launch your cosmetology business

You’re ready to launch your business and make the world a more beautiful place.

…and that’s where we come in.


Sacramento Valley SBDC presents:

The Shop! Beauty & Barber Program

The Shop is a free, online training series that offers fundamental business education, resources, and technical assistance to entrepreneurs looking to start a cosmetology-related business (including hair, nail, makeup, barber, skincare), or even launch a product line!

Join a 6-week accelerated tuition-free program with a cohort of other like-minded individuals. Participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program.

Consecutive Wednesdays, March 1-April 5, 3:30pm-5pm. View program dates, modules, and learning outcomes:


Save the date!
The six-week cohort begins March 1.

Application deadline is February 17.

Are you a fit? Sign up by February 17.


Here’s what you’ll learn in 6 weeks…

Who is The Shop for?

Great question! This program is designed to be inclusive of any entrepreneurs in the wide range of cosmetology industries.
  • Estheticians and make-up artists
  • Barbers and hair stylists
  • Nail technicians
  • Skincare product entrepreneurs
  • & more!

Seats are limited, sign up today!


What‘s Included in the Program:

  • One-on-one advising with an SBDC advisor (min. 2 hours required)
  • In-person Graduation event
  • Guest speakers from the industry to share wisdom and best practices