This November 28-29th, 2018 the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) will host the fifth annual Executive Summit, an exclusive event that brings together beauty’s top executives, thought leaders and influencers to explore disruptive forces affecting beauty industry business models.
By Myra Irizarry, PBA Director of Government Affairs Deregulation has become a “four-lettered word” in the beauty industry. Major media outlets like National Public Radio (NPR), The Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic and newspapers and blogs, have targeted the cosmetology industry.
By Myra Irizarry, PBA Director of Government Affairs Working in the beauty industry requires passion, creativity, and education and training. To become a licensed beauty professional, you must complete an educational program and pass the state board exam.
Pre-graduate testing is helpful to schools, students and employers across the country as it allows graduates to enter the workforce immediately after completing their cosmetology hours.
[Spas and salons are destroyed by fires, floods and extreme winds.] To date, Hurricane Michael is the third-most intense hurricane to hit the United States.
Beauty professionals are well known for their big hearts; for their unique talent to make clients look, and more importantly, FEEL their very best!
Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA) gathered with local salon owners this week at Gene Juarez Salon in Redmond, Washington to discuss her recently introduced bill, The Small Business Tax Fairness and Compliance Simplification Act, which would extend the existing 45(b) tax credit, known as FICA tax tip credit, to the salon industry.