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Updated 1 day ago

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

Hello does anyone know anything lately about sharon stepp maker of sharons shampoo hoods I really need some... I have never been able to find...

Mrs. Roy

Updated 3 days ago

Paul Mitchell Vs. Aveda Institute - 108 Replies

[QUOTE who="stephanie in Billings, Montana"]I am also looking into going to either a PM school or AVEDA. I would like for someone to tell me...


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...


Updated 7 days ago

jcpenney salon vs. smartstyle - 14 Replies

[QUOTE who="sparkly1 in Raleigh, North Carolina"]I find that the medical and benefits package at JC Penney Salon is very affordable. And the medical...


Barber School Bound

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...

¿Wht·Tme? Vision Development

Updated 27 days ago

Help on building a clientele - 65 Replies

5 Business Essentials to JUMP Start YOUR Career ... 4 Weeks!!! Join ¿Wht·Tme? Vision Development for... Online Webinar | January 27,...


Updated 1 month ago

Cosmetology refresher course - 62 Replies

Hello, Im looking for a refresher course for Cosmetology in Los Angeles. Can anyone suggest a place or how I can get information on this...


Updated 1 month ago

Can I make a decent living being a hairstylist? - 98 Replies

Hey Guys! I posted on this blog like a year ago. Yes you can make a very decent living if you make some good connections in this beauty industry. My...


Updated 1 month ago

sick and tired of the superficial scene - 48 Replies

[QUOTE who="Dinandrea in Los Angeles, California"]Hello, All I have been both a commercial ( entertainment industry) hairstylist/makeup artist AND...


Updated 1 month ago

Graduated Cosmo school in 2009 but never got my licenses.. - 3 Replies

I graduated in 1994 but never took the state board test is it to late


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...


Updated 1 month ago

Beauty school or Nursing school? - 138 Replies

[QUOTE who="Tree in Holliston, Massachusetts"]the nursing field are much wider. You can pick and choose the jobs. If you are single and like to...


Updated 1 month ago

apprenticeship in cosmetology - 111 Replies

[QUOTE who="Heavenly Hair in Dacula, Georgia"]I am currently looking for potential students to apprentice in my salon in Buford Ga. I am a Master...


Updated 1 month ago

Quit Job to go to Cosmetology School? - 161 Replies

I'm 21 years old and plan on starting cosmetology school in the New Year. I have experience in customer service, food and beverage, insurance sales,...

Sick and Shut In Stylist in Riverview, Florida


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

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.

F. Pearson in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 2 months ago

Opening a salon in a assisted living facility - 42 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...

Kevin F. in Rosemead, California

Updated 2 months ago

chair rental vs. commision - 5 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...

Jhot in La Puente, California

Updated 2 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...

Stephanie Grams in Canton, Ohio

Updated 2 months ago

Newly Licensed Cosmetologist wanting to throw in the towel. Help! - 48 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,...

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 3 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...

Laurie Wise in Greensboro, North Carolina

Updated 3 months ago

positions in retirement /nursing homes doing the residents - 464 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...

She B Creative in Westchester, New York

Updated 3 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...

Meegan in Chicago Heights, Illinois

Updated 5 months ago

Too old for beauty school? - 619 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...

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...

underwood1938 in Columbus, Georgia

Updated 6 months ago

nursing home stylist - 11 Replies

Hello,Please Help!!!! I am going to a nursing home this Monday for an opportunity to work as a sylist.I need some ideas...pricing,roller sets...

Desyra58 in Saint Petersburg, Florida

Confused on if I should continue to do hair?

I just recently graduated in November 2014 from Cosmetology school and got my license Feburary 2015 I started off at a very high end salon as a...

Violet123 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Other Options with Cosmetology License?

I have a young child and my husband has a job that requires monthly overnight travel and very long hours. We rely on his job for health insurance....

underwood1938 in Columbus, Georgia

Updated 7 months ago

Help! I'm a licensed cosmetologist and I have some questions - 1 Reply

I finished hair school 6/26/12 and I never took my state board I got a little "burnt out " durning school then life got busy .. I got married and had...

Sabrina Combs in Utica, Michigan

Is cosmetology school the right choice?

I just graduated high school, and I've always wanted to be a cosmetologist. Ever since I was 3 I've been braiding and cutting my barbies... in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 8 months ago

am i making the right decision about being a hairstylist? - 195 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...

Caribbella in Jonesboro, Georgia

Updated 8 months ago

Cosmetology Refresher courses - 272 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...

Barber stylist in Sumrall, Mississippi

Updated 8 months ago

Can you work as a hairstylist with a barber license? - 8 Replies

Also can ou rent a booth in a salon after graduating from beauty schol?

Surina Meena Pillay in Tallahassee, Florida

Updated 8 months ago

Hair Extensions - 332 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...


Updated 8 months ago

New cosmetologist losing hope. HELP! - 2 Replies

I graduated cosmetology school back in September 2015. Near the end of school I started to lose hope and faith in myself. I didn't feel like I could...

Ambermer20 in Washington

New Stylist, want to quit

Long story short I'm new to this industry, and I'm very young. I'm at my second salon and finally have someone trying to help me. But I hate doing...


Updated 8 months ago

Steiner Training Academy and Working on a Cruise Ship - 62 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?...

Simon-Marie Salon in Dallas, Texas

Updated 8 months ago

New stylist. What should I expect a salon to do when they first hire me. - 1 Reply

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...

lalahendricks12 in Durant, Oklahoma

Updated 8 months ago

Looking for US Based Salon Supply Hair Products - 1 Reply

Hello everyone, Myself martinlook staying in United States looking for US salon supply Hair products which are available in the market at...

Elizabeth_cole in Brooklyn, New York

New York City hair stylist wants to move to Paris

Hi I'm a hairdresser in NYC,I'm very interested in moving to Paris! I speak a little bit of French but not enough to have a really deep conversation....

Colleengill in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 9 months ago

Moving to France - 20 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...

Bevalbeautysch in Baldwin Harbour, New York

Updated 9 months ago

How do I become licensed to do hair extensions? - 57 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...

Ashley in Easton, Maryland

Help!! Don't know where to go from here

I went to Paul Mitchell California when I was 20, long story short I finished school moved and had a baby...years later I finally took my boards and...

Brianna in Tusket, Nova Scotia

Updated 9 months ago

how much do hairstylist get paid? - 1629 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...

hopefulbeautygeek in Modesto, California

Updated 9 months ago

Cosmetology degree in California with a theft misdemeanor conviction - 2 Replies

Has anyone gotten a cosmo degree in california with a misdemeanor theft conviction? I'm set to start school next week, and I have been researching...

Creationofanewdawn in Edmonton, Alberta

Updated 9 months ago

California Hair Stylist Certification - 35 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...

kginz in Redford, Michigan

Help! I can't decide which cosmetology school to go to!

I just finished my freshman year at Northern Michigan University. Now I've decided I wanted to fulfill my lifelong dream of doing cosmetology....

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