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A Starter’s Guide to Cosmetology Insurance

Whether you’re still in beauty school or a seasoned pro, understanding how cosmetology insurance can protect you, your clients, and your livelihood is crucial. Every day, you take precautions when you offer your professional services to clients—why not take that same smart approach to safeguarding your business? You’ve already made a smart decision to follow […]

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, […]

Which Methods are Covered in a Cosmetology Policy with BBI?

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As a professional cosmetologist, you’ve gone to cosmetology school to learn the skills of the trade and have practiced for hours. You likely enjoy making people look and feel better by the services you provide. Because there are multiple different services that you can offer as a cosmetologist, we’re here to cover the methods that […]

How to Avoid Being at Risk of Cosmetology Claims

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Cosmetology is a great profession that requires a lot of training and practice. It’s a fun job that brings along its own set of risks. Today we’ll share some real, recent claims from our policyholders, so you can know how to protect yourself from these claims and prepare now. Check Your Plumbing Often This may […]

Why Graduating Cosmetologists Need Insurance

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Congratulations! You’ve graduated from cosmetology school and you’re ready to start your career. Or are you? If you don’t have a general and professional liability insurance policy, you might be setting yourself up for a really bad hair day. Here are 4 reasons recent cosmetology students need cosmetologist insurance. 1) State Requirements One reason you […]

4 Secrets You Never Knew about Cosmetologists

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Right now, cosmetology is one of the hottest careers. Growth projections through 2024 estimate a 10% increase in jobs, which is above average for all industries. This growth may be related to the public perception that cosmetology is a glamorous and fun-filled job. And while this isn’t necessarily untrue, there’s a lot more that goes […]

Self-Care Tips for Cosmetologists, Estheticians, and Hair Stylists

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BBI is proud to offer comprehensive business insurance to beauty and bodywork professionals. Because many of our clients are cosmetologists, estheticians, and hair stylists who work hard to care for their clients, we gathered a list of self-care tips for beauty experts. Self Care for Beauty Experts 1. Take Care of your Hands This is […]

Liability Insurance Protects Cosmetologists from Client Injuries

Cosmetology is one of the few careers that allows you to both help people and immediately see the results of your work, but while being a cosmetologist can be an incredibly rewarding career, it’s also a career that comes with risks. Here are a few third-party injuries that a cosmetologist could be held responsible for: […]

Eyelash Extension Liability Insurance

Over the past several weeks, we have received a number of inquiries about whether or not we cover eyelash extensions. Luckily, the answer is a resounding yes! But why is liability insurance so important for eyelash technicians? While there are dozens of reasons why coverage is essential for doing lash extensions, we thought we would […]

Why Do Cosmetologists and Estheticians Need Liability Insurance?

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As a beauty professional, one of the last things you probably have thought about when it comes to your business is insurance. While it might not be on the forefront of your mind, it is more important than ever to have a policy that fits your needs! Regardless of whether you are self-employed or work […]