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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.

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LISTEN: Understanding What the Economic Stimulus Means to Stylists

Jump into a webinar with PBA and listen on-demand. It will be a valuable resource to anyone in the industry.

Working ON My Business When I Can't Work IN It

Working with clients may have been taken away from me and many others but I do have the option of working on my business and preparing for when I re-open. 

LISTEN to "Stylists and COVID-19: How to Keep Informed, Focused, & Moving Forward"

An on-demand webinar featuring panelists ranging from legal experts, advocating for the salon industry in Washington, to a world-renowned salon coach who will help stylists prepare for an uncertain future.

10 Step Action Plan for Stylists and Owners

These steps will lead you from fear into action. Stylists and salon owners will find usable information that will help steer them through these troubled waters.

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.

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.

Ulta Beauty: Education That Soars

Ulta Beauty has mapped out a clear career path for stylists in their salons, and the stops along the way include dedicated time (paid for!) spent on education at all levels.

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.

Sola Salon Studios Opens 500th Location

This milestone means 15,000 beauty professionals now call Sola home.