About Us

Clyde Foust, Jr.

Clyde Foust, Jr.

Clyde (“Chip”) Foust, Jr. is the President and CEO of Foust Corporation. He is also the Publisher of Universal Salons Hair Styles & Salon Guide and UniversalSalons.Com, and is one of the most published photographer’s in the hair industry. Every year Mr. Foust gets hundreds of cosmetologist and their models published in some of the largest hair publications in the world.

Starting in 1989 as a photo lab technician for black hair care powerhouse Dudley Products, Mr. Foust quickly advanced to shooting photography for premier hair publications in 1992. Among the top magazines in his portfolio are Hype Hair, Sophisticates Black Hair Care and Style Guide, Hot Hair, Inspire, Style Trends, Dudley’s Hair Images, Essence, Ebony, Jet, and many other distinguished publications. Mr. Foust traditionally has over 300 models published in national magazines each year. This wide base of talent puts Mr. Foust in constant demand by all facets of the hair style industry on a daily basis.

In 1999, Mr. Foust left Dudley Products to create Universal Salons. Professional hair salons look to the magazine to find what hair styles they should be paying close attention to in the current and coming year.

In addition to being one of the largest online salon directories globally, it is also considered to be “The” premiere black hair salon directory and a staple in the professional hair industry. With over 80,000 unique visitors and over 2,400,000 page views per month, hair salons patronize UniversalSalons.com to increase their overall revenue and be included in one of the industries greatest marketing tools.

Feel free to contact us at  universalsalons@gmail.com