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Updated 1 day ago

Help on building a clientele - 67 Replies

[QUOTE who="Blas in Tarzana, California"]Hello my name is Blas I specialize in building clientele for high end salons all over Southern CA, Las Vegas...


Updated 1 month ago

apprenticeship in cosmetology - 113 Replies

Hi, I am looking for cosmetology instructor. What do I need to do to become your student, if you are available now, of course?

Tracie Rathsack

DC Practical & Written Cosmetology Tests

I will be able to take the tests in a couple of weeks. I started at a school in Virginia and transferred to a new school in DC. My questions...


Updated 1 month ago

sick and tired of the superficial scene - 63 Replies

Do you guys realize what you do to torment people as well as part of all ranting you're doing ??? I have alot o say and read the same crap different...

Marytarr in Morehead City, North Carolina

Updated 1 month ago

Newly Licensed Cosmetologist wanting to throw in the towel. Help! - 54 Replies

I just got my California Cosmetology license June 13th 2011; I’m now starting to realize how it is starting out. My school didn’t teach me anything,...

Yes Leo

Classes 4 Cosmetology. name is Mrs,Tee I'm a operator instructor been in the indursty 25 years .I offer back to basics hair cutting, hair coloring,refesher class for...

Kris in Bolingbrook, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

Graduated Cosmo school in 2009 but never got my licenses.. - 11 Replies

Hello all! I graduated cosmo school in 2009 but I never attained my licenses because I was afraid. I have very low self esteem and that's what...

Maalbrechtjr in New York, New York

Updated 2 months ago

Barber School Bound - 1 Reply

I have been thinking and searching for barber schools in my area for around 3years now. Going back and forth about it and my number 1 hang up is im...

Let's do this! in Manchester, New Hampshire

Updated 2 months ago

Can an older single mom make it as a hairstylist? - 15 Replies

I'm newly divorced, a single mom to a young daughter and I'm no spring chicken (42). I recently went to school and now have my estheticians license,...

Usher Roscoe in Nashville, Tennessee

How have you searched for schools?

Hey all, for those of you who are currently searching for a school or graduated within the last 5 years or so, how did you go about your...

Teresa North in Woodbury, Tennessee

Updated 3 months ago

Cosmetology Instructor - 68 Replies

I am currently licensed in California for 4 years now. I have taken many classes at Vidal Sassoon, Bumble & Bumble etc. I managed and taught classes,...

Jenn Liu in Houston, Texas

Moving to another state as a newly license cosmetologist

I just got my last license this year but I'm trying to move to Nevada. I already did my research on how to do it, but my problem is finding a job and...

Crhuichan in West Linn, Oregon

Updated 4 months ago

Opening a salon in a assisted living facility - 50 Replies

Hello, I currently work as a independent stylist at a assisted living facility. However, within a month I will be running another salon at a second...

Cher in Sacramento, California

Taking the test after passing cosmetology school

Taking the test after passing cosmetology school- if you've been out to cosmetology school for over year are you still able to take the state test...

Brittany WW in Hampton, Virginia

Stylist Wanted

I am a the Manager of a local salon here in Hampton,VA and I always looks for new and talented stylist to join our team. I need stylist who are...

Terrie E in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Updated 4 months ago

Cosmetology Refresher courses - 274 Replies

Does anyone know of any place or persons in Massachusetts that offer cometology refresher class for someone that graduated from beauty school back in...

Jo in Irwin, Pennsylvania

3 years in hair dressing and thinking of giving it up

Well to start I've been in the salon industry for about 3 years now. I've worked in a few salons and learned a lot. started off assisting, handing...

Jennifer in Alabama

Updated 5 months ago

Paul Mitchell Vs. Aveda Institute - 113 Replies

Which one is better? PM looks slightly edgier and more like my style yet Aveda Institutes look much more professional,which leads me to believe that...

Tomkat in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 5 months ago

Too old for beauty school? - 622 Replies

Hello- I have recently been thinking of attending beauty school, an idea I've had for years. I am largely discouraged by family members because I am...

dixshine mariadoss in chennai, India

im dixshine hair stylist

Hi looking for job in france for hair n beauty''' im working with toni n guy in chennai' india''' im for a change to work with diffrnt people'''...

Qingdao Unique Hair Products in Sacramento, California

Updated 5 months ago

How do I become licensed to do hair extensions? - 58 Replies

I have been doing my own hair extensions for years and would really love how to do it professionally(I would never try it on someone else's hair...

Qingdao Unique Hair Products in Sacramento, California

Updated 5 months ago

Hair Extensions - 334 Replies

Has anyone done hair extensions? I'm a licensed cosmetologist and have been for 6 years now and I have never done them yet. I want to attempt them...

Lensminger in California

Refresh classes

I have been a licensed cosmetologist for 10 years but have been out of the business for a long time. I'm looking for some refresh courses because I...

Geneva Fishman in Washington, District of Columbia

Updated 6 months ago

chair rental vs. commision - 6 Replies

I have been doing hair for 5 years and have a pretty steady clintel. I have been wondering if renting a chair will bring in more income? Is there any...

TommieYYC in Calgary, Alberta

Updated 7 months ago

Aveda institute entrance exam/ What it's composed of. (I just took it and passed it) - 12 Replies

I just took the Aveda entrance exam and I thought I might share what it was like. I like many other people HATE taking tests. So when I found out...

Patricia in Toms River, New Jersey

Updated 7 months ago

positions in retirement /nursing homes doing the residents - 465 Replies

Hello, I was wondering if anyone out there knows of a nursing /retirement village in the columbus ohio area that needs a hairstylist. I have lots...

Marla in Roswell, Georgia

Updated 8 months ago

how much do hairstylist get paid? - 1630 Replies

Hello everyone Im interested in going through cosmetology school. I am just wondering how much does hairstylist get paid? do they get paid by the...

JessMN in Minnesota

Updated 8 months ago

Beauty School vs. Community College? - 2 Replies

I'm interested in becoming a hairdresser, and I want to get the best training that I can. I've heard that going to a Community College for...

Eva in Mississippi

Updated 8 months ago

career change from retail manager to hair stylist - 16 Replies

I am seriously considering a career change after 15 years in retail. I have always wanted to become a hair stylist, however I currently make about...

Ashley in Kemptville, Ontario

Updated 8 months ago

Hairstylist schools in Ottawa - 3 Replies

Hi, I am looking around for hair styling schools. So far, I have seen Algonquin college and private West End Academy. Does anyone had gone to those...

AlexMBlair in Irving, Texas

Updated 8 months ago

Quit Job to go to Cosmetology School? - 162 Replies

Hi, I'm 27 years old, and currently work a boring desk job. I make a decent salary, which holds me back from leaving. I have an MBA and BS in...

David in Westwego, Louisiana

Updated 9 months ago

Wisconsin manager license - 1 Reply

I have my fingers crossed someone might have had a similar situation and what they did. I work for a barber and beauty shop 15 years ago and now...

Stephanie Marie in Rochester, New York

Need advise please

Hi everyone! I chose to go to cosmetology school right out of high school. I passed and always felt I had great talent. I has one interview and...

Danielle Brown in Raeford, North Carolina

Hatori Hanzo shears

I'm selling my shears brand new never used 3 pair

New resident in Charleston, South Carolina

Updated 9 months ago

Trouble with getting clients - 3 Replies

I am a licensed cosmetologist and have been for over a year. I work in a booth-type salon but thankfully its not requied of me to pay any boothrent....


Updated 9 months ago

Advice- not part of the salon "family" "team" - 2 Replies

have been styling for 20 years. I have been at this salon for 5 years. 2 years with one owner and 3 years with the new owner and his employees form...

Ami in Los Angeles, California

Get 10-30 inch tape in hair extensions

Hairplusbase Tape-In hair extension wefts come with the adhesive already attached. After the wefts have been in for several weeks, they need to be...

smk in Beaverton, Oregon

Updated 10 months ago

jcpenney salon vs. smartstyle - 14 Replies

I need to talk to some one who works at jcpenney salon? what is the hrly pay/ it a better choice than smartstyle,

allison in Topanga, California

Updated 10 months ago

Cosmetology refresher course - 62 Replies

My girlfriend got her cos license 6 years ago, and never went to work. Long story. She wants a refresher course so she feels comfortable putting...

Ctozser in Wayne, New Jersey

Updated 11 months ago

Can I make a decent living being a hairstylist? - 97 Replies

I'm halfway through college. Thinking about leaving college and going to school to be a hairdresser. Can someone tell me what the process is to...

crazyhairfairy in United Kingdom

How much do you charge for renting a chair in hair salon ?

Hello hairbesties! How much in avarage is OK to charge for a chair in hair salon ? I have 3 chairs and I'm working full time there too ! And what is...

Nina in Paramus, New Jersey

Updated 11 months ago

Beauty school or Nursing school? - 138 Replies

I have been toggling back between going to beauty school or becoming a nurse. Im in my thirties, and have 3 children. Nursing seems so demanding and...

Sick and Shut In Stylist in Riverview, Florida

Nursing Homes Hiring Stylist - Rose

I can only work on the weekends, and as an independent contractor.

Sick and Shut In Stylist in Riverview, Florida

Nursing Homes Hiring Stylist

I can only work on the weekends, and as an independent contractor.

Jhot in La Puente, California

Updated 12 months ago

HELP! Does anyone have any information about the National Cosmetology Written exam?? - 18 Replies

I am going to be taking my cosmetology written/practical exam in a few weeks. I live in California and as of May 1, they have switched to the...

Wonderlust in New Orleans, Louisiana

We TAKE and PASS your Job Personality Assessment!

Come check us out at: We take and pass your personality assessment free of charge, to help you begin...

smc24 in Woodland Hills, California

California Cosmetology State Board

Hi, I am taking my state board in 2 weeks and very very nervous! Has anyone taken it recently and what was the written test like? xo

Michele in Port Saint Lucie, Florida

Updated 13 months ago

Doing Hair in a Nursing Home - 4 Replies

Hello, I would like to work in a nursing home doing hair. Can I do so with a temporary license? I am taking my state board at the end of this...

She B Creative in Westchester, New York

Updated 13 months ago

providing salon services in retirement/nursing homes - 13 Replies

Hello, Just wondering if any of you that provide hair services in nursing homes/retirement/assisted facilities have run in to a few new companies...

rosainesr69@*****.*** in Springfield, Massachusetts

no luck

I'm a license cosmetologist since 2014 ever since I've been applying to salon jobs here and there have had interviews with models and all and no luck...

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