Hopefully you were able to implement last month’s tip. Are you ready to take charge again, and make improvements in another area? A couple of years ago Salon Inspector did a survey with clients of hair salons and nail salons. We asked the clients to tell us what their number-one turn-off was at their own salon. One of the answers we kept getting over and over was: “My guy’s/gal’s station is always cluttered.”

Tip #2: Clutter Is Crazy

Nothing screams “unprofessional” louder than a station cluttered with stuff.  Unclutter your manicure table and keep it clutter-free throughout the service. It only takes a couple of minutes and a little bit of discipline to keep it that way.

Keep your station clear of unnecessary items like your wallet, papers, drinks, photos, trinkets, etc. Your manicure table will not only look cleaner and more professional, it will also be easier to clean.

Maintaining a clutter-free space is easy, too: Once you are done with an item, dispose of it immediately, either into the trash (in the case of non-reusable items) or into a container that is labeled “soiled.”


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