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Updated 3 days ago

nursing home stylist - 12 Replies

[QUOTE who="Janice Paynes in Belvidere, Illinois"]Hello my name is Janice and I just recently started my business called "Ooh,la la!" Senior Salon. I...


Updated 10 days ago

Where do I start to get the training in confidence I need get back in the beauty industry? - 1 Reply

Please try and find a way to get back into the industry. This is a very rewarding industry. Things will fall back in to place for you. Lisa


Updated 11 days ago

sick and tired of the superficial scene - 13 Replies

[QUOTE who="Pearl girl in Saint Louis, Missouri"]I can so relate! You`ve said everything that I am feeling!!!I can`t tell you how wonderful it was to...


Updated 12 days ago

How do I become licensed to do hair extensions? - 47 Replies

Hi was wondering if you (or anyone else who'd care to reply) graduated from Beval....if so, How was your experience? How's your natural hair career...

Sarah Sonnier

Updated 14 days ago

apprenticeship in cosmetology - 102 Replies

Abby, I read that you have done an apprenticeship here in Louisiana. The salon I am currently working for and I are looking for information on how to...

Updated 17 days ago

Can an older single mom make it as a hairstylist? - 16 Replies

[QUOTE who=" in Harrison Township, Michigan"]Forgot to that I'm 43 turning 44 next month.[/QUOTE] What do you charge for a...

Donna in Ky

Updated 18 days ago

Opening a salon in a assisted living facility - 29 Replies

[QUOTE who="Pam in Elkton, Maryland"]Clients pay me and there is petty cash for the clients. I am not getting trouble getting paid. My problem is I...


Updated 27 days ago

positions in retirement /nursing homes doing the residents - 450 Replies

I to have a commuity Medicaid I explain to ED family need to add few $$ to account so they can have services..


Updated 1 month ago

what are a good pair of shears - 49 Replies

[QUOTE who="scissorguy1 in Plainfield, Illinois"]Yes I am a sharpener in the Chicago area and really want to guide you to a pair of inexpensive but...


Updated 1 month ago

Cosmetology Refresher courses - 268 Replies

I had my cosmetology license in Michigan in 2000, but did not renew. I now live in North Carolina and want to know if I can be credited any hours...


Updated 1 month ago

Can I make a decent living being a hairstylist? - 116 Replies

[QUOTE who="jjsiegal in Fort Lauderdale, Florida"]Did you say "1 mill a year?"....LOL. Girl/Bro,...stop sniffing the 40vol. You ain't never gonna...


Updated 1 month ago

is hairstyling a good career - 4 Replies

Sorry for such a lengthy reply, I see so many people go into a career as a stylist and quit, simply because there's so much that is not realized...


Transferring license from Texas to NYC?

I'm hoping to move to NYC and i've looked at their website and read all the requirements. I wish I had a way of contacting them though I can't seem...


Can you become famous ??

Can you become a celebrity or famous from doing hair?


Hairstylist schools in Ottawa

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...


Updated 2 months ago

Too old for beauty school? - 606 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...


Whats the difference

I want to be a costmeologist. Someone who works with skin, hair and nails and makeup. There is a cosmetology program in toronto but there is also a...

Updated 2 months ago

Steiner Training Academy and Working on a Cruise Ship - 53 Replies

I Have just been reading some of your comments about Steiner , I worked for Steiner for many many years , I loved of min of the job , yes its hard...

Societies Change

Updated 3 months ago

Newly Licensed Cosmetologist wanting to throw in the towel. Help! - 37 Replies

We are here to assist passionate Licensed Beauty Professionals. The understanding of an industry that can take multiple sourced skill sets may...

The New York Guy

Updated 3 months ago

apprentice salary/first year salary - 2 Replies

Sorry to revive old thread. 55 months have passed, just wondering how are you doing with your career because I plan on getting my hair styling...


Updated 3 months ago

moving from United States to London as a licensed cosmetologist - 4 Replies

Well I am a soon to be graduate of Paul Mitchell the School and, from what I know about becoming a stylist in the UK, it's a 4 year program, which is...


Updated 3 months ago

Advance Hair Care Classes - Michigan - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="claudia in Huntsville, Alabama"]I am very interested in learning more about attending your classes and possibily getting a apprenticeship...


styling african-american hair doing weaves, natural, locks, and braiding

Hi, I'm going to attend cosmetology school and I would like to learn to style african-american hair. Is this hard to learn? I want to be able to...


Updated 3 months ago

Paul Mitchell Vs. Aveda Institute - 94 Replies

[QUOTE who="liikabol in Santa Maria, California"]just had a tour at paul mitchell santa barbara and loved it.. now im wondering how much i would have...

Beautyinhereyes in Fort myers, Florida

Updated 4 months ago

Help on building a clientele - 62 Replies

I just received my cosmetology license and am currently working in a salon as an assistant. Does anyone have any good advice on how to bring in...

APOHAIR in Hanoi, Vietnam

Updated 4 months ago

Professional Beauty Supplies That Ship Overseas/APO ??? - 5 Replies

Hello, I was wondering if anyone knows of any professional beauty supplies that ship to APO(military addresses for overseas where cost is...

kamy in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 5 months ago

Working in 2 salons at a time - 3 Replies

I have my stylist license in a hair salon. I want to work also part-time in a barbershop as a barber. I was told you can't work in 2 different...

shea126 in Flemington, New Jersey

Updated 5 months ago

Quit Job to go to Cosmetology School? - 155 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...

Tamara in Oakland, California

I am in need of some refresher training in hair cutting/coloring services.

My name is Tamara from Oakland Ca. I received my Cosmetology licenses back in 2001. I have been out the industry for some years and am ready to...

Nerddd_ in Long Beach, California

Updated 5 months ago

Photo shoot stylist - 11 Replies

Hello, can anyone tell me how I can go about in finding out how to become a hairstylist for models, actors, etc. and what type of money they get...

Aimee in Ft Mitchell, Kentucky

Ohio Manager Cosmetology Test

Does anyone know where I can find study material for Ohio Managers TEst? Thanks!!!


Updated 6 months ago

Hairdresser apprenticeship question. - 17 Replies

I'm thinking about applying as an apprentice to do hair styling. Does anyone know, just on average, about how much an apprenticeship pays? I'm not...

passion in Sunnyside, New York

moving from NY to Florida

is there anyone from Fl who works in salon? because of my husband job, we might have to move from NY to FL....and I dont know nothing about Fl, which...

Applemyheart in Fremont, California

Updated 6 months ago

how much do hairstylist get paid? - 1691 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...

redreose in San Jose, California

Updated 6 months ago

California Hair Stylist Certification - 38 Replies

My wife and I are moving to San Diego in January. She is licensed in the state of Illinois, but has told me that she thinks she needs more hours of...

Lizzy lou in gloucester, Massachusetts

Updated 6 months ago

what does one really learn in cosmetology school? - 1 Reply

Hello all. I'm nearly finished with school. I have about 2 months to go. Is it normal to feel this unprepared? I actually took the advice of my...

Lizzy lou in gloucester, Massachusetts

Updated 6 months ago

Just got let go from my apprenticeship at a salon. - 6 Replies

Hello everyone, Today I just got let go from an apprenticeship at a salon. It's the only salon in town that offered that program. I don't know...

NovaBerry in LA, California

Updated 6 months ago

Questions for graduated cosmetologists! - 2 Replies

Hello. I'd like to start this by writing a brief summary about myself. PLEASE read this before commenting on the questions, because this is my...

Deborah Ryan10 in Portland, Oregon

Updated 7 months ago

am i making the right decision about being a hairstylist? - 198 Replies

ive graduted from beauty school about a year ago. and have been working as an assitant for about a year and half its a hard job being an assistant in...

Beautyinhereyes in Fort myers, Florida

Updated 7 months ago

Trouble with getting clients - 2 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....

Diana Willett in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 7 months ago

Need advice on which beauty school to go to please!!!!!! (Aveda or local beauty school) - 2 Replies

Hey everyone,I'm 24 years old. I'm a stay at home mom who REALLY wants to go to beauty school. I have several options in my area i'm in between two...

Helen Whiteley in San Diego, California

Updated 7 months ago

Beauty school or Nursing school? - 126 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...

Jjmlee in Oakland, California

Updated 8 months ago

Moving to France - 14 Replies

Does anyone know what the steps are for hair dressers moving from US to live/work in France? I want to move to Paris, however I have no idea how to...

John in Walnut Creek, California

Looking to Showcase Stylists as Launch Partners for New Salon Booking iPhone App

I've recently released a new iPhone app called SalonDemand. It makes booking last minute appointments easy by allowing clients to reach out to...

ShearTruth in Fairfax, Virginia

Graham Webb Academy

Graham Webb Academy is not an ideal cosmetology school. It is only good for advanced education. Please do not waste your money here like me. Graham...

ShearTruth in Fairfax, Virginia

Updated 9 months ago

Cosmetology Schools in DC: Aveda Institute or Grahram Webb? Please share your thoughts and experiences. - 16 Replies

I am thinking of attending cosmetology school. I attended a vocational program at one of my local high schools after work in the evenings. However,...

GJ in West Bloomfield, Michigan

Hairstylist assistant and apprentice program?

I am thinking of applying to be an assistant to a hairdresser but also to do the 2 year apprentice program with that hairdresser. I have worked in a...

Kimberly from san antonio, tx

Updated 9 months ago

Aveda institute entrance exam/ What it's composed of. (I just took it and passed it) - 9 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...

lamondboyce in seattle, Washington

Updated 9 months ago

new stylist needs career advice!! - 2 Replies

Hello! I am a newly licensed (my one year anniversary of having my license is in August) stylist. Two months after earning my license my boyfriend of...

lamondboyce in seattle, Washington

Updated 9 months ago

hairstylist resume?!? - 26 Replies

hi. i have graduated cosmetology school and i am taking my practical this week. i am attempting to do my resume and have found a few samples,...

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