The 8 Best Shampoo Backwash Units for Salons in 2019

September 27, 2019 | Posted by Buy-Rite Beauty

A backwash unit can make or break how a client feels about their experience at your salon. Providing a comfortable unit for them and a durable, functional backwash for you is essential. Making the right investment can be hard with so many options on the market – so how do you know which one is right for you? Our experts at Buy-Rite took a look at our best-sellers, best prices, and top quality shampoo backwash units to bring you the best – and most stylish – shampoo backwash units of 2019!

1. Lexus Backwash Unit

Give your client a comfortable, deluxe experience at a great price with our 5th running best seller, the Lexus Shampoo Backwash Unit. Its modern European style features high density foam padding, an extra-wide seat, kick-out leg rest, custom fit neck rest, and a tilting porcelain shampoo bowl sure to leave your clients at ease for any length of service. The cutting-edge Lexus Backwash Unit is available in four durable vinyl options, and the porcelain shampoo bowl is available in white or black, giving you the ability to customize the look of your units for your salon. Additionally, this unit comes with a European style single handle faucet, a durable shampoo hose and shower head, and a vacuum breaker so you don’t need to buy any extra hardware.

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2. Shelby Backwash Unit

If you’re looking for a backwash unit that combines quality, style, functionality, and a great price, the Shelby Backwash Unit is for you! Designed with client comfort in mind, this shampoo backwash unit puts your client at the perfect angle for their head to lay comfortably in the bowl, provides extra lumbar support for their back, and features an extra-wide cushioned seat for ultimate relaxation. The unit is also made with stylist comfort in mind, with a dual-function nozzle, single handle fixture, and a built-in vacuum breaker. The Shelby’s durable vinyl comes in 5 color options, and the deep tilting porcelain bowl is available in black or white, allowing you to customize your units for your salon’s needs.

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3. Luna Backwash Unit

The Luna Backwash Unit is great for anyone looking for a sleek, modern style to compliment their salon interior at a steal! Not only is the Luna stylish, but it is extremely sturdy, durable, and comfortable. The kick-out, lever-activated leg rest, tilting porcelain shampoo bowl, and extra-wide seat with high-density foam padding create a sumptuous experience for your clients, while the European style single-handed faucet and durable chrome shampoo hose make services easier for the stylist.

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4. Chelsea Backwash Unit

Presenting a modern take on a classic style, the Chelsea Backwash Unit combines comfort, quality, and old school glamour to bring your salon to the next level! Featuring a wide, tall tufted seat-back, a soft foam-filled vinyl seat cushion, and a tilting porcelain shampoo bowl with a custom fitting neck rest, your guests are sure to feel pampered and comfortable during their service. The Chelsea is available in 2 colors, with the porcelain shampoo bowl available in black or white. The Chelsea Backwash Unit was made with a stylist’s busy schedule in mind – its European-style single handle faucet, durable shampoo hose, and removable seat cushion make this unit easy to use and clean up between clients.

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5. Oasis Backwash Unit

The Oasis Backwash Unit combines style and comfort to create a balanced shampoo unit that you and your clients will love and it’s a great price! Your clients will bask in luxury with the ergonomically designed head pedestal and thick, cozy cushion with lumbar support. The ergonomic lounging structure and layout is perfect for services beyond a basic wash, keeping your client comfortable for head massages and waxing. The sturdy fiberglass base has two stylish chrome feet, and the unit features an extra-large shampoo bowl, a head pedestal with an anti-bacterial rubber cover, a durable hose and nozzle, and a single-lever faucet making the stylist’s job a breeze. If you’re looking for comfort and ease for both the client and the stylist, the Oasis Backwash Unit is perfect for you.

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6. Pibbs Luca Backwash Unit

If you’re looking for a high-end backwash unit durably made and at a great price for its longevity, look no further than the Pibbs Luca Backwash Unit! The Luca is manufactured in the USA, and is available in 40 durable, custom vinyl colors (with 2 options for the porcelain bowl), giving you the chance to design the look of your shampoo backwash units to be completely unique to your salon! Designed with client comfort in mind, this backwash unit features an extra-wide adjustable sliding seat which sits atop a strong, beautifully finished metal base, an extra-large tilting Italian porcelain bowl, and soft, upholstered armrests, providing your clients with a luxurious experience. The Luca Backwash Unit is part of the Luca Collection by Pibbs, sold exclusively through Buy-Rite!

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7. Salon Ambience IconWash Backwash Unit

The innovative style of the Salon Ambience IconWash makes this backwash unit a future classic!! Made 100% in Italy, Salon Ambience offers the highest quality products in the salon industry. If you want the best of the best – the IconWash is for you. The perfect combination of style, comfort, and functionality, the IconWash’s palatial minimalism features beautifully rounded armrests, a soft-cushioned seat and backrest, a tilting porcelain shampoo bowl, and a transparent shelf adding additional storage space to this unit! The IconWash is available in over 40 beautiful colors and designs, with an option of primary and accent colors at no extra cost! This shampoo backwash unit is available as a single, double, or triple – all with the option of an electric leg rest. The IconWash will truly set your salon and services apart from the others, leaving your customers feeling like stars in your ultra-modern, unique salon!

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8. Belvedere Lioness What Backwash Unit

Combining a futuristic, modern look with extreme comfort and top-end quality, the Belvedere Lioness What Backwash Unit is sure to shine in any modern salon! The Lioness is custom made in Italy and features polished aluminum armrests and a large tilting ceramic shampoo bowl. The Lioness chair frame offers extreme comfort for your clients and durability for your stylists with its lush Polyurethane foam and sleek black vinyl upholstery. Unlike several other Italian-made products, the Lioness is available for quick shipment, making it stand out from the crowd.

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