tips and Guides

Every salon undergoes updates periodically throughout its operation. This may include everything from replacing chairs and equipment at the end of their life cycle, to remodeling an entire suite to reflect current styles. Regardless of the reason for upgrading your space, one of the things we’ve heard from fellow salon owners time and time again is the desire to earn more money to offset not only the costs, but the possibility of part of your salon being shut down during a remodel. In this blog post, we’ll highlight five ways you can keep the lights on and the cash coming in to your salon even if your normal business is interrupted.

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Featured Salon: Karla Jean Studio

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Posted by Connor Gaffney on 6/30/2017 to Featured Salon

Karla Jean Studio Located in Charleston, SC is owned and operated by Karla Mironov. Karla has been in the hair industry for almost 20 years. In 2006, she was given the opportunity to take over a former barbershop in Brooklyn, New York. This sparked her imagination, and she converted it into a small community hair salon. After moving to Charleston, SC to be closer to her family, she searched high and low to find the perfect location to open her new salon in her new town. Now, Karla Jean Studio has been a part of the Charleston community for 1 year and will be celebrating with a ribbon cutting ceremony presented by Charleston's Mayor John Tecklenburg.

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JcPenney Salon Pay Gets More Competitive with Project Cinderella

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Posted by Ryan Gaffney on 5/11/2017 to Salon News & Trends

Recently, JCPenny and JCP Salon announced their new Project Cinderella, which is a new employment and compensation program that combines the benefits of working for a salon and being an independent stylist. 
Project Cinderella was established early this year on January 29th. The main perks for this are the fact that there aren't any rental or supply fees. They are also basing commission for beginning designers at 50% and could go up to 70% for top "master" stylists. 

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Feature Salon: Spa On The Square

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Posted by Allie Winters on 4/28/2017 to Client Testimonials

Spa On The Square is a full service Med spa, Day Spa, and Salon located in Southlake Town Square Center. Owner, Donna Blue, of Spa On The Square chose a community that was close to home. Spa On The Square has maintained their success by building relationships with their community who have turned into friends.

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Featured Salon: Salon 921

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Posted by Ryan Gaffney on 4/19/2017 to Featured Salon

Salon 921 Located in Duncanville TX, is owned and operated by Natausha Fain. Natausha wanted to create a place where her clients can come, relax and feel at peace in her beautiful serene salon. When creating her space, she wanted to make sure that her salon was different from the others, and would allow her customers to have more of an experience when they come to visit. Natausha's calm personality really gives her clients the perfect atmosphere to unwind while her and her team style them to perfection!

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Featured Salon: Moxi Salon

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Posted by Ryan Gaffney on 3/31/2017 to Client Testimonials

Moxi Salon Located in Dallas TX, is owned and operated by Shannon Fant. Moxi specializes in hair treatment, especially for those who experience hair loss. Shannon has several oncology patients come to Moxi Salon looking for their expertise. Because of this it is very important for Shannon and her staff to have an open heart for their clients. Shannon loves the fact that there is so much diversity when it comes to her clients. It allows her and her staff to be able to experience new challenges.

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Create A Brand. Share Your Story. Make History.

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Posted by Ryan Gaffney on 3/24/2017 to Featured Salon

Dane Lyric is a salon with a unique mixture of style and creativity. Owner and operator Josh Siegel was able to create an atmosphere his clients appreciate and where his stylists could do their best work. How did he accomplish this feat? Josh had a distinct vision for his salon, did extensive research on products, and implemented all these ideas to design a salon he could feel passionate about. Now it’s your turn! Follow this guide for designing your dream salon.

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Ronald McDonald House - Impacting Families & Changing Lives

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Posted by Ryan Gaffney on 3/17/2017 to Client Testimonials

Standish Salon Goods partnered with Ronald McDonald House in Dallas to renovate their current salon space. The Ronald McDonald House is an organization that provides housing, food, transportation, and activities for families that travel to the Dallas area for doctors appointments and medical treatments. We are honored to be able to give back to an organization that does so much good for the community!

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Featured Salon: Tiffany's Salon

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Posted by Ryan Gaffney on 3/3/2017 to Client Testimonials

Tiffany’s Salon Located in Wichita Falls, TX is owned and designed by Tiffany Negen. Tiffany has created this one-stop-shop, family oriented salon & spa to allow her clients to spend a whole day being pampered and feel like family during the process. When designing her salon Tiffany wanted the atmosphere to feel homey, inviting and a place where her clients can relax with a glass of wine! Tiffany uses the colors red and black through our Standish furniture to create a modern, sleek feel to her salon & spa.

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Featured Salon: DUWA The RV Salon

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Posted by Ryan Gaffney on 2/6/2017 to Client Testimonials


DUWA The RV Salon:
Michael Sturns (CEO & Owner) created Duwa the RV Salon for the sole purpose of being able to move his salon wherever he, or his clients may be. The RV Salon has been up and running for about a year now, and is starting the new generation for beauty. Sturns wanted to make sure that his business was unique and innovative, especially for being in an industry that is as such. What better way to do that than creating a mobile salon, and spa? The guests for Duwa are all coming for something different, so Sturns wants to make sure that his salon is able to meet his clients needs. Michael want’s all of his clients who step foot in his salon to be able to relax, and feel right at home!

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Featured Salon: On the Fringe

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Posted by Sam Terry on 9/22/2016 to Client Testimonials

Located in the emergent Highlands at Archbald community in Northeastern Pennsylvania, On The Fringe Hair Studio provides distinctive salon services to both women and men in a relaxing environment and beautiful space. Owned and operated by experienced stylist Maura Staback, the all-inclusive studio is a dream realized. Maura created a team of talented industry professionals who provide luxury salon services within a convenient location.

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Featured Salon: Bleach Salon

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Posted by Kailee Slaughter on 6/6/2016 to Client Testimonials

When you own a hair studio, you want to create an atmosphere that not only your staff enjoys working in, but one that makes every single one of your clients feel like they are a VIP. Salon owner Nicolette Schwanz at Bleach Hair Studio is no exception. She wants every customer who walks through the door to feel like they can express themselves however they may please.  

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Featured Salon: Dane Lyric and How to Design a Salon with Brand Personality

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Posted by Natalie Vosberg on 3/1/2016 to Client Testimonials

Dane Lyric is a salon with a unique mixture of style and creativity. Owner and operator Josh Siegel was able to create an atmosphere his clients appreciate and where his stylists could do their best work. How did he accomplish this feat? Josh had a distinct vision for his salon, did extensive research on products, and implemented all these ideas to design a salon he could feel passionate about. Now it’s your turn! Follow this guide for designing your dream salon.

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Featured Products: Modern Salon Chairs

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Posted by Tiffany Boyle on 12/30/2015 to New Products

From all-white blow dry bars to the most minimalistic dryers you can find, salons everywhere are finding ways to pump up the style of their salon furniture. Join in on this trend with some of our most modern salon chairs, from unique arm designs to fun colors to make heads turn!  

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Featured Salon: Regal Room Salon & Tips for Remodeling Your Salon

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Posted by Tiffany Boyle on 12/21/2015 to Featured Salon

For salon owners, you take great pride in the space where you work. From making sure your clients are comfortable to having the optimal amount of space to work, you put a lot of time and effort into finding the perfect furniture. However, once you decide to remodel, it’s time to go through that process all over again — at least that’s what Robbie Tullos and Stephanie Holmes of Regal Room Salon went through in their recent salon remodel.

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Featured Salon: Ronald McDonald House

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Posted by Jacklyn Hancock on 11/16/2015 to Client Testimonials

Standish Salon Goods recently partnered with Ronald McDonald House in Dallas to renovate their current salon space. The Ronald McDonald House is an organization that provides housing, food, transportation, and activities for families that travel to the Dallas area for doctors appointments and medical treatments.

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Featured Product Videos: Versatile Salon Chairs and Stations

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Posted by Tiffany Boyle on 10/19/2015 to New Products

Looking for some pieces to spice up your salon space? These versatile salon styling chairs and stations will do just the trick. Their clean lines allow them to blend into any space and fit in with the decor. Customize their colors, and even the height to be exactly what you need.

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Home Salons: Where Passion and Convenience Collide

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Posted by Natalie Vosberg on 9/14/2015 to Industry Trends

Picture this moment in your life: You’ve developed personal connections with long-term clients. Your co-workers often come to you for advice because they know you have a lot of experience in the cosmetic industry. It’s time to look for new inspiration to begin a new phase in your career. Maybe you’ve always imagined designing your own home salon, a place that feels uniquely catered to your taste.

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Featured Brand: Kaemark Salon Furnishings

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Posted by Tiffany Boyle on 8/10/2015 to Featured Brands

Meet one of our distributors, Kaemark Salon Furnishings. Kaemark, like our Standish offices, are located in the great state of Texas! They’re located in a small town right outside of Austin and have been in business since 1972.

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Featured Salon: FORM Salon and Hair Education

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Posted by Casey McCann on 5/26/2015 to Featured Salon

Every stylist has heard this line from a client, “Why don’t you just move in with me? Then my hair will look this great everyday.” The founder of FORM Hair Salon and Hair Education is giving many Dallas clients just that, but without the cost of a live-in stylist.

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Guide to Starting a Salon [Infographic]

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Posted by Allie Winters on 5/20/2015 to Tips and Guides

Are you thinking of starting your own salon? The Standish Guide to Starting a Salon Business will provide you with important information and helpful tips to get you started on the road to your professional dream.

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Less is More: How Modern Salon Design Can Work for You

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Posted by Casey McCann on 5/14/2015 to New Products

There’s a unique beauty and attraction in the simplicity of modern design. No, we aren’t say to clear off your shelves and clear out your salon, but explore a few great modern salon design ideas that can update your space or give you the individualized overhaul you’ve been eyeing.

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#BeAwesometoSomebody: One Stylist’s Challenge to Change the Homeless of New York City

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Posted by Allie Winters on 4/13/2015 to Salon Ideas & Inspiration

No matter the weather, each Sunday you’ll find Mark Bustos in one place - on the streets of New York City cutting hair. During the week Bustos is a stylist at a high-end salon in Chelsea, which services famous clients like Nora Jones, Marc Jacobs and Phillip Lim. But over the weekend he works with a very different clientele, the homeless on the streets of Manhattan.

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Featured Salon: The Smooth Bar

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Posted by Allie Winters on 3/16/2015 to Featured Salon

The Smooth Bar began taming the frizzy locks of women across the sunny city of San Diego in October of 2014. With this opening, the Smooth Bar became the first salon in California to specialize in Brazilian Keratin treatments.

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How To Make Your Salon Remodel A Complete Success

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Posted by Allie Winters on 3/4/2015

7 Creative Salon Remodeling Ideas to keep your salon looking modern and fresh. Trends change every 3-5 years, so it's important to update your décor often. Read our ideas and use our Salon Remodeling Checklist to show your clients your dedication to style.

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Featured Salon: Studio 110

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Posted by Allie Winters on 2/19/2015

In Tucson, a new salon is offering much more than your average haircut. Find out more about this gorgeous salon remodel!

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Top Salon Blogs to Watch in 2015

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Posted by Allie Winters on 2/2/2015 to Featured Salon

We've been searching the web for the best salon blogs in the business. Blogs that push the industry forward, blogs that inspire others, blogs that are at the forefront of new salon trends.

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Featured Salon: The Regal Room

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Posted by Allie Winters on 1/12/2015 to Featured Salon

As the name implies, the moment the door opens to welcome you into The Regal Room Salon you’ll feel like the newest member of The Royal Family. Find out more about this month Featured Salon!

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Featured Salon: Joseph Daniels Salon

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Posted by Allie Hansell on 10/28/2014 to Featured Salon

The recently opened Joseph Daniels Salon, is sure to impress! Owner, Carie, lives in a small town and strived to create a refreshing salon with a unique touch, which is why she chose to order from Standish Salon Goods!

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Featured Salon: Lush Hair Salon

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Posted by Allie Hansell on 9/23/2014 to Featured Salon

Standish people, prepare to be “wowed.” We fell in love with this gorgeously stunning salon the moment we laid eyes on it. The Lush Hair Salon in Londonderry, New Hampshire is bound to impress. We’re guessing you’ll fall in love with this salon as much as we have.

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