Salon Economics: How To Increase Your Bottom Line Salon Economics: How To Increase Your Bottom Line

Salon Economics: How To Increase Your Bottom Line

There’s no denying everything is more expensive these days. From your rent to your inventory, how do you continue to provide clients the best when everything is adding up and stressing you out? Everyone has an opinion on how to increase your bottom line. If you had a dollar for every time someone told you to:

  • Find more clients (if it were that easy, we’d all be rich)
  • Charge more money (easier said than done, even in the best economy)
  • Lower your overhead (doesn’t always average out in the end)


ColorDesign can save you 45-60 percent on your color costs. Our 3.4 oz tubes are sold at a fraction of the cost of other professional hair color brands. Available worldwide in more than 40 countries, the Italian-made formulation features our proprietary Ceramide A2 reconstruction technology that replaces the hair’s natural amino during the color process to leave each strand healthy, soft, and conditioned. The line includes permanent, semi-permanent tone-on-tone, direct dyes, lighteners, developers, and aftercare products.  


Creatives often get a bad rap for not making the best financial decisions, but we are giving you the goods to prove all the naysayers wrong:

  • Salon #1: If a five-chair salon uses three ounces of color per chair per day, that equals 75 ounces per week. Multiply that by 50 weeks per year for a total of 3,750 ounces of hair color used annually. If Salon #1 pays $6.95 per 2 oz tube, that’s more than $13,000 in color costs and 1,875 tubes, but if they were using ColorDesign’s double application tubes in 3.4 oz, their color cost would decrease by 45 percent to a little more than $7,000 through only 1,103 tubes of color. 
  • Salon #2: Same five chairs, same three ounces of color per chair per day, same 75 ounces per week multiplied by 50 weeks per year for the same total of 3,750 ounces per year. If Salon #2 is paying $8.95 per 2 oz tube, then their color cost is almost $17,000. They could be paying a little more than $7,000 if they chose ColorDesign, almost a 60 percent savings.

We could go on, but you get the idea…

How are you going to spend that extra money? And more importantly, why haven’t you asked about ColorDesign yet?


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