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Take Control of Your Financial Destiny

It's Time to Take Control of Your Financial Destiny
by Certified Public Accountant, Desarie Anderson of Anderson Accounting

As beauty industry professionals, it has become necessary to diversify your income. Slaving away behind the chair is no longer an option.

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Meet Our New Team

Meet our latest ANHC Pro Advisor team members.  Four of them are beauty industry veterans and the fifth is an established intellectual property attorney.  ANHC Advisors offer all ANHC Pro members discounted rates for one-on-one consulting and services.  

With ANHC Executive Membership and ANHC Indie Beauty Membership, Advisors are accessible via text, email, and our private Facebook Groups.  Executive and Indie Beauty Membership also includes an exclusive series of webinars and live Q&A session featuring ANHC Pro Advisors and guest experts. 

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EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT HAIR LOCKS, TWISTS, AND COILS

 

The decision to transition into a hair locks, twists and coils lifestyle can be very daunting. With that in mind, we ask one of the top natural haircare cosmetologists in the United States if they could help us answer the major questions most people have when they are considering the natural lifestyle. Airaina Griffith-Knight DPC has over 20 years’ experience in the natural hair industry. She’s created a list of the top 15 myths about hair locks, twists, and coils. In this article, Airaina guides us through the many misconceptions about natural hair and uses her expertise to steer you in the right direction.

1.) Water is an enemy to hair locks.

Water is only an enemy if you do not plan to twist them immediately. In the world of styling, there are two methods; wet and dry styling.  Locks are considered a wet hairstyle technique; since they are cultivated on damp hair. You apply products, apply the twisting method and allow it to dry. This drying form a hydrogen bond. Hydrogen bonds are broken by water, combing or brushing, therefore, refrain from wetting Locks if there is no chance of retwisting. Except in the case of free forming.

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3 Quick Tips to Create Brand Awareness

3 Quick Tips to Create Brand Awareness
by Shawn K. Tollerson, Founder, Carolina Girl & Company, LLC


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Top 3 Things You Need To Know About Your Merchant Processing Statement

Marketing ideas to promote your beauty salon

Marketing ideas to promote your beauty salon
By Naomi Hassan

From messy hair buns to manicures and pedicures to beautifully made-up faces, there are so many different service your team and you will be able to offer at your salon. However, getting new clients in requires a little bit of work (and money!) to properly advertise and market your business. Here are some top tips to promote your beauty salon.

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How to Hire the Best Stylists

How to hire the best stylists for your hair salon
By Naomi Hassan

With our recent hair salon start-up checklist, we helped you get your salon ready with all the essentials you need for setting up a successful business. Now, it’s time to make sure your team is the right one. Read on to discover our top tips for how you can ensure you’re hiring the best stylists to help your salon thrive.

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Hair Salon Start-up Checklist

Hair salon start-up checklist: essentials you need to purchase for your new salon
By Naomi Hassan

When you set up a new beauty business, there is a lot on your mind. From drafting a business plan and knowing your market to ensuring you have picked the right location and covered the legal side of your business. With so much to think about, we’re here to help. Read on to discover our hair salon start-up checklist, full of essentials you need for setting up a successful business.

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How Financial Technology Can Help Promote Your Salon

How Financial Technology Can Help Promote Your Salon 
by ANHC Pro Payscape Account Manager, Julian Fasi

On Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Payscape Account Manager, Julian Fasi, spoke with ANHC Pro Members about financial technology solutions on a live chat.  He will be speaking with members again in September.  Julian will also be teaching a social media and financial technology class at this year's Exceed Conference. 

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Turning Your Salon Services Into Educational Videos

Turning Your Salon Services Into Educational Videos 
taught by TV and Digital Video Producer, Dior Metcalf of Sentinel Media

On Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Sentinel Media TV and Digital Video Producer, Dior Metcalf, explained what is required to produce quality educational videos, especially for the hair care industry. Hair stylists and salons can use educational videos for in salon training or online classes.  Professional looking videos are a great way for hair stylists and salons can generate passive income.

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Who Makes More Money? Commission stylists or booth renters?

Who Makes More Money? Commission stylists or booth renters? 
conversation with Certified Public Accountant, Desarie Anderson of www.accountants4hairstylists.com

On Tuesday, January 8, 2019 ANHC Pro members will have an opportunity to chat with Certified Public Accountant, Desarie Anderson about commission vs. booth rental.  Desarie created the video below to answer the following question received she from a hair stylist working in Georgia (U.S. State).

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ANHC Pro Partner Spotlight: Haven Research Center

ANHC Pro Partner Spotlight: Haven Research Center
by Elaine Truesdale

Long time ANHC Pro Member and Founder of Haven Research Center, Margaret Haven, is a Cosmetics Formulator, Quality Assurance Expert, and Educator with over 35 years of experience. 

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Building Your Dream Team

Building Your Dream Team: Salon Staffing
by Elaine Truesdale

Salons owners often ask me who we have in our network that will be a good addition to their salon team and I am always glad to help, but there is a better way to recruit and maintain a strong salon team.  It takes three basic things to build your dream team.

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ANHC Pro Is Partnering with Doc Wellbee

Doc Wellbee is an affordable and easy-to-use Dental Care Savings Program. Program members receive access to a nationwide network of dentists that have agreed to offer their services at a discounted price. Doc Wellbee also provides deep discounts on vision care, lab work, MRI and CT scans and hearing from thousands of providers across the country. Sign up today

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Hair Stylist vs. Platform Stylist

Platform Artistry
presented by Key Glover

On March 19, 2018, Key Glover led an ANHC Pro Midday Conversation about platform artistry.  Key Glover is an internationally recognized platform artist, educator and consultant. She has worked with many major brands including Mielle Organics, Basic Hair Care Systems, Curls Unleashed, and more.  Through her experience she has learned the differnce between being a hair stylist and being a platform stylist.  




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The Soul of Your Business

The Soul of Your Business
presented by Belinda K. Baker

On February 19, 2018, Belinda K. Baker led an ANHC Pro Midday Conversation about re-branding yourself for today's marketplace.  Belinda K. Baker is Owner and CEO of Salon BKB.  The heart of branding in today's atmosphere of transparency and openness is being true to who you are, the soul of your business.




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On-Demand Beauty

Today's On-Demand Beauty Apps
by Elaine Truesdale

How are on-demand apps like BeautyLynk, Tressenoire, and Colour effecting the hair care industry? On-demand beauty apps are a fast growing part of the beauty industry. These apps allow customers to book appointments for professional services to be done when and where they choose at a set rate. Rates range from just below salon rates to well above. So how does that effect the professional hair stylist?




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5 Key Components to Launching & Maintaining a Successful Salon Business

5 Key Components to Launching & Maintaining a Successful Salon Business
presented by Dr. Tye Caldwell

On January 29, 2018, Dr, Tye Caldwell, led an ANHC Pro Midday Conversation about launching and running and successful salon.  Dr. Tye Caldwell is Co-Founder of ShearShare, the app that allows you to "Rent Salon Space. Whenever, Wherever" and Owner of Salon 74 by Tye located in Metropolitan Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas.




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3 Steps to Triple Your Sales

3 Steps to Triple Your Sales in 2018
presented by Tieron Spear

On January 8, 2018, Business Expert Tieron Spear, led an ANHC Pro Midday Conversation about tripling your sales through research and advertising.




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Becoming a Hair Loss Expert

Becoming a Hair Loss Expert
presented by Dr. Nikki Hill

On November 27, 2017, Nikki Hill, MD, FAAD, led an ANHC Pro Midday Conversation about becoming a hair loss expert and building a professional hair loss network.  Nikki Hill, MD, FAAD is a board certified dermatologist and hair loss expert.




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