Founded by celebrity stylist Martino Cartier, Wigs and Wishes, which is powered by Friends by Your Side, is dedicated to providing wigs and granting wishes to women and children battling cancer.
Founded by celebrity stylist Martino Cartier, Wigs and Wishes, which is powered by Friends by Your Side, is dedicated to providing wigs and granting wishes to women and children battling cancer.

Of course, you help your clients in your chair day in and day out, be it improving their self esteem through their looks or giving them a motivational boost as an unlicensed therapist as your side hustle (we joke). But why stop there?

According to Forbes, more than 80% of consumers consider corporate social responsibility when deciding what products or services to buy and from whom they receive them. As an industry filled with people who have made a career out of helping others feel beautiful, at Premiere Orlando, attendees will have the opportunity to take classes from industry leaders and discover how they can do good for the industry, their communities and the world. Read on to see who will be at Premiere this year, and how you can get involved in each incredible cause. 

Friends by Your Side/Wigs and Wishes: Founded by celebrity stylist Martino Cartier, Wigs and Wishes, which is powered by Friends by Your Side, is dedicated to providing wigs and granting wishes to women and children battling cancer. This initiative is made possible by a network of participating salons, stylists and global corporate sponsorships. At Premiere Orlando this year, Friends by Your Side will educate on techniques on how to style wigs in a way that will appear natural and give clients that are undergoing cancer treatments back their dignity and pride. During this class, Cartier will also go over how you and your salon can participate in the Friends by Your Side program and increase your community outreach thus growing your clientele.

When he's not working in the salon or traveling the world, barber and influencer Mark Bustos is providing haircuts to the homeless.
When he's not working in the salon or traveling the world, barber and influencer Mark Bustos is providing haircuts to the homeless.

#BeAwesomeToSomebody: When he's not working in the salon or traveling the world, barber and influencer Mark Bustos is providing haircuts to the homeless. Watch his cutting demonstration while learning how to translate your dreams into actions. In this course, you will find inspirational mantras and tips to bring back to your media strategy to positively affect your business and career.

Lillie G. Wiggins will help with Cut It Out’s first mission of educating the beauty industry on how to become a front-line identifier of domestic abuse.
Lillie G. Wiggins will help with Cut It Out’s first mission of educating the beauty industry on how to become a front-line identifier of domestic abuse.

Cut It Out: Lillie G. Wiggins will help with Cut It Out’s first mission of educating the beauty industry on how to become a front-line identifier of domestic abuse. 

Kim Becker will share an inspiring and uplifting presentation that will teach you how to create a positive social impact in your community that will be beneficial to your business, your team and ultimately fill your heart.
Kim Becker will share an inspiring and uplifting presentation that will teach you how to create a positive social impact in your community that will be beneficial to your business, your team and ultimately fill your heart.

Hello Gorgeous! Of HOPE, Inc.: Kim Becker will share an inspiring and uplifting presentation that will teach you how to create a positive social impact in your community that will be beneficial to your business, your team and ultimately fill your heart. Becker will share first-hand experience that the doing good ripple effect has in the salon industry and what that can do for your salon.

Meghan Rothschild will teach you how to screen for suspicious moles while performing common salon services.
Meghan Rothschild will teach you how to screen for suspicious moles while performing common salon services.

Impact Melanoma: As some of the only professionals to closely examine skin on a regular basis, stylists, barbers, estheticians, nail technicians and other beauty professionals are in an unique position to spot melanoma on a client long before anyone else. In this look-and-learn experience, Meghan Rothschild will teach you how to screen for suspicious moles while performing common salon services. This look-and-learn experience that is an additional fee; will provide attendees with certification of this life-changing service, educational packet, mole cards, mirror clings as well as access to their web portal for additional resources. To register for this experience, visit premiereorlandoshow.biz.

Originally posted on Modern Salon