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Current Discussions (436) - Start a Discussion in Etobicoke, Ontario

Updated 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 29 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...

TruePotential in Arlington, Virginia

Updated 31 months ago

Bringing in new clientele - 14 Replies

I've been looking to expand my clientele and in my area we don't get walk-in's very often. What are some ways to advertise without spending a lot of...

krystilmist in Massachusetts

Updated 32 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 33 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 34 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 35 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 35 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 36 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 36 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 38 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 38 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 38 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 38 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 38 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 38 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 38 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 39 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 39 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 40 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 41 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... in Downey, California

Updated 41 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...

sidney vallon in Nashville, Tennessee

Should I go back to doing hair?

I have a dilemma. I quit doing hair and am in college. I currently have 2 years left to finish, but I have to work while attending school to support...

Coach2Accomplish in Roswell, Georgia

Updated 42 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 42 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 43 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 43 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 43 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 43 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 43 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-...

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