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

Handle with Care: How Lash Technicians Can Help Limit the Risks of a Lawsuit

Handle with Care: How Lash Technicians Can Help Limit the Risks of a Lawsuit

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Your job as a lash technician or artist is a fun and exciting career. You get to help your clients look and feel beautiful, work in a great environment—whether it’s at a lash studio, salon or the comfort of your own home—and you’re able to unleash your creativity. Along with the benefits of your work, there are various hazards that are present because you work closely with people and their eyes. Even the most experienced and highly-trained lash technician is exposed. We’ve compiled a few real examples of complaints against eyelash technicians that have been featured recently in the news and included tips, such as purchasing eyelash technician insurance, on mitigating your risks of a malpractice lawsuit. A woman’s eyelids were swollen shut for days following her lash extension appointm... Read more

Stuck on How to Market Yourself on Instagram? 5 Ways to Improve Your Esthetician Instagram Feed

Stuck on How to Market Yourself on Instagram? 5 Ways to Improve Your Esthetician Instagram Feed

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Did you know there are 1.7 million Instagram mentions for the #esthetician hashtag? The beauty of Instagram for professionals is that you can showcase your work to current and potential customers. However, in order to stand out from the competition and increase your account following, try implementing the following tactics to your current social media plan. 1. Turn Your Instagram Account Into A Business Profile With an Instagram business profile, you have access to post analytics where you can track how your posts are performing. This tool can help you decide the ideal days and times to post content or announcements. When you post at the right times, you can reach more people and receive more engagement on your content. According to sproutsocial.com, switching to a... Read more