California Frowns Upon Commission Wages

by Fred Jones, originally printed here I have spent countless hours on the phone in recent months speaking with California salon owners in a panic about recent changes in our state’s labor laws, specifically how it relates to their long-held practice of paying their employees via commission wages. Writers Note: For those of you applying your […]

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 […]

A New Front Against Domestic Abuse: The Hairstylist’s Chair

Written by Christine Hauser of the New York Times. Read the article in its entirety here. In the two decades that Angela Smith has been a hairstylist in Chicago, she has heard countless intimate stories from the women who have sat in her chair. Most times the banter is carefree. But sometimes, there are whispers […]