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lhargrove4412 in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Updated 10 months ago

Where do I start to get the training in confidence I need get back in the beauty industry? - 1 Reply

I received my cosmetology license back in 2001. At that time, I was working a full time job with 3 young children. I rented a booth in a salon for 2... in Ferndale, Michigan

Updated 10 months ago

Can an older single mom make it as a hairstylist? - 16 Replies

I'm newly divorced, a single mom to a young daughter and I'm no spring chicken (42). I recently went to school and now have my estheticians license,...

Lauren in Cleveland, Ohio

Updated 11 months ago

is hairstyling a good career - 4 Replies

whats it like being a hair stylist and is it a good career

kanmi in Fort Worth, Texas

Transferring license from Texas to NYC?

I'm hoping to move to NYC and i've looked at their website and read all the requirements. I wish I had a way of contacting them though I can't seem...

Joanna268 in London, Ontario

Can you become famous ??

Can you become a celebrity or famous from doing hair?

Jojo1234 in London, Ontario

Whats the difference

I want to be a costmeologist. Someone who works with skin, hair and nails and makeup. There is a cosmetology program in toronto but there is also a...

The New York Guy in boston, Massachusetts

Updated 12 months ago

apprentice salary/first year salary - 2 Replies

how much do you get paid on average as an apprentice at a higher end salon? What kind of salary will i be seeing my first year out of cosmo school...


Updated 13 months ago

moving from United States to London as a licensed cosmetologist - 4 Replies

Well I am a soon to be graduate of Paul Mitchell the School and, from what I know about becoming a stylist in the UK, it's a 4 year program, which is...

APOHAIR in Hanoi, Vietnam

Updated 14 months ago

Professional Beauty Supplies That Ship Overseas/APO ??? - 5 Replies

Hello, I was wondering if anyone knows of any professional beauty supplies that ship to APO(military addresses for overseas where cost is...

kamy in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 14 months ago

Working in 2 salons at a time - 3 Replies

I have my stylist license in a hair salon. I want to work also part-time in a barbershop as a barber. I was told you can't work in 2 different...

Tamara in Oakland, California

I am in need of some refresher training in hair cutting/coloring services.

My name is Tamara from Oakland Ca. I received my Cosmetology licenses back in 2001. I have been out the industry for some years and am ready to...

Nerddd_ in Long Beach, California

Updated 15 months ago

Photo shoot stylist - 11 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...

Aimee in Ft Mitchell, Kentucky

Ohio Manager Cosmetology Test

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

passion in Sunnyside, New York

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...

redreose in San Jose, California

Updated 16 months ago

California Hair Stylist Certification - 37 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...

Lizzy lou in gloucester, Massachusetts

Updated 16 months ago

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

Hello all. I'm nearly finished with school. I have about 2 months to go. Is it normal to feel this unprepared? I actually took the advice of my...

Lizzy lou in gloucester, Massachusetts

Updated 16 months ago

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

Hello everyone, Today I just got let go from an apprenticeship at a salon. It's the only salon in town that offered that program. I don't know...

NovaBerry in LA, California

Updated 16 months ago

Questions for graduated cosmetologists! - 2 Replies

Hello. I'd like to start this by writing a brief summary about myself. PLEASE read this before commenting on the questions, because this is my...

Deborah Ryan10 in Portland, Oregon

Updated 17 months ago

am i making the right decision about being a hairstylist? - 196 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...

Beautyinhereyes in Fort myers, Florida

Updated 17 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 19 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 19 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 19 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 19 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 21 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 21 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 21 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 24 months ago

providing salon services in retirement/nursing homes - 10 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 25 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 27 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

Empire Beauty School, Paul Mitchell or smaller beauty school?

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 28 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?

J Gagill in Monticello, New York

Updated 29 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 29 months ago



munki in Manchester, Connecticut

Updated 29 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...

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