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Updated 18 hours ago

sick and tired of the superficial scene - 68 Replies

[QUOTE who="OmgMe2sotiredOfFake"]I've been a hairdresser for 27 years I'm a 42 year old woman I've done hair and nursing homes funeral homes I've...

MRb 512302

Updated 3 days ago

Graduated Cosmo school in 2009 but never got my licenses.. - 16 Replies

So I can’t find answers for my issue. I graduated from cosmetology schooling Illinois in 2013 And never took the test for my license. I recently...


Updated 9 days ago

Too old for beauty school? - 624 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...

Nay in Newport News, Virginia

Updated 9 days ago

Cosmetology Refresher courses - 273 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...

Anna Capone in Tamarac, Florida

Updated 13 days ago

positions in retirement /nursing homes doing the residents - 469 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...

Melissa in Orlando, Florida

Updated 16 days ago

Newly Licensed Cosmetologist wanting to throw in the towel. Help! - 60 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,...

Kia Morris

Updated 16 days ago

Opening a salon in a assisted living facility - 54 Replies

[QUOTE who="Elizabeth in Salem, Massachusetts"]Hi I too would like to learn more about how to start a nursing home Salon business but I don't have...

Helping out in Washington, District of Columbia

Updated 17 days ago

Cosmetology school or collage?? HELP!! - 3 Replies

I’m going into my senior year in high school, and I couldn’t be more conflicted on what path to follow after I graduate. Since middle school, I had...

K in Miami, Florida

Cosmetology school or collage?? HELP!!

I’m going into my senior year in high school, and I couldn’t be more conflicted on what path to follow after I graduate. Since middle school, I had...

ginibee in Delta, British Columbia

Updated 1 month ago

Quit Job to go to Cosmetology School? - 163 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...

Silvertongue76 in Orangevale, California

Updated 1 month ago

Anyone Agree that Beauty schools are out their GOD-DDDam minds?? - 13 Replies

I cannot believe what these people have the nerve to charge for Basics! 20,000?! Are they nuts? Now, it's not only Paul Mitchell or Aveda charging...

Janice in B M Goldwater A F Range, Arizona

Updated 1 month ago

how much do hairstylist get paid? - 1633 Replies

Hello everyone Im interested in going through cosmetology school. I am just wondering how much does hairstylist get paid? do they get paid by the...


Updated 2 months ago

Refresher Course for Cosmetology exams - 1 Reply

Need a refresher course finished credit hours 2015 but need to take exam

Flor vasquez Vasquez in Greenwich, Connecticut

Updated 2 months ago

chair rental vs. commision - 6 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...

prettykitty in Birmingham, Alabama

Updated 2 months ago

Beauty school or Nursing school? - 139 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...

maalbrechtjr in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 3 months ago

Thinking about cosmetology school but idk about the field - 1 Reply

I have been forcing myself to study science in a 4-year program for so long. And I somehow find it impossible, as much as I have good intentions, my...

Clarksteryn in Beaumont, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Can you work as a hairstylist with a barber license? - 9 Replies

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

maalbrechtjr in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 3 months ago

Stuck in a rut in the industry looking for advice - 1 Reply

I’ve had my cosmetology license for 2 years now and have been working at a salon straight out of school. The assistant program at my salon is 3 years...

grimsgirl1110 in North Little Rock, Arkansas

Am I being scammed?

Hey everyone! I’m currently an assistant for a well known salon in NLR, Arkansas. This place has been in business for 30+ years, and is known in the...

Sydnee in Fayetteville, Georgia

Updated 5 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...

Nikkiarant in Bristol, Tennessee

Hairstylist needed Bristol TN

I am the manager of the Great Clips in Bristol TN. We own 9 stores and about to open a 10th. We need those with TN license and will soon need those...

jmbromley in Ames, Iowa

Aveda Institute vs. Paul Mitchell School - Birmingham

Hi everyone! I'm deciding between going to Aveda Institute and Paul Mitchell School in Birmingham. I wanted some opinions on both schools and...

Wanda4u in Maryland

Cosmetology in Nursing Homes

I would like to know. I miss during hair. What good opportunities in Maryland in Nursing Homes only? Are there contract made with Nursing Homes...

Stylique Salon in Marietta, Georgia

Looking for Stylist

Hello, I am the hiring manager for some salons located on military bases and I have been reading some of the post on this forum. I wanted to let you...

Chey in Lindale, Texas

Updated 7 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?...

Apple70 in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania

Updated 7 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...

Barbara Dew in Bronx, New York

Updated 8 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...

Got2luvhair in Castle Hayne, North Carolina

Updated 8 months ago

Help on building a clientele - 67 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...

MarinaShengerei in Roswell, Georgia

Updated 9 months ago

apprenticeship in cosmetology - 113 Replies

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

Tracie Rathsack in Crofton, Maryland

DC Practical & Written Cosmetology Tests

I will be able to take the tests in a couple of weeks. I started at a school in Virginia and transferred to a new school in DC. My questions...

Yes Leo

Classes 4 Cosmetology. name is Mrs,Tee I'm a operator instructor been in the indursty 25 years .I offer back to basics hair cutting, hair coloring,refesher class for...

Maalbrechtjr in New York, New York

Updated 10 months ago

Barber School Bound - 1 Reply

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...

Let's do this! in Manchester, New Hampshire

Updated 10 months ago

Can an older single mom make it as a hairstylist? - 15 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,...

Usher Roscoe in Nashville, Tennessee

How have you searched for schools?

Hey all, for those of you who are currently searching for a school or graduated within the last 5 years or so, how did you go about your...

Teresa North in Woodbury, Tennessee

Updated 11 months ago

Cosmetology Instructor - 68 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,...

Jenn Liu in Houston, Texas

Moving to another state as a newly license cosmetologist

I just got my last license this year but I'm trying to move to Nevada. I already did my research on how to do it, but my problem is finding a job and...

Cher in Sacramento, California

Taking the test after passing cosmetology school

Taking the test after passing cosmetology school- if you've been out to cosmetology school for over year are you still able to take the state test...

Brittany WW in Hampton, Virginia

Stylist Wanted

I am a the Manager of a local salon here in Hampton,VA and I always looks for new and talented stylist to join our team. I need stylist who are...

Jo in Irwin, Pennsylvania

3 years in hair dressing and thinking of giving it up

Well to start I've been in the salon industry for about 3 years now. I've worked in a few salons and learned a lot. started off assisting, handing...

Jennifer in Alabama

Updated 13 months ago

Paul Mitchell Vs. Aveda Institute - 113 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...

dixshine mariadoss in chennai, India

im dixshine hair stylist

Hi looking for job in france for hair n beauty''' im working with toni n guy in chennai' india''' im for a change to work with diffrnt people'''...

Qingdao Unique Hair Products in Sacramento, California

Updated 13 months ago

How do I become licensed to do hair extensions? - 58 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...

Qingdao Unique Hair Products in Sacramento, California

Updated 13 months ago

Hair Extensions - 334 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...

Lensminger in California

Refresh classes

I have been a licensed cosmetologist for 10 years but have been out of the business for a long time. I'm looking for some refresh courses because I...

TommieYYC in Calgary, Alberta

Updated 15 months ago

Aveda institute entrance exam/ What it's composed of. (I just took it and passed it) - 12 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...

JessMN in Minnesota

Updated 16 months ago

Beauty School vs. Community College? - 2 Replies

I'm interested in becoming a hairdresser, and I want to get the best training that I can. I've heard that going to a Community College for...

Eva in Mississippi

Updated 16 months ago

career change from retail manager to hair stylist - 16 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...

Ashley in Kemptville, Ontario

Updated 16 months ago

Hairstylist schools in Ottawa - 3 Replies

Hi, I am looking around for hair styling schools. So far, I have seen Algonquin college and private West End Academy. Does anyone had gone to those...

David in Westwego, Louisiana

Updated 17 months 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...

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