Heath Smith, co-founder of Ruiz Salons in Austin, Texas, has experienced his fair share of salon change since going into business with Allen Ruiz in 1988. In the process, he's discovered a solid system for managing it.
Every week, Anna Manukyan is sharing the wealth--of her own knowledge.
As a licensed professional, industry expert and financial counselor and coach, she speaks our language, making understanding financial terms easy and accessible. This week, she tells us what we need to protect ourselves, our assets, and our investments.
Gratuities cause hassles for owners. You have to pay taxes and credit card processing fees on tips and you have to distribute them to the team. Strategies' Neil Ducoff shows you what a no-tipping salon looks like, and what you need to do to get there.
To help beauty professionals become more informed about money management so they make better financial decisions, Ulta Beauty Senior Director, Education and Creative, Anna Manukyan is sharing the wealth--of her own knowledge.
The North American Hairstyling Awards or NAHAs, co-founded by MODERN SALON, awards our industry’s artists and creatives. Photographer Keith Bryce is the man behind the lens for many of the finalist collections, and we asked him to discuss his process, and how he collaborates with artists to bring out their best.
Every Friday, we feature some financial wisdom from Anna Manukyan, a certified finanical educator, licensed beauty professional and the founder of the Beauty Finance Group, which was created to help beauty pros design a plan for success and a strong financial foundation through education.
Your fur baby at home could be the next VIRAL way to market your salon and services on social media. Try adding a #salondog in one of your salon's IG photos (with you or with your clients) to get more likes and comments.
In a new video series, Ulta Beauty's Anna Manukyan breaks down financial terms and explains their relevance. These short nuggets of education are digestible, understandable and relatable, because she has made it her mission to "give you the power to protect your income, life, health, and wealth."
In the six years since opening her first lash salon in Manhattan, Kansas, Savannah has opened a second salon in Brookings, South Dakota, developed a line of magnetic lashes and created an academy to train future lash and brow professionals.
Southern California-based Barber Betty "Sharp" Hernandez made a major career change, from corporate concerns to creating crewcuts, and says that she appreciates the new found freedom, personal growth and creativity she’s experienced since she started barbering.