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  • Business Profile – Hair Affair

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    Sandra Strbac
    Sandra Strbac, Owner of Hair Affair


    We all like to look good and feel our best, inside and out. And that’s just what Sandra Štrbac, owner of Hair Affair, wants to help you with. Hair Affair is a new Chestermere home based business hair salon that provides a very personal, caring and top quality experience to its clients.
    Although the doors just opened in August, Sandra is not new to the industry. She has been a hair stylist for over 13 years, and has worked at various high end salons in Calgary. Sandra has received her Journeyman Hairstylist Certificate through the Government of Alberta, also achieving the Red Seal, an interprovincial program that acknowledges her competence and ensures recognition of her certification across Canada. The Red Seal represents an interprovincial standard of excellence for the skilled trades prized by employers.
    As owner of Hair Affair, the small home based business; Sandra also prides herself in keeping up with her education so that she is able to be the best at what she does. Sandra enjoys attending hair shows which makes her able to stay informed with new products and styles. Before she opened her salon she had a full “Matrix” color line and techniques class where she had one-on-one training on the newest hair trends. Preparing to open a home based business, Sandra also completed the “Pillars of Management” certificate through Mount Royal University which helps her to make this business a successful one.
    Sandra is able to offer her clients a unique experience in her salon which is located right on the main floor of her Chestermere home. Using only top-quality furniture and products, Sandra wants her clients to feel relaxed in the spa like setting. The first thing you’ll notice when entering the salon is the luxurious furniture imported from Italy. You will certainly be able to unwind in comfort during your visit.
    You will not experience interruptions at Hair Affair because Sandra focuses on quality rather than quantity. Personal customer service is the highest priority at Hair Affair and Sandra makes sure that no client ever leaves unhappy. It is her goal to make your hair feel better than it has ever felt before.
    Each client is offered a complimentary consultation where Sandra completes an analysis of your hair to measure texture, length and porosity levels. With this information, Sandra then listens to the clients ideas and makes suggestions based on what her experience tells her would likely be best for them.
    You will not pay high salon prices at Hair Affair. After the complimentary consultation, Sandra will determine an individualized price based on the services needed. This enables Sandra to offer affordable prices without sacrificing quality.
    You can trust that Sandra is knowledgeable on the products she uses because she visits her supplier regularly to try new tools and learn about new products. She works with 3 different color lines through “Matrix” including one that does not include ammonia or peroxide; and one that is specially designed for grey coverage. Sandra prides herself in being a color technician with her passion being colors and foils. Her business is an adult geared hair salon, which can be seen by the modern, sleek design of it.
    Sandra understands the importance of supporting local small business so she and her husband shop locally whenever possible. She is very motivated to support other business owners and even has a business card rack in her home salon promoting her clients businesses. Sandra says there is a lot of opportunity to be success in Chestermere because of all the caring community minded people.
    At one point in Sandra’s life she was told by an employer to do something that she didn’t feel was right. When she expressed her concerns, she was told that she “had no choice”. That was a turning point in her life, realizing that we always have a choice. Having her own business, Sandra can ensure that her values and honesty is giving the clients what is best for them. This is why she is so thrilled to finally be able to carry out her dreams of owning her own salon and wants to support other people to follow their dreams as well.
    Sandra has come up with some fun ways of building clientele while at the same time saying thank you to her current clients. She offers monthly give-a-ways where clients that visited the salon that month are automatically entered into a draw for various items and gift baskets. For example, for the month of October the prize is a gift basket filled with hair product and tools and is valued at over $200.
    Additionally, clients of Hair Affair that visit the salon during their birthday month will receive a free personalized treatment and finally, Sandra offers a referral service giving $10 off of your next service for every referral you send to Hair Affair who completes their appointment.
    If you are looking for a spa setting without interruptions and personal attention from a professional, than look no further. Sandra Štrbac, owner of Hair Affair is waiting for you. To find out the flexible hours she offers, visit her facebook page at www.facebook.com/sandrahairaffair or call her at 403-272-7352.