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 
Arlington, Virginia

National Interstate Council of Cosmetology Boards, Inc. 
Columbia, South Carolina

National Association of Barber Boards of America 
Arkadelphia, Arkansas

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

Taxes

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

salonequipmentusa.com

ccibeauty.com

buybeautysalon.com

keller4salon.com

advance-esthetic.us

 

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 :

Acrylic Shields

Reception Area Protected Screen

General Acrylic Shields

Personal protective equipement

SC Health

Proforma

Robanda

Face Shields

Kenmore Envelope

Sparx

White Clouds

Kartonart

Safety Solutions

UV-C light

White Light Consortium PPE Products

Grand + Benedicts Design

Katherine Frank

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