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Until Things Get Better, Concentrate on You Feeling Better

Personally, I’ve moved on to learning to live with the virus, its guidelines, restrictions and precautions instead of waiting around or ignoring the pandemic. I just try to sensibly take care of myself.

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Should You Become a Stylist?

Yes, yes you should. And here's why.

How Will You Reinvent Yourself Moving Forward?

Covid-19 made whatever was neglected in your life manifest like a squeaky wheel, didn’t it?  Neglected items like money management, self-care, friendships, family time? Listen to the squeaky wheel and pack only items that bring you joy and support your career with satisfaction and success.

The Virtual Consultation: A Win for You and Your Client

Three beauty issues top the list of client concerns: haircolor, social distancing, and money. These are the key topics for effective communication with your clients right about now and you can start to address them now, even at a distance, saving you time and effort once we're back in the salon.

Be There for Your Clients, Without Judgement

Before you react to a client request for an at home service or advice on box color take pause and choose your words carefully.  All of us will be remembered. It’s up to us to decide HOW we will be remembered.

Stylist Pep Talk: Managing Fear of the Unknown

Will my salon reopen? Will my clients be there? Here's some advice for how to handle all the anxiety we can feel during the COVID-19 crisis as it relates to stylists.

WATCH: Stylists, You WILL Get Through this Crisis

We checked-in with one of our mentors and motivators, long-time MODERN SALON blogger, Carlos Valenzuela. After 40 years as a hairdresser, educator, and industry expert, he has some words of advice for stylists navigating our current situation.

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?"

Feeling Tired and Uninspired at the Salon? Here's How You Can Thrive

Thrive is a call-to-action response to overwhelming evidence of salon professional’s lack of self-care and wellness. Thrive is a response to higher rates of cancers, depression, dermatitis, carpal tunnel, muscle pain and misalignment among salon professionals.