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My Recent Podcast Appearance on "Volume Up by The Tease" and how I built a platform for Black Voices

Updated: Mar 29, 2021

As someone who is typically used to being on the other side of interviewing other beauty bosses, this week was such a special treat to be featured on The Tease's most recent podcast episode! I got to share some of my story and why I'm so passionate about the work I'm doing and the platform I built to celebrate Black Voices. The podcast was so much fun and I am so appreciative of The Tease for creating such a powerful and inclusive space for Beauty Pros as well as consumers and enthusiasts.

Some of the things I shared in the interview:

  • How I financed my first salon! Was it wise???

  • What was it like for me to be one of the first African American owners of a full service Salon and Day Spa, and what did I learn from our tremendous growth?

  • What's the first thing to focus on, as a new (or even seasoned) Hair Stylist? Hint: It has to do with your income.

  • How do we hold the Beauty Industry accountable for diversity, inclusion and equity for Black people?

  • My advice for people who want to get to the top of our industry quickly. It's at the end, but you don't want to miss that!

Please take a listen and let me know your thoughts!

It was such an honor to discuss the platform we have built here as Beauty SuperStars.

A huge thank you to The Tease for having me on their podcast!

P.S. To hear different perspectives and how to better incorporate a more diverse clientele, join us for our March series "Let's Talk Texture", LIVE each Tuesday at 7pm ET on the Beauty SuperStars Talk podcast where I interview Black Beauty Bosses who are excelling in the Beauty Industry! Sign up here! To catch the previous interviews, watch on YouTube and listen on Apple/iTunes!

P.S.S. Thinking about opening a Salon Suite? For a limited time, get Miki's FREE guide, 5 Things to Know BEFORE You Open Your Salon Suite, click here. It's even great if you're already in a Suite or have your own Salon! Download it today!


Miki Wright, founder of and host of the Beauty SuperStars Talk Podcast, is respected as a leader in the Beauty Industry. Wright has been a long time Educator at many of the top Hair Shows in the country. She continues to share her knowledge to help Beauty Pros create the clientele, income and lifestyle they desire with online classes and her new Mastermind. Beauty SuperStars Talk offers weekly interviews that celebrate Black Beauty Bosses who are excelling in the Beauty Industry and gives beauty enthusiasts a backstage pass to ‘Experts in Beauty’.

Wright is the former Owner of Fabulous Finishes Salon and Day Spa, which was one of the first African-American owned spa facilities in the country! In addition, her salon was selected by Salon Today Magazine as one of the “200 Fastest Growing Salons” in the country, for three consecutive years!

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