Useful Apps and Software for Hair Professionals

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Apps and software have become valuable tools for hairstylists and barbers, enabling them to streamline their work processes, enhance client experiences and stay organized. Gotta love technology! Leverage today’s technology to stay on the cutting edge of the hair industry and increase productivity. Here are some of the popular apps and software used in the hair profession.


Useful Apps and Software for Hair ProfessionalsSalon Management Software: These comprehensive platforms provide a range of features to manage the day-to-day operations of a salon or barbershop. They typically include appointment scheduling, client management, staff scheduling, inventory management, and financial tracking. Some popular salon management software options include Mindbody, Booker, and Salon Iris.


Appointment Booking Apps: These apps allow hairstylists and barbers to manage their appointment schedules more efficiently. Clients can book appointments online, select specific services, and even choose their preferred stylist or barber. These apps often send reminders to clients, reducing no-shows and missed appointments. Examples of popular appointment booking apps include Square Appointments, Booksy, and Schedulicity.


Virtual Hairstyling Apps: Virtual hairstyling apps use augmented reality (AR) technology to allow clients to try out different hairstyles and colors virtually. These apps typically use the client’s uploaded photo and offer a range of virtual hairstyles to visualize the desired look. Some apps even provide hairstyling tips and product recommendations. Popular virtual hairstyling apps include Perfect365, YouCam Makeup, and Taaz.


Useful Apps and Software for Hair Professionals - JATAI AcademyEducation and Inspiration Apps: These apps offer hairstylists and barbers access to educational resources, tutorials, and inspiration for new techniques and trends. They provide step-by-step guides, videos, and articles on various hairstyling techniques, cutting methods, and coloring processes. Examples of such apps include Hairbrained, SalonCentric, Behind The Chair and JATAI Academy.


Social Media Apps: Platforms like Instagram and Facebook play a significant role in the hair profession. Hairstylists and barbers utilize these apps to showcase their work, build their portfolio, engage with clients, network with other hair professionals and attract a larger audience. By sharing their creations, before-and-after transformations, and styling tips, professionals can promote their skills and connect with potential clients. It’s also a great way to connect with brands that you like or get exposed to new brands and products.


Useful Apps and Software for Hair Professionals - Social MediaHair Color Matching Apps: These apps assist hairstylists and colorists in finding the perfect hair color match for their clients. By utilizing the client’s photo or inputting details like skin tone and eye color, these apps recommend suitable hair color shades. This helps professionals provide accurate and personalized recommendations to their clients.


Productivity and Communication Apps: These apps help hairstylists and barbers stay organized, communicate with clients, and collaborate with their teams. They offer features like task management, note-taking, team chat, and file sharing. Examples include Slack, Trello, and Evernote.


It’s important to note that hairstylists and barbers may use a combination of these apps and software depending on their specific needs and preferences. Each tool serves a unique purpose, from managing appointments and inventory to providing virtual styling options and educational resources. By leveraging these apps and software, hair professionals can optimize their workflow, enhance their creativity, and provide an elevated experience for their clients.


JATAI provides innovative and professional quality beauty implements with world-class customer service and educational support. To offer great products as a master distributor, we seek out and select only manufacturers who demonstrate superior workmanship, the most advanced technology, and respected business core values of reliability, honesty and integrity. Accordingly, JATAI represents three major ‘workhorse’ brands that dominate within their categories. Feather, Seki Edge and Fuji Paper. JATAI Academy brings beauty tools to creative life. It’s the ultimate professional information resource where Education, Artistry and Trends CONNECT for Stylists and Barbers.

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