• 5 Bad Habits Ruining Your Hair

    The best hair advice we ever got was to treat our locks like we do our laundry delicates: with a gentle touch and plenty of TLC. Still, lots of us are harming our hair without even knowing it. Are you guilty of these damaging don’ts? 1. Doubling up on hot tools. If you blow out […]

  • Top 10 Qualities of a Great Cosmotologist

    According to Cosmetologyschools.com, the following tips are the top 10 qualities that make up a great cosmetologist. These qualities can take a good cosmetologist and make them GREAT! Not only can cosmetologists help a person create an entire new look through changing hair style and color, make-up, and other procedures, people rely on their cosmetologists […]

  • 9 Weird Things You Didn’t Know About Your Nails

    For many of us, our nails are merely a vehicle for polish—we use them as a means of adornment without thinking all too much about the nails themselves. Well, after you read the following nine facts below, you may feel differently about the protein-coating on your digits (and toes, for that matter). Here are some […]

  • 5 Anti-Aging “Cures” That Don’t Actually Work

    While we all know we can’t fight the aging process forever, that doesn’t stop us from trying. Luckily, there is a trove of anti-aging products designed to firm, tighten, and smooth, promising to help us keep that youthful glow. But, only a small fraction of these products actually make good on their claims of preserving […]

  • Helper’s High

    Helper’s High By: Rosanne Ullman After long days of serving others and making them feel good about themselves, beauty professionals don’t stop giving even on their days off. Salon pros generously donate their time and professional skills to all sorts of causes throughout the year. This selfless tradition ironically nourishes the self. “Our work can […]

  • How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

    We know, th last thing you want to do is clean your makeup brushes. (Washing dishes and doing laundry is pain enough). But because makeup, bacteria, oil and dirt get stuck in the bristles, it’s essential o give them a little TLC so you don’t end up with clogged pores and – yikes – even […]

  • Drink Up Ladies!

    It’s not exactly new information that water is good for you. We’re told to drink at least eight glasses a day for clear skin, fresh breath, and good digestion, and now there’s actually photo evidence that shows just how important proper hydration really is. Sarah Smith was suffering from chronic headaches when her neurologist suggested […]

  • 8 Beauty Habits You Should be Doing Every Morning

    Rise and shine! You don’t have to be a morning person to start your day with a few beauty-boosting habits. Add these must-dos to your A.M. routine and reap the benefits all day long. Use an antioxidant serum. Antioxidants such as vitamins C and E help protect your skin from aging free radicals, which occur […]

  • Top 7 Reasons Why Stylists Fail

    Independent Salon Professionals are a growing community to our industry. We need support to maintain our professional image while operating as a sole entity. The day to day challenges of trying to juggle multiple projects, conflicting priorities and limited resources to try and uphold a business can be overwhelming. Many experience BURNOUT and lose passion […]

  • How to Remove Glitter Nail Polish

    Q: I applied this gorgeous glitter nail polish, but now I can’t take it off. What’s the best way to remove it? A: We all love a good glitter nail polish. It’s the closest thing to nail art for those of us who are—shall we say—artistically challenged. That said, removing glitter nail polish is about […]