In recent years beauty salons of all kinds have opened on almost every high street. But how much should you be paying? Beauty salon prices can vary and are dependant on factors such as location, image, type of establishment, and range of services offered. Rates for treatments within these establishments may also vary according to the training and experience of the person providing the service, the therapist.
A beauty professional with years of experience and training behind them will certainly charge higher rates than someone who is beginning his/her career. The beauty industry is a hugely competitive, ever changing one, and so, those working within it need to keep up to date with new treatments, practices and techniques. For this reason, regardless of experience, beauty professionals need to constantly develop through ongoing education during their careers. Therefore, salon prices will reflect services provided by professionals with up-to-date industry knowledge.
For discounted beauty salon prices maybe consider a visit to a training college. Many offer treatments at a noticeably discounted rate when performed by those who are undergoing well supervised training. By visiting a training establishment you can feel good about investing time and money in supporting the next generation of beauty technicians during their training period, and leave with a few extra pounds in your pocket.
Another cost effective option is to take advantage of salons offering discounted or even free services in exchange for your time given as a model for hairstyling, colouring, or cutting competitions. Such advertisements are often placed by mid to high range beauty establishments. While the budget appeal of being a hair model can be appealing, it is important to consider that you may have very little say in the outcome of your style, as the professional might want to showcase a certain "look".
An alternative money saving option is to take advantage of some of the many package deals on offer for all sorts of services. By combining "tasters" of various services into a single session, service providers are essentially offering you complimentary services, say 'three for the price of one'. For example a mini facial, wash and blow dry and manicure. This will encourage customer loyalty and repeat business.
Package deals and special rates are frequently more available for special occasions and during the holiday season. A two for the price of one offer is an excellent way to pamper your loved ones while spending quality time with them.