Beauty SuperStars Talk
Shut Up and Sell with Thomas Faucette

Shut Up and Sell with Thomas Faucette

January 28, 2021

Many of the Beauty Entrepreneurs we love and respect, such as Madam CJ Walker and Vidal Sassoon, Barry Fletcher, Patric Bradley have made their names through selling hair care and beauty products, yet we continue to struggle with offering our clients the products they want and need.  As a Beauty Product Distributor, Thomas Faucette feels our pain with retailing, yet takes no excuses.  He offers simple ways to help us get our of our own way and go kicking and screaming all the way to the bank.  

 

Thomas shares:

  • How to deal with the fear of rejection 
  • Handling the “I’ll order it online’ or get it at the beauty supply.” objection
  • Some easy ways to have difficult conversations and get the honest feedback you need to grow
  • The benefits of offering hair service and product ‘bundles’ vs. offering them ‘a la carte’

 

To purchase his new book, Shut Up and Close the Deal, visit https://amzn.to/3j8oipX   Follow Thomas on Instagram @salon.success

 

Claim your FREE webinar on 7 Steps to Financial Survival for Hairstylists, to get and keep your finances on track during the pandemic!  Visit https://beautysuperstars.com and look for the blue pop-up!

Is Retailing the New Cosmetology? with The Retail Boss, Kinah Merriweather

Is Retailing the New Cosmetology? with The Retail Boss, Kinah Merriweather

January 9, 2021

Kinah L. Merriweather, also known as the Retail Boss prepares you to create a paradigm shift in your business via retail.  With a professional background in both cosmetology and retail management, she is a Cosmetologist, Instructor, former Salon Owner and Government Contractor.  She is also the host of The RetailBoss Podcast and the Kingdompreneur Series with her husband and partner, Curtis. Hold onto your seat as Kinah you to win the game of retail (online and off) and set you and your salon up for success in 2020 and beyond.

Kinah shares invaluable information on:

    • Why Retail is no longer optional?  What can it do for your business?
    • Step by step formulas on how to increase your income using retail
    • Simple techniques to increase your sales and create client loyalty
    • How to sell salon (and other) products ONLINE
    • How to set up your online store in less than 1 hour

Contact Kinah at www.RetailBossBiz.com

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Building a Beauty Empire with Joe L. Dudley, Sr

Building a Beauty Empire with Joe L. Dudley, Sr

January 9, 2021

Joe Louis Dudley, Sr., Co-Founder of the Dudley Products and Dudley Q+ brand, is one of the world's most sought after entrepreneurial masterminds.  His journey to success began in 1957 when he invested $10.00 in a sales kit and began selling Fuller Products door-to-door while still a student.

From 1967 through 2008, Joe L. Dudley, Sr. & Eunice Dudley led Dudley Products Company to become a multi-million dollar, world renowned Beauty Empire, including manufacturing hair care products; Style Q hairstyle books that showcased Black models, Hair Stylists, Make-up Artists and Photographers; Cosmetology Schools and an advanced training academy, Dudley Cosmetology University. 

Mr. Dudley shares his story, while he inspires us, uplifts us and gives us hope!

    • How he overcame his fear of selling, and how you can too
    • The habits needed to turn $10 into millions 
    • Why he’ll never retire
    • Removing limitations and self sabotage from your life 

 

To order your copy of Walking by Faith or any of the products Mr. Dudley mentions, call 336-392-8523.

 

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The Art of Becoming a Champion with 5 Time NAHA Winner Michelle O’Connor

The Art of Becoming a Champion with 5 Time NAHA Winner Michelle O’Connor

December 17, 2020

The prestigious North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) is comparable to the “Oscars” for hairstyling and Michelle O’Connor has won, not once, not twice, but a jaw dropping 5 times!  She is easily one of the most creative Hair Stylists that you’re likely to meet.  Listen in and allow her to expand your concept of where you can go with your career - whether it’s with competition, photo shoots, editorial work, platform artistry or standing out as a salon Hair Stylist.  

 

Michelle shares:

    • Why it was important to her to win NAHA 5 times
    • What’s her creative process like
    • How to develop your ‘artistic eye’ to create hairstyles that turn heads 
    • Why representation (positive images of Black men and women in media) matters

Michelle O'Connor is the Artistic Director for L'Oreal Matrix Global and Creative Director for Instyle Salons, in addition to being a 5 time NAHA Award Winner.  Follow her on Instagram @michelleoconnorbeauty

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Reimagining and Retail: Your Salon’s Winning Formula with Stephanie Luster

Reimagining and Retail: Your Salon’s Winning Formula with Stephanie Luster

December 16, 2020

Will your salon business survive another shutdown?  If you're still recovering from the last one, chances aren't so good.  Adding Retailing as a stream of income is another simple way to generate income, whether you're behind the chair or not.  Stephanie Luster, President of Essations (Naked Hair Care), offers some amazing Retailing strategies help set you and your salon up to ‘Win the Retail Game’ and boost your income, no matter what comes next. 

Stephanie shares:

 

    • Why ‘re-imagining’ her business to better serve Hair Stylists allowed her business (and theirs) to thrive during the shutdown
    • How to release the powerful grip of rejection (or the fear of it) in order to sell with ease
    • A simple formula for talking to your clients - tell them what to use, how to use it and what to expect and watch them come back for more
    • How to ‘disaster proof’ your salon business 

 

Follow Stephanie on Social Media @stephanieluster or visit https://essations.com for retail order or http://essationspro.com if you are a professional. 

 

Claim your FREE webinar on 7 Steps to Financial Survival for Hairstylists, to get and keep your finances on track during the pandemic!  Visit https://beautysuperstars.com and look for the blue pop-up!

Kicking Doors Down in Beauty with Barry Fletcher

Kicking Doors Down in Beauty with Barry Fletcher

December 1, 2020

Barry Fletcher is easily one of the ‘Greatest Hair Stylists of All Time', by the shear number of areas of the industry that he’s excelled in.  He’s a world renown Hair Educator, Author of several best selling books, including Why Are Black Women Losing Their Hair? (long before the topic was trending), has his own product line and stands as the only competitor to win a place on the OMC Hairworld/Hair Olympics using a Black model.  So how can you ‘borrow’ just a little of his energy, passion to learn and share about this industry and push yourself to limits you never thought possible?  Listen in as Barry shares his ‘secrets of success’! 

 

In this episode Barry shares:

  • The challenges he faced as he got started in the industry and why careers in beauty are options we must preserve
  • The things that school doesn’t teach you about creating a great clientele
  • Keeping your salon atmosphere fun - and making sure it’s professional and client focused at the same time
  • The power of networking to build your business and keep our industry strong

 

To order Barry Fletcher Products, tools or his books, visit https://barryfletcher.com/shop 

 

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What Really Goes on Backstage at Fashion Week? with Hair Artist Kia Sterling

What Really Goes on Backstage at Fashion Week? with Hair Artist Kia Sterling

December 1, 2020

Kia Sterling wanted it all!  She wanted to work in the Salon, be in high demand as an Editorial Hair Stylist, to travel the world and style hair for Mercedes Benz Fashion Weeks in NY, and beyond. Naysayers said it couldn’t be done, but she’s now living her dream!  Listen to her inspiring story as she shares what you need to do to prepare, if that’s your dream too!

 

In this interview Kia shares:

  • What do you need to do to prepare for a successful career as an Editorial Hairstylist and working behind the scenes at Fashion Week
  • Her experience as a Black Artist navigating the racial divide in the Beauty Industry
  • Starting your Hair Styling career at an older age
  • How to reach the decision makers and people you really want to work with

The best way to connect with Kia is on Instagram, her handle is @kiasterlinghair 

 

To watch the Beauty SuperStars Talk interview LIVE on Tuesdays at 7pm ET, click here and you'll receive a reminder of upcoming interviews, as well as tips to help you grow yourself and your Hair Styling Business. 

 

Growing a Global Hair and Beauty Career with Floyd Kenyatta

Growing a Global Hair and Beauty Career with Floyd Kenyatta

December 1, 2020

Floyd Kenyatta is a Legend in the Hair Industry.  For more than 50 years, the world has been his stage.  Floyd shares how making friends with his calculator, as well as his shears, allowed him to open more than 150 salons, start his own international competition - the Black Hair Olympics - and partner with Paul Mitchell, one of the largest Hair Care Brands in the world. From there, as Educator and Global Ambassador, train and impact hundreds of thousands of Hair Stylists, literally all around the world!  What an amazing life he has led!

 

In this interview he shares:

  • How he became a Global Ambassador for Paul Mitchell 
  • How he and his 'real concept of hair as texture' not color, helped the Paul Mitchell brand grow to a Billion Dollar company
  • The impact of expanding your vision of style, trends and your career, beyond the United States and into the rest of the world.
  • His rough years with getting started as a new Hair Stylist and how changing his name repositioned him to double his income and grow a Global Brand.

To listen to the book that's Floyd's 'bible', the classic, Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, click here to join Audible and allow that book to transform you life as it has millions of others.  

 

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Secrets of The Capitol Hill Barber with Kimberly Coleman

Secrets of The Capitol Hill Barber with Kimberly Coleman

November 21, 2020

Whether you’re reading this as you sit behind your desk at a job you don’t like, or wondering if you’re too old (or young, scared or not the right color) to chase your dream of working as a Hair Stylist, you MUST listen to Kimberly’s story!  She is not only surviving, she’s thriving, after leaving her corporate job and starting a new career - at age 44!!  As a Black, female Barber, she landed a spot cutting and styling hair on Capitol Hill (yes, that Capitol Hill, for the Senate!), opened her own Salon and is working as a Freelance Hair Stylist in film and television and she shares how you can live your dreams too! 

 

In this interview she shares:

  • What it was like leaving her secure job for a career in Beauty
  • What it’s like to work on Capitol Hill - and as a Black, female Barber
  • The funny (and fateful) story of how she became a Barber instead of a Hair Stylist
  • How stepping out on faith was the best thing she’s ever done

 

For more information on Kimberly Coleman, visit https://kimberly-coleman.com

 

Need help moving from your current job into the Beauty Industry?  Or, if  your career as a Hair Stylist, Nail Tech, Skin Therapist or Barber, could use a boost.  Miki Wright has been there herself and her online program, 90 Days to WOW! The Ultimate Salon Success System has helped so many people to make that transition with grace.  She shows you how to build a clientele quickly and create solid and predictable income.  For more details, click here!

 

 

 

Mastering Hair - Color, Cuts, Relaxers and Your Brand with Patric Bradley

Mastering Hair - Color, Cuts, Relaxers and Your Brand with Patric Bradley

November 21, 2020

Want to feel even more committed to the Beauty Industry and ready to raise your game to be the best Hair Stylist you can be?  Iconic Educator Patric Bradley shares his inspiring journey as a Hair Stylist turned Educator who has gone on to teach primarily Black Hair Stylists, worldwide, how to cut and color textured hair.  Out of sheer demand, he launched his popular P-Element product line and is, in addition, now helping Hair Stylists to excel with learning more about investing and managing the income they make.  

 

In this interview he shares:

  • Oops!  What was the major mishap that caused him to become one of the top Colorists in the country?
  • Common mistakes that Hair Stylists make when coloring relaxed or naturally textured hair
  • Why you can’t afford to be the low cost option
  • How COVID has accelerated the need to learn other options to work smarter, earn more and learn to invest

 

For more information on training with Patric or ordering his products, visit https://patricbradley.com  The offer he mentioned has expired, but you may want to contact him for other special offers.

 

To watch the Beauty SuperStars Talk interview LIVE on Tuesdays at 7pm ET, click here and you'll receive a reminder of upcoming interviews, as well as tips to help you grow yourself and your Hair Styling Business. 

 

 

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