This Chicago Native Used ShearShare as a Visiting Stylist and Then Became a Host!

The inventor of “Hair Hooks” is now an authorized ShearShare host! A licensed stylist for over a decade and now owner of Hair Plus Studios in Chicago, Aishia first joined the ShearShare family as a visiting stylist and then as an authorized host. Twenty-four hours after her listing went live in August 2018, Aishia received […]

Dynamex, SB 490, and ShearShare: How It All Works Together

If you haven’t heard of Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v Superior Court (aka, the Dynamex case), or SB 490 or the future of independent contractors coming out of California, be sure to get familiar. For now it only impacts our fellow beauty and barbering professionals out west. But as we all know, new laws start […]

What California Bill 1513 Means for Salons and Spas on Commission

Originally posted here by Eric Ducoff Note: Although CA employment attorneys were consulted when researching this article, we highly recommend that you contact a legal representative to discuss your rights and responsibilities on this topic. Strategies is not a legal councel and the contents of this article should not be considered as such. We will be updating […]

TDLR makes important change! Effective Immediately

Original article posted HERE TDLR is making an important change to how we license barber and cosmetology schools. Effective immediately, barber and cosmetology schools will be allowed to operate at the same location. This change will remove impediments for school operators, help streamline our regulations, and make the application review process easier during initial licensing for barbering […]

NEWS! Texas Barber and Cosmetology Schools Now Allowed at the Same Location

TDLR is making an important change to how we license barber and cosmetology schools. Effective immediately, barber and cosmetology schools will be allowed to operate at the same location. This change will remove impediments for school operators, help streamline our regulations, and make the application review process easier during initial licensing for barbering and cosmetology schools. […]

Do You Know What Your Salon Is Worth?

Originally published here by Stylist Newspapers Wherever your salon/spa is in its business life cycle, the most important question you must be able to answer is, “What is my business worth?” Unfortunately, most entrepreneurial owners don’t even ask the question until it’s too late. Too late typically means one of two things: Your salon/spa isn’t doing […]

Defending Licensure With Proactive Reforms

Originally published here by Stylist Newspapers In May I wrote a column about the growing, nationwide effort to either deregulate our industry or chip away at our regulated scope of licensure. I informed Stylist readers about a California effort to do the latter (by removing shampooing and non-cut/color hairstyling). Even though we were able to defeat that […]

Barbershops: A Trend That Will Not Fade Away

Originally published here by Stylist Newspapers By Denise Prichard There’s no denying the popularity of barber shops has skyrocketed over the last few years. In fact, the cultural resurgence of men getting professionally coiffed is expected to become a $26 billion industry by the year 2020. And with numbers like that, barbering could become the […]

Top Five Marketing Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs in the Beauty Industry

Originally published here by Hanna Marcus on Elite Beauty Society As a modern professional in the beauty industry, you understand that marketing is a big part of what you do.  Sure, your skills speak for themselves, but how are you ever going to get those skills visible if you’re not putting it out there for […]