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  • What are these 10 ingredients doing in your salon’s professional products?

    October 15, 2021 | Education
    Hair color has always raised red flags on the “harsh” chemical breakup it contains. Get the expertise to finally set the record straight on hair color beliefs, such as containing chemical compounds, what each chemical does to the hair, and why they are essential to the hair service.
  • Wellness Behind the Chair with Alejandra Martinez

    October 12, 2021 | Education
    The wellness topic is finally getting the proper spotlight. Maybe you've already started to practice this in your personal life, but what happens when we take it a step further and bring it in our workspace, behind the chair? And within our consultations and services!?
  • Avoiding Burnout

    October 12, 2021 | Education
    Professionals in the service industry such as us, beauty professionals, statistically suffer higher rates of burnout. However, knowledge is power, and the more we know about this topic, the more we can avoid “The Burnout.”
  • A Balanced Life is a Well-Lived Life

    October 10, 2021 | Education
    Allowing yourself to reset each day or renewing your mindset throughout the day when you run into undesirable situations or conversations is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself.
  • THE importance OF ERGONOMICS

    October 5, 2021 | Education
    Many beauty professionals, hearing the word “Ergonomics,” commonly think and are taught about best practices on body and hand positions. However, ergonomics far surpasses just the physical aspect and encompasses your mind and spirit as well!
  • How to Transition From Beauty School to a Career in 4 Simple Steps

    September 23, 2021 | Laci
    You’ve graduated from beauty school! Now what? Read these four steps on how to find your first job and have a successful beauty career.
  • Support The CROWN Act and Help End Race-Based Hair Discrimination

    June 16, 2021 | Government Affairs
    The CROWN Act, which stands for “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair,” is a law that prohibits race-based hair discrimination, which is the denial of employment and educational opportunities because of hair texture or protective hairstyles including braids, locs, twists or bantu knots.
  • Meet PBA Member Lana Burke, our “education obsessed” Tippy Scholarship winner!

    October 29, 2019 | Rachel
    PBA is passionate about furthering the education and professional experience of its members by providing scholarships for professional development.
  • Congratulations to 2019 Tippy Scholarship recipient, Kim Cramer!

    October 23, 2019 | Rachel
    One perk of PBA Membership is the opportunity to apply for industry scholarships, so you can continue your professional education!
  • This Salon is the FIRST in its State to be Sustainability Certified!

    August 27, 2019 | Angelica
    Andrea’s Hair Salon in Boulder, Colorado, has the unique distinction of being the first business in the entire state recognized for its efficient use of resources, sustainable materials and low impact business practices.