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Building Your Career Path: How To Become a Hair Stylist

The hair stylist career path is interesting and fun, but there is some planning involved! Unlike many more conventional career paths, where you get hired, show up to work, do well and advance, the hair stylist career path is much more self-motivated. There’s education, licensing and apprenticeships to work out, and that’s before you even

4 Hair Styles That Go Well With A Hat

You may not be required to have a hat on to meet royal tradition, like Kate Middleton, but some hairstyles are uniquely suited for hats. Instead of thinking of your winter hats as a challenge to a super hairdo, why not seek out a hairstyle for hat display? Hats can create new looks when combined with

What Every MUAH Needs to Know About Photo-shoot Etiquette

The first few times on a photo-shoot can be overwhelming. Whether you are working as a lead artist or assistant, there are jargons, lots of equipment and people that you have to familiarize yourself with. The best way to prepare for a photo shoot is by familiarizing yourself with the etiquettes. These etiquettes are unwritten

Branding, Naming and Positioning for Hairdresser Freelancers

Being a professional freelance hairdresser can be liberating and financially rewarding. You have the freedom to create your own schedule and your creativity has an outlet. If you know how to brand yourself!  Like any freelancer, getting work in the field of cosmetology requires a lot of self-promotion because name recognition is essential to your

Platinum Blonde, Balayage or Red? Trendspotting the Hottest Hair Colors for 2014

From fashion runways to red carpet events to a typical workplace, it’s easy to spot the hottest trends in hair color. For the year 2014, it’s a mishmash of different hues ranging from the really eye-catching platinum blonde to the classic brunette. Here, we will take a look at the hottest trends in hair color

An Essential Guide to Hair Care Products for Men

If there’s one part of the body that most men are quite conscious of, it’s none other than their hair. Women may obsess about makeup, clothes, shoes and bags but for men, it’s all about their hair. The good news is that there are plenty of hair care products out there which are specifically formulated