I cut, blog, coach and consult.
I do this because I have lots of experience, and I enjoy hair, business, and writing.
This is my 35th year in the salon industry. I am at a stage in life that all of my peers are retiring. This is a stage in life that is unknown to me just like the beginning stage of my career was a mystery to me all those years ago.
When I started in the salon business everyone was on commission, professional products and social media were non-existent, and a lot of clients smoked. Today, there are many different business models, a myriad of products, all sorts of social media platforms and many clients do not smoke.
There is something magical about the salon. It is a place of change, relaxation, inspiration, laughter and beauty. It can also be challenging, stressful, chaotic, loud and quite draining. After 35 years of experiencing probably just about everything as a hairstylist and business owner, I reckon I have earned the equivalent of a PHD in the life of the salon profession.
As I slowly approach retiring age, you will find me behind-the-chair executing my skills as a master hairstylist, and you will find me mentoring and coaching the next generation as a business consultant.
I had no clue in those early days when I knew nothing and I was hungry to learn! Who knew that I would end up having such an amazing career in the salon industry. I am delighted and excited to be in the masters stage of a long and rewarding career. I'm not ready to retire, not yet anyway!
Embrace Your Silver
Rosemary, a long time hair client recently sent me a holiday greeting:
"I want to thank you again for helping me go natural gray – ever grateful 😊. I don’t know how many years ago it was, perhaps 5-6? I really appreciate not having the maintenance schedule, and at 61 seems natural to be this color, even if it still surprises me in photos."
|Rebecca's transition from color to natural over many months.|
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