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Three factors to consider when purchasing salon furniture

As one of the most expensive yet essential factors of your salon, choosing your furniture can be a difficult task. With a variety of designs and brands to choose from, it can be challenging deciding which item is best for your salon. As Guild Award winners for the best equipment and furniture supplier, we provide a host of stylish yet practical furniture that is sure to enhance your client’s salon experience, as well as the ease and professionalism of your service. Discover the brands and products we have to offer below, alongside our top tips to consider when purchasing your salon furniture.

Quality over quantity

We all love making a saving, especially on our product essentials. However, when it comes to your salon furniture, it is vital that you consider the quality and durability of your purchase, as it is likely you will use your furniture on a daily basis. Furniture specialists REM offer a variety of high-quality supplies, from treatment couches and styling chairs to hairdressing wash points and reception desks. Alongside REM, we also supply a host of quality furniture brands such as Salon AmbienceLuca RossiniEsthetix and Living Earth Crafts. Although you may be tempted to make the most of a furniture bargain, we recommend choosing high-quality supplies to ensure you can offer the best standard of service. It may be slightly more expensive but you will save money in the long run as you’re less likely to have to replace your furniture when making an investment.

You can find a selection of our furniture offering displayed at our professional retail stores. It’s a good idea to visit store prior to making your purchase if you’d like to see the type of furniture we have to offer.

Consider practicality as well as style

Everyone has made the mistake of wearing something uncomfortable simply because it looks amazing. This mind-set can also interrupt your rationale when purchasing salon furniture. Just because something looks attractive doesn’t necessarily mean it will enable you to fulfil your role. Here at Ellisons, we offer a variety of stylish furniture that will also allow you to perform your treatments with ease, ensuring your client is comfortable throughout. The Esthetix luxury spa collection offers the highest quality upholstery while also offering a sleek, stylish design that will suit a variety of décor. Brand’s REM and Salon Ambience utilise quality materials to ensure comfortable use however, they also offer a selection of colour options, allowing you to match your furniture to your salon’s colour scheme.

Don’t forget to support yourself

When purchasing salon furniture, the focus tends to be on the client. However, it is essential that you invest in some quality therapist seating to ensure you are supported during your busy working day. The Esthetix multi-posture chair is a great investment for the busy beauty professional, whether you are a nail technician, waxologist or any other profession that involves sitting for long periods of time. As well as providing maximum comfort, the back rest of this chair moves with you, supporting your back throughout treatments. The REM clover chair is also a great choice to enhance the comfort of your demanding role. The clean, elegant design will suit a variety of décor and will also provide support during your role. Shop our selection of therapist chairs today to enhance the support you receive when performing treatments.

What do you consider when purchasing your salon furniture? Let us know your top tips in the comments below. You can also join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.


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