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The Salon

Residency Program™

est. 2021

The Salon Residency

A part time -full-time comprehensive paid residency program.

Next Start Date 10/26/23

APPLICATIONS close 10/19/23

To apply:

Send a letter of interest to

Be sure to Include your

  • social handles

  • work experience

  • Why you think this would be a great fit for you at this point in your professional journey. 

Welcome to the home of the Salon Residents!

The Salon Residency Program™ is a post-licensure, paid advanced training program that seeks to help develop the hair professional Personally, Professional and Technically by providing continuing education, coaching, support and resources. We feature the best in math + science based education.

More Stats:

80% of new hairdressers will quit the beauty industry within 2 years of graduation. 



Most will cite the barriers to getting established were mostly due to a lack of support, poor work conditions, low wages and little to no benefits. With over 60% of the industry operating as independent contractors it makes it harder to find apprenticeships, mentors and cultures that meet the needs of many.  No doubt, the development of a person into a hairdresser is a full lifestyle change and like all sustainable change it comes with time, considerable effort, and some grit.


How not to be a statistic:

Hairdressers who work diligently on themselves and their careers will learn the value of balancing the Hairdresser’s Trifecta of Personal, Business and Technical Development and see how that prioritized focus produces the career of their dreams. 

The Salon Residency Program™ is designed to help cosmetologists at the beginning stage of their career fully develop the character traits that will serve them throughout the duration of their professional lifetime and for the rest of their lives.  It is a deep dive into the core functions and systems of the Professional Hairdressers' personal, technical and business worlds for the purpose of building the infrastructure for a healthy work-life balance and a relentless pursuit of service excellence.

No matter where stylists go after this experience they will be better prepared for their next best move and we'll always be here for more support, education, community and fun.  

I truly appreciate you taking the time to read this and I look forward to seeing how LCATS can help you!


Kristina Malolua

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