S1E8: Why Sonya Dove Doesn't Want to Go Back to Normal


Industry icon Sonya Dove prioritizes inspiration, education, and mentorship for her stylist community. Wella Professionals Global Ambassador, Ulta Beauty Pro Team Member, and Hair Dreams Ambassador. Dove has received countless industry awards including Master Hairstylist of the Year and the International Icon of the Year. We spoke with her while she is in her home in Mexico, during the COVID-19 lockdown, and she shares that she will be returning to work in a very different way.

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S1E10: He's a Popular Nobody for Everybody

John Mosley, barber, educator, and influencer, joins the Choose Beauty podcast to discuss his new foundation, The Nobody Way, to support future beauty and fashion professionals, as well as his challenges in the industry as a person of color.

S1E9: A Rallying Cry to Bring the Salon Community Together

Sam Villa, co-founder of Sam Villa (Allvus, LLC) joins the Choose Beauty podcast to discuss the Sam Villa and Friends Socialathon, a 12-hour fundraising event to bring the industry together.

S1E7: A Wellness Entrepreneur's Journey

Tom Porter, CEO and founder of Malibu Wellness, joins the Choose Beauty podcast to discuss his new podcast that provides insight into whether entrepreneurs are born, made, or a little of both.

S1E6: Should You Become a Hairdresser?

Carlos Valenzuela, hairdresser, educator, and ex-salon and school owner, joins the Choose Beauty podcast to raise wellness awareness and talk about how he is assisting salon professionals in developing a fulfilling career.

S1E5: Social Media Strategy for Stylists

Britt Seva, business and marketing strategist for hair stylists, joins the Choose Beauty podcast to discuss how to perform a social media audit on your platforms to better understand your audience and how to turn followers into guests.

S1E4: The Future of the Beauty Industry

Karen Gordon, President of Cosmetologists Chicago, salon owner, and industry leader, joins the Choose Beauty podcast to talk about how COVID-19 is shaping the future of the beauty industry and encouraging the community to come together.

S1E3: A Stylist's Story of Inspiration

Yara de la Torre, stylist, salon owner, and educator, joins the Choose Beauty podcast to share her inspirational journey of overcoming an accident that left her paralyzed from the waist down and now navigating through the pandemic.

S1E2: The 5 "F" Words to Manifesting Your Life

Jerilynn Stephens, Emmy-nominated hairstylist, joins the Choose Beauty podcast to talk about the 5 "F" words to manifest the life you want for yourself.

S1E1: Finding Opportunity for Salon Owners During COVID-19

Joanne Magana, professional beauty coach and consultant, joins Choose Beauty to share her thoughts on taking time to evaluate your brand, giving back, and how the pandemic will change the salon industry.

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