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David in Westwego, Louisiana

Updated 4 days ago

Wisconsin manager license - 1 Reply

I have my fingers crossed someone might have had a similar situation and what they did. I work for a barber and beauty shop 15 years ago and now...

Stephanie Marie in Rochester, New York

Need advise please

Hi everyone! I chose to go to cosmetology school right out of high school. I passed and always felt I had great talent. I has one interview and...

Danielle Brown in Raeford, North Carolina

Hatori Hanzo shears

I'm selling my shears brand new never used 3 pair

New resident in Charleston, South Carolina

Updated 17 days ago

Trouble with getting clients - 3 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....

Michael Hargrave75 in Tarrytown, New York

Updated 22 days ago

sick and tired of the superficial scene - 51 Replies

I have been a licensed stylist for 12 years, been in 7 salons and owned my own for 7 years. That was the only dream I ever had and now that I've...

AFS232 in Youngstown, Ohio

Updated 22 days ago

Opening a salon in a assisted living facility - 43 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...


Updated 28 days ago

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

have been styling for 20 years. I have been at this salon for 5 years. 2 years with one owner and 3 years with the new owner and his employees form...

Mrs. Roy in Sugar Land, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Paul Mitchell Vs. Aveda Institute - 108 Replies

Which one is better? PM looks slightly edgier and more like my style yet Aveda Institutes look much more professional,which leads me to believe that...

Ami in Los Angeles, California

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...

smk in Beaverton, Oregon

Updated 1 month ago

jcpenney salon vs. smartstyle - 14 Replies

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

Brad in Ilion, New York

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 in Austin, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Help on building a clientele - 65 Replies

I just received my cosmetology license and am currently working in a salon as an assistant. Does anyone have any good advice on how to bring in...

allison in Topanga, California

Updated 1 month ago

Cosmetology refresher course - 62 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...

Ctozser in Wayne, New Jersey

Updated 2 months ago

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

I'm halfway through college. Thinking about leaving college and going to school to be a hairdresser. Can someone tell me what the process is to...

Jesus100 in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

Graduated Cosmo school in 2009 but never got my licenses.. - 2 Replies

Hello all! I graduated cosmo school in 2009 but I never attained my licenses because I was afraid. I have very low self esteem and that's what...

crazyhairfairy in United Kingdom

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...

Nina in Paramus, New Jersey

Updated 2 months ago

Beauty school or Nursing school? - 138 Replies

I have been toggling back between going to beauty school or becoming a nurse. Im in my thirties, and have 3 children. Nursing seems so demanding and...

Trionna in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Updated 2 months ago

apprenticeship in cosmetology - 110 Replies

Does anyone know of anyone in the Henry/Clayton county GA area that does apprenticing for Cosmetology?

Hannah in Oceanside, California

Updated 2 months ago

Quit Job to go to Cosmetology School? - 161 Replies

Hi, I'm 27 years old, and currently work a boring desk job. I make a decent salary, which holds me back from leaving. I have an MBA and BS in...

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.

Kevin F. in Rosemead, California

Updated 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 6 months ago

Too old for beauty school? - 617 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 7 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 8 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 months ago

Steiner Training Academy and Working on a Cruise Ship - 60 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 9 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 9 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 10 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 10 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...

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