Monthly Archives: October 2013

October 30, 2013

4 DIY Special Effects Makeup Tips


Makeup isn’t always glamorous! Special effects makeup can be used to simulate bleeding, bruising, wounds, and scarring that looks just like the real deal. Whether you’re doing special effects makeup for television, a theatrical production, or just a Halloween party, it’s important that you pay close attention to the details so it looks as realistic…

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October 22, 2013

Vote for Your Favorite Halloween Makeover


One of the best parts of being a cosmetology school student is having the freedom to express your creativity and experiment with new styles. The students at Salon Success Academy get to compete in fun styling competitions all the time because these competitions are built into the curriculum of the cosmetology program. This month, cosmetology…

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October 16, 2013

Hot Hair Color Trends for Fall 2013


As a licensed hair stylist, it’s your responsibility to always know which hair colors are in style so you can tell your clients. Remember, your education shouldn’t end at cosmetology school. You need to be constantly aware of new color formulas and cutting techniques, so you can be the best stylist you can be! The…

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October 9, 2013

3 Tips for Choosing a Good Barber School


The beauty industry has recently experienced huge growth in the men’s sector! The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has also predicted that job opportunities for barbers and cosmetologist will grow 14% over the next decade. This means going to barber school and starting a new job as a licensed barber may be a lucrative career…

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October 2, 2013

State Board of Cosmetology Introduces New Online Licensing System

Licensing Tips

New changes are coming to the California Board of Cosmetology that will make it even easier for beauty industry professionals to apply for and renew their cosmetology licenses! The new BreEZe licensing system, which is scheduled to launch sometime in October, will allow cosmetology school graduates to now apply for their licenses and track the…

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