ShearShare: From Humble Beginnings to Disrupting the Beauty Space

Written by Philip Bennett on November 17, 2016 It’s magical to watch new companies share their brilliant ideas and compete. There’s almost nothing more uniquely human than taking an idea and turning it into something real — and that’s what nearly 50 startups at the Tech.Co “Innovate and Celebrate!” event did. The Tech.Co Startup of […]

[VIDEOS] The Value of Continuing Education

In a 4-part series, Dr. Tye answers a viewer question about the value of continuing education. So many beauty and barbering professionals feel that they were taught all they need to know early in their career and discount the value of seeking advanced knowledge. Know that success in this industry is not just about your skill set . . . […]

[VIDEO] 3 Ps to Winning in the Beauty & Barbering Industry

ShearShare CEO Dr. Tye Caldwell gives his 3 Ps to winning in the beauty and barbering industry. Listen to him share his background and lessons learned over the last 25 years. When he coaches new and seasoned professionals, this is just some of the wisdom and encouragement he uses to motivate those of us who […]

3 Tips to Creating a Healthy Salon Environment

by Ali Davidson, reprinted from this site Creating a healthy environment for your salon team is more than just carrying safe products, investing in ergonomic equipment and ensuring good ventilation. Have you heard of the term “mind over matter?” The mind is an extremely powerful muscle. Keeping the mind strong, flexible, and positive is the root […]

Operation Destination: Building a Tourist Clientele

by Marco Pelusi, reprinted from this site When your salon is located in or near a travel destination, it makes sense (and cents) to become a “must-see” attraction. You also have an advantage of attracting traveling hairstylists, traveling barbers, traveling makeup artists, etc., to your salon or barbershop. Be sure to become a host and […]

4 Steps to Avoid the Inevitable Hairdresser Burnout

By Christian Gaytan, reprinted from this site  There are many reasons why people leave the industry: a move, an injury, or a change in family structure. One of the most dangerous and often overlooked is burn out. It is a very real threat to our mental health and exercise behind the chair. Doing the same […]

Texas Cosmetology Schools, Regency Beauty Institute Closure FAQ

Regency Beauty Institute Closes All 79 Campuses All Regency Beauty Institute cosmetology schools suddenly closed on September 28, 2016. Our first priority is to provide answers to common questions for students and those affected by the closure. These schools have contacted TDLR about the possibility of enrolling displaced Regency students in their programs. You may […]

ShearShare is a “Simple, Great, Well-Put-Together App”

The team at Minority Java is on a mission to bridge the gap between Silicon Valley and minority entrepreneurs. In its October 2016 issue, ShearShare is named a “Top Black App.” Thank you, Minority Java! Watch the app review here:

ShearShare Wins Tech. Co Startup of the Year 2016!

At this year’s Innovate! and Celebrate, McKinney, TX-based startup and YC Fellow ShearShare won first place in the Startup of the Year competition. Chosen from an initial batch of nearly 1,000 startups and after semi-finalist competition against approximately 50 other startups in the Startup of the Year race, ShearShare convinced judges that they deserved the top spot […]