During the HAIR+ Summit in Atlanta, a panel discussion, moderated by MODERN SALON Senior Editor Lauren Quick, addressed some practical aspects of building a business around hair loss.
Dr. Hill kicked off the first day of the HAIR+ Summit in Atlanta, Georgia, with an informative presentation designed to get everyone on the same page about hair loss on the scientific level: anatomy, growth cycles, scarring and non-scarring hair disorders, diagnosing hair disorders and salon revenue builders, so salon professionals can develop a plan of attack.
After five columns, I hope I’ve persuaded you to consider becoming a hair loss specialist. I firmly believe being a specialist in something (anything) gives you an advantage over your competition, be it in your salon, your community or the industry at large.
If you’re reading this, you’re probably wondering how you can begin to integrate being a hair loss specialist into your salon/spa business. Well, read on...
Finding a HAIR+ specialty requires a certain personality and the motivation to further your education as a stylist.
What role does scalp condition play in healthy hair, what can stimulate hair growth, how can stylists help clients prevent hair loss before it starts, how can clients keep hair healthy and how can stylists best recommend an at-home treatment plan for clients with thinning hair?
If being a trichologist doesn’t suit you but you love doing hair, you might want to consider specializing in hair replacement.
Most hairdressers consider themselves to be “artists.” I personally do! We love the act of creating. It might be difficult as an “artist” to envision how you can integrate something like hair loss into your day-to-day work. Let me explain how it can be done…and stay with me on this one!