What Can Hairstylists Learn From Sabrina Carpenter?


Sabrina Carpenter is the IT GIRL right now. She is topping the charts with her newest single, “Espresso,” performing at Coachella and fresh off opening the Eras tour for Taylor Swift. Some view her as an overnight success, but it’s quite the opposite. Let’s take a cue from this pop sensation and uncover some impactful business insights that you can apply to your hairdressing career. From navigating the ups and downs to crafting your unique brand, here are some lessons hairdressers can learn from the fabulous Sabrina Carpenter! 

Embrace the Journey to Stardom

Just like Sabrina Carpenter’s rise to fame, building a thriving salon business takes time, dedication, and patience. Understand that success doesn’t happen overnight – Sabrina got her start start as a Disney pre-teen actor! it’s a journey filled with twists and turns, so embrace the process. Stay resilient, and keep your goals in mind, remind yourself that it doesn’t happen overnight. 

Start Small, Dream Big

Sabrina Carpenter’s journey began with humble beginnings, her first (small) role ever was on Law & Order. As a hairstylists, it’s okay to start small and work your way up. Whether you’re fresh out of beauty school or honing your skills in a local salon, dream big and believe in your ability to make an impact. You shouldn’t feel the pressure to graduate and become Instagram-famous overnight. All those influencers you see started small too.

Learn from Mentors and Role Models

Just as Taylor Swift mentored Sabrina Carpenter in the music industry, (LUCKY) seeks guidance and inspiration from experienced mentors in the hairdressing world. Whether it’s apprenticing under a seasoned stylist or attending workshops led by industry icons, never underestimate the power of learning from those who have walked the path before you. Embrace every opportunity to absorb knowledge, refine your craft, and grow as a hairstylist!

Define Your Brand Identity

Sabrina Carpenter’s unique style and persona have become synonymous with her brand. Similarly, as a hairdresser, carve out your niche and define your brand identity. Whether you specialize in vibrant color transformations, edgy cuts, or bridal beauty, infuse your personality and passion into every aspect of your salon business. Stand out from the crowd by showcasing what makes you authentically YOU. Her soft, feminine, pink vibes are easy to identify in all she does, #brandingonpoint.

Get Comfortable Being Online

A strong online presence is essential for success. You know this. Think of her fans the way you think about your clients. Take a page from Sabrina Carpenter’s playbook and leverage social media platforms to showcase your talent, connect with clients, and build a loyal following. Share stunning before-and-after photos, behind-the-scenes glimpses, and client testimonials to captivate your audience and drive engagement. Remember, your online presence is your virtual portfolio – your personality and face must be seen!

Adapt and Innovate

Sabrina Carpenter’s versatility as an artist allows her to seamlessly adapt to changing trends and musical styles. Similarly, as a hairdresser, embrace innovation and stay ahead of the curve. Keep up with the latest techniques, technologies, and trends in the beauty industry. Experiment with new looks, treatments, and services to keep your clients coming back for more. By staying agile and innovative, you’ll remain a cut above the rest. Just look at her newest hit, “Espresso,” which starts with a chorus, not a verse, how innovative!! 

Take some inspiration from this pop diva and just know there is always something you can learn from someone else, even if they are singing on stage with T-Swift! 

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