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COVID-19, Don't Mess with Salon Professionals

We are past the shock and into formulating the solution. We know life might not return to what it was before your sneaky attack on us. That’s ok. We know how to deliver top quality service anywhere at a moment’s notice.

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Spirit Guide: Insight from a 40-Year Career in the Salon

Carlos Valenzuela has a genius for life. His successful professional beauty career and his deep connection to the stylist has made him a mentor and model to be followed.

Salon Friendships: Remembering My Friend, Bill Doran

"Those special co-workers who ride the ups and downs of career and life with us are priceless."

The 12-Point Consultation

"The busiest stylist in my salon is booked three weeks in advance because she starts off every client visit with a traditional, attention-to-detail consultation." Get a checklist to guide you through your best client consult!

Take Care of Yourself, First, So You Can Help Others

It's like putting on your own oxygen mask before assisting others. As these tiny self-care steps become second nature, you will feel stronger.

Salon Burnout: How To Spot It and What To Do About It

Here are some telltale signs as well as some surefire suggestions for solving it.

40 Years Ago, Bringing Beauty to China Was a Revolutionary Act

"The political climate led to suspicion of our true motives; could we really be spies?"

The Amazing Career and Lifestyle Workshop

My career and struggles do not qualify me to write, speak or teach you—my solutions do.

The Devil in the Break Room: Avoiding the Temptation of Gossip, Overeating and Negativity

The long-term consequences of the devil in the break room are just not worth it.

Romance in the Salon: Do or Don't?

We asked a stylist who, after 45 years in the industry, has seen it all and has some very wise counsel on the topic.

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