Everything listed under: stuff-were-working-on

  • Aveda Congress Kills Hairstyle Boredom

    One of the reasons clients choose to leave their longtime stylist is boredom.  Years of the "same as last time" song and dance leave clients uninspired and eager to find someone who will give them that "wow" factor all over again. So how do stylists inspire themselves, which inspires their clients?

  • Behind the Scenes: 2013 Catwalk for Water Hair Show

    Written By:  Whitney Labrecque What goes into a runway production with four hair models? concept meetings model search wardrobe hair makeup music trial runs (hair/makeup/wardrobe) Once a concept or theme is agreed upon by the hair team, the model search begins. The models' hair generally determines a look or hair design.

  • Community Days benefitting SafePlace: July 18th, 2012

    The team at Maximum FX is happy to announce our first "Community Day". On July 18th,2012 we are donating up to 20% of our sales at BOTH South Congress and Circle C Ranch salons. You can help by scheduling an appointment for Hair or Spa services, or by purchasing any retail products.

  • Headmapping™: Helping salons and clients care for the environment

    Hair Color Expert Erica Colon applies hair color using the Headmapping technique With the increasing evidence of environmental damage shown by higher temperatures, a depleting o-zone layer and the disappearance of certain plants and animals, it is more urgent than ever for businesses to take steps to protect the environment in order to preserve it. Headmapping™ is the salon and beauty industry's solution to conserving color waste as it allows salons, like Maximum FX, to reduce waste and make a c...

  • Collaboration and Planning with Real Firepower

    Somewhere it is noted that the number one killer in any business, big or small is poor communication.    We agree with that.  These days, with the operation of  more than one location, we recognize now more than ever how important it is to keep the lines of communication open and always maintain a steady flow of information.

  • Wedding planning just got easier at MFX Salons Spas

    You would be amazed at how many wedding parties pass through our doors.    Quite honestly, up until now, we were equally amazed at how we managed before our decision to deploy our new web-based planning and collaboration software created by the fine folks at 37signals.com.    For us, it is not uncommon within our salon and spa locations to have three or four wedding parties receiving services on a Saturday.

  • Green beauty tips for Earth Day 2011!

    You don't have to just celebrate Earth Day together... Make it last all month! Or year!  According to Grist.com, a site for environmental news, commentary and advice, Austin is the 15th most green city in the world.