Pride season is officially over, but for us in the beauty and wellness industry, pride is not a seasonal experience! We are the creatives, artists, and entrepreneurs making this world a more beautiful place! To represent some of this beauty, I interviewed one of the most talented and beloved members of my community. Kerry Yamauchi is a trans woman of Hawaiian, Okinawan, and Japanese ancestry who is a well-known performer, producer, and makeup artist and asked her to share her thoughts on how to support the specific needs of trans people in the industry.Read More
Imminent climate change and green consumer trends are pushing retailers and service professionals to be a part of the environmental solution. Salons that incorporate earth-friendly practices can not only feel better about decreasing their negative impact on Mother Earth but can also improve their bottom line. Here are five ways you can incorporate green practices into your business model without breaking the bank.
Beginning her career in hairdressing over 10 years ago, Katie is the founder and master stylist behind Mane & Co. Growing up watching her aunts work in the industry fostered a love for hair that has since grown into her passion for making people feel beautiful. Now specializing in lived-in natural beaded row extensions, she helps create dimension to her clients’ looks by adding length, fullness and volume.Read More
Much of the beauty and wellness industry still operates on a male and female gendered service menu. However, many salons are choosing to do away with gender when it comes to their menu and here are three reasons why.
As an independent contractor funds have not typically been withheld from your earnings throughout the year. Hopefully you have been putting aside some savings for this expense or better yet, have been sending quarterly payments in anticipation of the total owed so you’re not surprised with an unexpected expense all at once. As a self-employed stylist, there are deductions you can take that you might not otherwise be able to claim as a salaried employee.Read More
Incorporating some little changes to your career strategy can have a meaningful impact. Check out these 5 simple ways you can start boosting your earnings today!Read More
ZibaHub is the first networking app dedicated solely to the beauty and wellness industry. Our mission is to level the playing field by providing the same career enablement tools available to other professions in a format that compliments the unique needs of this highly artistic, bold, and diverse community. Read about the features in our new App, scheduled to launch on 4/28/2019Read More