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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 52 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 52 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 52 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 52 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 52 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 52 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 53 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 54 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 55 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...


Updated 55 months ago

Are address and little black phone books obsolete? - 5 Replies

I'm a hairstylist that's been practicing for 19 years and I'm so use to keeping my clients' numbers in a phone book but with technology moving as...

ayano2nanno in Tacoma, Washington

CAREER INTERVIEW?! I need to interview a hairstylist for school! Help, please?! (CAN BE DONE BY E-MAIL)

Hey guys! I'm a 10th grade student in high school right now, and I need to interview an adult about a particular career or career pathway that I...

suesreo@*****.*** in Downey, California

Updated 55 months ago

Recruiting a hair stylist for salon - 5 Replies

I am looking for ideas on how to recruit a professional hair stylist for my salon. I have tried advertising in the local paper without luck. Thank...

Coach2Accomplish in Roswell, Georgia

Updated 57 months ago

Cosmetology Schools in Charlotte, NC area? - 1 Reply

Hey Everyone, I've just found this forum while searching for Charlotte, NC area Cosmetology Schools. I'm 38 yrs old and have been a SAHM for 3 yrs....

dreamer in Akron, Ohio

how to pay for cosmetolgy school (cosmetology scholarship)

I want to go to cosmetology school. but it so expensive! here in ohio regency and national cost 16,000 dollars! and another school cost 9000 but i...

Stephanie Solomon in Queen Creek, Arizona

Is cosmetology school worth it?

I'm going to college and would have about 2 more years for a bachelors. I've always wanted to go to cosmetology school but went to college to please...

Sara in Calabasas, California

Updated 57 months ago

Head Lice? - 7 Replies

I've been looking into a strong solution for head lice. Needless to say, these little buggers are an unnaceptable problem and I want to confront them...

Danielle Potts in Marion, Ohio

Updated 57 months ago

Hi, Im 15 and i want to become a hair styles dose it make enough money - 3 Replies

I like doing hair I know I'm destine to do it but dose it pay i dont want to struggle in the futuer trying to follow my dream.

pinkfusion in California

California Beauty Colleges Pass/Fail Rate for State Board Exams

I thought this would be interesting for those in California that are looking for a beauty school. The primary reason to go to beauty school is to...

pinkfusion in California

Updated 57 months ago

I want to go to cosmetology school... - 1 Reply

To make a long story short, I have went to 3 different schools for nursing and have dropped out every single time, in the mist of it all i have a had...

pinkfusion in California

Updated 57 months ago

Relocating Student... Texas to Colorado... Should I get certified before or after I move? - 1 Reply

I am a current Cosmetology student in Texas. Once I have finished school my Fiancee has to relocate to Colorado for his job. My question is on how I...

pinkfusion in California

Updated 57 months ago

The Truths of Cosmetology - 2 Replies

I am a 29 year old single woman in Ohio who has been considering Cosmetology school for almost a year now. At first I was against and skeptical...

Overwhelmed2011 in Oregon City, Oregon

Hair Stylist Career Outlook? PLEASE advise

Hi all, I am considering going into hair in the Portland OR area. Can anyone please tell me if there are jobs to be had??? ANY info would be...

Overwhelmed2011 in Oregon City, Oregon

Hair Design Portland Oregon Career Outlook?

Hello and thank you for reading. Long story short, due to the economy I was laid off (have a B.S. in Business/Marketing), but am now considering...

Bangstyle in Los Angeles, California

Updated 58 months ago

New social network for salons, stylists and clients! - 1 Reply

Get your portfolio out there! Be one of the first to join our database! Please take a few minutes to create a profile-...

wannabestylist in Oak Lawn, Illinois

36 and wondering.....

So I come from a looong line of hairstylists. (I am typing fast so please excuse my typos) My mom and dad came from Italy and are both stylist with...

sissi in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 59 months ago

State Board Exam - 1 Reply

I'm really stressed out. I graduated from cosmetology school in 2002. Started working in the salon right after new took my state exam and now I'm...

KM in Newnan, Georgia


I will be graduating from beauty school in Sept 2011. I live in Georgia and I was wondering has anyone from ga has taken the state board. If so, What...

stylist525@*****.*** in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 59 months ago

Trying to get into the hair industry,,,, - 1 Reply

Recently graduated from cosmo school waiting to take my state board exams,, finging it very hard to find a position anywhere either they don't need a...

Sarah in Boca Raton, Florida

Updated 59 months ago

considering cosmetology- am I right for it? - 1 Reply

I am 23 and working at a grocery store. Although its a good job, I would like to go into a career that allows me to be a part of what I like...

taraneel in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 59 months ago

Aveda Institute questions - 1 Reply

Hello all, I'm glad to have found this site. I am interested in becoming a hairstylist - ever since I was a kid I've been playing around with hair...

krazy8 in Georgetown, Texas

Which is the best beauty school in Austin, TX?

Hello everyone! I would love your input, I have toured several schools in Austin, including Avenue 5, Regency, Paul Mitchell, Central Texas Beauty...

Nettie in Brandon, Florida

Updated 60 months ago

How do I get started? What should I expect? - 1 Reply

I recently started attending a 10 month hair cutting/color program. I am the oldest in my class at almost 30 and have the least amount of experience....

Hair Goddess Of NY in Staten Island, New York

Updated 60 months ago

Extensions Training - 4 Replies

Hi! I'm a cosmetology student, and they don't teach anything about extensions in school, which is one of the main reasons I want my license. Can...

Kiki P. in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Updated 60 months ago


Hey I was wondering if anyone could help me.Im planning to move to new york and need some good name salons that pay well.Ive been hairdressing for...

Kiki P. in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Transferring cosmetology hours from Chicago to Colorado

I am considering a move to Colorado (Boulder or Denver area) but the state requires 300 more hours of beauty school. How would I go about finishing...


Getting re-licensed in California

Hi I live in Florida and I plan to relocate in California. How do I get a California cosmo license? I already have a Florida cosmo license.

bkulavadee in Claremont, California

need to help the re-exam for nail test

i had test on july 14 but i didn't pass the test written test and pratical test so anyone can give any information

Pants in Portland, Oregon

Updated 61 months ago

hair design school...meh help - 1 Reply

Hi : Ok, I need advise. I graduated from a University in December. Then I moved back to Portland, Oregon. I can't find a job anywhere. I have...

eimajw in Temecula, California

Updated 61 months ago

career change from retail manager to hair stylist - 14 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...

kpope in Omaha, Nebraska

Updated 61 months ago

Why ask for a following - 1 Reply

Why do salons ask, request or require a following?

Mountain Momma in Gypsum, Colorado

Updated 61 months ago

what is better to do rent a chair or be a commsion stylist? - 2 Replies

I am 24 years old and I have been with Aveda for six years now(counting school). There isn't really any better time to switch over than now I...

M in Champaign, Illinois

Updated 62 months ago

my old hair stylist - 4 Replies

I lost touch with my hairstylist who moved to New York City 10 years ago. His name is Jeffrey C. Bingham. Anyone know of him or how to get in touch...

tauruschic in El Paso, Texas

Updated 63 months ago

Huge Dilema!! Pivot Point, is it worth it? - 2 Replies

I currently work full time 9-5. I have to work. I'm not blessed with a rich husband to take care of me. Because of my situation, I couldnt even go...

letybflores in Houston, Texas

Updated 63 months ago

Is Hair Stylist the right job for me? - 6 Replies

I realize that only I can truly answer this question for myself, but I thought maybe someone on here could help me out a little bit. I'm currently in...

suzieq in Ormond Beach, Florida

Updated 63 months ago

Thinking about going to cosmetolgy school to become hair stylist in Chicago. I have so many questions. - 8 Replies

I've considered going to cosmetology school for sometime. I have a four year college degree in Theater. I started out as a graphic design major in...

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