How to take perfect pictures.....

How to take perfect pictures.....

You put so much blood, sweat and tears into your business and we all know that pictures (especially before and after) are a brilliant way to advertise your business. 

So how can you take those beautiful pictures? 
How to make more profit (must read)

How to make more profit (must read)

If you could increase your margin and make your business  more profitable, would you be interested? 

Yes? 
Then read on to find out how you can do this.....

Is there a PERFECT product?

Is there a PERFECT product?

If you love your business and want to progress and get more out of it then you will probably be part of several groups on social media? 

The most frequent asked question is 

"what is the best adhesive"
....."best wax"....."best lashes" ...."best tan"......find out more...

Patch testing YAY or NAY?

Patch testing YAY or NAY?

Patch testing has always been a well discussed subject amongst therapists, educators and those wanting to start their venture into the beauty industry. 
Let's have at the options, pro's and con's so that you can decide what is best for you, your business and your clients.
Make It Up As You Go Along

Make It Up As You Go Along

Has the new year inspired you to make some changes to your business? Are you looking for more profitability? Now is the time to work smarter, not harder!

To improve the profits you make, you need to find a way to bring in more money without increasing your workload. One very easy way to do this is through retailing! Of course, it is not that straight-forward, as you need to make sure that your shelves are stocked with the right products that your clients will find it impossible to resist.

January 03, 2018 by Louisa Fryatt
All I Want For Christmas...

All I Want For Christmas...

Have you written your Christmas list yet? Do you think you are on Santa's Nice List? Is all the shopping done?

Whilst many girls might leave expensive jewellery catalogues lying around as a not-so-subtle hint for their partners, lash techs are a little different! If all you want for Christmas is a new training course, a stock of lash goodies or some brow beauties it can be more difficult to send hubby on a Christmas shopping spree for you.

That is why Flirties have the perfect solution with their range of gift vouchers. Whether it is your main gift or just a stocking filler, your loved ones can buy the lash lover in their life the perfect pressie. The vouchers are available in amounts of £10, £25, £50 or £100 so you are sure to be able to get what you want.

So put away the diamond brochures and leave you laptop open at this page instead: www.flirties.co.uk/products/gift-card-voucher

December 15, 2017 by Louisa Fryatt
Career-Long Skills

Career-Long Skills

As a beauty therapist it can be difficult to know what training to invest in. Whilst some treatments look to be the height of fashion, they are very often nothing more than fads.

One thing that has always been in demand is facial waxing and tinting. It comes in different forms, from basic maintenance to the latest brow craze, but it is a skill you will always use. 

As this is a versatile treatment, it is important that you invest in professional, accredited training. Flirties offer a fantastic Facial Waxing & Tinting course that provides comprehensive training that allows you to perform a full range of facial waxing treatments and also eyelash and eyebrow tinting. 

Not only are these treatments in daily demand, they can also be very profitable. We teach you how to remove all unwanted facial hair using Flirties hard wax, a flexible non-strip formulation that removes even short and coarse hair gently yet effectively. Our rich, long-lasting tints are perfect for colouring lashes and brows in order to match hair colour or to deepen grey or fair hair. 

The course comes complete with a starter kit so you can leap into your treatments as soon as you are qualified. With courses being run across the UK, there is no better time to invest in a skill that will last your whole career. Find out more on our Training Page or call 0845 022 22 33.

October 25, 2017 by Louisa Fryatt
Making Brows Into An Art

Making Brows Into An Art

Everywhere you look, brows are a big topic. Whether it is the new trends of plaited or wobbly brows, the Cara Delevingne full brow, or a pencil thin arch, everyone has a different style.

From young to old, most salon clients are now concerned with how their brows look and are turning to professionals for help. Whilst your skills may be able to make them look just the way they like, they may struggle to recreate the look at home.

The Flirties Brow Palette is the perfect solution as it is not only a great salon tool but also a wonderful retail item. Available in five different shades, the palette includes a highlighter, brow wax and two highly pigmented brow powder colours.

This amazing item helps to get your clients brows looking perfect, wherever they are. Buy yours at www.flirties.co.uk/collections/brows/products/brow-palette.

Planning Your Next Course

Planning Your Next Course

When people set up their business, they feel that the hard part is done, but one of the biggest mistakes in business is to stay still whilst others are moving forwards.

Training in your chosen treatments and opening your own room, salon or mobile business is a huge step and it is easy to get caught up in the day to day running of it. However, the beauty industry is one that is constantly evolving, and to remain successful, you need to grow with it.

August 22, 2017 by Louisa Fryatt
Does The Customer Always Know Best?

Does The Customer Always Know Best?

We've all heard the old adage about the customer knowing best, but is that really true?

As a professional who has gone through expert Flirties training, you will pretty much know all there is to know about brows, including what is on trend, what shapes can be made and, crucially, what shapes and colours suit each face.

As I walked around my home town today I was struck by the number of girls boasting thick black eyebrows that looked like they had been drawn on with permanent marker. It leads you to wonder whether this is the work of a less than talented therapist or whether that is exactly the look they were going for. So, what do you do when a client requests big black caterpillars adding to their face?

A simple flat refusal is unlikely to do the trick. They have made up their minds and know what they want, digging your heels in is not going to change that. Instead, you have to draw on your training and show them what a knowledgeable professional you are. Show them examples of shapes and colours that would really suit them, and explain how it would benefit their face.

You could also show them your retail items, such as the wonderful Flirties Brow Design Retail Kit, and explain how they can achieve different looks for different occasions. 

When faced with expertise and the understanding of what will make them look best, then it is likely you will change their minds, but still leave them feeling like it was their idea! If they still insist then it is up to you to decide whether you want your business associated with those brows!

June 22, 2017 by Louisa Fryatt
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