Stylist Success Tips: How to communicate with clients

30 Apr

As a licensed cosmetologist, it’s your job to make sure your client looks and feels like a million bucks. When a client has a great time in your chair, chances are you’ll secure a bigger tip, a return visit, and maybe even some referral clients down the road. Making clients feel good in your chair […]

3 Reasons You Should Try a Dry Hair Cut

09 Apr

Have you tried a dry hair cut yet? It’s a new cutting technique that’s becoming very popular in today’s high-end salons. As the name implies, it’s a cut that is performed on dry hair, before shampooing. With a dry cut, every piece of hair is being cut individually. This means you get a more precise […]

Suite Rental Trend Growing Quickly in California

11 Dec

Suite rentals are a new concept that allows licensed beauty professionals to operate their own independent business while avoiding many of the risks commonly associated with opening a full-service salon or spa.  It’s a growing trend that’s spreading quickly throughout California and other states in the West and South. A new study by Professional Consultants […]

How to Get Certified in Hair Extension Application

13 Nov

Long locks have long been a symbol of beauty and femininity in many cultures. Some women will pay big bucks to get this forever trendy look if they’re not naturally blessed with long, lustrous hair, which has made hair extensions a booming business! Women will pay from $300 up to $5,000 for a single hair […]

10 Common State Board of Cosmetology Violations (And Tips to Avoid Them)

06 Nov

If you want to start a new career in the beauty industry, there’s a lot riding on the California State Board of Cosmetology exam you’ll need for licensure after you graduate from cosmetology school or esthetician school. After you’ve worked hard in school and studied long hours for the exam, the last thing you’d want […]

4 DIY Special Effects Makeup Tips

30 Oct

Makeup isn’t always glamorous! Special effects makeup can be used to simulate bleeding, bruising, wounds, and scarring that looks just like the real deal. Whether you’re doing special effects makeup for television, a theatrical production, or just a Halloween party, it’s important that you pay close attention to the details so it looks as realistic […]