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About LeighRaeder

Leigh Raeder is a highly skilled Master Cosmetologist for over 2 decades, specializing in advanced color, cutting, hair extensions and makeup artistry. Leigh’s success as a salon owner in Wisconsin has spurred her passion in helping others and giving back to the Beauty Industry as a whole. Understanding the needs of professionals and impacting the industry has led her to becoming a top National Educator. She has a strong passion for helping other beauty professionals become successful beauty entrepreneurs. Helping them gain modern cutting edge exclusiveness financial security and setting the next trends for our every changing industry.

The Evolution of the Beauty Industry Part 6-Cosmetics

The Evolution of the Beauty Industry-The Makeup Industry.  Are you really capitalizing on this BILLION DOLLAR market? The United States Cosmetic Industry is the largest in the world, estimating a total revenue of $54.89 BILLION! This industry is projected to … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Beauty Industry Part 5-Deregulation

Have you been following my series?  Here is what I’ve covered so far. 1st week Diversion, 2nd week Distribution, 3rd week Chair rental vs. Employee, 4th week the Uberization of the industry and now…The deregulation of our industry When you’re … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Beauty Industry Part 4-Uberization of the Industry

I hope you are learning fro this series!  If you need to catch up, be sure to go back to all 3 episodes I have had.  Week 1, I talked about Diversion, week 2, Distribution, and week 3-Independent vs. Employee. … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Beauty Industry Part 3-Booth Rental vs. Employee

In week 1 I touched on Diversion, week 2 was about Distribution and another shift that has transformed our industry-INDEPENDENT STYLISTS. From a stylists point: Hairstylists are often faced with two options when they start their career: renting a booth … Continue reading

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Beauty Starts on the Inside

Supplements can help improve skin by providing essential vitamins and minerals from the inside out. Nutrients that support cell health and regeneration, provide antioxidant protection, and reduce free radicals can help maintain a healthy complexion. Skin care is more than … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Beauty Industry Part 2-Distribution

Last week I talked about diversion and the history and evolution over the decades. We are going through a huge transformation of the distribution.  Between the salon,  the Sephoras and Ultas, you see a lot of new retails channels are … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Beauty Industry-Part 1 Diversion

This series has been in the making for quite sometime and I finally decided to take the plunge and get it out!!  If you are in the professional beauty industry, do you feel the shift?  If you aren’t then you … Continue reading

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2018 Resolutions: There is No Better Time Than Now!

2018 is here! We find it hard to believe that another year has come and gone so quickly. As we spend some time reflecting on all we accomplished in 2017, we are looking forward to setting goals and resolutions for … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Case of “Busy-itis”?

Ok, I will admit, there was a time when I used BUSY as an excuse.  I didn’t even realize it,  I guess it was a habit or something. Maybe you can relate,  you forgot to do something, or maybe you … Continue reading

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Fall Trend Alert-Metallic Lips

So far I am loving the fall trends that I have been seeing.  From cold shoulder sweaters to ruffle sleeves & distressed jeans. One of the makeup trends that I’ve been getting a lot of requests for is metallic lips.  … Continue reading

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