December 5, 2018

How to Evaluate a Cosmetology School in California

Barbering, Career Advice, Cosmetology

Have you always dreamed of being a hair stylist? Were you that little kid cutting dolls’ hair every time you found a pair of scissors (or maybe even a little brother or sister’s)? Then maybe it’s time to stop dreaming and start doing. If you want to be a cosmetologist, you can. All you need…

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November 28, 2018

Here Are the 7 Nail Art Supplies Every Manicurist Needs

Beauty Trends, Manicuring/Nail Tech

You already know all about the buffers and clippers and files you need as a manicurist, but nail art brings your tools of the trade to a whole different level. Whether you want to create a fancy French manicure, intricate designs with rhinestones, or a glittery surprise for holiday festivities, here are the seven nail…

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November 21, 2018

3 Easy Tips for Giving and Getting A Better Men’s Haircut

Barbering, Career Advice

If you want to give more haircuts, you need to give better haircuts. To do that, you need to hone your customer service skills, take an always-learning approach, and keep your shop up in top notch shape.

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November 7, 2018

How to Care for Curly Hair

Cosmetology, Hair

Your curls may be the envy of your straight-haired friends, but you know curly hair comes with  challenges. There are tips and tricks, though, to ease up the extra work. Check out some tried and tested ways to care for curly hair: Try a Silk Pillowcase Did you know that your cotton pillowcase soaks up…

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October 31, 2018

The Benefit of Real-World Salon Experience  

Career Advice

When it comes to becoming a professional cosmetologist, nothing compares to real-world experience. Gain knowledge, confidence, and contacts, all while building a powerful cosmetology portfolio. When you step into an actual salon, you put classroom skills to work and learn valuable lessons on how things are really done. Here is why obtaining real-world salon experience…

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September 5, 2018

5 Important Tips On How to Pass Your Barbering Licensing Exam 

Barbering

If you’re getting close to the completion of your barbering program, you’re probably also getting ready for some next steps. Passing your California barbering licensing exam is an important challenge but one you can accomplish with the right attitude and preparation. Here’s what to do to make sure you’re ready: 1. Know What to Expect…

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July 18, 2018

5 Things You Should Know About Hair Coloring  

Cosmetology, Hair

Hair color can dramatically change your appearance. It makes a statement, whether bold, sassy, sexy, or fun. What do you want to say? But before you decide to dye, make sure you know what you’re doing. Consider these 5 tips before you book a consultation with a licensed cosmetologist: Do Your Research Before you book a…

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July 11, 2018

6 Easy Steps to Your Perfect Skincare Routine

Esthetician, Skin Care

No matter what your day throws at you it’s important to always take the time to cleanse, scrub, tone and moisturize your skin. Just five minutes a day, and your skin will look, feel, and BE healthy. Here are 6 important skincare tips to help you get your best skin: Know Your Skin Type Take…

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June 27, 2018

Why You’re Not Too Old to Start a New Career in Cosmetology

Cosmetology

It’s never too late to start your dream career in cosmetology. If your passion is to make other people feel and look beautiful, it doesn’t matter if you’re 21 or 41. You can have the career you’ve dreamed of. And there is no time like the present to get started.

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June 20, 2018

Summer Nail Designs You Can Do Yourself

Beauty Trends, Manicuring/Nail Tech

Dreaming of stylish and fun summer nails but can’t find the time to go to the salon? Not a problem! You can try these top trends for summer nail designs yourself and look and feel like a million bucks: Matte Polish Matte nails are still trending but they can take a long time to achieve…

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