At one time, OSHA compliance was considered an issue only important to and applicable for industry. Because salons do not use heavy equipment or have issues regarding noise levels or high-level chemical spills, people assumed that they were safe. Employee injuries were documented, and business went on as usual. However, OSHA now mandates that salons and spas have written safety compliance plans, specific to their company and location, that address the safety standards for their industry
A hair color service is a common procedure in professional salons today. As such, all stylists should be familiar with the hair color service process, regardless of whether they will actually be coloring clients' hair or if their salon has dedicated hair colorists. By refreshing your basic understanding of hair color products and building on your knowledge, you can ensure that clients are happy and will return for additional services.
The professional makeup artist should be familiar with currently available products and should know how to apply these products using proper techniques. A knowledge of proper techniques includes an understanding of human skin, facial anatomy and features, color theory, makeup tools and equipment, safety, and client consultation.
Human trafficking is a very serious problem and can be heartbreaking, cause severe injuries, and even kill its victims. The use of nail salons as a cover for human trafficking is not only illegal, it also makes communities less safe. By learning to recognize the signs of human trafficking, and by reporting suspected trafficking, you can help to stop the violence, and to hold human traffickers accountable for their actions.