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At Work and Happy to Have Her Hands Back in Hair

Stylist Janel Latessa worried that her clients would be hesitant to return. The opposite has been true. Read about her successful reopening and get some tips for navigating your own return.

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Help in Applying for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Tyler Turner launched a Facebook page to help stylists understand how to apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program benefits. It has been a labor of love and has offered invaluable support to self-employed beauty professionals.

During Virus Shutdown, Do These Updates to Your Branding

Doing some simple tweaks and revamps now will help your branding, long term. Pointers for working on your business to prepare yourself for a return to work.

She Is Fighting for Self-Employed "Business of One" Artists

Gina Rivera is lobbying lawmakers to include provisions in COVID-19 stimulus plans to help self-employed stylists, manicurists, and other beauty and wellness professionals.

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. 

Sola Salon Studios Opens 500th Location

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

ALERT: New 2020 Law Requires CA Booth Renters to Meet These Requirements

While this law doesn’t apply outside of California, it could become a model for other states.  Salons utilizing renters will have to run a much tighter ship and booth renters will need to show specific ways in which they are independent from the salon owner.

New Sola CEO Looks Forward To Empowering 15,000 Independent Salon Owners

"There’s nothing more powerful than a group of passionate and creative business owners galvanized around a common mission."

Landmark CA Legislation Defines "Independent Contractor"

AB 5 does provide relief for establishment owners that both work as stylists themselves as well as rent booth space.

 Sola Salon Studios Opens 450th Location

This Kansas location (Town Center Plaza, 5065 W. 117th St., Leawood, Kansas) represents the 450th overall Sola location, the 447th in the United States, and is the 7th location owned by the same franchise group.