diversity in the salon

Thoughts from a Curly Girl on the NY Textured Hair Bill

As New York passes legislation than evens the educational playing field for textured hair, Vagaro's VP of Marketing Charity Hudnall shares her personal story and her opinion on how things might change.

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A Transmasculine Perspective on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

After sharing his personal journey of gender transition at Phorest's Salon Owner Summit, Alex Bélisle-Springer talks to SALON TODAY about how embracing diversity, equity and inclusion can instill a sense of belonging with both clients and staff members, specific actions owners can take that will spark both personal and professional growth, and why he felt the Summit was the right time and place for his message.

New NY Law Requires Textured Hair Education: The Who and The How Behind This Historical Moment

The historic legislative moment helps beauty move toward inclusivity and equity by requiring students to learn about all hair types. Find out how you can support the movement.

Missed Opportunity: A Quarter of American Women Don't Go to the Salon

A new US consumer study by All Things Hair shows that a quarter of American women, especially multiracial and biracial women, don't go to the salon. The survey also shows African American women visit more regularly, have longer appointments and spend more at the salon, despite the fact they have to travel the furthest.

Why Diversity in Barber and Beauty Schools Matter

Learning empathy, flexibility, and how to work with people from different backgrounds and cultures will prepare the students of the barber and beauty to navigate an increasingly multicultural future.

Tapping Into Diversification to Drive Your Profits

At Data-Driven Salon Summit, Allyson and Shannon King and a power panel of salon leaders will talk about racial diversity in the United States and how it's impacting salon business in the future. Here, Stacey Soble talks to them about plans for this insightful conversation.

Save the Dates: Beauty Industry Influencers and Artists Educating & Inspiring at AAPI Beauty Marathon, June 21-23

Beauty nonprofit brings the industry’s top AAPI hair and makeup artists together to offer back-to-back education in a fundraiser to raise funds for an AAPI artist grant.

Inclusivity, Diversity and Friendship: amika Launches All Hair Is Welcome Campaign

The campaign is set to underscore these values that propel the brand to be “a friend to hair, hairstylists, to her, him, them and you.”

The US House of Representatives Passes Bill to Ban Discrimination that Stems from Race-Based Hairstyles

If it is passed by the Senate, natural hair discrimination could be deemed illegal nationwide.

Join Live repHAIRations Event, Aug. 31, for Full Day of Education on Multi-Cultural Styling

This digital education event is intended to repair a damaged industry through education for all hairdressers about all hair textures.

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