Multicultural Clients Return to their Roots
As I drive the blue highways of our industry, I hear the soundtrack of the road less traveled. Being a child of the 60s, I have a fondness of rhythm and blues, from Motown to Chess Records. I remember that as an inspiring time, a time of change. People were embracing their roots, getting back to basics. read more>
A Multicultural Clientele
In our changing world, the people that are our clients are also changing. At this time one-third of the US population are multicultural clients with skins that fall into the Fitzpatrick IV, V and VI categories (using the Fitzpatrick skin typing test). Type IV is beige with a brown tint; typical Mediterranean Caucasian skin; type V is dark brown and type VI is black skin.. read more>
New Leadership for Our Multicultural Industry
Is it just me, or does it seem that most publicity about nails is bad (toxic chemicals, dirty salons, deadly pedicures, poor customer service, human trafficking, etc.)?
The nail industry could use some good news, and I certainly don't mean the introduction of another gel polish brand. read more>
Natural Curls vs. Straight Locks by LeAnne Velona
Increase Your Income by Becoming Knowledgeable in Smoothing Treatment Options. Smoothing treatments have been all the rage recently. With so many curly-haired girls looking for sleek and straight locks, or more easily tamed curls, now is a perfect time to consider specializing in working with curly hair or becoming certified in using smoothing treatments. read more>
In My Opinion: Are We Looking to Make a Quick Buck? by Clive Lamb
I'm in the shower reaching for my conditioner and a thought occurs to me. Is this protein or moisture? We all know that too much protein is not a good thing because it makes the hair dry and brittle. Companies have been telling us for years that protein heavy products can be great if used in moderation and I agree with them…"moderation" is the key! read more>
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