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Sometimes it can be a little troublesome to work with straight, short or course hair. Perms and rollers can be especially tricky! Our tip is, when using magnetic rollers, use perm and papers to keep the hair together. It makes the rolling process easier and makes sure you're getting those... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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"When doing a roller set instead of rolling the perimeter of the head down and under, try rolling the hair upward. I find this to be especially useful in the nape, because it eliminates all the little fly away hairs and give a much neater looking hairline and set. This... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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May Employee of the Month! Congratulations to Diana Mershon, a PS Lifestyle Beauty Professional, on being the May Employee of the Month! Diana was recognized for her outstanding customer service by Breanne Cavileer, LNHA is the Executive Director of the Elmcroft of Medina Breanne Cavile emphasized that Diana always goes... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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Resident Birthday Tips I recently discovered most communities have a monthly birthday list and some celebrate all the birthdays with a dinner or happy hour. We started hand-making birthday cards for the residents and putting them in their mailboxes. We invite the residents to come in and experience a service... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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PS Lifestyle: What did you do before working at PS? How did you first get involved with PS, and how has the experience been so far working as a District Manager? Diane Kapsalis: I started out as a BP about a year and a half ago, and before that I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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Lynn Cole, who manages 6 salons in Tucson, Arizona, has been with PS Lifestyle since June of 2012. Having been a stylist for over 30 years, Lynn moved up to become a District Manager in early 2013. Lynn exudes passion for her clients and her job. What appeals to Lynn... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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Every October the pink ribbons come out. In the past few years, the pink uniforms have come out, too. Professional athletes have joined the ranks of politicians and the Hollywood A-list in support of October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All over the United States, airwave-eating personalities show their support for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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Shampooing Residents When a resident isn’t able to comfortably lay his/her head back into the bowl for a shampoo, use a spray bottle with hot water and hot towels. Rub the hot towel on the resident’s head, apply shampoo (either regular or dry, if necessary), scrub, heat the towel back... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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Rinsing Foils When rinsing a multi-tonal color process, remove the foils, then immediately rinse with water. Do not add shampoo or emulsify until the color has been rinsed. This will prevent a muddy tone in the lighter color and will add vibrancy to the overall look. Unpacking a New Trolley... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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Congratulations to Chelsea Hashemi-sohi, a PS Lifestyle District Manager, on being the February Employee of the Month! Chelsea was recognized for her outstanding customer service by PS employees and the Director of IL Resident Services at one of our Partner Communities in Pennsylvania. The Director of IL Resident Services commended... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
In the Salon: Tips & Tricks Roller Set Tip To hide roller lines on thinning hair, use the old school “brick layer” trick while doing roller sets. When rolling the hair, set the rollers offset from each other instead of lining them up straight down the head. Works like a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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By Rebecca Hurd Every time I visit one of our salons, I am amazed at the personal relationships that our employees have formed with residents in the community. My visit earlier this month to Fleet Landing in Florida was no exception. Two of our Beauty Professionals, Dina Tittemore and Maryann... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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Certified personal trainer, Harley-rider, self-proclaimed homebody... most importantly, a valued and experienced PS Lifestyle veteran. "This company's going places- we're going to get big, and I hope you're ready for the roller coaster ride, because you'll be going along with us." After hearing Scott Fisher's view on the company, and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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Happy New Year to you and your families! There is always change surrounding this time of year – we all make resolutions, and we do our best to keep them. At PS Lifestyle, we make resolutions as a company, too. I’m excited to share that as we turn the corner... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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With the December holidays in full swing, all almost-700 of us around the country are on the cusp of experiencing the busiest two-week period in our salon and spa operations. Before we blink and find ourselves ringing in 2016, I’d like to take a second and thank you all in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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Peggy Rhein, PS Lifestyle Regional Manager for the Midwest, shares her experience of the powerful impact music had on a resident while working at a salon recently: I was covering for a BP at a community, and I decided to take some classical music CDs with me, to play while... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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We hope you enjoy the following tips and tricks, submitted by PS Salon & Spa employees. To submit your own, email us at newsletter@salonps.com! Shampooing Tip Here's a great way to do a "wet" shampoo on men or ladies with short hair who can only sit up or have trouble... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at PS Lifestyle
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