natural disasters

What to Do When Disaster Strikes at the Salon

Kattia Solano offers advice to other salon owners who may be faced with a crisis at work — whether a flood, natural disaster, blackout, walkout, health scare, or other unexpected challenge.

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Tech Donates Tips to Hurricane Victims

Nail tech Amber Bateman has pledged to help victims of Hurricane Harvey, and you can too.

Help Professionals Affected By Hurricane Harvey

Contribute to relief efforts by donating what you can to the PBA Disaster Relief Fund.

Averting Data Disaster

Since disasters can strike at any time, Dixon recommends getting in the habit of backing up on-site, in the cloud, and on personal disk drives to prevent long down-times in case of fire, water, or smoke damage.

An Open Letter to the Good Folks at NSI

I would like to publicly thank NSI for the amazing support they have provided — not only emotional but financial support.

Weathering the Storm: Where Do We Go From Here?

The worst of circumstances — the combination of a Nor’easter and a tropical storm — brought out the best in people. When the final coat of paint covers the last bit of evidence, it’s the kindness that I want to remember.

Prepare for the Worst

Conservative wisdom reminds us to hope for the best but prepare for the worst. Create a plan now that prepares you and your staff for the day when a minor disaster strikes.

When the Economy Slows, Smart Salons Adapt

While the thought of an economic slowdown — or other financial challenge — can be scary, it can also be the catalyst for change. Take heart and learn from the struggles and strategies of two business owners who came out on top.

A Perfect 10: A Salon Survival Story

Anna Maria Paty faced disaster when her Florida salon was destroyed by a hurricane. The salon not only survived, but went on to thrive and grow due to the efforts of Paty and her many supporters.

Help Victims of Hurricane Katrina

Several professional beauty industry organizations and manufacturers are helping to raise money for victims of Hurricane Katrina.

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