When one of the nation's deadliest tornadoes robbed Lori Goins of her career as cosmetologist and salon owner, she started over. Following her passion for grooming, she became a barber, then a manager and now is a franchise owner of a successful barbering brand.
Barbershops are well known to be the cornerstone in their community. Barber Gabriel Quiñones, owner of GQ Cuts is lifelong resident of La Puente, CA, and is a sitting member of the City Council. He exemplifies how voting leads to changes and progress.
A mid-career shift prompts Todd Sambuco to leave corporate America, attend cosmetology school and open up a barbershop, leveraging all he learned about branding to quickly grow a successful business in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Becoming a provider of scalp micropigmentation has been very financially and personally rewarding for Miguel Rosas. He says that it's a natural service for barbers and stylists to offer their clients and that the money to be made can almost sound "too good to be true." Hear for yourself.
June is Pride Month and many LGBTQIA+ hair professionals are drawn into the industry because of its acceptance and creativity. The heart of the hair industry is helping others look and feel their best, and Scott Sellers is one of its heartbeats.
June is Pride Month and at the heart of each LGBTQIA+ hairdresser and barber is an individual who is dedicated to helping their clients look and feel their best. Meet Cookie Zamarripa who found acceptance and respect in the barbering community, and find out how the recent tragedy in her hometown ignited her to gather other barbers and offer love, support and services.