career advice

5 Steps To Transition From Beauty Professional To Successful Salon Owner

Salon Suite expert and consultant Karen Kaminski shares her experience and understanding of the Salon Suite market.

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Stylists Share Their Advice for the Post-Holiday Quiet Period

This period after the holidays can bring on a huge lull for hairstylists. We asked Cosmo Prof's team of professionals to offer their best advice on how to deal with the January-February slow period.

NAILS' Top 10 Articles of 2023

Enjoy a top 10 countdown of NAILS' most-read articles from the past year.

The “Greatest Hits” Of Hard-Learned Wisdom: Practices I Wish I Had at the Beginning of My Career

Master stylist and Sam Villa Artistic Team Member Jesse Linares shares habits he wishes he had started at the beginning of his career.

Magical Thinking in Hairdressing: Unveiling a Hairdresser’s Creative Mindset

Drawing from decades of salon life experience, Valenzuela peels back the layers of a hairdresser's psyche with candidness and compassion, highlighting the delicate balance between unbridled creativity and the structured approach essential for thriving in today's competitive salon landscape.

How-to Navigate a Career in Beauty

Hairstylist Melissa Goudeau's first book, So You Wanna Be A Hairstylist…That’s Cute, provides real-life advice for those thinking about going to cosmetology school.

Using A.I. Can Make Your Art Easier to Prepare, Polish, and Share

How can AI support the salon community? Tucker Cinalli with S.E.T. haus productions talks about this new world and how it can be effective for your business.

Why the Things Clients Are Most Passionate About May Surprise You

Take a look at some of the trends driving client behavior with career expert, Shanalie Wijesinghe, director of education at Boulevard.

Artist Spotlight: Donna Jordan

Stylist Donna Jordan ran her own salon for twelve years before pivoting to franchise salons—and she never looked back. Now Vice President of operations at Supercuts, Donna encourages other mid-career artists to consider the same path. Donna Jordan’s artist spotlight is a story of changing direction—and succeeding.

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