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Beautyinhereyes in Fort myers, Florida

Updated 10 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....

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...

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 11 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 12 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 12 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 12 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...

Jennifer Hinds in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 13 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 14 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 14 months ago

Hair Extensions - 330 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 16 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...

Beauty guru

Updated 17 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...

Alexander . A in Mission Viejo, California

Updated 19 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 20 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...

shampoo in Los Angeles, California

Updated 20 months ago

Recommendations for Los Angeles hair stylists open on Sunday. - 1 Reply

My husband and I have an opportunity to attend the Grammy Awards ceremony this year and I'd like to have my hair styled for the event. ...

Joe Gagill in Monticello, New York

Updated 20 months ago

Am I too ugly to become a hairstylist - 24 Replies

Hi folks, me too I would like to become a hairstylist I like the salon admosphere;however, I am a little consern about my face apparence since I have...

helpful hint in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 21 months ago

What are the best cosmetology schools in AZ? - 6 Replies

Hey guys! I just moved from Brazil to Mesa 3 months ago, and since then I couldn't get a job. I used to work as an English Teacher and unfortunately...

zaurastar in Henderson, Nevada

Updated 21 months ago

Can you work as a hairstylist with a barber license? - 7 Replies

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

Rochelle in Grand Prairie, Texas

Updated 21 months ago

Cosmetology refresher course - 59 Replies

My girlfriend got her cos license 6 years ago, and never went to work. Long story. She wants a refresher course so she feels comfortable putting...

J Gagill in Monticello, New York

Updated 22 months ago

Going down with the! - 3 Replies

My girlfriend is a stylist a chain salon. She loves her job and is extremely talented, honest, loyal and truly professional. But at the place she...

kim in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 22 months ago



munki in Manchester, Connecticut

Updated 22 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 23 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 23 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 23 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 23 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 23 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 23 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 23 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 23 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 23 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 23 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 24 months ago

jcpenney salon vs. smartstyle - 11 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 24 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 24 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 24 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 24 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...

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