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Learn more about the iStudio Salons community! From tips about opening a salon to stylist successes and industry trends —we’ve got all the latest gossip from the chair. Return periodically for the latest news and updates.

6 Quick Tips for Opening a Salon Suite

Are you ready to be your own boss without traditional salon ownership? Salon suite concepts empower independent beauty professionals like yourself to own a business without the overhead and risks usually associated with conventional business ownership. At iStudio Salons, you are in control of your business and entire customer experience. Here are a few tips […]

Salon Spotlight: BellaMaria By Lisa

Salon Suite Owner Lisa Poliafico Master Stylist Lisa Poliafico has been a hairstylist for almost 20 years. As a seasoned hairstylist, she’s earned the nickname “The Blonde Queen.” In addition to creating beautiful blonde hair, Lisa also specializes in highlights, color, balayage, textured cuts, and bridal hair. Lisa was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and moved […]

Salon Spotlight: Michele Hundley of M3 Beauty

Professional Makeup Artist, Michele Hundley, is the Founder and Chief Beauty Officer of M3 Beauty. M3 Beauty provides on-location makeup artistry and hair services at iStudio Salons in Central Florida. M3 Beauty works with a variety of clientele from brides to Fortune 500 companies. M3 Beauty Services In 2010, Michele founded M3 Beauty. “M” stands […]

5 Tricks to Pump Up Your Retail Sales

One of the best parts of renting a salon suite is the freedom to retail the products you love and believe in! You’re not forced to promote a product you do not like. And you can receive all of the profit opposed to cut like in some traditional salon formats. Retailing products provides an excellent […]

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