Melvena Rawls – Supreme Styling Studio Woodbridge – Wins Award!

Visit Melvena Rawls at Supreme Styling Studio Salon Plaza’s Member of the Month Congratulations to Melvena Rawls, owner of Supreme Styling Studio at Dillingham Square in Woodbridge, VA. Here’s why we chose Melvena to be Salon Plaza’s Member of the Month for February: Melvena’s imagination, creativity and love of doing hair distinguishes her from other hairstylists. Starting to…

Salon Professionals: 4 Powerful Steps to Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet

Kick-Ass Plan For Salon Professionals in 2017: Discover 4 powerful steps to make this your best year yet! Top salon professionals will step powerfully into the New Year armed with a clear vision and a month-by-month plan to get there. And YOU? Let me share with you the VISION planning process a dear friend of mine has…

Salon Plaza Members Elect To Make A Difference

Salon Plaza Members Elect The Future In four days, we will elect a new President of the United States. Whichever way the election goes, some of us will be relieved, happy and hopeful, while others may feel the opposite. It’s been that kind of a campaign. Let’s give a little more thought to that word ELECTION. The word…

StaySharp Barber Studio: Top Full-Service Barber, Herndon

StaySharp Barber Studio Recieves Award Meet Salon Plaza’s Member of the Month Nate Donigan, owner of StaySharp Barber Studio at Salon Plaza Worldgate in Herndon VA. Not your ordinary barber… StaySharp Barber Studio Gives One-to-One Specialized Service When it comes to your personal and professional appearance, Nate knows you deserve the best in services and products. At his…

10 Beauty Secrets for Cosmetologists & Their Clients

Salon Plaza Countdown: 10 Beauty Secrets for Cosmetologists! You know the Golden Rule – Do Unto Others… This moral precept describes a “two-way” mutual relationship between one’s self and others. We usually think about this as treating OTHERS well. As women, we often overlook the flip side – treating OURSELVES as carefully as we would others.…

Women Cosmetologists ONLY-Straight talk about Attraction & Beauty

For Women Cosmetologists Only: As a cosmetologist who is dedicated to your craft, then you already know- You must do these two things every day: Bring out the attractiveness and beauty of your clients  Be a canvas for your own work That’s right – You are the ARTIST and the MASTERPIECE Women cosmetologists, do you ever…

Best Hair Salon Woodbridge: Hair Abundance by Yolanda

Discover Yolanda Marquez, Owner of Hair Abundance by Yolanda Best Hair Salon Woodbridge VA Gets Noticed! Salon Plaza chose Yolanda Marquez as our outstanding Member of the Month for July because she adds value to all the lives she touches. At Hair Abundance by Yolanda she creates a professional environment where clients feel welcome… and leave…

Cosmetologist Advice: What is YOUR MAP “Mission – Action – Promise”?

  Cosmetologist Advice from Salon Plaza for Cosmetologists Who Want To Succeed in the Beauty Industry: Are YOU living the life of an entrepreneur? Roger Hamilton’s 3 ways to tell for sure make a lot of sense.  Overlook the fact that he’s handsome, and hear his message…   1. Are You on a Mission? “Life…

Open A Studio Salon: 7 Simple Steps To More Freedom, Profits & FUN!

Did you know? The Studio Salon Is The Fastest Growing Concept In Salon Ownership If YOU are thinking about opening a hair, nail or skin care salon, you’ve come to the right place. Salon Plaza is all about making it EASY to get started right and run your studio salon on your own terms. It just takes…

10 Life Lessons From A Navy SEAL To Help Salon Owners Succeed

Salon Owners Succeed with These 10 Life Lessons “What can a Navy SEAL tell salon owners and hairstylists about making an impact in their career and in their life?” Plenty. Changing the world can happen anywhere. And anyone can do it. “What starts here changes the world.” How can salon professionals “change the world?” When…

Salon Owner’s Guide to LIFE Management – You Only Need 2 Pages A Day!

For Salon Owners & Those Who Dream to Open a Salon… Guide To Life Management Ever tried “Time Management”? Truth is… No one can manage time The sun rises and sets without our help And nothing we do will change that! What we really mean when we say Time Management is LIFE management. You see,…

Eyebrow Threading & Skin Care Wheaton MD: Bimala Thapa at Salon Plaza

  Introducing Bimala Thapa, Owner of My Eyebrow Threading and Skin Care Wheaton MD We chose Bimala to be Salon Plaza’s Member of the Month for November because of her caring professionalism. Here’s Bimala’s journey from Nepalese housewife to Maryland salon owner: Born in Nepal, I started out 19 years ago providing India’s ancient art…

Pain Relief and Relaxation with Massage Therapy in Fredericksburg VA

  Pain Relief & Relaxation Starts Here… You Can Live Without Pain! Massage is not just a luxury. It can and should be part of your routine to improve your health and well-being. Massage helps to PREVENT injuries by helping your body work at its best. So often we are busy taking care of others…

Massage Therapist in Fredericksburg VA: Salon Plaza’s Chosen Expert!

  Announcing Salon Plaza’s FIRST Massage Therapist Member of the Month: David Hyde, Owner of D. Hyde Therapeutic Massage in Fredericksburg, VA  “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain.”  ― Vivian Greene Before becoming a Certified Massage Therapist, I worked in the automotive industry for…

Hairstylist Guide to Personality and Fulfillment: 6 Human Needs

Hairstylist Guide to Personality and Fulfillment: Attention Hairstylists: Did you watch this amazing video on TED – Tony Robbins presents his 6 Human Needs? If you haven’t heard of Tony Robbins yet, you’re in for a treat. As a speaker and coach, Tony has improved the lives of over 30 million people, from at least…

Let Salon Plaza’s Members Guide You To Success – Follow This Recipe

Salon Plaza’s Members Rock… Salon Plaza Celebrates Its Members with a New Logo! With over 600 Members who own a salon with us, many of Salon Plaza’s Members have found their Space for Prosperity. Each month we choose one Member who is an inspiration and guide to other aspiring Members. We picked 12 to be…

  Emmitt Smith, NFL Running Back for 15 Seasons, Reveals 10 Truths for Achieving Your Dreams Salon Owners and Independent Cosmetologists are invited to catch life strategies from the only running back to ever win a Super Bowl championship, the NFL MVP award, the NFL rushing crown, and the Super Bowl MVP award – all…

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Salon Plaza’s Marketing Wheel: 8 Spokes For Prosperity In 2014

  Let’s Start 2014 Off Right With Your Marketing Wheel To Prosperity Who else wants a salon that runs more smoothly, is less stressful, and provides more free-time? Salon Plaza Member Danielle TheStylist Leads The Way At Salon Plaza, we have identified 8 key areas of marketing every salon owner or independent cosmetologist should put in…

Hair Salon in Sterling VA: “Dare to Dream” Gets Chosen For Top Honor

  Announcing Salon Plaza’s October Member of the Month… Hair Salon in Sterling VA: Dare To Dream… For the first time ever, we chose a duo team – newlyweds who own one of the top hair salons in Sterling, VA. RORY SEVAJIAN and DINA HYMAN… Let’s congratulate them as they head off to their honeymoon…

Cosmetologists: 7 Days To Closer Relationships With Your Clients

  Attention Cosmetologists: What can a 13th Century Persian poet tell salon owners and salon booth renters about how to build closer relationships with clients? As it turns out: PLENTY! A poet of love and joy, Rumi is the most popular poet in the USA. His stanzas have been set to music and performed worldwide. His poetry…

Salon Booth Renters: Your #1 Top Skill… It’s Not What You Think!

  Attention Salon Booth Renters – Salon Booth Rental is really all about being in Business for Yourself AND.. No matter how good of a hairstylist, barber, nail tech or esthetician you are, when you are in business, you have to sell yourself. Ugh! For many salon booth renters, “SALES” is just a dirty word. We…

Salon Owner Stress Relief: 7 Best Ways: Clients & Family Will Thank U!

  Salon Owner Stress Relief Is Possible! Stress is Natural We get stressed out in all sorts of situations. For the most part, stress comes and goes. It can even be motivating… Occasionally (often?) it sticks around and festers, becoming chronic stress. And that’s a problem!

5 Things Hairstylists Should Do TONIGHT For A Better TOMORROW

  Hairstylists & Nail Techs… What Does Your End-of-Day Routine Look Like? Salon life can get crazy sometimes. Some days, especially right before the new year, you’re booked to the gills. You’re peddling fast as you can just to keep up. But then, when the New Year swings around, things tend to slow a bit. This is…

Hairstylist for Men & Women at Salon Plaza Fountain Square Wins Top Honor!

  Celebrating Salon Plaza’s first Member of the Month of 2016 – Hairstylist for Men & Women… Natalia Lancaster, Owner of Bella Vita Salon at Fountain Square in Richmond, VA A salon professional for 16 years, Natalia opened her own shop with Salon Plaza in September 2013 We interviewed Natalia to discover what makes her…

Why SMART Salon Owners Like YOU Should NEVER Set Goals… until…

  Goal Setting for Smart Salon Owners It’s FRIDAY – The day we commit to writing on our Salon Owner Success Blog… LUCKY!  We get to post on the very first day of 2016! Happy New Year! First and foremost let me thank you for taking the time to visit us here. If you’re a…

Troy Williams: Award Winning Barber at Golden Ring in Rosedale MD

Award Winning Barber in Rosedale, MD Meet Award Winning Barber Troy Williams at Salon Plaza Golden Ring – Our Member of the Month  “This would be a perfect shopping center if there was a barbershop here.” Before Salon Plaza opened in Rosedale MD, the strangest thing happened. I was shopping at Golden Ring and thought, “This would…

5 Keys To Run A Salon Business & Be A Mom: Make Your Dream Come True!

  Salon Business Owners & Professionals – If You Want to Do It All & Live the Dream… This post is for YOU! “How do you do it?” That’s a question I get asked a lot. I absolutely love what I do and how my life is flowing. This is usually my first answer to that…

Salon Professionals: How to Craft Your Personal Story to Build Loyalty

  Just for Salon Professionals: Who else wants to attract new clients, build loyalty and prosper by telling your personal story?  Every month I get to interview one of the top salon owners in Maryland and Virginia. During the interview, the Member of the Month tells me his or her personal journey to becoming a…

Chevon’s Hair Studio: Beauty Haven for Black Hair Care in Rockville MD

  Meet Chevon Prather, Salon Plaza’s Member of the Month for February! Have YOU been to Chevon’s Hair Studio in Rockville? Then you know about her heartfelt journey from Shampoo Assistant to Salon Owner… Way back in 1986 while I was studying for my cosmetology license, I started out as a shampoo assistant at the New…

Salon Owners Secret to Happiness in Woodbridge VA: Downsize to Upsize!

  Attention Salon Owners in Woodbridge, VA Salon Owners Secret to Happiness… Meet Lathia Bland, Owner of Lele’s Diva Stylez Hair Studio Salon Plaza’s Very Talented Member of the Month for January! Before running my salon out of a Salon Plaza Studio, I owned a traditional salon with 5 booths, 4 stylists, and 2 assistants. That’s…