logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Audrie, James Wan, Ricomara12, jhonsmith40, ebenn
58360 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums417
Topics119,371
Posts847,261
Members58,360
Most Online449
Mar 28th, 2018
Top Posters(30 Days)
Angie 17
Sponsor
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#599905 - 05/12/10 01:23 AM Communicating salon success  
Joined: Nov 2004
Posts: 4,607
Lady J Offline
Elephant
Lady J  Offline
Elephant

Joined: Nov 2004
Posts: 4,607
West Central IL (USA)
This weeks article is on communication. Why is communication important and how will it lead to salon success?

Read THE ARTICLE and come back and share any communication horror story or success!


J. Ruel - Gay Lesbian News Editor

Check out the latest article on the Gay Lesbian SITE or Join us in the FORUM

Questions? Comments? Story Ideas? SUBMIT THEM HERE

Former Editor of the HIV/AIDS, HAIR, HISPANIC CULTURE, and GAY LESBIAN RELATIONSHIPS sites here on BellaOnline!
#600072 - 05/12/10 07:18 PM Re: Communicating salon success [Re: Lady J]  
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 972
Helen Doll Making Editor Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Helen Doll Making Editor  Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Parakeet

Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 972
Missouri, USA
Hi Jase,

Great article, I see myself in it.

My problem is that, as in your article, the client new he wanted a number 2 clipper. I wouldn't know what a number 2 clipper was. My husband knows that stuff, I don't. If you had asked me for more details about what I want I would not have been able to answer with those specifics.

The first time I went to the stylist I used to go to, I showed her a photo of what I wanted. She asked me what I liked about the style. I was shocked, I'd never had a stylist ask me that before. I was able to explain to her and I got exactly what I wanted. As I mentioned in another post, she is no longer at the salon and they wouldn't tell me where she went. The stylist who did my hair after her left the sides uneven, and where the layers in the back blend into the longer sides they are also uneven. I wish they would just tell me where my favorite stylist has gone. She seemed to understand me even though I can't speak in accurate hair terms.

So how does one communicate, when you don't know how to explain what you want?

#600139 - 05/12/10 10:23 PM Re: Communicating salon success [Re: Helen Doll Making Editor]  
Joined: Nov 2004
Posts: 4,607
Lady J Offline
Elephant
Lady J  Offline
Elephant

Joined: Nov 2004
Posts: 4,607
West Central IL (USA)
It is then the responsibility of the stylist to help you facilitate what you want. If you explain how you just explained to me the parts you do not like, then they should be able to work it out with you what you would like.

As for the clipper number, it is just an example. Most stylist should also know if a guy says he wants his hair to be 1/4 of an inch clippered, then that is a number 2 guard. Each clipper guard is 1/8 of an inch. If you don't get clipper cuts, then you don't have to worry ;0)


J. Ruel - Gay Lesbian News Editor

Check out the latest article on the Gay Lesbian SITE or Join us in the FORUM

Questions? Comments? Story Ideas? SUBMIT THEM HERE

Former Editor of the HIV/AIDS, HAIR, HISPANIC CULTURE, and GAY LESBIAN RELATIONSHIPS sites here on BellaOnline!

Brand New Posts
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Mona - Astronomy. Inspiration
04/21/18 08:29 PM
TESS goes planet-hunting
by Mona - Astronomy. Astronomy
04/21/18 08:26 PM
What was your first job?
by Nancy Roussy. Unemployment
04/21/18 07:47 PM
What is your stress level today?
by Nancy Roussy. Stress Management
04/21/18 06:51 PM
Melatonin
by Nancy Roussy. Sleep Disorders
04/21/18 06:50 PM
What are you looking forward to today?
by Nancy Roussy. Self Development
04/21/18 05:36 PM
What will you do today?
by Nancy Roussy. Inspiration
04/21/18 05:30 PM
What's your Typical Daily Menu?
by Nancy Roussy. Low Carb
04/21/18 05:19 PM
Did you dream last night?
by Nancy Roussy. Dreams
04/21/18 05:16 PM
Who do You Believe ?
by Lynne - ChristianLiving. Christian Living
04/21/18 03:33 PM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 68 guests, and 4 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Sponsor


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2018 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 1.102s Queries: 14 (0.023s) Memory: 2.0131 MB (Peak: 2.0974 MB) Zlib disabled. Server Time: 2018-04-22 06:33:21 UTC