There’s no denying that women at large love to spend their ‘me’ time in beauty parlous. After a tired and hectic week, a day well spent at a salon can rejuvenate both mind and body. But, with plethora of salon chains mushrooming in every nook and corner, it can get quite nerve-racking to choose a salon that suits your lifestyle and needs.
A well-equipped salon providing professional, hygienic services at affordable rates can be a blessing in this urban scenario, we perpetually breathe in.However, the trick lies in doing a detailed research before finalizing your go to salon.
Let’s look deeper into the parameters to be considered to avail the best of beauty services available in the market.
Location of the salon
Before finalizing your salon do check the salons which are located in your vicinity. A good beauty salon close to home or office can come handy when you need it the most. Waxing, eyebrows, manicures, pedicures are services which are availed comparatively more often than getting a haircut. So traveling far for a small thing like getting an eyebrow won’t make sense and only double your expense. However, do not only judge a salon on basis the location, after all customer satisfaction is most important. For major services like makeup, haircut a renowned and professional salon even if it’s far would make more sense than an ordinary salon.
Do your own research
It’s best to be safe than sorry. Lack of time! Need not worry just log to internet and do your own research. In this digitally active world, the power of internet cannot be undermined. Lately, there are umpteen number of apps that provide instant solutions related to any field. You can try UrbanClap app, which provides salon booking services for urban lifestyle needs, app available on android and iOS. Also, word of mouth can provide valuable leads to some of the most certified and professional salons near your place. Don’t forget to check on your family and friends when in doubt.
What are the services provided by the salon
What bouquet of services a salon offer also plays a crucial role in closing the deal. Apart from run of the mill services, customers are always on a lookout for high quality skin and hair services. Due to rise in income and awareness, additional services such as body spa, home services, body polishing, hair spas, makeovers, airbrush makeup, reflexology, skin treatments, body contour become increasingly popular.
To hit the nail on the head, before fixing an appointment do walk through the salon, talk to the service desk management, or take a quick service to check level of commitment and professionalism.
Staff of the salon
Level of professionalism that a salon maintains can be truly judged by the kind of staff it has. Often it has been seen, that apart from proximity, array of services, people pay a lot of attention to the kind of experienced and professional staff a salon has. A pampering session of a body spa or a neat haircut can keep customers happy and satisfied for long. So be wise and don’t compromise on the competence level of the staff.
As discussed above, price of the services also plays a very important role in choosing the right beauty salon. Customers are always on a lookout for a value for money deal as hectic schedules, harmful pollution effects have made salon booking services a necessity rather than a luxury today.
Apart from checking the rate list, do ask for membership deals, festival deals, customized packages, family packages, home-service charge and other relevant questions.
How well-equipped your salon is
A well-equipped salon can solve most of your issues related to skin and hair. Be it an evening get-together with friends or a marriage function, there are times when you got to look your best. An ill-maintained maintained salon with dilapidated furniture, accessories, low-quality beauty products, dirty linens and above all below average hospitality towards customers should be best avoided under all circumstances.
So don’t take a decision in a jiffy, fall back on this list to make a well informed choice!
..... Ruchir Chauhan