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2014 PBA SALLY BEAUTY SCHOLARSHIP – APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE!

Seven $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school graduates desiring to enter the cosmetology profession. Click Here to download the student scholarship application or Click Hereto complete the online application Six $500 scholarships will be awarded to current PBA Beauty Professional / NCA section members for continuing education in the field of cosmetology. Click Here to download […]

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Rent a Mentor Educational Approach for Salons

Steering staff toward outside advanced education has always been a strong component of Ginny Eramo’s Interlocks in Newburyport, salon ownership mentality. Eramo’s salon director was researching education opportunities online when she discovered Mike Karg and his in-salon dry cutting class.  Recognizing a great opportunity to educate her entire staff at once, Eramo paid Karg’s $2,000 fee, plus airfare […]

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Recruiting Staff from Beauty Colleges

Karie Z. Bennett talks about her positive experiences with recent graduates from beauty colleges: Recruiting future superstars from the beauty colleges in my area has always been an important component in our business growth.   I recently attended two different job fair events at nearby beauty colleges.  One was in the morning, and our salon […]

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Be a Leader in the Salon and Spa Industry

     Our industry consists mostly of self-taught leaders—few of us possess formal MBAs in business. Instead, our limited skills are acquired through trial and error at the School of Hard Knocks. We depend on a mixture of limited courses provided by our vendors, peer-led training programs, and the occasional motivational seminar. In order to continually develop […]

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Part 2 Spa Retail: Make-up Styles

THE LOOK: Polished and Professional The office isn’t a bastion of pearls and conservative peach eye shadow anymore. Women are at the top of most of today’s industries (and if they’re not there yet, they’re climbing). Depending on her trade, your professional client needs to look powerful, sexy and serious all at once. What’s unique […]

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