Best Advice: Tabatha Coffey

Tabatha Coffey is one of the most well-known hairdressers in the world. A workaholic if ever we've met one, Tabatha has devoted her professional life to achieving excellence as a successful businesswoman, iconic educator and artist. As she prepares for the fifth season of Bravo’s "Tabatha Takes Over", she is once again traveling the country to help struggling business owners turn their lives and businesses around.

With her signature edgy style, tough love approach and exceptional skills as an artist and a business person, Tabatha is on the short list  as the "go-to girl" for beauty inquiries from media throughout the world. Her latest passion project is the "hairdresser lifestyle" website Tabatha’s memoir "It’s Not Really About the Hair: The Honest Truth About Life, Love, and the Business of Beauty" is in its fourth printing. We sat down with our friend at the recent Matrix Destination event to talk about the business of beauty. In our first of several video posts to come, Tabatha offers her Best Advice to those aspiring to salon ownership. 

About: Gordon is Publisher/ VP of Digital at American Salon where he works with the entire editorial team as well as with the considerable resources of parent company Questex to bring you stories, resources and more, 24/7. Gordon can be found online at or as @gordnm on Instagram. In real-time, you can find Gordon at major beauty events where he often teaches classes on business and career development as well as best practices in digital and social media.  Email Gordon at [email protected].


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