Ressources for mobile hair stylists and mobile barbers
On this page you will find a really curated content, we gather all the resources you can use if you already are a mobile stylist or if you are thinking to become one.
There are a lot of blogs and websites out there talking about beauty, styling or even barbering and all types of haircuts, bang styles, buzz cuts. There is no need for one more. And we will mention a few of them on this page, the ones we consider to be the best or the most useful.
National associations and organizations
National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences
National Interstate Council of Cosmetology Boards, Inc.
Columbia, South Carolina
National Association of Barber Boards of America
Data and number about the market :
All the data, the statistics to know more about the market you are in or about to enter.
Bureau of Labor Statistics propose a lot of interesting number on Barbers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists and Hair salon businesses : https://www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/barbers-hairstylists-and-cosmetologists.htm#tab-1
A study of the whole industry from IBIS, it dates back a bit, but still very complete : https://codlrc.org/sites/default/files/IBIS_HairNailSalonsUS_IndustryReport.pdf
Legal questions resources :
Georgia State Board of Cosmetologists and Barbers : https://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/16
To check the status of a license : http://verify.sos.ga.gov/verification/Search.aspx?facility=Y
To renew your Cosmetology license / Barber License / Hair Designer : https://secure.sos.state.ga.us/mylicense/Login.aspx?process=app
Insurances for hair stylists
One of the specialist of hair stylists even mobile stylists is elitebeautysociety.com
When it come to taxes, hard to let aside Intuit / Turbotax, this article is really interesting because practical and focus on a few major prices of advices : https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tips/self-employment-taxes/tax-topics-for-freelancers-contractors-and-consultants/L3hB3EjOs
The official, no other comment needed : https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/independent-contractor-self-employed-or-employee
Salary resources and guides :
Specific equipment and tools for mobile stylists
beauty-salon-equipment.com > https://www.beauty-salon-equipment.com/transportable-beauty-salon-equipment/
salonsmart.com > https://www.salonsmart.com/Hair-Salon-Equipment-and-Furniture
Find protective equipment against COVID19 for hairstylists and barbers
As a courtesy from the Professional Beauty Association (PBA), here is a listing of how to find PPE equipment to protect yourself and the customers :
Personal protective equipement
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