Beauty Tech Wins at the L’Oréal Digital NEXT Generation Awards

by Tishin Donkersley What an exciting time to be a beauty entrepreneur. According to a report by Forbes, the industry is expected to be a $445 billion market and expected to reach $675 billion by 2020. And according to CB Insights, 62 privately held beauty companies were acquired in 2016. For startups entering the market, it’s looking pretty attractive. […]

Dr. Tye and Courtney Caldwell give beauty pros freedom with ShearShare

by Alaina Nicole From cornrows to high-top fades, history has repeated itself with the most eccentric styles in the beauty industry. Unfortunately, the talented professionals behind these iconic hairdos have struggled to find and maintain their footing. Power couple Dr. Tye and Courtney Caldwell saw this gap between advancing from the kitchen to the salon and created the app ShearShare, […]

L’Oréal’s Women in Digital Awards Take Tech to Task

by Amy Corcoran L‘Oréal’s Women in Digital Next Generation Awards have, for five years now, been elevating and encouraging women in tech to go beyond themselves and produce ideas, creations that world needs. They feed innovation, foster creativity and help to kickstart the competition’s finalists’ futures. On the board of advisors sit 12 powerhouse women, including the likes […]

ShearShare Co-founder Named Finalist for L’Oréal USA’s ‘Women in Digital’ Awards

As a finalist, Courtney Caldwell will present at L’Oréal USA’s Inspiration Day for a chance to develop a pilot project with the beauty company. BY HEATHER NOEL • SEP 13, 2017 University of Texas at Dallas alumna Courtney Caldwell has been selected as one of three finalists for L’Oréal USA’s Women in Digital NEXT Generation Awards. The beauty company’s annual awards program recognizes female entrepreneurs […]

Take Control of Your Spending

Reprinted from original post here by industry professional Elizabeth Morris. For free tax help for freelance stylists, take advantage of this brand-new service! In terms of your business, clients are important. I call them clients because customers are usually a once or twice occurrence whereas clients are ongoing. Clients are long term and that is […]

TDLR’s Response to Hurricane Harvey Disaster

Hurricane Harvey has brought unprecedented devastation to our fellow Texans. Everyone at TDLR is prepared to serve those in need in any way we can. In response to the disaster declaration by Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is implementing fast-track licensing procedures for all eligible TDLR licensees located in the affected […]

ShearShare’s Response to #HurricaneHarvey Survivors

For our Houston family: #Hair is not important to us today, but in the coming weeks we know a lot of our fellow #hairstylists ??and #barbers ?✂️who lived through #HurricaneHarvey will have no place to work. The #ShearShare team is proud to partner ?with 24-hour #salon ?@hair_tyme to provide licensed #cosmetologists and barbers a place to work as they rebuild. ?? Best part? NO TOOLS NOR PRODUCTS NEEDED. ????‍♀️@hair_tyme has […]