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Co-Workers With Heart

Three years into her career at Juut, hair director and master colorist Lindsey Yozamp was working at the downtown location when she decided to pop downstairs into the mall on her break. “It was the holiday season, and I stopped into Cole Haan with my purse full of holiday gratuity cash,” she explains. “I set…

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Honoring Their Own

For Accala Sullivan, salon manager in St. Paul, Daymaking usually revolves around her staff. While they are busy making the days of their clients, she is hard at work finding ways to spread extra joy and happiness to them. Currently, she’s honoring the guest service team, who spend their time at the front desk and…

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Little Moments, Big Impact

Some Daymaking stories are about big gestures people remember forever. But more often, Daymaking is about little moments where there’s an opportunity to do something small to make a big impact. Bethany Dorsey, assistant salon manager in St. Paul, says she puts the focus on these moments and on conversations that service providers have with…

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New Culture Brings Positive Change

Julz LaMantia, hair director and master stylist at Juut’s Tempe, Arizona location, has had a front seat to the salon’s transformation since Juut took it over in February 2015. While she was happy with her previous employer, since Juut took the business over, LaMantia says the culture has been transformed by Daymaking. “The difference is…

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Burnt Hair? No Problem!

In her almost eight years at Juut as a stylist and makeup artist, Maria Candiotti has seen a variety of clients with a wide range of personalities and hair styles. But only one client ever came to her with burnt hair. “She lived in an old apartment, and the first time she used the oven,…

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Empowering Others with Daymaking

Teaching others, whether it’s a kindergartner or a college student, is one of the most rewarding professions. And teaching someone to be a Daymaker is not just rewarding, it’s an intimate, bonding experience for both teacher and student. Maria Sapletal, manager at Juut’s Uptown location, has been with the company for eight years. For some…

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The Royal Treatment—For Every Guest

Many years ago, a first-time visitor walked into Juut for her appointment. Like any new client, she was given a tour of the salon, had a great guest experience, and then finally, was given a copy of David Wagner’s book “Life as a Daymaker” as part of her new client gift. As she stood at…

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The Best Winter Recipes: Spa Food to Nourish your Body & Spirit

Food is magic. It is healing, nourishing, and transformative, and many of our greatest memories and relationships have been forged over shared meals. While hair and beauty are the means through which we are most often able to fulfill our mission—to create dynamic and significant daymaking experiences that positively impact people, society and the world…

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THE DAYMAKER MOVEMENT

At the heart of JUUT Salon Spa and at the heart everything we do is a story—a story some of you may know already. It took place many years ago, on an ordinary day at the salon. The main players are our founder, David Wagner, and a longtime guest of his. This particular guest came…

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The Best Salon & Spa Cold Weather Skin Survival Guide

It’s probably not news to you that when the seasons change, your skin care routine should, too. But sometimes it’s hard to tell what aspects need to go and what should stay. Skin type, existing habits and personal preferences mean there’s no one-size-fits-all solution, but here at the best salons and spas in Minneapolis, Scottsdale,…

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