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Lies We Tell Our Clients

We fudge the truth if it hurts. The truth is often an insult. Reality often will do nothing for a client’s confidence.

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ArtistOnGo Makes It Easy for Stylists to Be Their Own Boss

They get to pick everything from the salon they wish to work at, their schedule, and their service prices without having to pay salon commissions.

The Three-Minute Consultation

The number one reason a client moves to another salon goes like this: “I always walked out looking the same.”  How did this happen? You stopped doing a consultation for returning clients because familiarity fooled you into thinking you knew the client so well it wasn’t necessary. Wrong.

5 Ways New Stylists Can Find Success in 2021 and Beyond

While the Covid-19 pandemic introduced a great deal of uncertainty, a celebrity stylist and salon owner shares some of her tips for salon success, no matter the business climate or outlook.

Before You Move to Another Salon

A salon, like a boyfriend, is never one hundred percent what you want. If you want to save a salon job (or a relationship), here are some suggestions and things to consider.

The Sweetest Little "She Shed" Salon

Welcome to Holly’s Hair Salon where “I literally giggle to myself some mornings and think how blessed I am that this is my work life now. It’s an amazing feeling.”

How New Government Proposals May Impact Salon Professionals

Washington's too crazy for me—that's what I always thought, until Covid hit me. And that's when I started paying more attention. Read on for some of the proposed budget plans that could offer some relief to salon pros.

5 Ways to Future Proof Your Career As a Stylist

We've learned a lot in the last year, as COVID caused so much havoc. Some of those lessons include ways to keep strengthening your personal brand and building your career with education. A salon coach and expert offers these tips to help you grow and sustain your business, come what may.

Tips to Make Filing Your Taxes Easier

On Friday, February 12, 2021, the IRS will begin accepting and processing 2020 tax year returns. Get a jump on things with these tips for making the process easier and more efficient.

Stylists Share What Got Them Through 2020

In March, everything felt uncertain and insecure as salons closed and communities went into quarantine. Nine months later, so much has happened and so much has changed. Through all the COVID craziness, here are some of the things that kept these stylists sane and centered.