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December 19, 2018

What Would You Do: Best Of 2018

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What Would You Do: Best Of 2018

We’re all about answering our BTC fam’s most pressing questions from haircolor tips to pricing discrepancies and even how to deal with lice—yes, LICE! 😱 This year, we’ve received some amazing inquiries from you and decided to go down memory lane by highlighting the best What Would You Do’s of 2018. So if you’ve missed one or need a quick recap of some of our BTC members expert advice, we’ve got you! Keep scrolling for all the magic.

 

 

What Would You Do: Problems Mastering Ash Blonde

Are more and more clients requesting ash blonde? Instagram and Pinterest have made the shade super popular, but rarely show the grow-out process or color fade that comes with it, leaving clients with unrealistic expectations...and disappointment when they realize their ash hue turned warm quickly....

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What Would You Do: Processing Lightener With Heat

A Level 4 wants to go blonde—do you sit her under the dryer with a head of lightener? What about popping a processing cap on a platinum retouch Working with bleach can be painful—and it hurts even more when the client calls back to say she has sores all over her head....

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What Would You Do: Charging For Extra Haircolor, Part 2

BTC recently posted a question from a stylist about how to charge for extra tubes of color on clients with very thick or long hair. You all gave some great advice (read it all here!),

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What Would You Do: When Clients Say No To Toner

You know that achieving the perfect blonde is rarely done without toning the hair, but what if your clients don’t understand what that means? What if they are upset by the extra time in your chair and the extra charge on their card?...

Read more

What Would You Do: How To Schedule Balayage

Advice From The BTC Community For How To Schedule Balayage Services

Do you give yourself enough time for balayage and other color services? Or should you be picking up the pace? One stylist feels like she's too slow because she's struggling to meet her salon's 30/30/30 rule—don't worry,...

Read more

What Would You Do: Pay Changes From Salon Owner—Stay Or Leave?

Is this hairdresser being taken advantage of? One of our BTC members is navigating a pay change at a salon where she works as a commissioned stylist, and she isn't sure how to handle the situation. We turned the question over to all of you—here's how it played out!...

Read more

What Would You Do: Refund An Unhappy Client?

Unhappy clients happen…so how do you handle them? When is a refund appropriate? And what if the client threatens a bad online review? One of our BTC friends asked this question and your responses were so great! Keep reading for fantastic advice,...

Read more

Does Your Client Have Lice? This Is What To Do

What To Do When Your Client Has Lice

Is your head feeling a little itchy after seeing that photo? Don’t worry, we have tons of advice on what to do when you discover lice behind the chair—keep reading!

Read more

What Would You Do: When Clients Can’t Afford To Tip

What Would You Do: When Clients Can’t Afford To Tip

OK, we’re here to talk about the elephant in the room—tipping. When a client reached out to us saying they can’t afford to tip, but can afford to get a full head of foils every six to eight weeks,...

Read more

What Would You Do: Client’s Foils Get Too Hot Too Fast

Advice From The BTC Community On What To Do When Foils Get Too Hot

When a client straight up tells you she's been using box dye, how do you handle it? And what if her foils heat up SUPER fast?

Read more

What Would You Do: Problems Mastering Ash Blonde

Are more and more clients requesting ash blonde? Instagram and Pinterest have made the shade super popular, but rarely show the grow-out process or color fade that comes with it, leaving clients with unrealistic expectations...and disappointment when they realize their ash hue turned warm quickly....

Read more

What Would You Do: Processing Lightener With Heat

A Level 4 wants to go blonde—do you sit her under the dryer with a head of lightener? What about popping a processing cap on a platinum retouch Working with bleach can be painful—and it hurts even more when the client calls back to say she has sores all over her head....

Read more

What Would You Do: Charging For Extra Haircolor, Part 2

BTC recently posted a question from a stylist about how to charge for extra tubes of color on clients with very thick or long hair. You all gave some great advice (read it all here!),

Read more

What Would You Do: When Clients Say No To Toner

You know that achieving the perfect blonde is rarely done without toning the hair, but what if your clients don’t understand what that means? What if they are upset by the extra time in your chair and the extra charge on their card?...

Read more

What Would You Do: How To Schedule Balayage

Advice From The BTC Community For How To Schedule Balayage Services

Do you give yourself enough time for balayage and other color services? Or should you be picking up the pace? One stylist feels like she's too slow because she's struggling to meet her salon's 30/30/30 rule—don't worry,...

Read more

What Would You Do: Pay Changes From Salon Owner—Stay Or Leave?

Is this hairdresser being taken advantage of? One of our BTC members is navigating a pay change at a salon where she works as a commissioned stylist, and she isn't sure how to handle the situation. We turned the question over to all of you—here's how it played out!...

Read more

What Would You Do: Refund An Unhappy Client?

Unhappy clients happen…so how do you handle them? When is a refund appropriate? And what if the client threatens a bad online review? One of our BTC friends asked this question and your responses were so great! Keep reading for fantastic advice,...

Read more

Does Your Client Have Lice? This Is What To Do

What To Do When Your Client Has Lice

Is your head feeling a little itchy after seeing that photo? Don’t worry, we have tons of advice on what to do when you discover lice behind the chair—keep reading!

Read more

What Would You Do: When Clients Can’t Afford To Tip

What Would You Do: When Clients Can’t Afford To Tip

OK, we’re here to talk about the elephant in the room—tipping. When a client reached out to us saying they can’t afford to tip, but can afford to get a full head of foils every six to eight weeks,...

Read more

What Would You Do: Client’s Foils Get Too Hot Too Fast

Advice From The BTC Community On What To Do When Foils Get Too Hot

When a client straight up tells you she's been using box dye, how do you handle it? And what if her foils heat up SUPER fast?

Read more