How to increase your hourly productivity by $20-$50

by Customer Care

Time equals money! So how can you increase profits easily in your salon this facial season?

There’s no point having your client lay there waiting for her facial masque to set whilst her hands and feet are free, is there?

If your client is already paying approx. $110+ for an hour-long facial, then a small add-on to enhance her overall mood and have her feeling even more pampered, is not as difficult to persuade as you may think.

So, why not try a few simple and low-cost add-on’s to increase your salon profits and increase your productivity?

Upsell suggestion #1

Upsell or package a Voesh 4 step Mani or Pedi treatment (15-20 minutes)

Voesh Collagen Gloves or Socks are the perfect and easy way to gorgeous hands and feet! The collagen enriched masks bring innovation to mani and pedi’s. With their tear off tips, you could add-on yet another service… nail colour!

Cost to you $5.95

Suggested cost to client $12.95 or more

Take a look at these Voesh add-ons now!

Upsell suggestion #2

You may wish to offer your client is a Lash Lift post facial. You can easily charge $75 or more and a lash lift takes approx. 30 mins.

Our favourite is the Elleebana Lash Lift which is not only the hottest lash trend in the industry at the moment, it also offers a result that will last for weeks! Easy to use, no waster, single-use lash lift sachet kits contain everything you need to give your clients the perfect lash lift, every time!

A pack of 10 Elleebana Lash Lift refills will cost you $54.95 and each service you perform costs the salon $5.50 per treatment.

Haven’t tried Elleebana? Take a look at what’s on offer at Barneys

Upsell suggestion #3

How about a brow tidy up or a brow tint and sculpt? You can create a great add-on deal with any facial treatment at low cost to you with a great added return!

A brow wax service starts at around $25, and a brow sculpt, brow mapping and tint service starts at around $70.

If you use the Barneys Brow Radiance, the wax treatment alone will set you back a very low $1.70, each bag gives you approximately 100 wax treatments!

Upsell suggestion #4

If your client prefers not to have an extra treatment during their facial, and just prefers to relax, then what about a take home add-on?

Staying with the face, you can always offer her brow retail items such as:

  • Elleebana precision brow series which costs you $14 ($28 RRP). This is a great product with a pen on one side and a precision brush on the other. Your client can maintain their brows in between professional treatments. Available in Light Ash Brown, Deep Warm Brown and Dark Ash Brown.
  • If your client is after thicker brows, offer them Bold Brows which costs you $44 ($88 RRP). This product encourages growth of brows minus the growth hormones. It is cruelty free and vegan friendly.

Pro Tip: Calculate Your Hourly Rate

We tend to follow a standard formula for determining an hourly rate: Add up your labor and overhead costs, add the profit you want to earn, then divide the total by your hours worked. This is the minimum you must charge to pay your expenses, pay yourself a salary, and earn a profit!

Happy upselling!

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