The beauty industry is growing yearly and with its expansion, more and more people are appreciating the profession. The hairdresser has become an important person when it comes to general hair grooming. Most of them have invested heavily in equipment that is best suited to meet the various customer needs. If you are thinking of starting a business in hairdressing, the right equipment attracts customers and helps you build a customer base in record time.
You may initially buy the basic hairdressing equipment but in time increase your supplies per customer preferences. The following is a list of tools and hairdressing equipment that you need:
This is the first point of contact for your client and your business. This needs tasteful design and appearance to appeal to your clients. The size of the reception area depends on the layout of the salon and space of your site.
Waiting area chair
Since it is not practical that all clients attended to at the same time, it is important to have an area where they can wait for their turn. Provide entertainment, magazine or a snack in this area as they wait. Per your preference and budget, you can have a standalone chair or couches.
Equipping your salon with hairdressing combs and brushes is the key. These vary in size and function. For example, there are wide-toothed and tail-end combs, square brushes, paddle brushes, etc.
These moisturize hair. They are also used in the massaging and application of hair dyes and colors. They vary in size and price. Choose one that suits your needs.
These vary in size from about 4.5 to 8 inches. A scissors specialist can help you zero on one that best suits you. This will help you to enhance your cutting skills. The shorter the scissors, the more precise the cut is. Similarly, the longer or larger the scissors are, the more skilled the blending.
A shampoo bowl is a sink used for hair washing and hair conditioning. The customer seats with his/her head back towards the shampoo bowl for any procedure the hairdresser wishes to do on them. It has a drain system and a lever that is set for the hairdresser’s working comfort. The ideal proportion is a bowl of shampoo for 2-3 hairdressing chairs.
Hairstyling tools and styling chairs
These range from blow dryers, latest hair straighteners, hair curlers, etc. These are designed to meet customer styling demands. Hair Styling Chairs are necessities in a hairdresser shop. They come in different designs and colors which should much your decor and preference.
A hairdressing station is another essential equipment of the hairdressing salon. It should always include at least a mirror with lamps, an electrical outlet, and a shelf or a table where the hairdresser will put the hairdressing equipment. An ideal version of a hairdressing station can also include several storage drawers and a separate compartment for equipment. This type of furniture can be purchased in a shop and manufactured specifically for your workspace. The price of a styling station varies greatly depending on the number of drawers and the assembly of units. If your budget for the hair salon is limited, it is strongly recommended to look for the options used.