While this law doesn’t apply outside of California, it could become a model for other states. Salons utilizing renters will have to run a much tighter ship and booth renters will need to show specific ways in which they are independent from the salon owner.
By opening their hearts and minds, owners are creating cultures that embrace diversity. They're creating safe spaces that welcome transgender clients, building private rooms that protect a religious client's need for modesty, and hiring team members that can speak the languages reflected in their clientele. In turn, they're discovering their judgement-free attitude is a solid business strategy.
Thrive is a call-to-action response to overwhelming evidence of salon professional’s lack of self-care and wellness. Thrive is a response to higher rates of cancers, depression, dermatitis, carpal tunnel, muscle pain and misalignment among salon professionals.