Sharlene Mitchell: Hairstylist, Make-Up Artist, Licensed Massage Therapist, #momboss

Sharlene Mitchell: Hairstylist, Make-Up Artist, Licensed Massage Therapist, #momboss

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Sharlene Mitchell works as a full-time beauty educator, is completing her degree in business administration, and runs a hairstylist business, Shar Mitchell Hair & Makeup. All while raising her daughter as her husband serves in the military overseas. She’s not only a savvy businesswoman but a full-blown #momboss. Here’s what she has to say about how she got her start in the health and beauty industries. We also talk about how she balances her schedule, her secret to staying motivated, and how her massage and hair insurance helps her succeed as she shifts through her many hats. Editorial Shoot at the Salt Flats PC: Shar Mitchell’s hair and makeup BBI: Tell us about how you got into massage therapy and the hair industry. Shar Mitchell: I started out in massage... Read more

Massage Therapy Insurance: 3 Things to Know Before You Buy

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It’s a task that every massage therapist should have on their to-do list: find the best massage therapy insurance for their practice. Not only does having massage insurance help mitigate your malpractice risk, but it pegs you as a serious professional. It shows your clients that you invest in your business, and therefore you’ll invest in them. Luckily, finding massage insurance is as easy as a Google search. However, with so many options to choose from, how do you know what coverage you need and what policy is right for you? Here are four things every massage therapist should look for in their massage therapy insurance policy. 1. Get Coverage While You’re Attending Massage School Although your school may have its own insurance policy, in which you may... Read more

A Routine Hair Treatment Gone Wrong: Why Hairstylist Insurance Matters

A Routine Hair Treatment Gone Wrong: Why Hairstylist Insurance Matters

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Did you know that the employment rates of barbers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists is projected to grow 13% from 2016 to 2026? From routine haircuts to clients wanting to entirely change the look of their hair, people everywhere turn to hairstylists for their expertise. Now, picture a $1.5 million dollar lawsuit, due to a client’s hair treatment going terribly wrong. Antonio Luis Rosa was caught in the middle of this hairy situation. Protecting your livelihood from being washed down the proverbial drain, with hairstylist insurance is a smart move and here’s why. A Routine Hair Treatment Gone Wrong Myrella Ikeda, an aspiring model, scheduled a hair appointment with her hairstylist for a routine conditioning treatment prior to her magazine photo shoot. The hairstylist applied a conditi... Read more

California-based Company The Longhairs Hosts Nationwide Cut-a-Thon to Help Children Without Hair

California-based Company "The Longhairs" Hosts Nationwide Cut-a-Thon to Help Children Without Hair

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For California entrepreneurs and Shark Tank contestants Lindsay Barto and Chris Healy, a digital marketing agency wasn’t enough. “We started out as a digital marketing agency and we realized at the end of the day, we were still working for someone else.” The pair continued to try to “find their thing,” when it hit them out of the blue. “Hair ties for guys,” co-founder of The Longhairs, Lindsay “El Moreno” Barto says. “We were pumped on this idea and it was essentially, the birth of what became The Longhairs.” While Healy and Barto began with a simple product idea, they quickly realized that their concept was much larger than a single product. “What we found during our research was that guys with long hair had no idea about which shampoo or conditioners to use, or... Read more

Beauty & Bodywork Insurance to Educate Beauty Industry on the Necessity of Insurance at ISSE

Beauty & Bodywork Insurance to Educate Beauty Industry on the Necessity of Insurance at ISSE

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Pleasant Grove, UT (January 18, 2019)—Beauty & Bodywork Insurance (BBI) will attend the International Salon and Spa Expo (ISSE) in Long Beach, January 26-28, 2019, to provide informative educational material to beauty professionals on the benefits of general and professional liability insurance. ISSE is presented by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA)—recently partnered with Beauty & Bodywork Insurance—to provide its members with comprehensive and economical professional liability insurance. The three-day-long event will host upwards of 40 thousand beauty professionals and is home to the 30th annual North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA). “We’re thrilled to work with PBA and to have the opportunity to be a part of ISSE and NAHA,” BBI’s marketing manager, Lyndsey Larsen... Read more