Everything you need
and Nothing you don’t
The Unwritten App is packed with all the necessary features to run and grow a successful Indie hairdresser business.
Take Online Bookings, Manage Appointments
Easy-to-use calendar and customisable 24/7 online booking system with automatic reminders* to reduce no-shows.
*Optional SMS appointment reminders charged at 9c each.
Enjoy Ultimate Retail Flexibility and Earn More
Sell Unwritten Products & Earn CommissionRecommend and sell Unwritten Professional Haircare to clients in-person or to anyone, anywhere via the the best free app for independent hairdressers and earn commission on every sale.
Buy Leading Brands Wholesale for Back Basin & RetailOrder retail products, back basin, salon supplies and specialist professional products from a variety of Partner Brands in one transaction with one shipping fee, without leaving the App.
Sell Leading Brands Without Holding StockSell a range of leading, popular professional haircare products via the App without holding stock. No minimum quantities and no cash outlay!
Sell your Own Stock & ProductsAdd your own stock and as many products as you want and sell them through the app.
Get Paid Your Way
Take card or cash, split payments, apply discounts and send refunds, all through the App*.
*Stripe transaction fee charged at 1.75% + 30c per transaction.
Free, no hidden fees, no strings attached. Pinky swear.
Tested and approved by indies
Unwritten is the best free app for independent hairdressers, and they’re the ones saying so!
Best hairdressing app by far!
This app is so nice to look at, and super easy to use! The illustrations are also super cute! I’ve found it really quick and easy to find or edit things (like services), through the tabs at the bottom of the page which means it’s quick to access things when I’m running around doing 10 things at once ! So good how so much of what I need to run my business is in a little app ! 🙂
– Steph, NSW – Home Salon
Absolute game changer!
The transition over to Unwritten has been so seamless and the free app is so easy to navigate. They seem to really understand what we as independent hairdressers truly need to run our business. I especially love the weekly reports emailed through, saves so much admin time!! Once the online booking goes live in a couple of weeks it’s going to be the app of all apps!
– Stewart Garvey, NSW – Session Stylist & Rent A Chair Freelancer
This is the app that every independent hairdresser needs!!!!!
This is the app that every independent hairdresser needs.It’s super seamless and perfect for my business.From online booking to POS, this app keeps everything super organised .This has now also become an amazing community that supports indie stylists everywhere !!
– Leah Iimmel, NSW – Rent A Chair Freelancer
I find the Unwritten App easy to use and everything in one app with stock, payments etc convenient. I also love how I get an email with my daily schedule to look at. Unwritten have listened to what we need and keep trying to improve functions.
– Libby, NSW – Rent A Chair Freelancer
The best choice I’ve made joining unwritten!
Unwritten has made running my business so much easier and efficient with the unwritten app. It has allowed me to be organised, keep clients happy getting there products to them on time, connect with like minded Indy hairdressers and enhance my brand professionally. Running a home salon, working on photoshoots/weddings/freelancing can become stressful but unwritten has made this all do able with their easy to use booking system and ordering stock for clients while I’m on the road.
– Teyanah Popik, QLD – Home Salon
Finally an app that is made for me…
Finally an app that is made for me the individual hairstylist!
I can adapt to suit my needs, it reminds my clients and keeps records and sends out product.
What more does an indie need!
– Paula Hibbard, NSW – Mobile Bridal Hairdresser
The App is incredible!
Everything I need as an independent hairdresser under the one app! You don’t need anything else!
– Tayla Bourke, VIC – Mobile & Rent A Chair Freelancer
I have recently started testing this software for my independent hairdressing business. I’m really happy with the the appointment booking / confirmation system and the simple product ordering. Can’t wait for the products to be ready so I can start shipping them to my clients! This is really a good free app for independent hairdressers.
– Lara Schmitt, NSW – Mobile Hairdresser
The only App made simple
Exclusively for indie hairdressers
Because 80% of you (Indies) say you’re done with complex admin, or tired of not getting paid while you holiday or take a sick day*!
* Australian Hairdressing Council 2022 Single Operator Survey
Stop paying for features you don’t use
Unwritten is the only free app in the world built specifically for independent hairdressers, so you can say goodbye to complex and expensive software for good.
Earn while on holidays or sick
Every time someone purchases an Unwritten product from you – online or in person – YOU. GET. PAID. Just watch the commissions roll into your account every week!
Get indie-savvy dedicated support
No need to pay extra for support from our amazing humans. We’ll even work with you one-on-one to help get you up and running! That’s how serious we are.
Free, no hidden fees, no strings attached. Pinky swear.
Your questions, answered
Who’s behind Unwritten?
Unwritten is the brainchild of two Aussie business dudes with one bloody great idea – an idea that would empower a growing legion of unsung heroes, embrace the exiled, muscle up the underdogs… champion the Indies!
Rob Aubin has worked in the hairdressing industry for more than 20 years, in software with Shortcuts Software and professional haircare in his family’s business distributing Matrix, La Biosthetique and Great Lengths, while simultaneously leading the education charge with Pivot Point.
Hayden Brooks is an entrepreneurial problem solver – he’s spent two decades working with tradies and improving businesses in finance, property and construction.
Both are Sydney-based mates, on a mission to help the Indie community grow strong, successful solo businesses. Read more about their ‘why’ here.
Do I have to use both the App and the Haircare, or can I choose one or the other?
You could use the App as your business management tool, and continue on your merry way ordering back basin and retail as you do now. Maybe you just want to manage your appointments in Unwritten and use an alternative point of sale.
Perhaps you love your salon software and you’re just here for the side hustle of set-and-forget commission. Great! Open your online shop front, share your unique link and you’re in business. People who purchase the product through your link will generate commission for you, and it’s paid every week.
It’s all up to you!
And of course, you could go in deeeeeeep and completely nerd out on Unwritten. Using the whole ecosystem to its full potential puts you in the best position to get your hands on an easier life and more money.
But those are just a few ways you can make Unwritten work for you! Actually, we’re excited to see just how many genius ways our Indies find to use the ecosystem for their business growth and success. Bring it!
How much does the App cost?
The only financial outlay for you will be if you opt for SMS appointment reminders for 9c each, and standard transaction fees charged at 1.75% + 30c per transaction as set down by Stripe (our chosen payment gateway).
How does the commission work?
But wait, get this. The tech is SO super nerdy, that when someone purchases directly from you or your unique link once, the system automatically recognises them as your customer when they log in to the Unwritten online shop to buy again. They don’t even need to use your unique link! And to encourage them to log in for every future purchase instead of checking out as a guest, we’ll give them a discount on their products when they do.
So, that commission ?
We know what you REALLY want to know is “how much commission do I get?”. Keep in mind, a huuuuuuge part of Unwritten is about helping you earn passive income, so trust us when we say the commission rates are industry-leading (i.e. ah-mazing!).
Make sure you get early access here so you can view the commission table in the App as soon as it arrives.
Btw – your phone will be buzzing every time you make a sale! Yep, you’ll be able to track your commission in real time via your dashboard in the App, and the best bit is, we pay it to you weekly, so you’ll always have funds for Friday Happy Hour. Cheers to that!
Is the Unwritten Haircare sold through other online or retail stores?
Negative. No. Nae. Nein. Non. Unwritten Professional Haircare can only be purchased through the Unwritten ecosystem. That means either through a verified professional Indie or on our direct to consumer online store – even then, whenever someone purchases a product, an Indie somewhere receives a commission for that sale. So you see, Unwritten haircare is 100% professional, 100% of the time.
Is the App just for hairdressers?
That being said, we love a multi-tasker. For example, if you’re a hair and make-up artist, go for gold!
How do I get started?
It’s super easy. Get early access here first and we’ll let you know when the App is ready for download. When you get the message, just follow the prompts to get set up… it’ll take you less than 15 minutes, seriously!
Have another question? Chat with us
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Unwritten is the only app designed to help Aussie independent hairdressers simplify their admin and grow a profitable business.
Unwritten has been designed to be the best free app for independent hairdressers. Since our app is designed specifically for independent hairdressers. What do we mean when we say independent hairdresser? If you are a mobile hairdresser, have a home salon or home studio, work in a salon suite, rent a chair in a salon or in a co-working space, or you are a session stylist or wedding hair stylist or you do a mix of any of these, you are an independent hairdresser, or as we like to call you lot, an ‘indie’ hairdresser.
Why is it so important that independent or indie hairdressers have their own app?
Well, software built for hair salons, beauty salons, gyms, yoga studios, tattoo parlours, bars, restaurants are not designed specifically for indie hairdressers. Their new features have to make lots of people in lots of different industries happy. We believe that an app for indie hairdressers delivers an easier to manage, less complex and less expensive business tool.