Bend or Leave
Why do you subject yourself to needless chatter about how you are not fitting into the norm of the salon industry? Can you experience success in the beauty industry if you are a renegade and can’t quite mold yourself to the culture of the salon where you work? You or your salon can get caught in the game of following the “current” or “hip” salon trends and lose sight of who you are and what the very character and fabric of your success could be. The pressure to conform is huge.
Even The World Gets Stuck In The Mud
Have you ever felt stuck creatively or in your career and wondered what to do? C’mon, tell the truth. Even the world gets stuck in the muck. Have you seen the news lately? Sometimes when you get in the daily routine of serving clients, it is easy to lose sight of yourself and what juices you, boredom sets in, and yet you need to pay your bills, you need to keep turning out haircuts. You like your career choice generally, but sometimes you just can’t even give a good haircut . Then you say to yourself, “Man, I’m tired. Maybe I just need to find another career.”
Stop. Hold everything. Every experienced hairstylist, every top stylist, every icon in the beauty industry has experienced some of these feelings at various times of their career. Don’t worry. Help is on its way. Five beauty industry experts share what they do to counteract or confront this feeling, and where they focus their attention.