Salon Suites are changing the way beauty professionals conduct businesses, offering stylists the opportunity to be their own bosses and control their own schedules. Leaving a traditional salon is a big decision and there are many crucial questions to ask to help determine if transitioning to a salon suite is the right move for you. We spoke to haircare line founder and Sola Salon Studios stylist Brandie Kekoa to get her insight on the Salon Suite experience.
Moroccanoil Educator, Alaina Montgomery brought bridal style and inspiration to salon professionals at the Sweis Academy, the education branch of Sweis Inc. Professional Salon & Spa Products Distributor in Southern California. During the education session she shared her wisdom on bridal consultations and business tools that pros can utilize to ensure the smoothest day possible for both the bride and the stylist.
Tabatha Coffey - celebrity, salon owner, hairstylist, and star of Bravo TV’s Tabatha Takes Over - will host and participate in Matrix’s three-day educational event, Matrix Destination. Tabatha will kick off the event on Saturday, January 23, 2016 in Orlando, FL, with an anticipated audience of 2,000 beauty professionals. She will also lead inspirational and business-focused classes.
Sexy Hair's Ian Browning dishes on the brand's exciting cutting concept, Structure in Motion, and their brand-new academy!
The BCL Leo Passage Postgraduate Scholarship, the first competition for scholarships to be awarded to beauty and wellness educators is accepting applications for scholarship funds through June 29, 2015 at bloom.com/bclpassagespring15. Twenty-five (25) scholarship recipients will receive up to $2,000 each, including travel assistance, to attend Pivot Point’s Creative Jam Chicago, to be held Nov. 15-16, 2015.
Wella’s Hairdressers at Heart and the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation announced the winners of the Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program “Basic” and “Advanced” competitions on May 28. The 10 Basic and 10 Advanced winners were selected from hundreds of applicants who competed in the national competition funded by Wella’s Hairdressers at Heart and administered by the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation.
Redken is now accepting entries for The 2nd Annual Redken Exchange Scholarship Contest where three contestants who embody one of Redken’s three categories – “Learn It”, “Earn It” or “Live It” – will each win a scholarship to attend a class at The Redken Exchange for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Hairdressing legend, TIGI Founder and International Artistic Director Anthony Mascolo made it his mission in 2015 to take the brand back-to-basics. Keeping with the philosophy “By Hairdressers, For Hairdressers,” Mascolo and TIGI Global Technical Creative Director Christele Lundqvist designed the tour as an educational tool for stylists across the US to hone in on skills from cutting to styling, with a keen focus on the popular TIGI Copyright Colour line.
In order to help educate and inspire hairstylists everywhere, Matrix has begun the new Matrix Inspiration Salon program. The initiative will develop partnerships with promising salons and bring Matrix to local communities. Recently, the company announced its first ever Flagship Salon, Ben Aharon's Salon Mayan in Long Island, New York. Read more about this first Matrix Inspiration salon (with many more to come!), below.