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At Abstra (kt), our business model is designed to support you during every step of your career-from graduation to forging your own path as a business owner. If you are willing to do the work, our model will work for you:


The Package

  • Competitive commission rates (40%-57%)

  • Competitive assistant wages ($15/hour + tips)

  • Weekly pay

  • Guaranteed wages/w-2 pay structure

  • Paid sick days

  • No product or chemical fees

  • Earned "education dollars" can be redeemed for any industry classes


The Vibe

  • Amazing team environment

  • Sips and munchies for clients

  • Modern salon decor (finalist for BTC #oneshot "Salon Decor" category)


The Support

  • Assistant support

  • Front desk scheduling + online booking via Vagaro

  • Marketing on our strong social media platforms

  • Classes (two to three times per month) include: cutting, color, blonding, extensions, business skills, and social media

  • Senior stylists on-site to support and mentor junior stylists


The Growth

  • Assisting part-time + taking clients part time

  • New stylists and graduates join Abstra(kt) through our 12 month Phresh Talent program which includes:

  • Phresh Talent graduates are eligible to move to our rental salon two years after completing the program

  • Career growth potential for our commission stylists possible in our 4-tier career levels

  • Stylists can move from commission to booth rental with ease when the time is right, minimizing client disruption


The Goods

  • On-site luxury retail + backbar for clients including: Shu Uemura, Unite, Olaplex, Brazilian Blowout

  • Color + in-salon treatments from Redken, L'Oreal, Pulp Riot, Malibu, Olaplex, Brazilian Blowout

  • Hair Extensions from Hairtalk, Covet & Mane, Extensionology, Hair Compounds

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