Trending for Solo Artists: Products That Cater to Texture
September 11, 2017|2:15 PM
Paul Mitchell Ultimate Wave
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Framesi Color Lover Curl Define Shampoo
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Sexy Hair Curl Control Gel
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TIGI Calma Sultra Cleansing Conditioner for Waves & Curls
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Texture is a hot topic for summer and is sure to continue to make waves well into fall. Solo artists can set themselves apart by developing and promoting service expertise and retail solutions specifically for curly clients. CosmoProf’s Big Summer Savings Event includes shampoos, conditioners and leave-in treatments that cater to every texture type. Learn more at cosmoprofbeauty.com.
Paul Mitchell Ultimate Wave forms, separates and adds loads of texture to create sexy, tousled beach waves.
Framesi Color Lover Curl Define Shampoo is a sulfate-free, moisturizing shampoo. Combats dull, dry, frizzy hair for soft, defined, radiant curls.
Sexy Hair Curl Control Gel is formulated with Sea Algae and Cacay oil — it helps curls retain softness and moisture while smoothing and controlling frizz all day.
TIGI Calma Sultra Cleansing Conditioner for Waves & Curls gently cleanses curly or wavy hair leaving it untangled and moisturized without weighing curls down.
After working in many salons as an employee, manager, wedding coordinator and as a self-employed stylist, Gioia Gomez, currently based at Akasu Hair Studio & Spa, in Portland, Oregon, found the perfect balance. “There are many different ways to be a productive, proﬁtable hairdresser. No one way is the right way for everyone,” she says. “I’ve found being a solo artist is a perfect ﬁt for me.”
After working in many different salons as an employee, manager, wedding coordinator and as a self-employed stylist, Gioia Gomez, currently based at Akasu Hair Studio & Spa, found the perfect balance. “There are many different ways to be a productive, profitable hairdresser. No one way is the right way for everyone,” she says. “I’ve found being a solo artist is a perfect fit for me.”
New Year, new resolutions! We asked our SOLO Artist Advisory Council, a panel of industry experts who lend their voices to important topics for independent stylists, their opinion on “What new, creative business strategies should Solo Artists try in 2018?”
Let the gift giving begin! The holiday season is upon us—how will you treat yourself and your clients? CosmoProf is celebrating the spirit of the season by offering duos, trios and gift sets from your favorite brands.
Imagine the freedom of setting a flexible schedule, having the perfect work-life balance or the power of determining how every cent earned is spent. What about saying “yes” to other opportunities—whether personal or professional—because you can? Women entrepreneurship is growing—are you going to be one of them?
We asked our Solo Artist Advisory Council, “What back-to-school services are smart for solo artists (and all stylists) to offer this September.” They offered us their two cents and gave us some service and product ideas, too.
Both Solo Artists, mother/daughter duo, Tammy and Lauren Muniz, have developed an ideal working relationship. Though the family business model may not be ideal for everyone, Tammy and Lauren have garnered a lot of success with this strategy. Today, there are plenty of working stylists who are trying to navigate the landscape of developing their own business while staying involved with their families. Here are a few pointers.
If you don't already follow Leysa Carrillo on Instagram, you're missing out. The Vegas-based colorist blows us away time and time again with her beautiful colormelts, styling skills and creative color. See why she is featured in the 2017 MODERN SALON 100.