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kim in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 31 months ago



munki in Manchester, Connecticut

Updated 31 months ago

Am I at the wrong salon to build my business - 2 Replies

I have been working at an older salon for about a year. I started there right out of school. There's not a lot of walk ins actually there's not any....

ak165 in New York, New York

hair/cosmetology schools in manhattan? how much?

Hi, I am looking to work part time after my regular job to make some extra money. I would love to learn how to do hairstyles and how to cut hair but...

SM in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 32 months ago

NYS Temporary Cosmetology License Extenstion - 15 Replies

I applied for my temporary license 6 months ago. It expires Jan. 16, 2010. I passed my written exam, but have not taken my practical exam. I was...

ZTCO in Aurora, Colorado

Anyone attend Aveda in Denver or even anywhere else?

I was wondering if anyone attended Aveda in Denver or really any Aveda. I start in June and am getting nervous. I have heard of some schools throwing...

jiza in Pennsylvania

Updated 32 months ago

New Cosmo....Have Questions - 4 Replies

Hi, I just got my license in September. I went into beauty school for $23,000. My husband is well-established in the television industry so I don't...

jiza in Pennsylvania

Updated 32 months ago

Seeking SPECIFIC and REALISTIC income figures a hairstylist in a small town can REALLY earn - 1 Reply

I'm seeking specific income numbers. Here is the deal, I am a pretty successful businesswoman. Before the recession hit I earned $500K per year.That...

jiza in Pennsylvania

Updated 32 months ago

I'm not sure if I'm cut out for this. - 5 Replies

I've been working at Safeway for three years now in the second to lowest position (Helper Clerk) because I need to pay rent and haven't been sure...

Tom in Fort Worth, Texas

Updated 32 months ago

Best City for Hair? ATL,HOUSTON,MIAMI,CHARLOTTE - 1 Reply

Hello I am starting a. Cosmetology course soon. After getting some experience here in NY I want to relocate. Anyone have any ideas on which city is...

Noella in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 32 months ago


im interested in becoming a desairologist, anyone have any tips? how do i start my career? i am a licensed cosmetologist.

janequinn12 in Dallas, Texas

Updated 32 months ago

Considering cosmetology..? - 1 Reply

I turned 25 a few months ago and have yet to do much with my life. I keep thinking about going back to school, it doesn't help it's been 7 years...

Splithair@bend broad band,com in Redmond, Oregon

Updated 32 months ago

How do I become and educator? - 2 Replies

Hi, I've been doing hair for 3 years. I work at one of the 3 nicest salons in town (small town), and I really like where I am...but what I really...

tmbeauty in Scottsdale, Arizona

Updated 32 months ago

What is the best cosmotology school in LA area? - 1 Reply

Hello, There are so many schools in the LA area, I have no idea which is best. I've heard many opinions about it, some say go to a cheap school...

Threebabies in Texas

Updated 32 months ago

choices of cosmetology schools in fort worth. - 2 Replies

ive visited a few and uncertain which to choose. it doesnt help that i live in north ftw near saginaw and am quite a ways away from a lot available...

Dawn V. in Valley Springs, California

Starting a home hair studio

Has anyone opened a hair salon at their residence in California, and what the requirements might be to do so? I have heard that you must check with...

Michelle Whitney in Portage, Indiana

Updated 33 months ago

jcpenney salon vs. smartstyle - 9 Replies

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

lee in San Francisco, California

Aveda, Paul Mitchell, or a local community college

I am considering a career change and have always been interested in color. I worked in salons at the front desk when I was in high school and really... in Etobicoke, Ontario

Updated 33 months ago

nusing home sylists - 8 Replies

Help Me!!!! Can anyone tell me how to find jobs doing hair in nursing homes. I graduate from cosmetology school in aug. but i dont want...

BBNY21 in NYC, New York

Updated 33 months ago

becoming a hair stylist - 1 Reply

Ive been going to college doing well but kind of lost. Only thing I know I love is hair idk if I should leave college or try and do both any...

BBNY21 in NYC, New York

Updated 33 months ago

What's it like being a hairstylist? - 1 Reply

I know this question has been asked several of times, but one thing that concerns me is the clients hygiene. Do you bump into alot of clients with...

king stinger in Hermitage, Pennsylvania

Updated 33 months ago

Left handed cutting - 10 Replies

Hi there, I just recently started my hairstyling course, and have just started learning how to do a zero degree haircut. However I am having a really...

Stylist-To-Be in Charleston, South Carolina

Please Share Booth Rental Insights & Info

For those of you who switched from a commission based arrangement to a booth rental arrangement, what do you think? Was it a good move for you? Can...

Mandybelle80 in Eatonton, Georgia

Am I being taken advantage of?

I am freshly licensed. I acquired a job as an assistant a little over a month ago. At my interview I was told the days I would work, 3 days a week...

hairhopper in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 35 months ago

hairstylist yes /no to companies that contract in nursing homes retirement assisted living facilities - 1 Reply

Hello all, here I go again....I just was given a 30 day notice at one of my assisted living/alzheimers facilities. I have been there since they...

mortisha in Marrero, Louisiana


anyone ever worked at Wondercuts, or is now working at wondercuts? Need general infor as far as do they offer benefits, health insurance, paid...

krystilmist in Massachusetts

Updated 38 months ago

Stratford Career Institute - Online Cosmetology - 5 Replies

A lot of people on different threads have said to get a basic cosmetology degree, and then to get specialized training in cut and color at a "name"...

xnmmi in Lancaster, California

Updated 39 months ago

Night-time hair cuts - 1 Reply

To all the stylists out there - do any of you have customers asking for hair cuts beyond your usual work hours? For example, night time or weekend...

larson119 in Mission Viejo, California

Updated 41 months ago

COSMETOLOGY Refresher Courses in Orange County CA - 18 Replies

I need a refresher course to take my state board because I let my license lapse! I need more help with the practical than the written, unless they...

martinlook in New York City, New York

Looking for US Based Salon Supply Hair Products

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

Jasmin Joe in New york, New York

Updated 41 months ago

Searching for Reputated US Salon Supply online store In US - 1 Reply

hello, Now a days Beauty products are very much essential for ladies. These beauty products helps in changing the look of every person.There are...

Stephanie in Springfield, Virginia

Updated 42 months ago

Does anyone know if there is much difference between the Milady 2012 and 2008? - 3 Replies

I just purchased the 2012 and am wondering if I would be okay getting the supplemental books from 2008, since they cost much less generally than the...

Stephanie in Springfield, Virginia

I need to find a left-handed stylist so i can learn to cut hair...

I graduated from Empire Beauty in 2010 but I never got my license because I planned on practicing left-handed cuts and studying on the side. But,...

akamellie in Fort Collins, Colorado

Updated 42 months ago

Refresher courses in Colorado? - 1 Reply

I completed cosmetology school in 2006 and never took my state boards (long story). Im ready to take my state boards but i would like to take a...

brtsh in Los Angeles, California

Updated 42 months ago

Hairstyling and the economy - 45 Replies

Is this a BAD time to get intot his profession? Things are getting so bad, I wonder if it will be hard to build a clientele in this economy. What do...

starrfilled in Oregon, Wisconsin

How To Become A Product Specialist For A Major Company

Hi, I read another post that becoming a product specialist is a great job to get. The person suggested Matrix and said JC Penney hires them...

starrfilled in Oregon, Wisconsin

Re: Cosmetology License Questions & Cosmetology Instructor Course Questions

Hi Everyone, I have two separate questions. 1.) Would a laser center looking for Esthetician with a year of training consider a Cosmetology...

NaraCookies in Miami, Florida

Updated 44 months ago

Why do salons ask for a following? - 2 Replies

This seems suspect to me. Why do they want a following.

travel hair dresser in Bronx, New York

Updated 44 months ago

Just got Ca cosmetology lic..should i rent a booth? - 2 Replies

I got my license in june and i've been looking for a job ever since,It seems like every salon already has an assistant. Ive been told over and over...

travel hair dresser in Bronx, New York

Updated 44 months ago

What is a fair way of assigning walk-in clients? - 1 Reply

I am one of the newer stylist in a commision-based salon I work in. When walk-ins arrive they are assigned to whoever has worked there the longest,...

travel hair dresser in Bronx, New York

Updated 44 months ago

Do you need previous JOBs/Experience to become a cosmetologst? - 1 Reply

I am very interested in becoming a cosmetologist.. I already looked at two schools. However the most recent work experience I have on my resume is...

travel hair dresser in Bronx, New York

Updated 44 months ago

Doing Hair in a Nursing Home - 1 Reply

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...

travel hair dresser in Bronx, New York

Updated 44 months ago

chair rental vs. commision - 3 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...

Belle in Columbus, Ohio

Which College/Tech School has the best Cosmetology program in Columbus, OH?

The only schools I have came across are the beauty schools, PM, The Regency, and Aveda. They are pretty expensive for basics, I am interested in...

morgana in San Francisco, California

Updated 44 months ago

Hairstylist VS Esthetician vs Makeup artist? PLEASE HELP! - 1 Reply

Hi guys! I apologize in advance if this topic has been already bought up. I'm 18 and planning on going to either Paul Mitchell or Aveda in houston or...


Transfer cosmetology license to UK

I am considering moving to the UK. Can I transfer my California license to the UK??

Alexis in Woodstown, New Jersey

Updated 45 months ago

Hair extensions - 28 Replies

Recently I just got a short haircut that I hated. I didnt know what to do so I found this girl who put hair extensions in my hair. They aren't glued...

amndham811 in Fort Worth, Texas

Updated 46 months ago

Question about toni and guy - 1 Reply

I'm going hopefully this week for my entrance exam and interveiw/tour. Can anyone tell me what the entrance exam entails? thanks

xjenna208x in Hillsboro, Illinois

State board exams in NJ question.

I have 6.5 consecutive/current years and two current licenses in Idaho and Illinois. Trying to find out some info for the NJ state board exams... are...

jaslynwrites in Anderson, Indiana

What Schools teaches you how to do African-American hair and Caucasian Hair

I have been looking into going into beauty school and I am interested in Paul Mitchell School but I am not sure if they teach how to do sow ins and...

Morgana in San Francisco, California

Updated 47 months ago

Which Cosmetology School to attend? - 3 Replies

I am 29 years old and have always wanted to get into the beauty industry. Of course I was discouraged and pushed to go to traditional school. I...

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