Tag: Beauty Industry

FREE WEBINAR-Learn How YOU Can Empower Others with Your Skills

FREE WEBINAR-Learn How YOU Can Empower Others with Your Skills

Learn how you can empower others! Vena Hudgins is an internationally trained, paramedical, clinical esthetician with 22 years of experience in her field.

Cosmetology Is An Actual Career & Not Just For Dropouts

Cosmetology Is An Actual Career & Not Just For Dropouts

It’s time we reduce the stigma around technical training. Cosmetology is not a fallback position, but a genuine positive career choice.

An Inside Look with Amber Lopez

An Inside Look with Amber Lopez

I get to interview another amazing woman!! I am thankful that I get to meet successful beauty professionals. Here’s your chance to learn too!

The Importance of Leadership

The Importance of Leadership

Recently I was asked by Nina Tulio-Odom, salon coach and owner of 1 N Agency to chat with her about the importance of leadership. Not only was I honored that she asked me, but I was also so excited! We actually share a lot in…

Friday Feature: Meet Jacqueline Menconi

Friday Feature: Meet Jacqueline Menconi

One of the best things I have had happened in my career is meeting other beauty professionals.  I am fortunate to have made friends all over the WORLD with some of THE most talented individuals out there. Aligning yourself with others in your profession is…

Richmond Motives Beauty & Business Academy

Richmond Motives Beauty & Business Academy

The Motives Beauty & Business Academy made a stop at Richmond Virginia over the weekend Beauty professionals & professional consultants received firsthand experience with Motives products and skincare along with professional training from some of our top industry professionals. Among them were Lisa Martin-Director of…

Toronto Motives Beauty & Business Academy

Toronto Motives Beauty & Business Academy

The Motives Beauty & Business Academy (MBBA) stopped at Toronto Canada Beauty professionals & support staff received firsthand experience with Motives products and skincare and received professional training from some of our top industry professionals.  Lisa Martin-Director of Field Development, Leigh Raeder-Master Cosmetologist & Global…

The Evolution & the Motives Beauty & Business Academy

The Evolution & the Motives Beauty & Business Academy

Motives Beauty & Business Academy (MBBA) If you have been following me, then you probably know how passionate I am about the beauty industry.  Through my “Evolution of the Beauty Industry” Series, I share all of the changes that the industry has faced and the…

Self Care Tips for Stylists That Prevent BURNOUT

Self Care Tips for Stylists That Prevent BURNOUT

Self care is important to avoid stylist burnout Throughout my 23 years as a cosmetologist, salon owner, consultant and educator, I’ve noticed that not only are we some of the most hard-working professionals, but also some of the most empathic I’ve ever known. Problem is,…

Are You Capitalizing on THE Biggest Trends This Year?

Are You Capitalizing on THE Biggest Trends This Year?

We are almost half way through the year, and so I have to ask: Are you capitalizing on one of the biggest trends this year? In 2018 we have been seeing the customer taking a bigger role in the beauty products that make up their…