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Beauty Businesses

Beauty Businesses

The 6 Secrets That Will Help Your Hair Salon and Day Spa Succeed

Even if you're still in the planning stages for your new enterprise, it's never too soon to start thinking about these six operational issues that will impact and contribute to the success of your bus...
Beauty Businesses

Choose the Best Location for Your Hair Salon and Day Spa

If you've never owned a retail business before, these tips will help choose the best location and type of building in which to situate your new business.
Beauty Businesses

Why Hair Salons and Day Spas Fail

Every new business owner faces an uphill battle for survival. Find out what hurdles you might encounter in the salon/spa industry.
Beauty Businesses

What You Can Learn From the Stylist Serving Up Glamour to the U.S. Open's Tennis Stars

A celebrity stylist's innovative pop-up beauty bar reveals the power of understanding well-selected partnerships and the needs of time-starved clients.
Beauty Businesses

Hire the Right Employees to Staff Your Salon and Spa

To be able to provide all the right services for your hair salon and day spa, here's who you'll need to bring on board to help.
National Small Business Week

The Simple Magic to Working With Your Spouse

There's a secret to working with your spouse -- and it's not denial.
Resilience

In the Face of Sudden Tragedy, How This CEO Was Able to Rise Anew

Just three weeks after moving to Atlanta for her very first CEO role, JuE Wong's husband died of a heart attack. This is her remarkable story.
Environment

Illinois Outlaws Beauty Products Containing Non-Biodegradable Microbeads

The tiny, synthetic beads -- found in facial cleansers, hand washes and toothpastes -- have been found to pollute our waters and introduce toxic chemicals into the food chain.
Inventions

How a 3-D Printer Called 'Mink' Could Completely Make Over the $55 Billion Beauty Industry

A new invention purportedly churns out eye shadow pods in absolutely any color found on the internet.
Marketing

A Digital Marketing First? Burt's Bees Wants to Pollinate Your Electronic Calendar

Consumers must opt into the advertising initiative that adds weekly events to their electronic calendars via Apple, Microsoft, Google and Yahoo.
Innovation

Top 10 Innovative Beauty Products That Will Change Your Morning Beauty Routine

Beauty marketing is dualistic. Some brands opt for all-natural messaging, with product ingredients picked fresh from the organic orchards; but increasingly, other brands are stressing science-based be...
Innovation

Innovating the Beauty Industry: How to Capitalize on Chem Labs and Engineering Firms

Entrepreneurs are increasingly leveraging the fields of science and technology to create and promote products that promise a more beautiful you.
Bricks and Clicks

Birchbox Goes Brick-and-Mortar in NYC

The e-commerce company, which sends beauty samples to subscribers' doorsteps, plans to open a retail store in May.
Trep Talk

How a 'Yes' Mentality Helped Turn 'Yes to' Into a Major Beauty Brand

Joy Chen, CEO of the company behind the Yes to Carrots and Yes to Tomatoes beauty lines, shares her experience turning the once unprofitable company into a fast-growing brand.