Business

How to Keep Sales Up in the New Year

The holidays are already over (omg how?!)! The holidays provided such a high consumption for shoppers and that means a high for your sales. While this is a great thing, you might be starting to think about how you’re going to keep that high. Simply put, now is not the time to slow down, babe!…

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5 Things You Can Do to Prepare Your Beauty Biz for 2018

If you’ve found yourself yearning to succeed in the new year, you’ve stumbled upon the right blog post, babe! While thinking about all of the new goals and ideas is exciting, it can also be overwhelming and hard to envision. With a little break down on the top 5 things we’re doing to get prepared…

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How to Slay in 2018

As the sun sets on 2017 and 2018 clamors into your salon in her dancing shoes, we have to ask: Are you ready for the new year? If you’re like many of us, you’re prob feeling a mixture of emotions: Excitement, overwhelm, tiredness (goodbye, holiday rush!) + the list goes on. But that’s where Preston…

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How To Keep Your Biz Organized this Holiday Season

It’s a fact, the holidays bring a lot of chaos into our professional lives, but this time now more than ever, you can’t allow your business to suffer! On the contrary, during the holidays, you should be looking for new and efficient ways to boost your business, build clientele, and increase profits. The fact of…

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How to Grow Your Beauty Biz on a Budget

Growing your business might seem like the most expensive part of being successful, but we’re here to break it down on how to have a biz that brings in bank on a budget. The secret? It has a lot to do with investing your time versus tons of cash. It’s a lot of work, but…

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An Interview with Abbie Samuel

  Tell us how you got your start in the beauty biz! It feels like many beauty professionals have such a personal story. I struggled with oily skin + severe cystic acne problems as a teen and suffered through years of torment and ridicule that took a toll on my self confidence. After I got…

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How to Deal With Last Minute Client Cancellations

Alright, friends. How many times have you heard, “I really wish I didn’t have to, but I ended up having to ___ today and will have to cancel my appointment for another time,”? If you’re a beauty professional, chances are you’ve heard it time and time again. And while sometimes clients truly cannot make an…

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5 Ways to Take Your Online Presence from Drab to Fab

10 years ago you could maybe get away with having a beauty business solely based on word-of-mouth referrals… in 2017? Not so much. It’s vital for beauty professionals to have a great online presence because it’s where many gain a majority of their clients, and how they maintain those relationships. But with Facebook, Instagram, a…

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Welcome to Preston Luxe!

Without further ado, welcome to the new and improved Preston Luxe!  My name is Abbie Samuel, and I’m here to turn your passion for the beauty industry into a profitable business and to help you step into the kickass inner boss babe you’ve always been. Whether you’re taking your ambition to stiletto heights or trying…

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Making Lasting Connections

Engaging with your community is the best way to gain new clientele (and friends)! Connecting with your peers and coworkers makes for a great work environment. Plus, we all know the not-so-secret rule – “it’s not what you know it’s who you know”) Though that may be a hard pill to swallow, it is pretty…

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