Explore Salonspa Connection’s YouTube Channel for Entertainment, Education and More!

Salonspa Connection has started a YouTube channel! Why would we start such an initiative? Let us tell you why… In the last 2 1/2 years since the launch of this company we have met countless owners, students, hairstylists, barbers, nail technicians, estheticians, massage therapists and other members of our community who have amazingly interesting lives […]

The Value of Connection

I’m new to town. I moved to Kansas City about six months ago and I have just recently started at a new salon. But getting to this point comes with a story, of course. The story starts a few years ago when I had “it all”. I had the partner, the clientele, and the community. […]

To Rent, or Not to Rent: Salon Booth Rental vs. Commission

Being a licensed professional in the Salon, Spa and Barber industry leaves you with options galore. Commission, hourly, team based pay and being your own boss as a booth renter. Our industry is rich with choice, yet short sided with what resources work best for you as an individual. Starting out is tough for most […]

Kansas City Industry Education Instructors CONTEST

Salonspa Connection recently had a contest in which cosmetology, esthetic, barber, nail and massage instructors were nominated for greatness. The outpouring of kindness was overwhelming.  While most of us feel school is a stepping stone to a great career, our beloved instructors make it their mission to build professionals in our industry. The passion and […]

Hybrid Employment Model

The Hybrid model of Salons, Spas and Barbershops are a blend of hourly, commission, 1099 and or rental employment options all in one place of business. This concept is growing more popular in effort to give the “right” people in your salon no reason to look elsewhere if they are happy. If the culture is […]

Collaboration and Connection Over Competition

Owner Meetups Salonspa Connection has now held TWO super fun, very unique owner’s meetups in Kansas City. The desire to share, connect and collaborate with area owners has been beautifully illustrated in our meetups. Owners from all around the Kansas City area and beyond ate, drank, talked and thoroughly enjoyed getting together, just for the […]