“To be creative and to be successful in their profession,” said Image Studios Co-Owner Jason Olsen.
That’s the goal behind Image Studios created in 2009. The business model gives stylists like Tim Muir a chance to have their own.
“When I checked out other studios, this had more to offer. Shampoo bowls, mirrors, and places to put cabinets and places to put your items,” said Alter Ego Studio Salon Owner Tim Muir.
Olsen says you’ll save thousands of dollars with Image Studios compared to other companies. Inside the building, there’s Tim’s shop, Alter Ego Studio Salon, a few other stylists and even an esthetician.
“It's like a mini-mall of beauty salons,” said Olsen.
I should know because Tim is my hair stylist. I found out exactly why he named his salon “Alter Ego.” It’s the transformation to a better ‘you’ when he’s done.
“The fact that I do all types and textures is what sets me a part,” said Muir.
Multi-cultural stylists in
“Not only black people have kinky hair, not only Asian people have one straight hair, not only white people have soft hair. All races have all textures and when you are a multi-cultural stylist, you deal with all textures,” said Tim.
Tim trains four other stylists, including Celeste, to do it all just like him. So one day they can start their own businesses. There are five Image Studios locations. The
“A weekly rate that ranges from $150/week up to $350/wk. That includes all utilities, wi-fi, all the things they need to operate the facilities,” said Olsen.
This Saturday from is the grand opening of the