As a California bill that makes it legal for anyone working in a salon or barbershop to wash, condition, blow dry or style hair without training or a license passes the state's senate, the Professional Beauty Association takes action to try and stop it.
Being a salon owner means managing the education of stylists, retention of staff, progress of profits and more. Inevitably, there are land mines in all of these areas and the path to success is not always clear. We've explored the Aveda Means Business blog and found stories of several salon owners who think outside the box to find solutions to common small-business struggles. Read about the areas where their businesses struggled and what they did to implement systems that work.
*Originally published on TheHill,com, this opinion piece by ColorProof CEO and Founder Jim Markham has been reprinted below. Markham comments on increased FDA regulations as it relates to the cosmetic industry.
Wendy and Oliver Steinnagel welcome state legislators to Oliver's Hair Salon in Overland Park, Kansas. (Image by: Kati Porter.)On a Friday evening on June 26th, things were still hopping at Oliver’s Hair Salon in Overland Park, ...