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Updated 20 days ago

Can I make a decent living being a hairstylist? - 114 Replies

[QUOTE who="Dustin Overstreet in Covington, Kentucky"]I been doin hair for three years now,It is very hard work gettin your name out there also...

fm nashville

Updated 22 days ago

Opening a salon in a assisted living facility - 25 Replies

Hi I am considering working at an assisted living facility. Can you give me what you consider to be the pros and cons? Thank you


Ohio Manager Cosmetology Test

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


Updated 1 month ago

Hairdresser apprenticeship question. - 18 Replies

[QUOTE who="Stephanie in Milwaukee, Wisconsin"]I actually just had an interview for an apprenticeship today. It is going to pay 6.75 per hour...


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...


Updated 1 month ago

how much do hairstylist get paid? - 1692 Replies

I agree. I live in the highest paid area and stylists do not make 6,000 a month just working at a salon. Maybe if you are a salon owner or perhaps if...


Updated 1 month ago

Newly Licensed Cosmetologist wanting to throw in the towel. Help! - 41 Replies

[QUOTE who="Shannon Cardenas in Temecula, California"]I just got my California Cosmetology license June 13th 2011; I’m now starting to realize how it...


Updated 1 month ago

California Hair Stylist Certification - 38 Replies

[QUOTE who="pedro barea in saratoga, California"]I'm looking also for somebody who want to sell salons products to the profesionals here in...


Updated 1 month ago

positions in retirement /nursing homes doing the residents - 444 Replies

Hello... I worked for a company who provided services for the elderly in several homes and resigned because the stylist were not paid properly.I...

Lizzy lou

Updated 1 month ago

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

It's normal you won't feel accomplished until u do about 10,000 haircuts or at least 2,000 color's gonna take time and a couple of oops and...

Lizzy lou

Updated 1 month ago

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

Well speaking from 10 years experience..don't be disappointed in yourself everyone only learns things to pass the state test in beauty school.and of...


Updated 1 month ago

Questions for graduated cosmetologists! - 2 Replies

No I haven't gone to Cosmetology school yet. I'm asking if it will look better on a resume if I went to Cosmetology school in LA or if it doesn't...

Pearl girl

Updated 2 months ago

sick and tired of the superficial scene - 12 Replies

[QUOTE who="Julie Dee in Mesa, Arizona"]It is like you are speaking from my own heart, and to top it off I have been in the biz 15 years and owned a...

Deborah Ryan10

Updated 2 months ago

am i making the right decision about being a hairstylist? - 199 Replies

Listen, if your head and heart are in it, then you shouldn't be second-guessing your decision at all. Everyone should do what makes them happy. I'm...

Megan Dunn10

Updated 2 months ago

Paul Mitchell Vs. Aveda Institute - 93 Replies

I think both are great! I think you should read up on the school reviews to find out about what the students say about their time at the school. I'm...


Updated 2 months ago

Quit Job to go to Cosmetology School? - 155 Replies

[QUOTE who="hairhouse353 in Kent, Ohio"]Take it from me!! I have been in this business over 20 years and currently own a salon. It irritates me when...


Updated 2 months ago

Trouble with getting clients - 2 Replies

Oh I hate when that happens I meant to say very good at what I do.

Diana Willett

Updated 2 months ago

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

Actually, I was just looking into the cosmetology programs over at Marinello, Las Vegas

Helen Whiteley

Updated 2 months ago

Beauty school or Nursing school? - 128 Replies

Well then, why don't you consider going to beauty school? It could teach you the skills you need to be a successful hair and beauty expert. Also, I'm...

Cynthia Schaaf

Updated 2 months ago

Too old for beauty school? - 604 Replies

I think everyone should have the freedom of pursuing what they truly love. So if you think that this is something you'd be good at and enjoy then I...


Updated 2 months ago

Moving to France - 15 Replies

[QUOTE who="Nicole in France"]Hello Alice, I am an American hairstylest with a salon in Paris 8eme! Also I an currently looking for a qualified...


Updated 2 months ago

what are a good pair of shears - 50 Replies

[QUOTE who="misao in Ancaster, Ontario"]ATS-314 is actually limited by the fact that it is produced by forging process. There are much better alloys...


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...

Bevalbeautysch in Baldwin Harbour, New York

Updated 3 months ago

How do I become licensed to do hair extensions? - 48 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...

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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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,...

Caliz B Hair and Beauty Salon in Plano, Texas

Updated 4 months ago

looking for work - 10 Replies

i have just moved and have to start over i have been a hirdresser for the last 15 years the past 9 years i did mainly s&s and perms very good at...

Miley Cyrus in Staten Island, New York

Aveda Institute or Arrojo Cosmetology school? What cosmetology school should I go to?

Hello everyone! I just made an account on here and I was looking for some advice on becoming a hairstylist in New York. I'm 18 and I'm currently...

Panda in Mississauga, Ontario

Updated 5 months ago

Steiner Training Academy and Working on a Cruise Ship - 52 Replies

I am going to the Steiner interview in July and was wondering if anyone else has gone? What it's like? Pros and cons to working on a cruise ship?...

Jennifer Hinds in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 6 months ago

Why do i keep getting fired from salons - 9 Replies

Hi, i really want everyone who reads to please try and comment ,, i graduated from hair school in april of 2012 i passed state boards and was so...

ada in Denver, Colorado

Updated 6 months ago

Hair extensions - 3 Replies

Where in Brooklyn can i buy the Remy hair extensions

Tzipporah 9 in Austin, Texas

Pivot Point vs Vidal Sassoon Academy

Hi all, I'm strongly considering going to cosmetology school (I have a bachelor's degree but don't want to sit at a desk anymore and I love being...

chrisluo12 in Denver, Colorado

Updated 6 months ago

Hair Extensions - 331 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...

vanf in Yonkers, New York

ARROJO or AVEDA, help pls!

Hey guys, Please, give me your opinion about these 2 schools and their reputation. I`m changing career so this is all new to me. I want to make sure...

Fabeutay in Savannah, Georgia

New Master Cosmetologist needing additional training

I recently got my license, found and job (that I LOVED) but it closed down. I'm stuck right about now because I need additional training on advance...

Mel in Portland, Oregon

Reciprocity from Illinois to Washington

I have done hair for 10 years in Illinois and am looking to transfer my license to Washington State. Has anyone had to do this too? Would I need to...

HandsofGold in Christiana, Pennsylvania

Updated 9 months ago

providing salon services in retirement/nursing homes - 11 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...

DaniLittle in Livonia, Michigan

Updated 9 months ago

apprenticeship in cosmetology - 99 Replies

Does anyone know of anyone in the Henry/Clayton county GA area that does apprenticing for Cosmetology?

Crystal in Newhall, California

Updated 9 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...

Beauty guru

Updated 9 months ago

HELP! Does anyone have any information about the National Cosmetology Written exam?? - 15 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...

pinkstem in Houston, Texas

Commission-only stylist what are the regulations, can you come and go as you please?

I've been working at a salon over a year commission only. Five days a week 9am-8pm with 1 hour lunch break. Im only startih out so its not easy....

Heather Gaughan in Binghamton, New York

Educate myself before cosmetology school??

I worked as a paralegal for 13 years and have been at home with my 3 young children for 3 years. I have always wanted to be a hair stylist and have...

Veaye in Millersville, Maryland

New stylist. What should I expect a salon to do when they first hire me.

I'm really nervous, I know all the basics but I'm so scared to take up a job offer if a salon just plans to throw me to the dogs. So what will...

yaya7556 in Los Angeles, California

Updated 12 months ago

Photo shoot stylist - 10 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...

Alexander . A in Mission Viejo, California

Updated 12 months ago

Cosmetology Instructor - 67 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,...

mofo in Alhambra, California

Updated 12 months ago

Empire Beauty School, Paul Mitchell or smaller beauty school? - 1 Reply

Hello, I am thinking about going to Beauty School to get my Cosmetology License but cannot figure out which is the best school to chose. There is an...

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