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How to Help Clients With a Hair-Pulling Disorder

A client living with trichotillomania will likely hide it from you, and might skip coming to the salon altogether. Once you understand the problem, you will become an asset and resource to your client.

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COLOR CORRECTION: Removing Layers of Fashion Tones

Correcting this won't-budge color and achieving realistic results required a good consultation, great products, and patience.

How to Be a Hair Hero to Someone Suffering with Hair Loss

Hair loss or thinning hair affects so many of your clients and their confidence and quality of life is often severely impacted. This client wanted to share her story, to give other women hope, and to praise the stylist who helped her feel like herself again.

Customer Service: How To Keep Your Client Happy

It’s not just about doing great hair, makeup, nails or skin care. So much of keeping your client happy is customer service. Eric Fisher shares his ten tips on making the client feel valued and important.

Kids in Your Salon Chair: Distraction, Distraction, Distraction

Watching your client go from hair cuts perched on a parent’s knee to seeing them off to college can be rewarding and heartwarming. But it also takes a whole lot of patience when working with children—and knowing the number-one rule.

Ellen's Hair Color Situation and How It Was Handled

"Have you ever had a terrible, terrible hair experience that took hours and hours to fix? Me too," says Ellen on Twitter.

3 Experts Share How to Help Your Clients with Thinning Hair

Getting to the root of what can cause thinning hair and how a correct consultation and real facts will lead to the best outcome.

The Reality of Transitioning from Dark to Blonde

Pittsburgh colorist Marissa Pusateri @marissapusateri posted color correction showing the realities of going blonde.

When Do You Fire a Client?

How many “chances” should you give yourself to please a client?

5 Tips for a Successful Consultation from Lisa Walker @lisalovesbalayage

Hair colorist Lisa Walker, @lisalovesbalayage, draws an audience with her outgoing personality and mad color skills--her Instagram name says it all. The artist is also traveling the country with her Balayage Bootcamp and teaching other artists her techniques and tips. Here, Walker shares five tips for a successful consultation.