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Get In Front Of Clients: StyleSeat’s Redesigned App Is Here


We’re excited to announce the launch of our new and improved mobile app! The gorgeous design update features tools that make it easier than ever for clients to search, discover and book beauty professionals on the go. A better app equals more new, happy and returning clients for your business! Download it in the App Store or Google Play!


How to make the new app work for you.

Set a cover photo: Beautifully revamped professional profiles give you better control over what new clients see first. Your cover photo will be the first photo clients will see when searching for services on mobile and the first of your photos they will see when they visit your profile.


Now tell your clients about it! These new appointment management features make it easy to keep track of all of their upcoming appointments.

Last minute appointments: Clients can search for last minute appointments, which means you can easily fill the gaps in your appointment book.


My appointments: Our new appointment management tool for clients gives them the power to never miss another appointment. They can re-book, call or cancel in just a few taps.


Download the app today, and stay connected with your clients in a whole new way! New mobile app available in the App Store or Google Play.

xo,

The StyleSeat Team

Guest Contributor: Felicia La Tour

  • Name:
    Felicia La Tour
  • City:
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Salon Name:
    Felicia La Tour
  • Speciality:
    Makeup
  • StyleSeat URL:
    styleseat.com/felicialatour
Felicia La Tour is a girl with lots of big dream. As a makeup artist, she enjoys bringing out the natural beauty of her clients and spreading a positive message about the beauty within. She’s self taught, ambitious and has already accomplished a lot in her still burgeoning career.

This month, we’ve connected with Felicia to get the scoop on getting the perfect brow for any occasion. Watch the video below and get your brow game on point!

StyleSeat Featured Professional: Keila Sone

  • Name:
    Keila Sone
  • City:
    East Village, NY
  • Salon Name:
    Bleu Sur Bleu Salon
  • Speciality:
    Highlights
  • Years in Industry:
    9 Years

Keila Sone is a licensed hairstylist in the New York area, possessing close to 10 years of practical experience in the beauty industry as a hair colorist and stylist. Her amazing work, ranging from color services to repair treatments, has been featured in various photo shoots, commercials & fashion shows, including high fashion media prints like Vogue. Keila is committed to bringing her client the best in hair care, while helping them discover their own hair personality from within!

Featured Work

What’s your #1 most booked/requested service?
Definitely the ombré hair color this season.
What advice would you give to beauty/wellness professionals starting out in the industry?
Work hard and practice as much as possible. Find a salon with a great education/apprentice program. Never be comfortable at your skill level no matter how many people love your work, and always look to take your skills & customer service to the next level.
What’s your favorite trend right now? Which trend is your least favorite?
My favorite trend is pastel hair color. My least favorite trend is over contoured makeup because most people are unsure how to blend it well enough :(
Tell us the best (most memorable/craziest/most exciting) thing to happen in your career so far.
I was lead/key hairstylist for Aldred Angelo for their Disney Princesses collection during New York Bridal Week. I got interviewed by bridal magazines and collaborated with some awesome designers. I loved the excitement and amazing people I worked with. It’s the most fun I had in my career thus far!

Want to be one of our StyleSeat Featured Professionals? Email us your story and photos of your work to getfeatured@styleseat.com to be considered.

StyleSeat Beauty Happy Hour

Last night, our users came out to the StyleSeat Headquarters for a fun, summertime happy hour– filled with free manis and cocktails!

We had a great time getting to know our clients in the area, while also being pampered by some of our top SF nail techs. In case you missed last night’s event, be sure to check out the pictures below:

Lila Robles from Nail Jerks prepping a client’s nails before painting and designing.

Anna showing off her final nail art design. Love it!

Some of our StyleSeat swag around the office.

Ari, Lauren & Michelle from our marketing team.

More nail art being done by Kristen from Sparkle Nails in SF.

Don’t worry if you missed out on last night’s event. We’ll be hosting more StyleSeat Happy Hours in the coming months!

xo,

The StyleSeat Team

3 French ‘Dos That Are Très Facile

Dress your tresses like the French in honor of Bastille Day.

The StyleSeat Team is bringing you three tutorials to help you create your own classic French styles in honor of the holiday. Read on for quick and easy steps to create your own French braid, chignon or French twist styles!

French Braid:

What you’ll need: Bobby pins, ponytail holders, comb, hairspray.

1. Part the hair where you would like to see the braid start.

2. Create a french braid that goes over the crown of the head and ends at the opposite ear.

3. Braid the remainder of the length of the hair into a traditional braid.

4. Create a ponytail out of the unbraided section of hair.

5. Wrap the braid around the ponytail and pin.

6. Create a loose bun with the unbraided section of hair.

7. Set the hair with hairspray.

Chignon:

What you’ll need: Curling iron, bobby pins, u-shaped hairpins, ponytail holders, comb, hairspray.

1. For extra volume and hold, lightly set your hair in curls.

2. Separate the front and back of your hair at the ear.

3. Pull the back section of the hair into a low ponytail.

4. Pin the hair in your ponytail up to create a base for your style.

5. Roll the hair under and pin with bobby pins.

6. Fan out the rolled hair and pin the sides with u-shaped hairpins.

7. Use the front sections of your hair to cross over the rolled hair and pin underneath.

8. Set the hair with hairspray.

French Twist:

What you’ll need: Curling iron, bobby pins, u-shaped hairpins, ponytail holders, comb, hairspray.

1. Separate the front section of hair from the back.

2. Lightly set the front section in curls.

3. Tease the top of the back section for extra lift. In order to create a great base, hold and comb straight down.

4. Pull the back section of hair to one side and pin in a zig-zag pattern starting from the bottom.

5. Roll the hair and pin with u-shaped hairpins.

6. Use the front sections of hair to cover any visible pins and create your own style! You can use u-shaped hairpins to loosely hold your curls or pull the hair back for a super sleek look.

7. Set the hair with hairspray.

Wishing everyone a Happy Bastille Day! For more holiday hair inspiration, check out our featured photos page.

xo,

The StyleSeat Team

StyleSeat Summer Giveaway Winners

Photo Credit: Marchelle McKeirnan

Help us in congratulating the 3 winners of this year’s StyleSeat Summer Giveaway: Ashlie Cade, Kent Lane, & Sheila Johnson!

These lucky winners will all receive a free $150 StyleSeat Gift Card to be used on any beauty service(s) with a StyleSeat professional of their choice online!

With summer now upon us, it’s important to look our best in the sunshine. Head to StyleSeat.com to book a hair, wax, or tanning appointment before your next vaca! And as always, be sure to look out for more StyleSeat giveaways, coming soon.

xo,

The StyleSeat Team