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The Mona Cut: Before & Afters that Celebrate Texture

Mona Baltazar shines a spotlight on big chops, transitions, and embracing and enhancing texture and curl patterns that look their best with a true professional’s touch.

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Pros and Cons of Instagram Hiding Visible Likes

How will hiding likes impact the professional beauty industry? We polled influencers and Instagram power users to see how they feel about the pending US changes that began rolling out in other countries earlier this year.

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.

Price Transparency on Color Corrections

See a major color correction makeover, plus learn how the colorist, Sean Michael, priced the service.

Makeover: How Jack Martin Helps Clients Stop Coloring Their Gray Hair

Jack Martin is known for transforming his clients--not to cover their gray hair, but to embrace it so they can stop coloring their hair as frequently.

10 Reasons to Make a Smart Salon Career Move

Job benefits, career growth, flexibility, up to 70% commission and customized hands-on classes in hair color, blow dry, extensions, hair styling, texture, skin care, business building, consultation and more—explore all the reasons stylists and estheticians are switching to the Salon at Ulta Beauty.

Toning Technique for Outside Foils, Removing Warmth and More

We love following Cassandra @cassandraplatinum for her superstar color smarts. Here's how she tones for the best, most beautiful results.

Instagram Creator Account Profiles Offer Tools to Help Influencers Better Work With Brands

Instagram has launched a creator profile tailor-made for influencers, and there are plenty of reasons why it might be worth making the switch from a business profile to a creator account.

When Mistakes Happen: I Melted Off a Client's Hair

In a recent post on her Instagram, Philadelphia hair colorist Jess Dworniczak bravely shared a story about every colorist's worst nightmare: she melted off her client's hair. "No, that’s not a euphemism. It’s a short version of the worst moment of my career, and it happened just the other day," she says.

How to Avoid Stylist Burnout

Beauty pros have the BEST jobs--making people feel amazing and beautiful all day long? Sign us up. But what about the price bargaining, the impossible expectations, the never-ending DMs, the blurry lines dividing being clocked in and being clocked out? Stylist burnout is a real thing. Here's how to avoid it...