6 Hairdressing apps for mobile hairdressers

There is a whole world of apps available to help you in every part of your life. Whether you are new to hairdressing or are an established stylist, there are apps available to support you and your business. Here are 6 of the best to try:

1. Best for…Inspiration: Pinterest

Pinterest is great for inspiration for anything and that includes hair styles, colours and beauty. So, whether you are looking for ideas for how to decorate your salon, an up do or a creative idea for using colour, don’t overlook this popular app.

2. Best for… Appointments: Salon Iris

This is a great salon app with an easy to use appointment book which is great whether you are a salon owner or a freelancer. They have different packages available to suit businesses of different sizes and can take the stress out of managing the diary, leaving you to focus on your clients.

3. Best for…Marketing: StyleBiz

StyleBiz is a FREE app for small businesses in the Beauty, Hair style, and Personal Care markets. It includes tools to support you and your business in attracting new customers, growing sales, and increasing online customer engagement.

4. Best for…Managing Payments: Square

Restricting payment methods to cash only can be frustrating for some clients but now you don’t need to put this restriction in place. Square is a mobile payment processing system which uses your tablet or smartphone. Using Square means that you can accept card payments without needing to invest in expensive software or card machines.

5. Best for….Colour: Hair Colour Booth

Hair Colour Booth is a fun app which you could get your clients involved in when choosing their colour and seeing what it might look like. While not designed specifically for the hair and beauty industry this app is a great one to help show the transformation of a new hair colour.

6. Best for…Styles: Hairstyle Mirror

This free hairstyler app allows your client to take a selfie and then see what they would look like with different styles. Great for talking through hair-style ideas with clients this one is also a lot of fun to try!

So, there really is an app to support you in all elements of running your hairdressing business from managing appointments to promoting your business and attracting new clients.

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