The all-in-one, top booking, payments and marketing solution for teams and solopreneurs across the US. The GlossGenius booking app is trusted by tens of thousands of business owners for:
• Easy-to-use appointment scheduler and calendar planner
• Automated appointment scheduling
• Gorgeous customizable websites
• Client management tools
• Powerful marketing
• Same-business-day payment transfers
• Fast and stunning chip card readers
• Customizable client communication
Your clients' experience begins the moment they book with you, which is why we've designed the most stunning customizable booking site that you can set up in minutes.
GlossGenius is the easiest, most intuitive platform for salon and studio professionals. This includes beauty experts, hair stylists, skincare professionals, wax & brow artists, cosmetologists, estheticians, fitness instructors, or any pro looking for easy booking with a beautiful spin.
THE EASIEST WAY TO GET BOOKED & PAID
Customers can book online through your website, get confirmations, reminders, thank you’s and personalized birthday notes! Clients can also book appointments through Instagram and Facebook. Checking out and rebooking clients will be easier than ever with our fast card readers and rebooking messages.
A STUNNING NEW WEBSITE
Get a new custom personal website in minutes - tailored with your branding, pricing, hours, and portfolio of work. Your site will not look the same as anyone else's.
MORE MONEY IN THE BANK
Take payments immediately with your mobile device through our built-in payment processing or order one of our secure card readers. Earn more money with the industry’s lowest processing rate of 2.6% flat, no hidden fees and free same-business-day transfers.
UNLIMITED TEAM MEMBERS INCLUDED
As you grow your team we want to celebrate you for it - not charge you! Manage your business, staff and peace-of-mind in one place, for one simple, flat price. Control everything with powerful permissions and settings.
BETTER EXPOSURE TO GROW YOUR CLIENTELE
We have built-in marketing tools so you can welcome back more customers, and find creative ways to get new ones too - using SEO, email and SMS messages. We also have integrations with Instagram, Facebook, and Yelp.
STUNNING CARD READERS. NO TRAINING.
We've got the easiest-to-use card readers available in many patterns. Process anything, anytime and anywhere.
INCREDIBLE CUSTOMER SUPPORT
We treat your business like it’s our own. We’re the only platform to offer quick customer support through text, phone and email.
PERSONAL HELP TRANSFERRING DATA
Want to switch over from Vagaro, StyleSeat, Square, Schedulicity, Mindbody or another salon software but worried about losing your data? Worry no more -- we will personally copy over appointments, formula notes, etc.
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING
“Nothing like sending these mass texts through glossgenius and having an appointment filled in less than 10 minutes. Working smarter not harder” - Skyler S
“No more hidden fees, no more paying extra for a specific time slot, no auto checkout, no more BS! I’ve tried a lot of other solutions and GLOSSGENIUS is hands down the best!” Megan H
“Obsessed with @glossgenius. This is a game changer for the industry, acts as your own personal assistant! I thought switching over was bold but it was so easy, they transferred all of my data from Square.” - The Wildflower Collective
“GlossGenius is one of my guests’ favorite experiences. It makes booking so much easier for them” - Kristina K
“After 24+ years of doing business by pencil and paper, it is refreshing to know that even I can operate the app. It’s so easy.” - Studio 13
“The best user interface for salons right now. I have been in the industry for 10 years and this is literally the best.” -Sharon O
“Moving over from Vagaro was seamless and faster than I even thought. Genius is an understatement” -Kathy R
We're releasing a number of minor updates and fixes to make your experience even better.
If you’re enjoying using GlossGenius, please consider leaving us a positive review or rating in the App Store/Play Store since that helps us make the product even better! Thank you so much for your support, it’s so greatly appreciated. Gloss On!
Ratings and Reviews
LOVE IT -one one kink
I have been a member of glossgenius for a year and a half now and I love the layout and fact that you can post a picture as a service. they also tranferred my clients and apointment easily and the website url is very easy to write on a business card or through a voicemail. Love that clients review without awkwardly asking them to! the virtual assistant is A+++++!! , there's needs to be a split payment option for clients who pay half cash/half card and also a waiting list option. booking controls are great as well as being able to have more control. The “block feature I feel is a bust , because you end up getting a text from your client still trying to book it should say not available instead of “something went wrong”- not sure. my ONLY wish is DOLLAR amount discounts instead of percentage such as $10 off- this way clients can see it in their receipt that “hey i received a discount!” and it’s not an awkward number with change
I love it, but...
Four major things needed: 1) split forms of payment at checkout. I’ve had to make two separate appointments before for clients and check one out in cash and the other with card to do this. A big inconvenience. If split form of payment were allowed at checkout, it could be smoother and less time consuming. 2) there is no way of entering gift cards for purchase, only for payment, which I find very odd. 3) consent forms should be an option to upload to have clients fill out and stored in their client file, this is necessary instead of getting a 3rd party app to do this or wasting printing & paper. 4) deposits, we need an option to take deposits. This can ensure, some of us, security with our more time consuming and costly appointments.
I wouldn’t mind paying more monthly if these things were up to date. And I say up to date because a lot of other competing booking apps have these options. But I choose GlossGenius for its sleek design, seemless website to app connection, and it keeps things simple for the client. But if in a year from now these aren’t added on to improve our businesses, I’ll have to switch.
Developer Response ,
Thanks so much for sharing your feedback! We want to let you know that your feature requests have been heard and reviewed with care! If you haven't done so already, feel free to reach out to us directly at email@example.com to share your suggestions. We're always working on new initiatives to improve the app, and we'd love to connect with you concerning the new features in the works that are soon to be released!
Great but not ideal !
I’ve been using gloss for about 3 years now , I am a esthetician and love everything about the app except the card feature that you have the option to require during booking . I have a huge clientele and sadly have to send individual invoices to protect myself . Most booking systems do not allow you to upload a invalid card , but their system does . When a client no shows . We ARE NOT protected . Ive reached out to them several times on this matter but no luck . So unfortunately I will be leaving gloss this week to a more ideal booking system .
I also dislike the language email about cancellations , it states if you need to cancel or change to contact (the business number) but that’s confusing because they don’t , I’m busy most the time and don’t need my clients texting me to cancel , when the link is in the email to cancel , the language should be more specific . The customer can cancel on their own until the cancellation window is up .
Hopefully they get it right soon because it’s a great app but many of my fellow estheticians are leaving for these reasons .
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