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Mapping Your Future Beauty Career

What qualities are most important in working at a salon? Here's what these Ulta stylists said they loved most about where they work.

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This Financial Advice is Geared to Salon Professionals

“Salon professionals can misunderstand making money with building wealth, and without a timely heads up, leave the salon with little to show for a lifetime of salon work. I’ve seen this happen too many times.”

Back-to-School Tips for Salon Owners and Stylists

Strategies around scheduling, some suggestions for making homeschooling easier, and resources to tap into are offered in this blog from Sola.

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.

What A Salon Assistant Does and How Assisting Can Propel Your Career

Moving from mannequin heads to real-live talking heads can be a massive transition, and serving as a salon assistant can help make the transition a smooth one. So, why should you consider being a salon assistant and how can assisting help your career? Read on to find out.

Why You Should Pay It Forward and Be Someone's Beauty Mentor

The real value of mentoring is sharing you’ve been there, you know how it feels, and you made it, —so, go for it.

The Questions Every Stylist Should Ask at a Salon Interview

Besides trying to impress the owner, it’s important to choose a salon that has a culture that aligns with who you are. Often, we spend more time at work than at home, so it’s important you choose a “work home” where you feel comfortable, where you feel supported, and where you feel like you have opportunity to grow and learn. These questions will arm you with answers to help make your decision.

Independence Days: A Back-to-Work Guide

After months of living in a COVID-19 world, the adaptations we’ve all made can’t be called the new normal, anymore… it’s the “now” normal. Learn how these independent salon owners, all Faces of Sola, were able to seamlessly get back to business in no time.

Want to Be Better About Managing Your Money?

Money may not bring happiness, but a salon shutdown proved that no money is a bummer and totally stresses you out. We salon professionals excel at our skills, creativity, and ability to make money, but often lack the discipline to keep it. Yes, this is officially a tough love blog. Take a seat.

Should You Become a Stylist?

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