Taking the leap from working at a salon to operating your own salon suite is a big decision. If you are considering taking the steps to becoming an independent contractor and managing your own business, there are many critical questions you must ask. From examining your expenses to assessing responsibilities to understanding tax obligations, thorough research will help you determine if the decision is right for you.

PBA Launches Premiere Executive Summit for Beauty Companies
From left to right: Jane Buckingham, Steven Berlin Johnson, Carrie Mellage

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and Michael Shaun Corby have developed a 3-part web series to introduce NAHA to emerging stylists and first-time entrants. Those interested can participate in a single session or attend all three to get an insider’s perspective on how to successfully enter NAHA. Webinar topics include the benefit of entering NAHA, what NAHA judges look for when evaluating entries, and how to create a successful NAHA photo shoot.

Tamra Fiedler Segert, salon owner and Eufora International Global Educator
Building and maintaining a client base is crucial in the professional beauty industry. However, many professionals don't know how to get started or what it takes to develop and cultivate a client base. The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) announces a new web series, Recommend and Retain: Building Your Client Base, that is designed to help students and up-and-coming stylists attract clients, provide consistent services and establish successful retail routines.         

Enter to Win a 3-Day Pass to ISSE Long Beach 2014!
  PBA is giving away TEN 3-Day Tickets to ISSE Long Beach 2014! www.probeauty.org/isselb      

Cosmoprof North America, held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from July 14 – 16, 2013, featured a sold out show floor with 892 exhibiting companies along with over 26,000 attendees, an 8% increase over the previous year. 2013 proved to be a record year for the show both in terms of the largest number of attendees in the show’s history and the largest number of participating exhibitors.

Video: Interview with NAHA Student Hairstylist of the Year Finalist Saltanat Asb
Talented NAHA 2013 Student Hairstylist of the Year Finalist Saltanat Asbury is all about awesome texture and big shapes! Hear what prompted her to enter this year's competition!

Video: Interview with NAHA Salon MBA Winner Susan Haise
Winner of the NAHA 2013 Salon MBA Award Susan Haise tells how she keeps clients happy and coming back!

Video: Interview with NAHA Haircolor Finalist Jennifer Roskey
NAHA 2013 Haircolor Finalist Jennifer Roskey shares her secret on how to succeed in the chaos of the beauty industry.

Video: Interview with NAHA Host Mario Lopez
Beauty Launchpad talks with NAHA Host Mario Lopez about his receiving the PBA Beautiful Humanitarian Award.

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