As winter fades away and the warm breeze of spring approaches, it's the perfect time to revitalise your salon space. Spring cleaning isn't just about dusting and decluttering; it's an opportunity to rejuvenate your salon, creating an inviting and hygienic environment for both your clients and staff.

Spring cleaning is more than just a chore; it's an opportunity to renew and revitalise your salon space for the season ahead. By implementing organisation and cleanliness tips, you can create a welcoming and hygienic environment that delights clients and fosters productivity among staff. So, roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and let's embark on a journey to transform your salon into a sparkling oasis of beauty and wellness.

Declutter Reception Area


Start by clearing out any unnecessary clutter from the reception area. Remove old magazines, outdated flyers and any items that don't serve a purpose. Keep the space tidy and inviting to create a positive first impression for your clients.

Inventory Check


Conduct a thorough inventory check of your salon supplies. Dispose of expired products and donate any unused items to minimise clutter. Make a list of essential supplies that need restocking to ensure you're well-prepared for the upcoming season. Switching to using eco-friendly and sustainable products could save you money and the environment. This includes shampoos, conditioners, hair dyes, and styling products. Many of these products are made from natural, biodegradable ingredients that are free of harmful chemicals and synthetic fragrances. This not only benefits the environment but also reduces the risk of skin irritation and other health problems for clients and employees.

Streamline Appointment System


Review your appointment scheduling system and ensure its efficient and organised. Consider using salon management software to streamline bookings, track client information, and manage appointments seamlessly.

Cleanse Retail Displays


Dust and clean retail shelves to showcase your products effectively. Arrange products neatly and consider introducing seasonal promotions or displays to attract clients' attention.

Sterilise Tools


Disinfect all salon tools, including combs, brushes, scissors, and nail implements. Follow strict sterilisation procedures recommended by health authorities to prevent the spread of bacteria and minimise the risk of infections.

Wash Linens and Towels


Launder all salon linens, towels, and capes using hot water and disinfectant detergent. Ensure towels are thoroughly dried and stored in a clean, designated area to prevent bacterial growth. Encourage recycling, composting, and reducing paper waste. Consider using eco-friendly and reusable towels, robes, and hair caps. This not only reduces waste but also saves money on supplies. Additionally, use refillable dispensers for products like shampoo and conditioner to reduce plastic waste.

The National Hair & Beauty Federation has got you covered

Keeping your staff and clients safe and complying with health & safety laws should be a top priority in your salon, barbershop or clinic.  But there’s no need to worry as we’ve got you covered. Our comprehensive hair and beauty toolkits contain everything you need to run a safe and legal business from first aid kits to health & safety guidelines, you can download the hair tool kit here and the beauty tool kit here. (Member only)

Not a member yet? Running a business can be lonely, but it doesn’t have to be. The NHBF is the largest trade association representing over 5,000 Members in the hair, beauty and barbering industries. By joining us, you’ll always have someone to turn to for resources, information and advice.

Once you join us you have access to a host of amazing benefits including;

-        24/7 legal and commercial helplines

-        Discounted tailored business insurance

-        Guides and fact sheets

-        10% discount off the PPL part of your music license

-        Campaigning for you for better business policies with government
- Employment contracts and templates and much more

To find out more or join click here or call us on 01234 831965 to speak to our friendly membership team.