Two-time NAHA Hairstylist of the Year, long-time ISSE Long Beach educator, and stylist extraordinaire Charlie Price was recently featured in Stylist and Salon Newspapers. In his March article, Charlie talks about how important it is for salon professionals, from students to seasoned pros, to attend and participate at industry events.
Here’s a snapshot of what Charlie has to say in his article “Navigate Toward Success in the Beauty Industry” :
“My involvement with hair shows began when I attended and participated in every way I could at all the major shows upon obtaining my Colorado cosmetology license in 1988. Now, many years later and after many sleepless nights, I am at the same shows but as a headlining platform artist… I loved all the shows then, and I love them now, because they reveal the soul of our industry and provide all the education, inspiration and perspective one could ask for. Career skills, ranging from learning the latest techniques to how to market yourself, are gained at the shows. It is ripe for the picking, all under one roof, lined up in row after row of booths — the good, the bad, and the frizzy (and in some cases the loud, crazy and barely clothed). Who could ask for anything better?”