If the last time you updated the look of your salon was when Bill Clinton was President then it’s time to take a hint from the salon world.
It’s important to reinvent the look of your salon every so often, otherwise you may unwittingly give the wrong impression to your clients. Keep in mind that trends tend to evolve every three to five years! A stylish, fashion forward salon will let your current and potential clients know that you and your stylists are up-to-date with the latest trends in wellness and beauty.
We know you don’t want your salon looking stale and outdated. So keep your space fresh, salons should undergo a restyling about every two years, and a complete salon remodel every five to six years.
It may sound daunting, but inspiration is all around you. Need help getting the creative juices flowing? No problem. We’ve compiled seven ideas to help you transform your salon into a thing of beauty!
7 Creative Salon Remodeling Ideas
- Play Up Your Space
An all-white sleek minimalist look will be all wrong in a salon located in a historic century building. Think about the exterior of your salon and play up to its charm Whether that’s ultra-modern or warm and inviting, there are countless ways to incorporate your space’s existing beauty. Some small tips are adding a little black or the hot color, but not too much color.
- Recycle, Reuse, Repurpose
Have some fun scoping out online stores and used furniture stores where you can really find some unique inspiration such as antique chandeliers, table lamps, decorations and wall art. Find accessories to decorate your salon with, and make something old, new again.
- Incorporate Your Personal Style
If you have a quirky style all your own, don’t be afraid to let it loose. Looking for salon accessories is an easy way to incorporate your kind of style without going overboard Look for mirrors, shelves, or decor accessories that showcase your personality.
- Fabulous and Functional
Floor mats are a staple in all salons. Yes, they need to be functional but they can also add flare to your space. Look for floor mats with beveled edges, jigsaw styling and a high-quality polyurethane thickness for comfort and durability.
- Get Colorful
Add pizazz to your salon by incorporating splashes of color in unexpected ways. If your salon walls are monochromatic, make a daring statement with red salon chairs. On the flip side, if you have bold colors throughout your salon use white chairs for a pleasing contrast.
- Help your Clients Relax and Unwind
A trendy added benefit in high-end salons is incorporating refreshments in their services. Let your clients chill out with a cool glass of chardonnay or refreshing lager as they let their day melt away.
- Pamper Your Clients
If you’re adding or revamping additional salon services, do so with your clients comfort in mind. Look for spa-inspired furniture and products to give your clients the ultimate in comfort, functionality, and luxury. They’ll be sure to come back for more!
Now that you’ve got some ideas on restyling your salon we’re going to help you with the practical ideas. Remodeling can be fun, but it also takes careful planning and preparation. Don’t worry, we’re here to help.