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Help in Applying for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Tyler Turner launched a Facebook page to help stylists understand how to apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program benefits. It has been a labor of love and has offered invaluable support to self-employed beauty professionals.

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Sola Salon Studios Opens 500th Location

This milestone means 15,000 beauty professionals now call Sola home.

ALERT: New 2020 Law Requires CA Booth Renters to Meet These Requirements

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.

New Sola CEO Looks Forward To Empowering 15,000 Independent Salon Owners

"There’s nothing more powerful than a group of passionate and creative business owners galvanized around a common mission."

Salon Suite Design at Cosmic Nails

Out of This World Design: Cosmic Nails is a single studio inside Sola Salons, Charlotte, N.C. Because it’s a salon suite, owner Julie Nguyen is really conscious about the layout and how it affects the space.

On the Road: Jewels A Nail Box

Nail techs Ellegra Davis and Nicole Rios specialize in nail art that is truly outside of the box.

Nail Tech featured on CBS' Undercover Boss

Phenix Salon Suites is a franchised salon chain with over 100 locations founded by Gina Rivera and her husband in 2007. In this episode of Undercover Boss, Rivera goes undercover at multiple locations as a barber, hair stylist, and nail technician. At the 12:20 mark, Rivera meets nail tech G Elizondo at her glitter-filled space in Las Vegas. You may recognize Elizondo as a frequent contributor to NAILS Magazine. You Might Also Like: The Suite Life: Salon Suite Rental

Q Salon Studios Are the Best of Both Worlds: Indepedence and Support

The salon is comprised of 19 individual salon “studios,” each individually owned by a salon professional.

Salon, Suite Salon

Faced with the prohibitive costs of starting a business mixed with a desire for independence, some nail techs are turning to salon suites. These so-called “beauty malls” offer upwardly mobile techs a stepping stone between employee and salon owner.

Sweet Manicure/Pedicure Suites

Each area in the Greenhouse Day Spa's Suites features upholstered seating a miniature TV set, and a whirlpool bath enabling clients to receive both treatments in the same spot.