Top 5 Biggest Hair Trends for 2021
Tues, 23 Nov.
Each new season there are new hair trends, and this can make predicting the styles, colors, and cuts that will be in fashion in the year ahead a challenge. In the previous year, some of the biggest hair trends have included fashionable looks such as the E-girl hairstyle and the peekaboo hair that has offered a whole new way to experiment with bright and vibrant color. In terms of cuts, shorter bobs have been all the rage. Further, in the wake of COVID-19, low-maintenance hair colors have been on everyone’s list thanks to the uncertainty of salon visits. But what does 2021 look like in regards to the biggest hair trends and how can you keep up to date with the changing times?
Today, MyCuts will be talking about the top 5 biggest hair trends that we expect to see in the coming year. These hair trends are what we think will be popular in the year ahead thanks to the expert insight of hair professionals. When you see what is likely to be in style next year, it is likely you’ll be all the more excited to make your next hair salon appointment. Let’s get started!
The first hair trend of 2021 that you should know about is holiday hair. While bronde and balayage have been popular in recent years, 2021 is likely to see a shift towards caramel color that celebrity stylists are calling “holiday hair”. Rather than using one single shade, celebrity stylists believe that highlighting techniques will start to shift towards emulating the natural lightness of the hair in order to create a look that one would normally have from travelling the world. Looking for a new hair color that will be all the rage in 2021? Read up on holiday hair! It’s sure to be in fashion next year (and possibly beyond)!
Bigger and Bolder Accessories
If you’re a fan of styling your hair with eye-catching accessories, you’ll be happy to know that bigger and bolder hair accessories are going to be in style next year! While some may have believed that the use of hair accessories would be on their way out as of next year, nothing could be further from the truth. According to celebrity stylist Travis Balcke, “There is always a time and place for accessories and the reason we are sending more accessories recently is because the options are getting better and better.” Looking to stock up on fun, flirty hair accessories in the near future? You’ll be considered a trendsetter in 2021!
The Shag is Here to Stay
In terms of haircuts, the shag style is going to be seriously popular in 2021. The reason that many professional stylists believe that the shag haircut is likely to reign supreme in 2021 is due to its versatility. You can do just about anything with a shag haircut whether it be softening them out or going almost mullet-like as has recently become a popular look sported by pop singer Miley Cyrus. The shag haircut may be a blast from the past, but history tends to repeat itself and we’re confident that this particular hairstyle will be on many people’s minds in 2021.
Do beach waves ever really go out of style? Certainly not any time soon. According to many professional stylists, the beach-textured blonde look is going to be amped up in 2021. Stylists believe that 2021 will be the year of the worn-in texture in color that beach blondes are so well known for. Looking to see if blondes really do have more fun next year? You are likely to be in good company!
One hair trend that we expect to see continued in 2021 is the love for low-maintenance looks. While 2020 may have made low-maintenance looks a staple by sheer necessity, we believe these styles will be fully embraced next year. Shorter cuts and natural colors will be key in 2021 and this will likely be due to the fact that we still expect trips to the hair salon to be less of a common occurrence in 2021, at least for the first half of the year. But who doesn’t like having to worry less about how they style and color their hair? We know we do!
Hair Salon Appointments Made Easy With the MyCuts App
Now that you know the biggest hair trends to expect in 2021, it is likely that you’re excited to book your next appointment at the hair salon. With the MyCuts app, booking an appointment at your local salon has never been easier. With software like MyCuts, the entire hair salon experience is easier for hair salons and their customers alike! With MyCuts, your local hair salon can offer you a convenient way to schedule and monitor your hair appointments right from your mobile device!
MyCuts is also a lifesaver for hair salon owners as it greatly simplifies the process of managing their client list. With great features such as appointment reminders, client management, and scheduling, keeping regular appointments with your hairstylist has never been a smoother process. If you want to make any of these 5 hair trends for 2021 your go-to look, it’s time to use MyCuts to book an appointment with your local salon today. Want to see the MyCuts app in action? Check out our demo!
How to Create a Website For Your Hair Salon
Tues, 22 Oct.
At MyCuts, we know that one of the best ways to market your hair salon is by creating a professional, attractive website for your potential customers. Not only will having a professional hair salon website attract new customers to your business, but it will also detail all of the services that you offer, introduce your team of stylists to the public, and give you an edge over competitors who have yet to take the important step of creating a website for their hair salon.
Put simply, if you don’t have a website for your hair salon, you’re missing out on valuable opportunities. Not only are you missing out on potential clients who may be searching for a new hair salon, but you are also missing out on talented prospects who are looking for the right place to work. Think about it: can you really afford to give those things up? The answer to your problems is a hair salon website that you can depend on.
How to Craft a Hair Salon Website That Attracts Customers
So how can you go about making your own hair salon website? After all, you may not have any technical knowledge and may be feeling a bit overwhelmed about where to start. Luckily, MyCuts has a few helpful steps that will act as your guide throughout the process. Following these important steps, you can set up a professional hair salon website that wows your customers in no time!
Decide Whether You Will Build the Website Yourself or Hire an Agency
The first step you need to take when building your hair salon website involves determining whether you will be building the website yourself or hiring an agency to create it for you. If you think you’re incapable of building a website but are reluctant to spend the money to hire an agency, we have good news: building a website is easier than ever with website building platforms.
There are a number of great website builders for salons available today that grant you the ability to create a professional looking website you can be proud of without any need for the technical skills. Going this route is by far the cheapest option. That being said, you need to take into account the time you’ll be spending creating your website yourself as well as the fact that hiring a pro may increase the amount of sales you see from your website in the long-run. Decide which route you want to take and go forth with confidence! If you decide to take on creating a hair salon website yourself, follow these next steps!
Gain Inspiration From Other Salon Websites
If you’ve decided to create your hair salon from scratch on your own, it can be very helpful to gain inspiration from other salon websites. This is because by following the example set by successful salons, you can recreate their efforts and do it even better, setting your hair salon apart from the rest! Taking a look at the websites of other successful hair salons will give you ideas in terms of the design and functionality of your website and, armed with that knowledge, you can make informed decisions in the following steps.
Decide on a Good Domain Name
Next, you’ll want to decide on a domain name for your hair salon website. If you run a serious salon business, you need to make sure that you choose a domain name that is a “.com” address for your website as well as staff email addresses. This doesn’t cost much and gives your hair salon website a more professional feel. It’s also a good idea to choose a domain name that consists of your salon name only. If this is unavailable, however, you can add slightly more details to it. Just make sure that your salon’s name is in the domain name so that customers can find you online easily!
Design Your Hair Salon Website
Now, on to the fun part! After all, if you’re a salon owner, you operate in the fashion and beauty industry. This likely means that design is an important part of what you do on an everyday basis. Stretch your creative muscle when it comes to designing the perfect hair salon website! Your customers need to look at your hair salon website and see that you have an eye for design before they give you permission to cut, color, and style their hair. Create a great and lasting first impression by designing an attractive hair salon website that takes their breath away! Always prioritize function over flashy, test your website’s design on mobile devices to make sure it is functional, make it obvious that you are a hair salon, and make your website as fast as possible. Following these key principles when designing your own website, you can’t go wrong!
Add All of the Important Information About Your Salon
Once you have created a great design for your hair salon website, it’s time to add the important information to your website. This includes a homepage with an easily found “Book Now” button, your salon’s location, your salon’s phone number, your hours, and other critical bits of information about your salon including your services, credentials, and your salon’s overall story. Make all of these pieces of information easy to find to offer your new customers the most convenience possible!
Feature Images That Represent Your Hair Salon Well
A website without eye-catching pictures isn’t a very good website and that goes double for hair salon websites! An image is worth a thousand words and you can say a lot about the quality of your hair salon by adding images that represent your hair salon well. We recommend having a section on your website with pictures of your work, the inside of your salon, and pictures of your staff so that new customers can get to know them by face. By adding pictures, your new customers will feel as though they know what to expect from your salon- making them much more likely to call to book an appointment.
Promote Your Hair Salon Online
Finally, once your hair salon website is live and ready to go, it’s time to start promoting it online. A few of the best ways to get your new hair salon website before the eyes of your customers is to run Facebook Ads promoting it, setting up social media profiles, and learning a little bit about boosting the SEO of your hair salon’s website. By taking these steps, you can direct traffic to your website and gain more customers in no time!
Make Booking Appointments Easy With the MyCuts App!
Now that you know the important steps you need to take to create a professional hair salon website and gain more customers, you’re bound to have more business than you ever thought possible. With so many customers interested in booking appointments, you need an easy, stress-free way to book those appointments. That’s where the MyCuts App comes in!
The MyCuts app makes it easier than ever to schedule your hair salon clients, organize your schedule, and even track your inventory. When the new customers start calling to book appointments at your hair salon, you’re likely to be really busy and there’s no better way of managing the chaos than with our handy app. View our demo today to learn more about how MyCuts can make scheduling, managing clients, and tracking inventory easier than you could have ever dreamed!