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Salon Suite Brands Band Together to Call Out California Officials

The companies' CEOs are asking Governor Newsom to consider reopening their salon suites, saying that because of the unique layout and design, salon suites have the ability to meet the health and safety standards much like a dental or medical office facility.

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Should You Raise Prices When Salons Reopen?

What you decide to do will depend on your area, how COVID-19 affected your business and your own comfort level.  For some direction and advice, we looked to salon industry experts and their suggestions for reopening.

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.

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.

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.

Genbook Helps Stylists Maintain Focus and Elevate Experience

Entrepreneurs need to find solutions to streamline their businesses so they can attend to their clients and their craft.

You’re A Solo Artist But You Never Have To Be Alone

Going into business for yourself in a salon suite for the first time is an exciting step in a professional beauty career. It can also be a little scary to think about working alone, without a boss or manager to turn to for help. But guess what? You really aren’t alone!

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.