• Managing Stress at the Salon

    Don’t let job stress get you down! Managing the things you’re in control of will help you keep your cool. Stress on the job has been shown in study after study to be a major source of health problems. Salon professionals have always been fortunate that a major reason people report feeling stress on the […]

  • Finding the GOLD in People that Drives you CRAZY!

    Have you ever had a client drive you so crazy that you felt like firing them? Can you? Did you ever want to say, “I’m sorry; nothing I’m doing is making you happy so I think it’s best that we part ways and you find another stylist? Should you? There is no doubt that we […]

  • How to Care for Dry, Cracked Lips in the Winter

    To be able to know how to care for dry, cracked lips in the winter, we must first understand why it is happening. Our lips only have thin surface layers of skin so they are typically the first thing to become dry before the rest of our face. In the winter the air is so […]

  • Holiday Havoc: How to Survive the Season Beautifully!

    The holiday season is usually one that we all look forward to. However, the happiest time of year may leave you looking not so pleasant! It’s completely normal that all of Christmas’s festivities can take a toll on your beauty routine, but you can take some precautions to keep your sparkling glow all the way […]

  • 5 Tips for Increasing Your Male Clientele

    Specializing in cutting men’s hair is more than ever becoming a very creative and lucrative part of the salon industry. The attention to detail in the craft of men’s cutting is what it’s all about. The Men’s Method by Wahl was created to teach beauty students the importance of honing the craft of men’s cutting. […]

  • Entry Level Cosmetology Tips

    Fresh out of beauty school, a cosmetologist is excited to get her career into full swing. With school out and a license in hand, she is able to work full time in the hair, nail and skin industries providing clients with everything from innovative hair color to gel nails to chemical peels. But, there are […]

  • Best Practices on How to TEACH Students to Cut Kids Hair….

    A crash course in the basics! Everyone deserves and wants a great hair cut… even kids! Getting your haircut can have a powerful effect on the lives of many people no matter what their age is. It is a very personal experience that has a big impact on the way they will feel when they […]

  • Cosmetology: Not Just for Women Anymore!

    Just as some fields of work were once reserved exclusively for men, the field of cosmetology used to be viewed as a women-only zone. Times are changing, though—increasingly large numbers of men are enrolling in cosmetology schools across the nation. Now that the beauty industry is roaring, talent is no longer limited by gender. Some […]

  • 10 Questions You Need to Ask Every Client

    If you haven’t heard this a million times already, let us reiterate: Consultations are a cornerstone of successful appointments and happy clients. Whether your clients are 20 or 60, new or regulars, it’s imperative that you touch base with them and establish what they are looking for and how you’re going to get there. According […]

  • Diversify your Career! You…Reinvented!

    Everyone needs an occasional makeover! Success as a cosmetologist requires more than just talent and hard work: you also have to manage to keep progressive within your industry. It means stretching yourself to do something you never did before. Try different avenues within the cosmetology field and learn to diversify your career so that you […]