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Massage Therapists Licenses and Certifications: A Comprehensive Guide

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A career as a massage therapist can be both personally and financially rewarding, but before you can set up your practice, you need to make sure you’ve met all the legal and professional requirements. We’ve put together a comprehensive guide on what massage therapists need to know about licensing, insurance, and liability before starting their […]

How to Start a Mobile Beauty Salon Business in 8 Steps

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If you’re an entrepreneur who loves doing hair, you may have considered creating a mobile beauty salon. A mobile beauty salon gives you the freedom to take your skills and business on the road—whether that’s to a corporate office, a client’s home, or other location. With a mobile beauty salon, you have more flexibility than […]

How to Get a Hair Stylist License: Everything You Need to Know

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So, you want to become a licensed hair stylist—great choice. Working as a licensed hair stylist is an exciting profession for those who like working with other people, are creative and love all-things hair and fashion! But before you get started, you need to get a hairdresser license. Your hair stylist license equips you for […]

How to Get a Cosmetology License: A Comprehensive Overview

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Cosmetology is a profession that allows individuals to express creativity and help others look and feel their best. After getting all the information you need on how to become a cosmetologist, you also need a cosmetology license to practice legally and ensure client safety and satisfaction. You must complete specific education and training, pass exams, […]

How to Write a Successful Salon and Spa Business Plan

The salon and spa industry is highly competitive, with new businesses opening daily. A well-defined roadmap for your venture is crucial to ensure long-term success and distinguish yourself from others. A comprehensive business plan guides you, helping you outline your goals and strategies and make informed decisions. Developing a successful spa and salon business plan […]

Salon & Spa Equipment Guide

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on salon and spa equipment. Whether you’re a seasoned spa owner or just starting, this guide will provide the essential knowledge you need to equip your salon and spa effectively. In the ever-evolving beauty industry, staying updated with the latest equipment and trends can give your business a competitive edge. […]

Salon Scheduling Software: The Best Solutions for Streamlining Your Salon Operations

As the salon and spa industry continues to grow, managing appointments and ensuring seamless operations becomes increasingly crucial. The right scheduling software can make a world of difference, streamlining processes and enhancing the overall customer experience. We’ll delve into the world of salon scheduling software, providing rankings of the top solutions and guiding salon and […]

What is Insurance for Salon Booth Renters and Why Do You Need It

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When you work in a salon as a hairstylist, massage therapist, esthetician, nail technician, or cosmetologist, it’s natural to think you’re covered by the salon’s insurance. But the reality is, once you rent a booth, you’re kind of like your own small business. This means the salon’s insurance may not cover you or the services […]