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4 Things You Can Write Off on Your Taxes as A Booth Renter

A Hairstylist’s 10-Step Plan for Living the Dream

When you first started styling hair as a career, surely you had some pretty big dreams. Some fabulous dreams. How about styling the hair of the rich and famous? Running your own business? Getting a loyal following? So, how’s it going? If you still have some work to do to accomplish your goals, it’s time […]

How to Style Pigtails Without a Traditional Part

5 Amazing Tips for Today’s Generation of Independent Beauty Professionals

Apparently, it’s a brand new day for hair stylists. At last count, about 50 percent of all salons in the United States were offering some type of booth rental or leasing model. That was the news released in a report by Professional Consultants & Resources (PCR). All that points to new opportunities for the hair […]

4 essential steps to launching a successful salon business

4 Essential Steps to Launching a Successful Salon Business

It’s a good time to be in the salon business. The glorious hair styling business is expected to grow at an annual rate of 3.2 percent — hitting $58.7 billion by 2019, according to IBISWorld. But that doesn’t mean you’re automatically guaranteed success by just pulling out your styling gear and getting to work on […]

How to Keep Your Customers Coming Back to Your Hair Salon

Be Different: It’s the Key to Making Your Styling Business a Success

Did you know that things are looking great for hair stylists for the next few years? According to the U.S. Bureau of Census, jobs in the hair styling and cosmetology business are expected to grow by 13 percent — more than the 11 percent growth rate for other industries. That could translate into good news […]

How to Style a Faux French Twist

5 Fabulous Tips for Becoming a Celebrity Hair Stylist

Many of us look at celebrity hair stylists and are a bit awed. We wonder just how did they get there. Well, as any celebrity hair stylist — or celebrity for that matter — can tell you, they didn’t get there by pure luck or even pure talent. You won’t attract the attention of celebrities […]

4 essential steps to launching a successful salon business

How to Avoid Chaos and Set Boundaries as an Independent Hairstylist

When I first transitioned to being an independent hairstylist, I didn’t set boundaries with my clients. I didn’t know I needed to, in the beginning. I was actually looking forward to a more personal experience with my client base. Little did I know, not setting boundaries would lead to a greater disservice to my clients. […]

Entrepreneur Mark Cuban Advises Small Businesses to Focus on the Customer

Here’s the Right Way to Shampoo and Condition Your Hair

Yes, there is a proper way to shampoo and condition your #hair. Find the answers here! Click To Tweet Stylists of the world, share this information with your clients! You would be amazed at how many people are improperly applying shampoo and conditioner at home — because no one ever taught them how to do […]

How to Get Referrals for Your Hairstyling Business

The Booth Stylist’s Quick Guide to Bookkeeping

There’s a really good chance that bookkeeping was the last thing on your mind when you decided on a career as a stylist. Right? But let’s face it. Your business could go downhill fast (think about a very slippery slope) if you’re not doing a good job of managing your funds. If you’re renting a […]

Thinking About Booth Rental? Check These Important Tips Before Jumping In

5 Tips on Building Your Business (From a Pro Stylist)

Want us to let you in on the secret to building a successful salon business? “One by one by one.” That’s the formula for not only building up a business from scratch, but also one of the keys to becoming a stylist to the stars, according to Julien Farel, who was able to accomplish both […]

Ways to Challenge Yourself as an Independent Independent Beauty Professional

Hear That? How to Pick the Perfect Playlist for Your Salon

Everyone knows that music can set the mood. Whether it’s that irritating so-called elevator music while you’re on hold or the soundtrack of an incredible horror movie, music can create a powerful effect. For that reason, there’s no question you should carefully select a playlist to create a great atmosphere for your salon. In fact, […]

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