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What Are the Five "F" Words for a Successful Future?

This list comes from an Emmy-nominated hairdresser who hit a personal bottom and then rose to the top, following this "F" word formula.

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How to Create Financial Security and Consistency in a Salon

“Study what you have and project your future business based on last year’s data…when you know your slow times, there will be no slow times!”

Beauty Therapists Transform Clients in So Many Ways

With National Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 6-12) upon us, we are thinking about the many ways that licensed beauty pros extend empathy, energy, and healing touch.

Single Mom Hairdressers Offer Advice for Keeping it Together

"I have a sneaky suspicion your attitude to keep going while juggling a career and a home might be the most valuable lesson. By showing your kids that life challenges will happen and can be faced, you provide lifelong encouragement to overcome their own." Hear from some inspiring single mom hairdressers.

How One Nail Artist Networked her Way to her Dream Job

Meet Joanne Sorbello, a nail artist who has found success in the beauty industry working backstage at Fashion Week, on-set at photoshoots and collaborating with professionals from all categories.

5 Steps To Building A Salon Career That Sparks Joy

In order to build a brand that’s sustainable, that allows you to grow and grows with you, it must be authentic. It must flatter your gifts and your talents and make you happy. In other words, it must spark joy. Here are five steps to creating and sustaining a joy-driven brand.

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.

DEADLINE ALERT! Enter Beacon 2020

Last call to enter Beacon 2020, a game-changing program designed to inspire upcoming young professionals with an experience that’s fun, uplifting and creative that kickstarts their beauty careers by learning from the best in the industry.

#IBELONG In Beauty: This Stylist Found Flexibility and Security in Her Career

Connie Holmes has done it all—stylist, salon owner, manager, educator, platform artist, artistic director. But sometimes the unexpected happens.

Please Put Brunette Back in the Pile of Hair Color Options

This artist is leading #TheBlondeResistance, hoping clients--and stylists--will give brunettes the love and respect they deserve.