Stylist ● Barber
Print Shop Owner 40 Years
Melissa's Salon Concepts:
Five + (5) years has now elasped
Melissa's Salon Concepts was conceived and developed by Herb
Lakin. Melissa is our daughter. Mr. Lakin was a licensed Hair Stylist for
over 30 years. As a licensed Cosmetologist and a Barber, Mr. Lakin drew on
his knowledge and experience.
He developed a line of beauty support products and organizers that have
"Revolutionized" the industry today. First and foremost was all
products had to have a consensus. Participation by focus groups. Feedback
was the key to success. Products can and will be plagiarized by
opportunists. Developers will always lead by vision. Being a part of a
family of Cosmo's was an enormous asset. From my Father, the Barber to
Sister's-in-Law, cousins and other family members, idea's flowed. Thank
you, for all your contributions. And, a big thank you to Margie of Class
Melissa's Organizers were "GREAT" .........because they worked!
Our products were assisted in the development process by the client base that
Each Beauty Professional was encouraged to continue to send in requests to
excellent product and evolve it into exactly what they
Want / Require /Demand! We simply.................Listened to our
Beauty Salon Industry Facts:
The list of 1st's since 1992 are varied and numerous:
● 1st. Original Design...2 Column Appointment Book
First Book Introduced in 1995 at BBSI.
● 1st. Original Design...Client Profile & History System with Full Sized
Cards and A-Z Index.
● 1st. Original Design..."New Style" Appointment Books incorporating
Calendars and Quality Paper.
● 1st. Original Design...Weekly & Daily Cash Reconciliation
Envelopes for Beauty Industry.
● 1st. Original Design...Income & Expense Reports for the Beauty
● 1st. Original Design...Client Cards for Hair - Nail Techs - Skin
Care - Tanning
● 1st. Original Design...Next Appointment Slips for Client Contact.
● 1st. Original Design..."Dated" Week-Month-Year Calendar Organizer
for Beauty Industry.
● 1st. Original Design...Receipt & Prescription Pad Combo for Hair -
Nails - Skin Care.
● 1st. Original Design...Appointment Books using Plastic Coil to
bind books. (no metal or wire-O)
All products were Salon Tested by and for licensed Beauty Care
Melissa's products were used nationwide and carried by over 250 Beauty
Supply Distributors per year since 1994.
Some distributors having 100's of locations nationwide.
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