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Pro Groomer

20/10/2021
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Get Matchy With Shampoos and Fragrance Sprays!

Our new Cocktail Premium Canine Fragrances have really got us into a stir! We think that any good fragrance spray should be supported with a shampoo that compliments it, so you get double the delicious smell! Just for you, we’ve already done that with our Cocktails! Pina Colada The Groomers Performance Shine On Shampoo is the one that immediately springs to mind when we think of the coconut and pineapple fragrance of the Pina Colada, because that’s exactly what it smells like! Spritz Cocktails Pina Colada Spray over a dog... Read More

20/10/2021
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8 Dryer & Blaster Maintenance Tips For Pro Groomers

Your grooming equipment is your livelihood, and taking care of it well means that it will last longer and will cost you less money on repairs and replacements. Dryers and blasters are one of your most robust pieces of salon equipment, but they are still susceptible to damage. The smallest crack can cause big problems if it isn’t repaired quickly. To make sure your dryer is always in top condition, we have some advice from our expert, Chris! Check the plug, cable and switches for damage regularly to help prevent... Read More

Blaster Safety 101: 3 Pieces Of Clothing You Need To Invest In!

Beekeeping nets aren’t goo enough. Invest in some proper work PPE     It’s not just your lungs that you should protect though. The Groomers 2018 Blaster Safety Survey states that 87% of you occasionally or never wear safety goggles while blasting or drying, and only 7% wear them every time you dry or blast. Your eyes are essential to your grooming ability as well as your general quality of life, so we really endorse that you protect them as much as possible so no hairs or other irritants get... Read More

Retailing: Earn More In The Salon

Want to know how to make a little bit more out of your salon? Create a retail area! Even a small display of brushes and shampoos can make a difference, and we have a vast selection to choose from! Find all of the Groomers retail packs on our website here: bit.ly/2q3f94G You’ll need: Enough room for a small display Some shelving or a display cabinet A few groomers retail six packs to stock your shelves! Stack, add your prices (and make sure you have a good margin) and you’re set!... Read More

Which Bath Is For Me?

Material: Any groomer will want their bath made out of a long-lasting, easy-clean material. Therefore purchasing a bath made from a professional quality material is key. You generally have two choices: Stainless steel or a tough moulded plastic. Stainless Steel £££ Stainless steel baths can be expensive, but they’ll last for an extremely long time, they’e sturdy so can handle heavy dogs and they’re really quick and easy to clean. Plastic ££ Polyethylene and other similar plastics can be moulded to create more rounded baths. The plastic is thick, so... Read More

03/10/2018
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What’s Wrong With My Clipper?

My Blade Is Getting Hot Too Quickly First check the blade itsself. Have you oiled the blade? A blade needs to be oiled before use and then every 20 minutes during use to help prevent excess friction. Is there any rust or other damage to the blade that might be causing extra friction? Is the tension of the blade allowing it to run smoothly side to side? Also check for damage to the blade hinge and blade lock to ensure it is being properly held in place. My Clipper Is... Read More

18/09/2018
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Clipper Maintenance For Pro Groomers

It’s really important to make sure your clippers are in good working order. These are the tools of your trade, and not maintaining them properly could lose you money in the long run, from losing speed and making your grooming slower to having to replace whole parts, including the motor, which can be costly! We chatted to our clipper expert Chris, and here were his top tips on what you can do to keep your clipper in check: Make sure your clipper is properly cleaned every day. Remove all the... Read More

06/09/2018
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Coat Prep Tips For An Outstanding Dog Grooming Finish

When you’re a professional groomer, your grooming finish is key to your success, and those results actually begin way back in your preparation of the coat. The shampoo and the styling products you use can make all the difference between a poor coat finish and a good one. We’ve rounded up as many examples as we can so you know exactly which shampoo and styling products you should be using for each dog’s grooming needs. Clip Off If you’re going to try and save as much coat as possible from... Read More

08/06/2018
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5 Grooming Salon Summer Essentials!

Summer is a time of sweltering heat, mucky pups and bugs, but don’t worry! Here are our 5 top tips for ensuring summer in the grooming salon is as easy as possible: Cool Clothing The last thing you need is to be roasting in an already hot salon. Invest in lightweight clothing with a loose fit and a short sleeve to make sure you’re as comfortable as possible. We love our Groomers Unisex Waistcoat for this – it’s very wearable and has no sleeves! What’s more, this month (June 2018)... Read More