22 Tips For Salons Using Instagram

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22 Tips For Salons Using Instagram


With filters that give photos a fashion forward look and feel, and with over 300 million users, Instagram is an essential network for salons everywhere to show off their creativity, generate client referrals and increase salon exposure.  


Here are 22 tips to get the most out of your Instagram marketing. 


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  1. See who has already posted pictures at your business by looking up the salon's location
  2. Check to see if any customers have already mentioned your salon by looking up your business as a hashtag.
  3. Follow your stylist's
  4. Tag your employees
  5. Use before & after pictures {You Can Use An App Like PicStitch or PicCollage}
  6. Ask your customers for their instagram username
  7. Host a contest for a free blowout
  8. Include popular hashtags like #hair
  9. Use product hashtags like #redkenreadyor #WellaHair
  10. Follow the brands you use
  11. Tag your customers (this will help show off your work to their friends!)
  12. Post pictures of a bridal party getting the makeup & hair done
  13. Ask which updo your audience likes better
  14. Post salon quotes
  15. Share pictures of employees working
  16. Create a flipagram of pictures taken from a salon fashion show
  17. Post pictures of products
  18. Post pictures of salon décor during the holidays
  19. Create your own brand specific hashtag #yourbusinessnamehere
  20. Encourage clients to use your salon’s hashtag when they post pics #yourbusinessnamehere
  21. Respond to comments
  22. Follow clients

Interested in having Instagram managed for your salon? #LeaveittoLindsay. Instagram management starting at just $149/month. Request a free consultation today!

Lindsay Joy Higgins
Leave it to Lindsay
Master Certified Solution Provider
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