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The Importance of Massage Hygiene in your Salon

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Hygiene in massage should be every therapist's concern.  Every aspect of a beauty and body treatment should be approached with diligence and attention to detail. Particularly when it comes to hygiene!   Our mantra here at Barneys is to make salon life easier. And it’s not just about providing quality products at low prices. It starts at providing hygienic solutions to ensure your salon life remains profitable and in high regard. Believe it or not, salon hygiene is too often treated as second to the many aspects of running a salon, managing clients and staff and ordering, not to mention...

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Barneys Top 4 Massage & Essential Oils

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Massage is certainly a key treatment to a holistic wellness regime. Massage and essential oils play an important role in the overall effectiveness of the massage, hand in hand with technique of course. Whether it be the traditional Swedish Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, Deep Tissue, Reflexology or Sports Massage, the right blend of technique and lotion or oil, makes all the difference. Here at Barneys, we strongly believe in matching the right blend of oils to complement the treatment, mood and motion applied. So, here are our top 4 oils from 2 renowned brands within the massage industry and top sellers...

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Men’s waxing – Is it on your salon menu?

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  Our industry commonly addresses the female client, yet what about our men? We are now seeing funky barber shops pop up all over the place, and amazing treatment salons with bars included. There is significant investment going in to beauty for men. Men’s fashion doesn’t stop at the clothing store, it also comes into play on the grooming side of things, and we are not talking just beards! Over time, male waxing in particular has become increasingly popular. There are many reasons to why and such include the feeling of smooth skin, sport or athletics reasons, or possibly partner...

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Turn the winter salon blues around!

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Turn the winter salon blues around and explore how you can create momentum in your salon! Explore promotional ideas, education and much more!

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4 Top Brow Trend Tips

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Eyebrows are one of the most popular trends in the beauty industry and there’s a good reason why.  When done properly and perfected, eyebrows can make your face look symmetrical and add definition to your features. Full, defined, sharp and well-groomed brows are the most requested brow trend for 2019. So, we asked none other than our very own brow expert, Lauren Lister, about her favourite brow tips for 2019.   “It’s all about clean edges, accentuated arches and tapered tails. Well sculpted brows will work to lift, frame and contour your client’s facial features! It’s important to get your technique on point!...

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