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Women in Leadership: Karen Gordon

As Cosmetologists Chicago prepares for America's Beauty Show in late March, our Women in Leadership series talks with the newest president of the association, Karen Gordon. In a candid interview, she shares her history, her thoughts and her goals for her tenure ahead.

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Cosmetologists Chicago Elects New Board of Directors

Cosmetologists Chicago (CC) recently installed its new Board of Directors and Officers at the 2018 Annual Business Meeting.

How to Conduct a Hair-Loss Consultation with Care

Although a solid consultation enriches any hair service, when clients face hair loss, the stylist needs to proceed with care--HAIR+ experts share how.

Salon Professionals Honored at America's Beauty Show

Awards and honorary scholarships were given to salon owners and industry professionals at the Cosmetologists Chicago President's Reception.

2017 HAIR+ Summit in Review

This year’s event provided tools to help hair-restoration stylists, extensionists and salon owners get their businesses up and running with expert insight.

HAIR+ SUMMIT Expert Tips for How To Become a Hair Loss Expert

During the HAIR+ Summit in Atlanta, a panel discussion, moderated by MODERN SALON Senior Editor Lauren Quick, addressed some practical aspects of building a business around hair loss.

Find the Best Hair-Thinning Specialty for Your Personality

Finding a HAIR+ specialty requires a certain personality and the motivation to further your education as a stylist.

Candy Shaw Honored with Jerry Gordon Salon Business Leadership Award at America's Beauty Show

Cosmetologists Chicago bestowed its 4th annual Jerry Gordon Salon Business Leadership Award upon Candy Shaw, owner of Jamison Shaw Hairdressers and Sunlights Balayage at a dinner reception at America's Beauty Show.

2017 HAIR+ Meetup at ABS Provides Insight into Hair Loss

The 2017 HAIR+ Meet Up at America's Beauty Show was a glimpse at the type of content covered in MODERN SALON's annual HAIR+ Summit in Atlanta. ABS attendees gathered Sunday afternoon to hear from four industry professionals on the topic of hair loss, trichology and extensions.

Trichologist, Hair Loss Specialist or Both? Here's the Answer...

After five columns, I hope I’ve persuaded you to consider becoming a hair loss specialist. I firmly believe being a specialist in something (anything) gives you an advantage over your competition, be it in your salon, your community or the industry at large.