From Spa to Wig Boutique

By |2018-02-19T09:29:20-06:00November 3rd, 2017|Hair Replacement Careers|Comments Off on From Spa to Wig Boutique

[memberonly folders="Members,Vendors,Sponsored"] Finding My Calling by Kendall Fuqua, Beyond Basics Wigs; Wilmington, North Carolina They say we all are meant for something in life and for some it may take a little longer to figure it out than for others. This was not my case. During a break from attending college, a stylist friend recommended I go to hair school. He said “Men make a lot of money doing hair.” From the looks of his lifestyle I believed him so I signed up at a local beauty school. As I had heard from many stylists, school was not the most enjoyable part of my hair career, however I loved the creativity of working with hair as well as the people I was meeting. I was invited to work with Sebastian International as an educator, after my first year of working in a salon, and I knew I had hit the big time. Here I was, a new stylist working with what was considered the best, most creative design team in the world. I quickly built a clientele in the salon and I was traveling almost every weekend to teach the Sebastian ways of hair. Relationships, Rewards, & Revenue After four years in that first salon, while managing it for three of them, I decided to open my own salon. I opened the first salon and spa in Wilmington, NC. Seven out of eight stylists in my salon were educators for major product lines. No one in town had that kind of staff and I was ecstatic. But then, within the first six months, I was diagnosed with a rare muscle disease and was told I would never be able to work. I had grown [...]