HAPPY VALLEY, Calif.
— If you’re like most people who are into beauty, you probably spend a lot of time in the salon.
But for the first time, a California beauty salon owner is sharing her best tips for the salon owner.
We asked her what she’d do differently to make the experience better for her customers and what makes a great salon experience.
The owners of “Bridal Salon” in Happy Valley, Calif., are using facial-hair styling and nail art to create an intimate, warm atmosphere.
“When I first started out, I had a very very small space, so I didn’t have a lot to show people,” said owner Stephanie Smith, whose salon has been open for four years.
She said she found the idea of creating an intimate space, which was the original concept for the business, to be both a good and a bad thing.
Smith said it’s important to find the balance between comfort and functionality.
I’ve found that when you have a room full of people and they’re comfortable and they can feel comfortable, it makes a big difference in their experience, she said.
The salon also allows customers to be themselves.
They have a really large window in the back of the salon where people can sit and relax and look at each other.
If I feel like I’m alone, then I can say I’m doing my hair.
If someone wants to sit next to me, they can, and that’s very natural,” Smith said.
Smith said the staff at “Brunswick” are very professional and considerate, and they have the opportunity to work with their customers to help them with any issues they might have.
While Smith doesn’t know how long she will be open for business, she plans to continue to offer her services for the next few years.”
I have a couple of years left,” she said, adding that she plans on working until the end of March.
Smith hopes that the new salon owners will keep creating an atmosphere where people feel comfortable and comfortable can be enjoyed.
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