Salon Ideas & Inspiration

Featured Salon: Lola Hair Studio Featured on Salon Today

Posted by Ryan Gaffney on 11/14/2018 to Featured Salon

Lola Hair Studio, located in Cambridge, MA is a street level, brick-front corner shop in a small commercial building. Upon entering Lola Hair Studio, your eye will immediately be drawn to the reception area, where you will see one of their friendly receptionists sitting behind a tall marble-topped desk. As you approach the reception desk, you will notice its backdrop, subtly shimmering wallpaper, and the focal point - a custom circular metal logo sign that reads "Lola Hair Studio." 

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10 Ways To Market Your Salon Better

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Posted by Ryan Gaffney on 2/12/2018 to Salon Ideas & Inspiration

Marketing your salon can be a difficult task, especially if you are unfamiliar with many marketing techniques. That's why we have picked 10 simple steps to make marketing your salon easy. You can start these 10 steps today to bring more business to your salon! 

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Fun Things To Do In Austin TX While You Shop Standish!

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Posted by Connor Gaffney on 11/13/2017 to Salon Ideas & Inspiration

Are you interested in coming down to Texas to shop with Standish? Are you also looking for fun things to do during your trip here? Well, this blog is just for you! Our partner showroom is located in Giddings TX, which is about an hour East of Austin. If you are flying down to come see us then you are more than likely going to be arriving at the Austin Bergstrom International Airport. Austin is a funky town that is filled with hidden treasures that make the phrase “Keep Austin Weird” so true!

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Featured Salon: Garage Men's Grooming

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Posted by Connor Gaffney on 10/13/2017 to Client Testimonials

The Garage Men's Grooming, located in Burleson TX and owned by Dani Rojas offers a wide variety of services for their clients such as: haircuts, face shaves, hot leather neck shaves, facials/masks, massages, waxing, and tanning. It is the ultimate men's spa! The Garage Men's Grooming has a total of 13 girls working there, and Michelle is one of the lead stylists! Michelle describes working with the other girls as working with family. Dani and Michelle have known each other since they were in High School, and have remained close friends ever since! 

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12 Helpful Tips For Promoting Your Salon

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Posted by Connor Gaffney on 8/31/2017 to Salon Ideas & Inspiration

   Starting up your own business is no walk in the park, it requires a lot of time and money. With many hurdles out there starting up your own business requires proper planning and proper execution. This may all sound daunting, but Signpost is a company dedicated to helping your salon succeed through simple yet effective marketing! They know exactly what your priorities are, which is how they make your marketing process simple and effective. 

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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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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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Featured Salon: Salon 921

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Posted by Ryan Gaffney on 4/19/2017 to Client Testimonials

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 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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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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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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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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Blow Dry Bar Boom!

Posted by Olivia Todaro on 4/2/2013 to Salon Ideas & Inspiration

If you're a modern woman who enjoys getting pampered, you've undoubtedly heard of the latest salon trend: Blow Dry Bars. These blow-n-go salons have been all the rage with on-the-go ladies across the country, and now celebrities are capitalizing on this trend.

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Valentine's Day: Red Styling Chairs

Posted by Olivia Todaro on 2/14/2013 to Salon Ideas & Inspiration

Happy Valentine's Day Y'all! In honor of this lover's holiday, we're going to feature our red salon chairs (of course!). Red styling chairs make such a strong, yet classic, statement. Michelle Griffin Academy in England does this look so well. Emulate their good taste with...

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Three Steps to Buying Hair Salon Equipment

Posted by Dylan Taylor-Smith on 1/2/2013 to Salon Ideas & Inspiration

Buying hair salon equipment can be as easy as pie, but following certain steps can get you there faster, and with fewer headaches. Step One: Get organized. These days, there are myriad options to help inspire you and ultimately help in decisions on layout, color scheme, decor, and overall...

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Red Salon Chairs: The Lady in Red of Salons

Posted by Olivia Todaro on 12/19/2012 to Salon Ideas & Inspiration

A lady in red is a powerful thing. There have been songs written about them and countless movies- Julia Robert's career was catapulted when she donned that red gown in Pretty Woman. I mean...who can forget this moment?? There's just something about a confident lady in red, the image is...

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How Salon Styling Stations Can Complete Your Look

Posted by Tiffany Boyle on 12/5/2012 to Salon Ideas & Inspiration

Salon styling stations can say a lot about a salon. The color, the shape, and the location of the station can really tell a customer whether they're in a fun environment or not, so why not pick the coolest and most stylish stations on the market? With our help, you will find the perfect...

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Salon Chairs to Fit Your Style

Posted by Tiffany Boyle on 11/28/2012 to Salon Ideas & Inspiration

When you're designing your salon, it can be hard to fit your own personal style into the atmosphere. Luckily, at Standish Salon Goods, the possibilities of trendy salon furniture are endless and affordable, with an availably of nearly any style of salon chairs and stations you're...

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How to Buy Quality Beauty Salon Furniture

Posted by Dylan Taylor-Smith on 11/21/2012 to Salon Ideas & Inspiration

Can you guess the most opened drawer in your home? Here's a hint: it's the one that contains shiny, metal objects, designed for cutting and handling food. Yep, your silverware drawer is opened, on average, 7-10 times per day. It's the one you'll probably have to replace in 10...

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Can a Salon Chair Be Naughty?

Posted by Dylan Taylor-Smith on 2/14/2012 to New Products

Take a look at any piece of furniture. Go ahead, I'll give you a moment to pick out a good piece. Does that chair, table, desk or sofa say something to you? Perhaps it's a color you love, or one of its legs has a tendency to wobble.

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