Episode 22

Hashtags for Hairdressers

with nicole healy of social salon school


What we'll be talking about

Wondering if using hashtags in your socials is working for you? In this episode, we answer that question.

In Episode 22 of the Colour Kristina Talks Podcast I am chatting with Nicole Healy aka Melbourne Hair Blogger, about how to use Hashtags in social media, and we dive deep into Hashtags for Hairdressers.

Nicole Healy is a Hairdresser turned Social Media Entrepreneur and educator. She is renowned for helping hair and beauty professionals daily, achieve results in their business through social media marketing with proven results that help Hairdressers scale their biz on Instagram.

Show Notes for Episode 22

We dive deep into Hashtags for Hairdressers

We dive deep and discuss in depth how to use Hashtags for Hairdressers to help clients discover you, including these hot topics listed below;

  • How many hashtags?
    30 is maximum and increases your chance of being discovered. But remember you don’t have to use 30 each post. Perhaps break it down into groups of 10 as community (so important to create community and also include location eg. chapel street Melbourne, 10 hashtags for location (and exact location), and 10 about clients (small biz, girl boss, clients that you want to attract).
  • Should Hairdressers and Salon Owners research hashtags before using them?
    Did you know that you can research hashtags in the tab bar in instagram?If a hashtag doesn’t exist when you search it  think of it as a key word and then create a hashtag. Hashtags are like a website SEO search…. A client might search these, so think about this when you create your hashtags. For example location wedding hair stylists could be something that a potential new client is searching for.
  • What are location hashtags for hairdressers?
    Think of your LOCATION + WHAT YOU DO
    eg: #sydneyredhairSpecialist #MelbourneHairdresser #ByronBayWeddingHair #LosAngelesGlamourHair #Toronto or zip code or a post code.
  • What are some hair specific hashtags?
    Think about what is relevant in your posts. Think about what’s in your post. You can NOT use the same hashtags in every post. Think about what image you are sharing and only use hashtags that reflect this!

Links and resources


this links to my insta @colourkristina


link to my new insta @colourkristinatalkspodcast


This is another link for instagram to follow Nicole @socialsalonschool


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