Become a Member


Enrolled in cosmetology school? A Student Membership for $20 can help you save money and advance your career. Benefits include:

  • Industry news & trends
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Access to discounted insurance 
  • Discounted industry event tickets 
  • Retail partner discounts
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Licensed salon professionals looking to save money and advance their career can join as a Preferred Member for $50. Benefits include:

  • Industry news & trends
  • Access to discounted insurance 
  • Discounted industry event tickets 
  • Education discounts
  • Retail partner discounts
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With benefits designed to help grow your business, a Business Membership might be right for you! Benefits include all Preferred Member benefits plus:

  • Exclusive industry reports
  • Business Blueprints
  • Salon-only private network
  • Listing in member directory
  • Free membership for your team
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Not ready for a paid membership? Sign up today to be a part of the PBA Community and receive all the latest industry info and up to date event details.

*You can use your Wella Global Elite or L'Oreal Level Loyalty Points to pay for your PBA Membership. Contact Wella Global Elite at 800.583.5422 or L'Oreal Level at 866.766.6875 for more details!

*Benefits are subject to change. Memberships are non-refundable.

Business Membership

Candy Shaw

PBA Member Spotlight

Candy Shaw, known in the industry as the Balay Lama, shares her appreciation of the PBA as a force of empowerment for beauty professionals!

Professional Beauty Association

Who We Are

The Professional Beauty Association is the largest trade organization representing the entire beauty industry. PBA exists to elevate, unite and serve the beauty industry and the professionals who improve people’s lives.

Our members include manufacturers, distributors, salons, spas, schools, independent practitioners, students and industry suppliers. PBA is dedicated to advocating for the rights of beauty professionals and committed to the long-term success of stylists, and the businesses that employ and support them.

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Visionary Members

We’re proud to have the support of our Visionary members! As PBA’s highest level of sponsorship, Visionary members continue to help elevate, evolve, and grow our industry.

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Lifetime Members

The PBA Lifetime Member Program was created to reward and recognize members who have loyally supported the industry for 50 years or more. These members have continually supported PBA and it's mission to support and advocate for the beauty industry. 
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Lifetime Members

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